Out of curiosity, I decided to see how many doubles we've hit in the 182 Packs of Baseball busts. The numbers do not look good for folks counting on duplicates. As of this post, here is how things pan out so far:
43 Duplicates and 7 triples.
I will take a look at the official roster (upper right corner, includes teams, players, etc in the order they were received) and see how this latest breakdown affects participants. I knew sorting was going to be arduous, but I didn't realize until now just how much care this was going to take. Having said that, if I mess up and you end up not getting a card you felt entitled to, I apologize. And, having said THAT, I think it's important to say here that I will be going back through all the cards after everything is said and done to be sure I've done the fairest job I could. I'm sure my daughter will be helping out, since she loves to help me sort cards. She may not be into collecting, but she sure likes to help her Daddy sort!
I realize we are a LONG way from the end of the season and there are more duplicates to come. I just thought that sitting near the 1/3-season mark, we should see where things stand.
Each day of the regular baseball season, I am busting open a pack of baseball cards. These are packs that I have laying around and/or that I have purchased recently on a whim. I list the cards in the pack and scan in some of them. I shoot for 9 cards, but sometimes I may scan more, other times fewer. It all depends on how things hit me in that particular pack. Oh yes, there will be duplication. I have a TON of packs from certain brands/years. I will, however, try to mix things up throughout the season.
For those keeping score, I know there are not actually 182 GAMEDAYS in the 2012 season. I am counting ALL the days between Opening Day and the last day of the regular season. Frankly, it's easier that way. Thanks for playing along.
Also, you are welcome to claim teams/players (Max 3 total). Rules are at the following: