Thursday, July 26, 2012

2012 Allen & Ginter Box 2 Part 2

Part 1 yielded a no-number mini and a Torii Hunter relic.  On to part 2:

Pack 9:
95 Felix Hernandez
176 Babe Ruth
100 Troy Tulowitzki
103 Alexi Ogando
55 Colin Montgomerie
NNO Jake Perry Murder in Willow Cove
MBF-15 Cocker Spaniel Man's Best Friend
326 Logan Morrison Short Print

>>> So, A&G inserts "What's in a Name" cards, which leads me to believe the names of the Willow Cove folks are relevant.  Perhaps they are anagrams.  Jake Perry anagrams to Rapey Jerk and Pear Jerky.  You're welcome.

Pack 10:
222 Yovani Gallardo
147 Tsuyoshi Nishioka
121 David Wright
255 Dayan Viciedo
246 Torii Hunter
209 Coco Crisp
199 Ricky Romero Mini
WIN27 Starlin DeJesus Castro What's in a Name

Pack 11:
233 Shaun Marcum
228 Dexter Fowler
13 Drew Stubbs
251 B.J. Upton
150 Norichika Aoki
WTB2 Taipei 101 World's Tallest Buildings
195 Jhoulys Chacin Mini
310 Russell Martin Short Print

>>> Taipei 101...I don't remember that class.

Pack 12:
165 Alex Avila
73 Jordan Zimmermann
113 Meadowlark Lemon
41 Clayton Kershaw
AGR-AA Alex Avila Framed Relic
156 Trevor Cahill Mini A&G Back
WIN57 Joshua Patrick Beckett What's in a Name

>>> Remember when Avila was really good last year?  Good times.  I'll trade you this card with last year's value...

Pack 13:
240 Steve Lombardozzi
77 Chris Young
291 Chase Utley
122 Brett Lawrie
22 Jair Jurrjens
BH-9 Ryan Braun Baseball Highlight Sketch
51 Don Denkinger Mini Black Border
303 Ivan Nova Short Print

>>> Does anyone call him Brauntosaurus?  Seems like a decent name.  Or O Tainted Braun?

Pack 14:
96 Gavin Floyd
230 Evan Longoria
131 Jim Palmer
271 Mark Reynolds
280 Brandon Belt
80 Brooks Robinson
ML-16 Frederick the Great World's Greatest Military Leaders
WIN71 Joseph Patrick Mauer What's in a Name

Pack 15:
12 Bryce Harper
125 Ben Revere
65 Alex Rios
86 Nyjer Morgan
253 Jorge De La Rosa
HTP8 Allied Victory in World War II Historical Turning Points
45 Ewa Mataya Mini
349 Danny Espinosa Short Print

>>> More important turning point: Allied Victory in World War II or Bryce Harper making his MLB debut?  Trick question. it's realizing that Ewa Mataya is only hot when she has a pool stick in her hands.

Pack 16:
38 Pablo Sandoval
6 Johnny Bench
50 Clay Buchholz
112 Chris Carpenter
54 Al Kaline
174 Ubaldo Jimenez
86 Nyjer Morgan Mini
WIN66 George Lee Anderson What's in a Name

>>> Having Nyjer Morgan and Rickie Weeks on the same team seems redundant, and I don't know why.  Oh yeah, that's right, they were both supposed to be really good this year and aren't.


Dennis said...

I wouldn't mind that Avila if you don't want it!

Jeremy said...

You may be on to something with the What's in a Name having something to do with the code. I'm too stupid to attempt solving, but I'm looking forward to reading about how they will go about solving it.