I’ll say it. Geez, way to ruin the auto by making the window small, Topps.
According to the The Card Blog, this is a fake patch. There’s a variety of reasons that make the card blatantly fake, but here’s my favorite…
But the Cardinals won the World Series in 2006. Obviously there’s no way a game used patch from 2006 could make it into a card issued in 2005.