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catfishhedberg 11-12-2012 05:47 PM

Major League Baseball Group Break League: Season 1, Break 3
[B][SIZE="7"]Major League Baseball Group Break League[/SIZE][/B] - Approved by the department of redundancy department.

[B][SIZE="5"]The Rundown[/SIZE][/B]
• The Major League Baseball Group Break League! There will be 30 slots, 1 slot for each MLB team. There are 10 regular season breaks using the “GBFL” point system, which I’ll show a little bit later. Each break is a random team break and there’s a random done for each break, so you don’t keep the same team throughout the breaks. After the regular season, there’s one playoff round featuring the four highest scorers going head to head and then a Championship game with the 2 winners in the 11th month.

• $10.50 per slot to cover bulk supplies at the beginning of the season.
• $23 per month per slot for cards for a total of $650 per month (after paypal fees).
• An additional $2 per month per slot goes towards the Championship game.

[B][SIZE="5"]GBFL Point System[/SIZE][/B]
[SIZE="2"][I]What the cards are worth in points[/I][/SIZE]

[B]Hit Values[/B]
• Jersey hit – 1pt
• Patch hit – 2pts
• Auto hit (Includes manufactured patch autos) – 3pts
• Jersey/Auto – 4pts
• Patch/Auto – 5pts

[B]Serial # Values[/B]
• Anything over /100, inserts, rookies, parallels - .1 pts
• Anything between /100 to /51 – 1pt
• Anything between /50 to /26 – 2pts
• Anything between /25 to /11 – 3pts
• Anything between /10 to /6 – 4pts
• Anything between /5 to /2 – 5pts
• 1/1 – 10pts

Values are added too, so if you hit a patch numbered to /99, you would get the 2pts for the patch and the 1pt for the serial numbering.

[B][SIZE="5"]The Regular Season[/SIZE][/B]
• The regular season runs strictly on point accumulation. So, there are no head to head games, just points. You get all the cards from your randomized team in the break, Plus 1st place gets to pick the products for the next month’s break, so there’s incentive to winning. The regular season will last 10 months and feature 10 breaks. There will be a different randomization done for each break. Also, points from different slots won’t be combined, so if you buy 2 slots, they’ll be run as separate slots. The winner of the last regular season month will pick the products for the 1st playoff round. The MLBGBL will need at least a 12 month commitment from participants, so we don’t have people dropping out halfway through if they fall too far behind or something of that nature. At the end of the regular season, the top 8 points getters from the regular season will meet in head to head matchups in the playoffs. Which takes us to:

[B][SIZE="5"]MLBGBL Playoffs[/SIZE][/B]
• In the playoffs, the top 8 scorers from the regular season will meet in head to head matchups. The #1 in points vs. #4 and #2 vs. #3. The 4 playoff teams will get to draft their teams for this break with #1 drafting 1st, 2 drafting 2nd and so on. The remaining 22 teams after the draft will be randomized among the remaining 26 participants. So, the playoff round will be a group break for everyone but only the 4 playoff teams have a shot at the championship matchup. The 4 winners from the head to head matchups will go on the next playoff round which will play out pretty much the same with #1 vs. #4 and #2 vs. #3 and each of those slots drafting their teams. Again, everyone participates but only those 4 will be eligble for the championship.

[B][SIZE="5"]MLBGBL Championship[/SIZE][/B]
• By my calculations, there will be around $600 to spend on product for the championship. The Highest seed left in the championship will get to pick the products for the championship break and will get to choose between drafting the American or National Leagues . The championship break is only between the 2 winners from the playoff round. The winner will be whoever has the most points. Of course, to the victor goes the spoils, which include:

1. All cards he hit in the Championship.
2. His pick of one card from the loser’s hits
3. His slot costs will be factored into the next season’s finances, so his slot will be FREE for the next season.

A few additional things

1. If you commit to the group and drop out once it has started.

2. If someone drops out and no one takes their place, that slot will be "absorbed" by the rest of the league, meaning that slot cost will be divided amongst the remaining members and any hits from that slot will be randomized between participants. Any cards coming from an "absorbed" slot will not count towards your point total.

3. Shipping will be calculated after each break.

[B][U]Payment Due Date: 10PM Eastern, November 20th

Payment info: Please mark payments as goods and include your Blowout user name. Send payments to [email][/email]. DO NOT include the term GROUP BREAK with payment.[/U][/B]

[B]Price is $25 per slot[/B]

[B]shabagel 24.2[/B]
[B]samoan3d 16.6[/B]
[B]theacox 14.4[/B]
[B]Grahamgdogg 11.8[/B]
[B]theacox #2 11.7[/B]
[B]KB81 11.1[/B]
[B]Dacubs 10.7[/B]
[B]boardermartin 10.3[/B]
[B]TOMBB25 10.2[/B]
[B]711 Cards 10[/B]
[B]jsrb14 9.8[/B]
[B]dtrainman #2 9[/B]
[B]Troybuilts 8.9[/B]
[B]hearseguy 8.9[/B]
[B]Snowboy 8.2[/B]
[B]dtrainman 7.4[/B]
[B]Jfray 7.4[/B]
[B]Meat 7[/B]
[B]VTHokie22 7[/B]
[B]bbuckert24 6.4[/B]
[B]VWBUS1978 6.2[/B]
[B]BucksBandit 6.2[/B]
[B]SteelPen2 5.9[/B]
[B]mcholke 4.7[/B]
[B]blue_devil 4.6[/B]
[B]jdberia 4.5[/B]
[B]The700Level #2 3.5[/B]
[B]The700Level 3.5[/B]
[B]catfishhedberg 2.8[/B]
[B]Reid n Owen 1.7[/B]

[B]*30/30 slots paid*[/B]

boardermartin 10.3 16. Milwaukee Brewers
Troybuilts 8.9 18. New York Mets
Grahamgdogg 11.8 1. Arizona Diamondbacks
The700Level 3.5 17. Minnesota Twins
samoan3d 16.6 3. Baltimore Orioles
theacox 14.4 8. Cleveland Indians
The700Level #2 3.5 2. Atlanta Braves
711 Cards 10 26. St. Louis Cardinals
dtrainman #2 9 4. Boston Red Sox
BucksBandit 6.2 15. Los Angeles Dodgers
catfishhedberg 2.8 27. Tampa Bay Rays
blue_devil 4.6 21. Philadelphia Phillies
TOMBB25 10.2 19. New York Yankees
Dacubs 10.7 5. Chicago Cubs
bbuckert24 6.4 11. Miami Marlins
shabagel 24.2 22. Pittsburgh Pirates
hearseguy 8.9 12. Houston Astros
KB81 11.1 13. Kansas City Royals
jsrb14 9.8 24. San Francisco Giants
Snowboy 8.2 10. Detroit Tigers
Jfray 7.4 29. Toronto Blue Jays
theacox #2 11.7 9. Colorado Rockies
VWBUS1978 6.2 28. Texas Rangers
VTHokie22 7 20. Oakland Athletics
Reid n Owen 1.7 23. San Diego Padres
mcholke 4.7 25. Seattle Mariners
jdberia 4.5 7. Cincinnati Reds
SteelPen2 5.9 30. Washington Nationals
Meat 7 14. Los Angeles Angels
dtrainman 7.4 6. Chicago White Sox

- Cards featuring players in college uniforms (Press Pass, Sage, 2010 and onward Upper Deck) will go to the team the player spent the most seasons with. So for instance Albert Pujols would be a Cardinal and so on. In the case of tie, a random will be done between those teams.

- Cards will go to the team that is listed on the card.

- Cards featuring multiple players will be randomed off between the teams on the card.

- All randoms will be done by a mod using

- Break will be broadcast live on Ustream and also recorded for viewing on Ustream.

- All cards including base will be sent out to those who want them.

- It is up to you to let me know you want your cards shipped. If I don't hear from you, I will assume you want them held.


[B]This break will be Wednesday night 8pm eastern. [/B]






shabagel 29.2
711 Cards 23.8
theacox 23.4
samoan3d 21.7
Dacubs 20
VTHokie22 17.2
theacox #2 16.5
Grahamgdogg 16.2
KB81 15.6
hearseguy 15.2
troybuilts 15.1
Snowboy 15.1
catfishhedberg 14.6
TOMBB25 14.6
boardermartin 13.4
dtrainman #2 13.3
jsrb14 12.6
Jfray 12.1
BucksBandit 11.5
The700Level #2 11.5
jdberia 11.3
The700Level 10
bbuckert24 9.9
VWBUS1978 9.9
Meat 9.7
dtrainman 9.6
blue_devil 8.8
mcholke 8.7
SteelPen2 8.2
Reid n Owen 6.5

iluvfish2 11-14-2012 09:56 PM

This Group Break is now open. Format and slot pricing are posted for review; please do your own due diligence. The host has provided verification for the age requirement. If you are comfortable with the host, format and pricing, you may join the break and reserve your slot(s) by posting in this thread. Please note that once you reserve your slot(s), you commit to pay for your reserved slot(s).

Moving to active.

When sending an Online Payment to the host, protect yourself by sending as goods (not gift). If a payment is sent as a "gift", you eliminate your chance of filing a claim or chargeback should the need arise. If possible, fund the payment with a credit card to be fully protected.

Dont forget to rereport once your ready to select the products for ordering

JFray 11-14-2012 10:04 PM

Paid for this month! C'mon good team!

Troybuilts 11-14-2012 10:09 PM

Can I get a back-up spot?

samoan3d 11-14-2012 11:27 PM

Paid. We might want to PM everyone when the thread goes live each month. I always just seem to stumble upon it.

jdberia 11-15-2012 07:01 AM

[QUOTE=samoan3d;3643897]Paid. We might want to PM everyone when the thread goes live each month. I always just seem to stumble upon it.[/QUOTE]

100% agreed.

catfishhedberg 11-15-2012 09:27 AM

[QUOTE=samoan3d;3643897]Paid. We might want to PM everyone when the thread goes live each month. I always just seem to stumble upon it.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=jdberia;3644683]100% agreed.[/QUOTE]

It just got posted last night and I wasn't around to see it. I usually send a PM out after it's been up for a few days to let everyone know.

Meat 11-15-2012 06:51 PM

All paid for November!

shabagel 11-15-2012 09:45 PM

Payment sent!

jdberia 11-16-2012 10:02 AM

Paid in full for November!

catfishhedberg 11-16-2012 10:09 AM

[QUOTE=Meat;3647564]All paid for November![/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=shabagel;3648863]Payment sent![/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=jdberia;3650544]Paid in full for November![/QUOTE]

Payments received. Thanks.

7 out of 30 slots paid for.

VWBUS1978 11-16-2012 10:34 AM

How much is it per slot again? Brain fart!

catfishhedberg 11-16-2012 10:36 AM

[QUOTE=VWBUS1978;3650652]How much is it per slot again? Brain fart![/QUOTE]

$25 per slot. I forgot to put it in the OP

hearseguy 11-16-2012 03:49 PM

Payment sent, thanks.


VWBUS1978 11-16-2012 06:44 PM

paid! gimme gimme gimme!

JFray 11-17-2012 02:29 AM

[QUOTE=Troybuilts;3643281]Can I get a back-up spot?[/QUOTE]

You've been on tear NO! :D

theacox 11-17-2012 03:00 AM

Just tripped over this thread. Paid!

mcholke 11-17-2012 08:07 AM

Payment made

Blue_Devil 11-17-2012 10:06 AM

Payment has been made, thanks!

catfishhedberg 11-17-2012 10:46 AM

[QUOTE=theacox;3655712]Just tripped over this thread. Paid![/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=mcholke;3655897]Payment made[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Blue_Devil;3656130]Payment has been made, thanks![/QUOTE]

Payments received. Thanks guys.

12 out of 30 paid.

BucksBandit 11-17-2012 04:25 PM

Payment sent. Thanks!

The700Level 11-17-2012 05:35 PM

Payment sent!

catfishhedberg 11-17-2012 06:00 PM

[QUOTE=BucksBandit;3657562]Payment sent. Thanks![/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=The700Level;3657846]Payment sent![/QUOTE]

Payments received. Thanks.

14 out of 30 paid.

jsrb14 11-17-2012 06:33 PM

ill get paid up by monday at the latest. what are we breaking this month?

VTHokie22 11-17-2012 07:35 PM

Payment sent!

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