Tony Gwynn was a guy who played on the padres for a few years. You might have heard of him. Anyways, at one point he stopped playing, which means he had a final game. On his final game the promotional giveaway was a commemorative "ticket" and case. The case also allows for storage of the actual ticket.
The game was played on Sunday October 7th which of course is pretty late in the year for a regular season game. A handful of games got pushed back due to 9/11. I think Tony's last game was originally scheduled for an away game, which is why the ticket says "final home game" (though it has the correct date). I remember the padres allowed for a lot of ticket swapping since the final game date had changed.
Lower View for only 9 bucks? Man, I miss those prices.
The back contains some of Tony's batting statistics. The man was a beast.
Baseball Reference says the attendance for the game was 60,103. That's another thing I miss....huge attendance numbers. Anyways, the Padres lost to the Rockies 14 to 5. Tony only batted in the bottom of the 9th (the usual knee problems if I recall correctly) and unfortunately grounded out to shortstop.
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