Get The Gear: 5 Best Throwback Jerseys Of All-Time
Some days we wish we could just go back to a time more familiar. We sip in the nostalgia at every opportunity because it reminds us of all the purities of our youth.
Well before TBT even begins, we here at uGear are helping you get over the hump witht the five greatest throwback jerseys of all-time.
HOUSTON ASTROS NOLAN RYAN COOPERSTOWN JERSEY
First up, this classic MLB throwback from the 70s featuring Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan.
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As a new franchise, entering professional baseball in YEAR, the Astros were looking to capitalize of the psychedelic colors that kids under 30 were so accustomed to wearing.
The Astros took that magic and synthesized it to create these beautiful throwback jerseys, that use nearly every color on the spectrum.
And now it can be yours!
DIKEMBE MUTOMBO NBA SWINGMAN THROWBACK JERSEY
When you think “throwback jersey” this is what you’re talking about. This Denver Nuggets Dikembe Mutombo throwback puts you in a delorean and transfers you back to the late 80s when multi-colored jerseys with busy designs were prominent in the NBA.
The design includes a rainbow, with the rocky mountains as a backdrop for the Denver skyline in the forefront.
Seeing is believing, and yes, they actually wore these on the court.
DWIGHT GOODEN 1986 METS BP JERSEY
Our next item was not worn on the field during games, but this classic Mets BP jersey is a throwback gem nonetheless.
Dwight Gooden and Daryl Strawberry epitomized the gritty, fiesty and often turbulent Mets teams of the era, and what better way to pay tribute than to sport this beautiful throwback batting practice jersey.
Straw, Doc and even Keith (Hernandez) have their jerseys available, so shop now before they are all out of stock.
LANCE ALWORTH SAN DIEGO CHARGERS THROWBACK
When it comes to throwback jerseys, the first thing that comes to mind is powdered-blue.
Several jerseys from the 70s and 80s use the light blue tone as an alternate jersey and some even used it as a home uniform.
This iconic, powdered-blue, San Diego Chargers throwback is the bar with which all other throwbacks measure themselves.
And with HOFer Lance Althworth’s number and name attached, it is a must-have for your locker.
MICHAEL JORDAN CHICAGO BULLS 1984 THROWBACK JERSEY
You can’t talk about the greatest throwbacks of all-time without mentioning the greatest basketball player of all-time.
His airness rocked this beauty for his first three seasons in the NBA and soon everyone anted to be “like Mike.”
The script “Chicago” along the front signaled a departure from other NBA jerseys of the time which were more dynamic, but this simplistic throwback will pass the test of (air)time.
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