Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The (Second) Dime Box Frankenset, Page 18: Numbers 154-162

Frankenset Page #7 WINNER --  2008 Bowman Prospects #BP58 Scott Van Slyke (6 votes + tie-breaking vote)

This is just about unheard of: last week's frankenset page ended in a FOUR-WAY TIE.

The quartet of cards seen above all ended up with six of the 35 total tallies (and Rich Chiles came one vote shy of making it a five-way tie). This is uncharted territory for me. I've never had a three-way tie for first since I started doing these pages, much less a four-way deadlock. I guess I'll treat it the same as a regular tie: I ask anyone who cares to comment on this post to leave their choice from the four cards above. The first to receive three of these tie-breaking votes (however many comments that may take) will be the new king.

I'll update this post once we have a winner.

EDIT: Van Slyke wins!

While last week's insanity gets sorted out, here's a look at our newest nominees.

The Random Number Generator spit out #18, so we'll be voting on that page of the frankenset binder (#s 154-162) this week -- let's meet the hopefuls.

1998 Ultra #154 Jaime Navarro

Still my favorite throwbacks.

2015 Topps Pro Debut #155 Jhoan Urena

Minor league fun. 

2017 Stadium Club #156 Lucas Duda

I feel like this would be a good opening frame for a horror movie. 

2016 Topps Update #US157 Jameson Taillon

A rare coach cameo on a modern baseball card. 

1991 Topps #158 Jose Uribe

Turning two at Wrigley (with a guest appearance from Ryno!). 

2015 Topps Update #US159 Darren O'Day

A fitting card considering we're hours away from this year's Midsummer Classic -- though I must confess I'm not even 100 percent sure which one of these dudes is Darren O'Day (second from right, I think?). 

1993 Upper Deck #160 John Burkett

Autographs and throwbacks, all rolled into one beautiful baseball card. 

2017 Stadium Club #161 Tyler Glasnow

White Sox throwbacks may remain my favorites, but these are high on the list too.

 2014 Topps #162 Josmil Pinto

Smiles, smiles everywhere.

That's it for this week's page. The polls are now on the sidebar -- and don't forget to help break last week's four-way tie!

Happy voting!


Mike said...

Van Slyke for the tie-breaker...

This week...my favorite throwbacks,too!

Johnnys Trading Spot said...

Van Slyke for me too.

The Shlabotnik Report said...

I'm going with Clyde Wright on the tiebreaker.

Let it be known as well that in the current vote I've bypassed a Met and an Oriole to vote for Uribe and Sandberg.

Andy L said...

Jerry Reuss

Mike said...

Jerry Coleman in the tiebreaker vote.

Big League said...

Clyde Wright.

Big League said...

Re: the O'Day card
You are correct.
Left to right, Jones, Machado, O'Day, Britton

Fuji said...


Adam Kaningher said...

I will go with Van Slyke

Matt said...

All-Star fever sways my vote - Darren O'Day is my choice!

P-town Tom said...

I didn't vote for any of the 4-way tie cards the first time around or the card that wound up one vote shy of the lead. Go figure.
This week is a tough page. They're all noteworthy, but none of them jump out at me.

Brett Alan said...

Let’s go ahead and make Wright the winner. So many good cards on that page.

Tim said...

I can't believe I missed out on voting last week! So many amazing cards!