Monday, September 12, 2016

The Frankenset Bracket: The terrific 32 (Pt. 1)


This was a round for the ages.

#1 (Page 56) -- 1985 Topps #497 Gary Pettis UER (20 votes)

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#16 (Page 13) -- 1995 Topps #110 Walt Weiss (12 votes)




#9 (Page 47) -- 1973 Topps #420 Tommie Agee (16 votes + tie-breaking vote)

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#8 (Page 10) -- 1995 Pinnacle #83 Milt Thompson (16 votes)




#4 (Page 62) -- 1975 Topps #550 Ralph Garr (17 votes)

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#13 (Page 31) -- 1999 Topps #274 Brian Hunter (15 votes)




#12 (Page 1) -- 1960 Topps #5 Wally Moon (19 votes)

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#5 (Page 52) -- 1990 Upper Deck #461 Rob Murphy (13 votes)




#3 (Page 15) -- 1973 Topps #133 Dave Roberts (18 votes)

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#14 (Page 26) -- 1992 Stadium Club #232 Andy Van Slyke (14 votes)




#6 (Page 71) -- 1986 Topps #639 Bo Diaz (19 votes)

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#11 (Page 50) -- 1992 Stadium Club #446 Mike Greenwell (13 votes)




#10 (Page 24) -- 1991 Studio #216 Steve Lake (16 votes)

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#7 (Page 37) -- 2008 Upper Deck #326 Justin Maxwell (15 votes)




#15 (Page 28) -- 1970 Topps #252 Lowell Palmer (19 votes)

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#2 (Page 60) -- 1999 Fleer Tradition #533 Terry Steinbach (13 votes)

The Field of 64 closed with easily the best round of voting we've seen so far in this bracket. Comebacks, down-to-the-wire finishes, and even a couple upsets -- including a major one with #15 seed Lowell Palmer handily taking down #2 seed Terry Steinbach.

And also, a tie. Milt Thompson and Tommie Agee ended the week knotted up at 16 votes a piece. So, as per the usual tiebreaker rules, I ask the first three people who care to comment on this post to leave their choice between Thompson and Agee. The card that receives two of those three tie-breaking votes will move on to the next round.

(Edit: Agee wins!)

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In the meantime, let's take a look at our opening matchups from the Terrific 32, complete with the eight victors from the first region of this bracket.

I have a feeling the choices will only get tougher from here on out.





#1 (Page 61) -- 1973 Topps #542 Pat Corrales

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#9 (Page 20) -- 2012 Topps #172 Reed Johnson





#13 (Page 5) -- 1996 Score #38 Bip Roberts

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#5 (Page 74) -- 1991 Topps #659 Oscar Azocar





#3 (Page 3) -- 1972 Topps #19 Billy Cowan

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#11 (Page 30) -- 1992 Upper Deck #268 Mike Benjamin





#7 (Page 21) -- 1984 Fleer #182 Glenn Hubbard

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#2 (Page 18) -- 1984 Fleer #158 Roy Lee Jackson

The polls are now on the sidebar, and let's break the tie from last week's round.

Happy voting!

7 comments:

Jordan said...

One vote for Tommie Agee. With regards to the beach ball, Agee's is just a killer wide action shot.

Josh D. said...

One vote for Milt Thompson. BEACH BALL!!

JediJeff said...

Man - I hold the decision in my commenting hands.

And I'm going to pass it to comment #4.

gcrl said...

Agee gets my vote. Thanks Jeff. Even though I suppose there is a chance that Thompson is at dodger stadium disposing of that beach ball.

Mike said...

Just voted...EVERY match up is tied!...oughtta be a nail biter!

John Miller said...

Probabky gonna be a tight one

Matthew Scott said...

I love that Reed Johnson card. It looks like something out of a bad horror film.