Have you ever wanted to own previously-worn athleisure items that were sweated upon and laundered by a one-time Pro Bowler?
Well, residents of De Pere, Wisconsin, welcome to your halcyon days.
Former Packers running back Eddie Lacy is kicking off his much ballyhooed garage sale this weekend and if you thought the weather was hot in Northeastern Wisconsin, check out these prices. Lacy-worn hats and shirts are going for a cool $50 while Packers hoodies are going for $100.
Among the other items for sale: T-shirts and tanks for $5, including what seems to be a gold alligator print. PlayStation games were going for $10 apiece while brand new, in-box Under Armor cleats were going for $25. For the non-football fan, Lacy was also selling Tide, candy canes, Reynolds Wrap and Chunky Soup.
According to a grainy Facebook live broadcast from the yard sale, Lacy had a line stretching all the way down the block. A man named Gavin interviewed by the local news station showed up moments after Lacy posted the information on Twitter and the line out of Lacy’s driveway was still about 100 people deep when he arrived. Another woman drove in from Iowa.
My favorite part of the video is the collision between two very different, devoted worlds. The hardcore garage-sale people seem to care little for who owns the house or what sort of Packers merchandise is there, like the man hoisting Lacy’s nightstand and humping it down the driveway. The Packers fans, meanwhile, are waiting in amusement park lines with the hope of scoring some $2 socks.
The silver lining in all of this is that the money goes to a good cause. Lacy is donating proceeds to the Freedom House, a homeless shelter in nearby Green Bay. It reaffirms what many Packer fans waiting on the sidewalk said: Lacy was always good to the locals, and he will be missed.
If nothing else, $5 for a designer tank is one hell of a deal.