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***NOW CLOSED*** FREE STUFF FRIDAY (5-7) Contest No. 1 — A Dustin Ackley 2010 Bowman Chrome Prospects card by Chris Olds

We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday our weekly ritual where we try and get some cool stuff into the hands of our readers just for answering some simple card-related triviaand this week’s biggest prizes are courtesy of Topps.

How can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win. (Also note that you will see your comment on your screen after posting but that does not indicate its order of posting as it has not yet been approved. WordPress’ time-stamping of comments once all are approved will determine the winner.)

Get the question(s) after the jump …

FREE STUFF FRIDAY (5-7) Contest No. 1 — A Dustin Ackley 2010 Bowman Chrome Prospects card

1. According to Beckett.com, how many total cards does Dustin Ackley appear on? (HINT if needed: Look for the box below on his player page — and give his that number only.)

2. How many players were drafted before him?

We’ll randomly award the prize(s) to a person with the correct answer(s) out of all entries received by Monday at 10 a.m. Central time.  Remember to include your name and email address with your entry… or you will be disqualified. Also note that it’s one entry per person per contest.

Note: The winner of each contest will be notified via email on Monday.

Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Baseball and Beckett Graded Card Investor. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an e-mail to him at colds@beckett.com.

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1. Total cards: 140
Total Rookie cards: 0
Total Memorabilia cards: 0
Total Autograph cards: 69
2. One

Comment by John Sorensen

1. 140
2.one

ethan cahn
hhliving1101

islandcards@hail2theskins.com

Comment by ETHAN CAHN

1) 140
2) 1

Comment by Chad Rhoades

1. 487
2. 1

Comment by Wax Wombat

1) 140
2) One — Mr. Strasburg

Comment by Newspaperman

1)- 140
2)- 1

Comment by Ray Chin

140
one

Comment by Michael Joseph

1. 140

2. 1 was drafted before him

Comment by kevin nelson

140

Comment by Brandon Q.

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Tommy Peplow

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by James Kozlowski

1. Dustin has 141 cards

2. There was 1 player drafted before Dustin

Comment by William Norton

1. Dustin has 140 cards

2. There was 1 player drafted before Dustin

Comment by William Norton

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Michael Scott

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Terry Kwentus

1. 140
2. 1

Jordan Lawver
jordan.lawver@gmail.com

Comment by Jordan Lawver

1) 140
2) 1

Thanks!
Tucker L.
uhbuhboy@hotmail.com

Comment by Tucker L.

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Nick

David
dpuccio@gmail.com
1. 140
2. 1

Comment by David Puccio

140 total cards

1 player drafted before him

Comment by Anonymous

140 total cards

1 player drafted before him

Comment by Jason Martin

140
1

Comment by Brian Mason

1.140
2.1

Comment by Mal

140 one

Comment by Linda kay

140
1

Thanks

Comment by Joe Mello

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Sanders Yen

1. statistics
Total Cards: 140
Total Rookie Cards: 0
Total Memorabilia Cards: 0
Total Autograph Cards: 69

2. 1

Comment by Brian Wilson

1. 140 total cards
2. 1

Comment by Stefan Martin

69

Comment by Mike Schlueter

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Jerome

69
he was 2nd in draft so 1

Comment by Mike Schlueter

[one.] One hundred fourty
[two.] One

Comment by Zane Bishop

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Jonathan Iwansksi

1. 140 total cards
2. 1 player was drafted before him

Comment by Drew Arnold

140
1

Comment by Tom Bilkie

1. 140 total cards

2. 1 player was drafted before Ackley in the 2009 draft.

Comment by Andrew Meeusen

1. 140 total cards
2. just 1 drafted before him

Comment by Chris Carter

141
0

Comment by Samantha

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by John W.

140
1

Comment by MICHAEL RUNYON

1. Dustin Ackley appears on 140 cards.
2. One player was drafted before Dustin Ackley.

Comment by Bryan Cornell

1) 140
2) 1
Shawn Pettyjohn
smpettyjohn@yahoo.com

Comment by Shawn Pettyjohn

#1. 140
#2. 2

Comment by Jonah

140 and 1

Comment by chad griffith

#1 140 total cards
#2 1 player drafted before him

Comment by Phillip Tindall

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Jose Robles

140; One

Comment by Steve Cornell

He has 141 total cards and there was only 1 person drafted before him in the 2009 draft.

Comment by Ian Palmer

1 140
2 1 player

Robert Belenzon
gwynn_fan@cox.net

Comment by Robert Belenzon

1.140 Total cards
2. 1 player was drafted before him, Stephen Strasburg by the Nationals.

Comment by Nick Guarino

1. 140
2. 1 player drafted before him

Comment by Andy Moseley

1. 140 cards
2. 1

Comment by Josh Handler

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Wayne Martin

1)total cards:140
2)1 person drafted before (strasburg)

Tyler Leavitt (grammarg@gmail.com)
;) word! and Go Mets!

Comment by Grammar G (Tyler Leavitt)

140

Comment by Aaron C

140

1

Comment by tyson allen

140

Comment by Andrew Erickson

140
1

Comment by Scott Naecker

140 cards

Comment by Hutch Nazak

1)140
2)one

Comment by Kent Ritchie

1) 140
2) 1

Comment by Brian

140

Comment by Jason Boehm

140
1

Comment by Adam Ohanesian

1. 140 total cards
2. 1 person drafted before him

J.J. Bonneville bonnev659@aol.com

Comment by J.J. Bonneville

1. 140 Total Cards
2. 1 drafted before him

Comment by Pat

1) 140

2) 1

Comment by ERIK SWINEY

1) 140
2) 1 player

Comment by Nick K

1. 140 cards
2. 1 player was drafted before him

Comment by Jeff Meloy

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Tim Lindgren

Keep those entries coming… we have plenty so far. (Remember, entries aren’t visible until after the contest closes — we can’t give away the answers.)

Comment by chrisolds

140

Comment by Tom Messinger

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Vince Williams

140

Comment by Bryon

1. 140 Total Cards
2. 1

Comment by Kyle Turck

1) 140
2) 1

Stan

Comment by Stan

1. 140 total cards
2. 1 Player Drafted before him

Comment by David Macknis

140

Comment by David Dehaba

140
One

Comment by Steven Burnite

1. 140 cards
2. 1 player. he was the 2nd pick.

Comment by Bill Palian

140
1

Comment by kent

140

1

Comment by David Dehaba

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Matt Chin

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by mike young

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Seth Forry

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Tim Hanson

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Jay Reeder

140 total cards.

Comment by gregory escobar

1. 141
2. 1

Comment by Micah Distel

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Madeleine Bagley

1.) 141
2.) 1

Comment by Harry Romano

140 (thats alot already)
danny
natkiller@aol.com

Comment by danny

1. 140
2. 1

Megan

Comment by Megan

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by BILLY GROOVER

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Rory

140
1

Comment by Nathan Crandell

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Benjamin Geggie

1) 140
2) 1

Comment by Charles Rychlik

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by roger wood

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Kevin Newton

1. 140 cards
2. 1 player was drafted before him

Eric Pope
Pope.eric2@gmail.com

Comment by Anonymous

1. 140 total cards
2. Only one player drafted before him

Comment by Eric Pope

140

Comment by Sarah Pratt

1. 140
2. 1

Jason Steitle
jastet@yahoo.com

Comment by Jason Steitle

1. 140
2. One

Comment by Mike Kiley

Dustin Ackley has 140 total cards.
1 player was drafted before him in the 2009 MLB Draft, Stephen Strasburg.
My name is Lukas Ronkin and my email is lukasronkin@aol.com

Comment by Lukas Ronkin

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Kellen Hansen

140

Comment by erik bal

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Peter Farkas

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Wayne Martin, Jr.

140
1

Comment by Kevin Wade

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Greg Myers

140

Comment by Eric Griffin

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Eric Griffin

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Lucas Morrison

140!
one!
Daniel
LeeSungRok@gmail.com

Comment by Daniel S. Lee

140
1 person

Comment by mike buzzard

Total Cards: 140
1 player chosen before him.

Darin Amundson
darinamundson@excite.com

Comment by Darin Amundson

140

Comment by Alvin Yam

141 cards, one drafted before him.

Comment by Bill Booth

1. 140 Cards
2. 1 Player was drafted before him

Comment by Scott Fuller

1) 140
2) 1

Comment by Matthew Ganek

140 total cards
1 player drafted before him

Comment by Nicholas Lombardi

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Ray Molina

1. 140 total cards
2. 1 other person

Comment by Tim Huiner

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Jeff Sparks

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Tony Treece

name. hector lopez
email. hec10457@hotmail.com
1. 140
2. 1

Comment by hector lopez

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Rod Shear

Part 1: 140 cards
Part 2: One player (Stephen Strasburg)

Comment by Jonathan Hart

Question #1: 140

Question #2: 1

Comment by Robert Murphy

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Larry Mitchell

140
1

Comment by mark marecek

1)140
2)1
phillip bates
philz36@yahoo.com

Comment by phillip bates

total 140

Comment by Leo Bowman

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Tony Pirozzi

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Anonymous

1: 140
2: 1

Name; Stephanie Mosquera
email: blazinlatina227@hotmail.com

Comment by Stephanie Mosquera

140 & one

Comment by Annie Ruth

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Steven Lipe

140
1

Comment by Anonymous

141 and 1…thanks

Comment by Steven Witkowski

#1. 140
#2. 1

Comment by Joe Gohman

1) 140 cards.

2) 1 player drafted before him.

Comment by Chad Jousma

140
just 1 player drafted before Ackely

ken
kenkesterson@gmail.com

Comment by Ken

140
1

Comment by beth

1. 140 cards

2. 1 player

Thanks for the contest!

Comment by Anne Bazinet

140 cards
1 player(strasburg)

Comment by Bobbie

1) 140
2) 1

Comment by Stephen Shin

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by David Patent

140; 1

Comment by Bill Flow

Dustin has 140 total cards and only one player was drafted before him.

Comment by Kris Meyers

1. 140
2. 1 player was drafted before him

Comment by Ben Harrison

1)140

2)1

Comment by Gregory Madrack

1) 140 total cards

2) 1

Comment by Dustin

140

Comment by Nick Marken

140 total cards
1 player
dnewt60@yahoo.com

Comment by dave newton

140

1 player before him

Comment by John Ayres

140

1

Comment by Chris I

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Damon Ott

140

Comment by Dave Copeland

1. 140
2. 1 person

Comment by Colin Fenwick

140 cards

1 pick before him

Comment by Steve

1. 140
2. 1

Matthew Kahn
mkkahn@loyola.edu

From mod: Winner via random selection.

Comment by Matthew Kahn

1. 140

Comment by Anonymous

140
1

Comment by Jeff R. Arends

140
1

Comment by james jackson

140 cards

1 person drafted before him.

Comment by Andrew Blankenship

140

Alex Morells
Aquzuqa@yahoo.com

Comment by Alex Morells

140 cards
1 player

Comment by Cory C.

140
One
joseph
eeljmai@gmail.com

Comment by Joseph

1. 140 Cards
2. Only 1 player was drafted before him.

Mike Large
mike_83_02@hotmail.com

Comment by Anonymous

1. 140
2. One

Comment by Taylor

dustin has 140 cards and only 1 player was drafted ahead of him!! Go M’s!!!

Comment by Paul Opocensky

140

Comment by Daniel Cushing

1. 140 (one hundred and forty)
2. One.

Comment by Bryan Dirks

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Tommy Long

140

Comment by Jeff Foley

140
1

I accidently hit the say it button before answering the second question.

Comment by Jeff Foley

1. 140 total cards
2. 1 player

Comment by Richie Sliwinski

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Terry Bradford

Ackley appears on 140 cards.

1 person was drafted before him (Strasburg).

Comment by Anonymous

Ackley appears on 140 cards.

1 person was drafted before Ackley (Strasburg).

Comment by David Campos

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Ryan Sanetra

1. 140 total cards
2. 1

Comment by Adam

140

Comment by Ken Moniz

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Drew

Contest #1

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Keith Midgette

1. 140 cards
2. 1 player drafted before him

Comment by Steve

1) 140
2) 1

Comment by eric hitt

1. 140 total cards
2. 1 player drafted before him

Comment by Rick Basham

140
1

Comment by Richard

140
1

Comment by Dave Byron

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Shaun Reed

140

1

Comment by Kelly Treece

140
1

Comment by Jay L.

140
1

Comment by gary bodtman

(1) 140

(2) 1

Comment by Raylon C. Ruggles

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Randy Netzler

1. 140

2. 1

Comment by Andrew Gelhaus

1. 140
2. one

Comment by delvin

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Stephen Grimm

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Marie

140
1

Comment by Jacob Lyons

1. 140
2. 1

Comment by Michael Boykin

1 – 140

2 – 1

Comment by nicholas cataldo

1. 140
2. 4

Comment by Travis Leflar

140
1

Comment by Alisha Alletto

Matthew Kahn is the winner as noted above.

Please note that entries with incorrect answers showing were NOT part of the random draw.

Comment by chrisolds




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