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Old 12-13-2012, 11:38 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Congrats! I'm impressed Topps got this right
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:41 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Awesome stuff! I can honestly say I am not the least bit surprised though!

I am not in the know on this, what did you have to do to win? I remember seeing the little insert thing as a box topper in Bowman with Chrome (and instantly thought of you actually) but didn't look into it.
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:41 AM   #28 (permalink)
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That's great! Congratulations!! I can't think of anyone more deserving, J.P.
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:46 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Awesome stuff! I can honestly say I am not the least bit surprised though!

I am not in the know on this, what did you have to do to win? I remember seeing the little insert thing as a box topper in Bowman with Chrome (and instantly thought of you actually) but didn't look into it.
I had to construct an essay in which I talked about how I got into prospects and what I would bring to the table.
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:53 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Great news for you and for us! (you can post inside information...we won't tell)
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:56 AM   #31 (permalink)
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How many more Mitch Einertson cards will we see as a result of this? Just kidding, congrats Jaypers
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:57 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Very cool, congrats!!!
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:57 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Scary thought, isn't it.

In terms of value, if you pull it, I have to pay you money.
Do you do TTM or should I just drive down form where I live to have you sign it.

Maybe Topps will have you at the National signing auto's since it is in Chi-Town in 2013

Congrats Jay
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:03 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Looks like you had to be either Polish or Jewish to win. I should have entered, I'm BOTH!!!
^^^^ me too!

congrats JP!
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:13 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Any interest in sharing the essay? I think it would be interesting to see what it took to become a winner. If not, understandable, I don't think I would want to share any essay's of mine haha.
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:15 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Yes! I knew it! Congratulations Jaypers!
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Congrats Jaypers!

How was the interview process? Does it sound like something they are taking seriously?
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:35 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Congrats Jaypers!

How was the interview process? Does it sound like something they are taking seriously?
They talked to me over the phone about the contents of my essay, what I thought of the White Sox farm system (the interviewer is a fan of theirs), which stats I think are most important, who am I higher on between Profar and Machado, and a couple more topics I can't recall.
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:37 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Congrats Jaypers, very cool and keep posting!!
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:34 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Congrats.........I really don't know a lot about the contest so what exactly will you be doing for Topps in regards to being selected? Is it volunteer or a paid position?
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:35 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Awesome, congrats! Well deserved
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:39 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Congrats.........I really don't know a lot about the contest so what exactly will you be doing for Topps in regards to being selected? Is it volunteer or a paid position?
Volunteer, although I did win a free box of each of their 2013 Bowman products as a prize.

I'll be advising them as to which names I'd like to see in future products, as well as Tweeting about them.
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:42 PM   #43 (permalink)
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Volunteer, although I did win a free box of each of their 2013 Bowman products as a prize.

I'll be advising them as to which names I'd like to see in future products.
Nice, super sweet, congrats again!!
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:46 PM   #44 (permalink)
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jaypers card in 2013 bowman??
even worse 500000000 sticker autos


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Old 12-13-2012, 01:46 PM   #45 (permalink)
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Congrats JP, well deserved
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:19 PM   #46 (permalink)
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Way to go dude.

Don't be so sour on the White Sox system, Keenyn Walker is going to be a star.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:23 PM   #47 (permalink)
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Congrats! Always enjoy reading your prospect-related posts! Might have to get a Jaypers TTM auto!
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:24 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Way to go dude.

Don't be so sour on the White Sox system, Keenyn Walker is going to be a star.
Who said I was? I told them it was definitely a better system than at this time last year.

I'm very high on Erik Johnson, personally.
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #49 (permalink)
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Hey, they could not have picked a better person for the job. Love all your threads I have read so far.

That being said I would like to see some Adam Brett Walker get a chrome card in 2013, maybe even an auto. Alex Meyer is someone else who needs a chrome card and or Auto.
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:44 PM   #50 (permalink)
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