Monday, September 19, 2011

Beat-up Vintage Contest #2

A while back I had a contest to give away a few vintage cards that had been put through the ringer.  That contest required research, time and luck.  This time around, it just requires a comment.  No plugging needed on your blog, just answer this question in your comment.

If you could debate another blogger/reader about which card you would want out of 2 cards, what would the 2 cards be?

Example:  "I'd want any 1964 topps common over any non-hit card from 2011 Topps"

Any answer is acceptable, but I'm hoping to get some good ideas for a future series where I would get 2 of you to actually do the debate on my blog.  So the more realistic the debate ideas, the better.

Oh, and I will be out of town until Thursday morning, and out of blogging range, so you can get one entry for each qualifying comment, 1 per day, for a max of 3 entries.  Random.org, blah blah.

So you want to see the prize????  They are 12 hammered vintagy cardboard pieces, complete with 9 HOF'ers!  Click the pics to see the truly beat up condition in all it's close up glory!



27 comments:

  1. I would take anything 2002 Bowman in nature over any 2011 non-hit of one of my favorite players.

    A little wordy, I admit.

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  2. I would take any 1961 Topps over any 2010 Topps.

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  3. I would take any non-sport Allen and Ginter base card over any unlicensed/airbrushed/no-logo baseball base card.

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  4. I would take any 1960 over any 1962

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  5. I would take any 1968 Topps Game card over any 2011 Topp Attax game card.

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  6. I would take any attractively designed unlicensed/airbrushed/no logo baseball card over any Bowman-branded base card.

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  7. I would take any rookie card of an actual major leaguer over any "First Bowman Card" of a high school grad who I will likely never see again.

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  8. i will take any 'game action' card over any 'posing with my bat and a phony baloney smile' any day.

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  9. Would I take a beat-up vintage Nolan Ryan (say, early 70's) with a rounded corner or two over a 2011 Topps diamond sparkle insert of Nolan Ryan in perfect shape? I'd be really hard to turn down some vintage... but it'd also be hard to turn down a great new card...

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  10. I would take any RC from the 60's & 70's over any current "prospect" RC

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  11. I would take any 1992 Topps Gold over any 1980s common.

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  12. Spankee stole mine!

    I would take any 2011 Topps Heritage base card over any 2010 Topps Heritage base card.

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  13. I would take any vintage birthyear set in any condition over trying to collect the topps SP's and gimmick cards

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  14. I would gladly add any '65 Topps to my collection before this year's stuff. I like the look of the '65s with the pennants.

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  15. I would take any oddball or minor league card over any regular issue card from the same year.

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  16. I'll take any Ozzie Smith over any Barry Larkin

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  17. I'll take any 1971 Topps card over any 2020 Topps Heritage card.

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  18. I will gladly take any card traded for over any card pulled from a pack.

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  19. I would take a common of a card I need for my collection over a star card I don't.

    Word verification: guilkepr. I think I've had that word before.

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  20. Give me 1956 Topps over anything from the 70s or 80s.

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  21. I'll take a Beat-up Vintage over a numbered insert parallel common.

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  22. I'd take my 1987 Topps set that my dad collected for me (it's my birth year) over most non-Astros and HOF Vintge.

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  23. I would take any 90-91 Pro Set Hockey card over any 1989 Bowman baseball card.

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  24. I would take any common 76 Topps over any common 75 Topps

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  25. I would take any Blue Jays common card over any Yankees/Red Sox star card.

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  26. I would take any 1978 base card common over any 1977 base card common.

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