Some uniform nerdery and some quality Matt Cerrone linkbait!  Matt loves the racing stripes.

Here’s Billy Beane as portrayed in Moneyball in a 1984 Mets jersey.  Billy wore #35 from 9/10/85 until 10/6/85 according to the great MBTN.

You can click on these for nice pretty big versions.

Now here’s something for you. The scene in the movie shows the Mets playing at the Dodgers. The Mets did play the Dodgers on Sep 6-8, which does not reconcile with MBTN…and also the boxscores for those games don’t list Beane.

Beane first appears in the September 13th boxscore (game 1 of a doubleheader, ran for Clint

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