Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Baseball Sheep - The Contest!

Howdy all,
Since I have been away from posting for awhile (but still reading all of your great posts), I figured it was my turn to give back a little bit.  I propose we play a little game together.  This game is called "Baseball Sheep."

How to play:
I have created this form which has 20 baseball and baseball card-themed questions.  (Click on it now to see the questions.) There are no right or wrong answers.  However, your goal is to put down the answer that you think will be the most-common answer to that question -- it is not necessarily how you would answer it yourself.  Think of it like the baseball version of "Family Feud."  Don't be too original!  Don't be too wacky!  Remember, you are but a simple-minded sheep who follows the rest of the mindless flock (who also happens to like cards and read blogs). 

How to win:
Once all of the entries are in, I will tally the answers for each question.  You will receive the number of points equal to the number of people who shared your answer on a given question.  For example, if I said "What is a team in the AL East?", and the responses were (Yankees - 12, Red Sox 7, Orioles 1), then each person who said Yankees (the biggest sheep) would receive 12, the Red Sox respondents would receive 7, and the one guy who said Orioles would just get the single point for himself.  I will sum up the score for each of the 20 questions -- HIGHEST SCORE WINS.

I will accept responses until 11:59 PM Eastern on Sunday night (May 11th).  After that I will tally the scores and make a post about it.

I will have prizes for the 1st and 2nd place finishers...likely some '70s-era vintage and modern-era relic cards, which I will post once my scanner is connected.   Or maybe a team-bag full of the winner's favorite team, or something from their want-list (if I have it). There will also be a similar prize for one of the game entrants drawn at random from all the entries -- so even if you are a big loser with your responses, you still can win!  If you promote this contest on your blog (post link in the comments) I will include an extra entry for that second-chance drawing.  

I would love to see us have 25-30 (or more!) entrants in this contest, and I can't wait to see what all the answers are!

So make sure you fill out this form ASAP!  Who's in?


  1. Entered. Cool Contest looking forward to what the top answers were and if I was even close.

  2. I filled out a form and wrote a blog post promoting the contest. It will be interesting to see how the answers shake out.

  3. Sweet contest! Thanks and go Royals!

  4. Almost forgot, I promoted it yesterday:


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