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Mike D's 1986 Topps Traded TTM Auto Project

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  • #31
    Cards 85 - 88

    The next four:

    85T. Frank Pastore (Front) (Back)
    86T. Lou Piniella (Front) (Back)
    87T. Dan Plesac (Front) (Back)
    88T. Darrell Porter (Front) (Back)

    Frank Pastore has a 75% success rate on SCN with recent successes. He seems to be signing fairly steadily c/o the radio station where he has a show. We'll try him there.

    Lou Piniella has a 35% success rate on SCN. We'll pass on him.

    Dan Plesac has an 83% success rate and recent successes c/o the MLB Network. I'll give him a try there.

    Darrell Porter is deceased. RIP.

    Cards: 88
    Requests: 21
    Successes: 9
    Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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    • #32
      Had a success from:

      Mark Eichhorn #34T

      Cards: 88
      Requests: 21
      Successes: 10
      Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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      • #33
        Cards 89 - 92

        Up next:

        89T. Rey Quinones (Front) (Back)
        90T. Gary Redus (Front) (Back)
        91T. Bip Roberts (Front) (Back)
        92T. Billy Jo Robidoux (Front) (Back)

        Rey Quinones shows no successes on SCN, ever, in 5 total attempts. I believe he lives in his native PR. We'll pass.

        Gary Redus has only a 13% success rate and no successes since 2008, according to SCN, so we'll skip him.

        Bip Roberts has only a 16% success rate and no successes since 2005, so we'll pass on him, as well.

        Billy Jo Robidoux has a 68% success rate on SCN, but no successes since November. Not sure if he's stopped signing or not. Will hold off a bit and see if successes start flowing from him again.

        Cards: 92
        Requests: 21
        Successes: 10
        Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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        • #34
          Cards 93 - 96

          The next four:

          93T. Jeff Robinson (Front) (Back)
          94T. Gary Roenicke (Front) (Back)
          95T. Ed Romero (Front) (Back)
          96T. Angel Salazar (Front) (Back)

          Jeff Robinson has a 38% success rate on SCN. We'll pass on him.

          Gary Roenicke has a 90% success rate with recent successes. We'll send a request his way.

          Ed Romero has a 93% success rate with recent successes. We'll send a request his way, as well.

          Angel Salazar shows one success in two total attempts on SCN, but that success was back in 1988 when he was an active player. I think he lives in his native Venezuela. We'll pass on him.

          Cards: 96
          Requests: 23
          Successes: 10
          Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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          • #35
            Cards 97 - 100

            Up next:

            97T. Joe Sambito (Front) (Back)
            98T. Billy Sample (Front) (Back)
            99T. Dave Schmidt (Front) (Back)
            100T. Ken Schrom (Front) (Back)

            Joe Sambito has a 97% success rate on SCN. We actually sent this card along with his card from the 1985 Topps Traded project, and got it back signed already. It can be seen here.

            Billy Sample has an 86% success rate and fairly recent successes. We'll give him a try.

            Dave Schmidt
            has an 87% success rate and successes at the end of 2011 (he tends towards longer wait times), so we'll give him a shot.

            Ken Schrom has a 94% success rate and recent successes. We'll give him a try, as well.

            Cards: 100
            Requests: 27
            Successes: 11
            Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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            • #36
              Had a success from:

              Bob Kipper #54T

              Cards: 100
              Requests: 27
              Successes: 12
              Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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              • #37
                Cards 101 - 104

                The next four:

                101T. Tom Seaver (Front) (Back)
                102T. Ted Simmons (Front) (Back)
                103T. Sammy Stewart (Front) (Back)
                104T. Kurt Stillwell (Front) (Back)

                Tom Seaver
                shows only 2 successes on SCN in 33 attempts. We'll pass on him.

                Ted Simmons has an 18% success rate on SCN. We'll skip him.

                Sammy Stewart has no successes on SCN, ever, in 17 total attempts. We'll pass on him, as well.

                Kurt Stillwell has an 81% success rate on SCN. No successes this year, but he tends to take a long time, and there are some from late Dec. We'll give him a try.

                Cards: 104
                Requests: 28
                Successes: 12
                Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                • #38
                  Cards 105 - 108

                  Up next:

                  105T. Franklin Stubbs (Front) (Back)
                  106T. Dale Sveum (Front) (Back)
                  107T. Chuck Tanner (Front) (Back)
                  108T. Danny Tartabull (Front) (Back)

                  Franklin Stubbs has a 91% success rate and recent successes. We'll give him a try.

                  Dale Sveum has a 95% success rate and recent successes. We'll give him a try, as well (c/o Cubs).

                  Chuck Tanner is deceased. RIP.

                  Danny Tartabull has a 73% success rate, but recent successes. We'll send a request his way.

                  Cards: 108
                  Requests: 31
                  Successes: 12
                  Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                  • #39
                    Cards 109 - 112

                    The next four:

                    109T. Tim Teufel (Front) (Back)
                    110T. Bob Tewksbury (Front) (Back)
                    111T. Andres Thomas (Front) (Back)
                    112T. Milt Thompson (Front) (Back)

                    Tim Teufel has a 72% success rate, but recent successes. I'll give him a try c/o the Mets.

                    Bob Tewksbury has a 77% success rare, but no successes since the end of 2010. He appears to have stopped signing.

                    Andres Thomas has no successes on SCN, ever, in 3 total attempts. I think he may live in his native DR. We'll pass.

                    Milt Thompson has an 83% success rate on SCN, but no successes since Oct, 2011. May have stopped signing.

                    Cards: 112
                    Requests: 32
                    Successes: 12
                    Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                    • #40
                      Cards 113 - 116

                      Up next:

                      113T. Robby Thompson (Front) (Back)
                      114T. Jay Tibbs (Front) (Back)
                      115T. Wayne Tolleson (Front) (Back)
                      116T. Alex Trevino (Front) (Back)

                      Robby Thompson has a 27% success rate on SCN. We'll skip him.

                      Jay Tibbs has a 16% success rate on SCN, with no successes since 2007. We'll pass on him.

                      Wayne Tolleson has a 64% success rate, but no successes since 2009. I guess he stopped signing.

                      Alex Trevino has a 44% success rate on SCN, with no successes since 2005. We'll skip him.

                      Cards: 116
                      Requests: 32
                      Successes: 12
                      Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                      • #41
                        Cards 117 - 120

                        The next few:

                        #117T Manny Trillo (Front) (Back)
                        #118T Ed VandeBerg (Front) (Back)
                        #119T Ozzie Virgil (Front) (Back)
                        #120T Bob Walk (Front) (Back)

                        Manny Trillo
                        has an 85% success rate on SCN, but no successes since last September. Appears to have stopped signing. I tried him back in 2009 with no luck.

                        Ed VandeBerg
                        has a 72% success rate, but a very spot track record of late. We'll pass for now.

                        Ozzie Virgil
                        has now successes on SCN, in 11 total attempts. He may live outside the US.

                        Bob Walk
                        has a 54% success rate on SCN, but no successes since mid-2010. We'll skip him.

                        Cards: 120
                        Requests: 32
                        Successes: 12
                        Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                        • #42
                          Had successes from:

                          Pete Incaviglia #48T

                          Dan Plesac #87T

                          Cards: 120
                          Requests: 32
                          Successes: 14
                          Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                          • #43
                            Cards 121 - 124

                            The next group:

                            121T. Gene Walter (Front) (Back)
                            122T. Claudell Washington (Front) (Back)
                            123T. Bill Wegman (Front) (Back)
                            124T. Dick Williams (Front) (Back)

                            Gene Walter
                            has a 47% success rate on SCN. We'll skip him.

                            Claudell Washington shows zero successes on SCN, ever, in 24 total attempts. We'll pass on him.

                            Bill Wegman has a 95% success rate on SCN with recent successes. We'll send a request his way.

                            Dick Williams is deceased. RIP.

                            Cards: 124
                            Requests: 33
                            Successes: 14
                            Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                            • #44
                              Cards 125 - 128

                              Up next:

                              125T. Mitch Williams (Front) (Back)
                              126T. Bobby Witt (Front) (Back)
                              127T. Todd Worrell (Front) (Back)
                              128T. George Wright (Front) (Back)

                              Mitch Williams has a 15% success rate on SCN. We'll pass on him.

                              Bobby Witt has a 94% success rate with recent successes. We'll send a request his way.

                              Todd Worrell has a 73% success rate, but very few successes in the last several years. Appears to have stopped signing.

                              George Wright has zero successes, ever, on SCN in 7 total attempts. W'll skip him.

                              Cards: 128
                              Requests: 34
                              Successes: 14
                              Visit my card site at Mike D's Baseball Card Page.

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                              • #45
                                Cards 129 - 132

                                The last four:

                                129T. Ricky Wright (Front) (Back)
                                130T. Steve Yeager (Front) (Back)
                                131T. Paul Zuvella (Front) (Back)
                                132T. Checklist 1T-132T (Front) (Back)

                                Ricky Wright has zero successes on SCN, ever, in 6 total attempts. We'll pass on him.

                                Steve Yeager has only a 10% success rate on SCN. We'll skip him.

                                Paul Zuvella has a 95% success rate on SCN, with recent successes. We'll send a request his way.

                                Cards: 132
                                Requests: 35
                                Successes: 14
                                Last edited by Mike D.; 04-19-2012, 05:33 PM.
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