Grand Cards: Weekend Contest: Card Giveaway

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Weekend Contest: Card Giveaway

UPDATE 6:15 am: Leaving for the race. Get those guesses in and I'll announce a winner this evening when I get back to Baltimore. You may guess up until then, so go for it!

I'm moving and motivated to clear some space, so why not lighten the card load a bit?

Here's the contest, it comes in two parts:

1. Card #300 is here. Guess what it is.
2. Guess my finishing time in tomorrow's race.

Here are your clues:
1. I do not have any Curtis Granderson cards from the set that #300 is from. (Browse My Collection)
2. Tomorrow's race is 10 miles. The last distance race was my well publicized battle royale with Hideki Okajima.

The Rules:
You must submit a guess for BOTH parts. The closest guess in each part wins a prize. How can you get a close guess on a card, you might ask? I will be the judge of that, but it will have something to do with a year/brand combo. There are two prizes, and can be up to two winners. You do not need to get both answers right to win.

The Prizes:

Prize #1 is a wonderful Curtis Granderson card that I have two of.



Prize #2 is an assortment of very unique 1989 Topps cards. I guarantee that these are nothing like the regular Topps cards, and I have shown you two of them as an example. I have somewhere between 6 and 10 and the winner gets them all. Stars like Kirby Puckett, Mark McGuire and Will Clark are among the highlights.

Whoever has the best guess for the card #300 will get the prize of their choosing. The best guess on my race time will receive the other prize. UNLESS somebody's guess is within 1 minute of my actual finishing time, in which case they will get their first choice of prize, because that is impressive.

10 comments:

  1. I'll go for a time of 1:12:30 on the 10 mile.

    Collection Card #300, I'll go with 2009 Upper Deck, #131?

    Prize #2 wouldn't be 1989 Topps Tiffany wrong backs, would they?

    If they are, I'd like to talk to the winner of those cards, trying to score that Hershiser.

    Good luck in the race.

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  2. Card #300 is Ryan Howard
    And I guess your time will be 03:43:44

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  3. hmm, guess I'll have to redo my #300 guess

    well, I'll go with 2009 Heritage #50

    You said #300 and I instinctively thought Ryan Howard.

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  4. Geez, I have to get inside the mind of a player collector AND a long-distance runner. Talk about operating outside your comfort zone!

    I'll say it's that dandy 2009 Goudey card. And you'll finish the 10-mile race in 1:17.27

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  5. I'll go with 2009 Piece of History, and a race time of 1:31:13

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  6. I'll go with Goudey for the card and a race time of 1:24:33

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  7. sorry goudy was taken. i'll say 2009 topps team set granderson.

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