I am WAY behind on the blog, as I am two posts back. Let’s get started.
The Rome Braves sent a fan pack and I got it on July 22nd. However, I can’t find it the pictures, and because I am already far behind, I will list what I got.
- 3 2013 Pocket Schedules
- 2 Mascot Cards
- 1 10th anniversary patch
- 1 2013 magnetic schedule
- 1 Gameday magazine
- 2 Post cards
Two days later, on the 24th, I received a fan pack from the Miami Marlins:
- 1 2013 Magnetic Schedule
- 1 Bumper Sticker
This is a licence plate advertisement. I have some of these from several teams.
- “On Deck- July”- The Marlins game-day magazine
- Justin Ruggiano P.C.
- Marcell Ozuna P.C.- I got his autograph when he was a Hammerhead (which was last year)
- A.J. Ramos P.C.
Little League Magazine (??)- A little weird getting this in a fan pack, but keep in mind, it came from the Marlins. You don’t know what to expect from them. The next fan pack came on August 1st:
The Fort Wayne Tin Caps sent me a couple pocket schedules. The Cedar Rapids Kernels also sent a fan pack, and I got it on August 1st as well:
1 2011 Suite Ticket Stub
Ozzie Lugo Player Card
Here is the note they added:
I wanted to include the address in the picture, just in case anyone wanted it. The next fan pack was actually my first ever from the Northwest League; this one coming from the Everett Aquasox:
The Aquasox sent me these pocket schedules. I was happy to finally get something that league.
Sent: August 2, 2013
Received: August 7, 2013- 5 Days
The Tri-City Valley Cats are great senders, so I was excited to find a fan pack from them in the mail. Here is what they sent:
– Magnetic Schedule
– Gameday Magazine
– HOF card- John Joseph Evers
– 2013 Pocket Schedule
Sent: July 28, 2013
Received: August 9, 2013- 12 Days
If you’ve been reading this blog since it began back in January, you might have noticed a lot of fan packs from the Clearwater Threshers- that’s because they send me their program, “Thresher Times”. I don’t know why, but I want every issue of it. Here is one of the fan packs they sent me:
– 2013 Pocket Schedules, Ticket info
A new issue of Thresher Times!
– Sent: July 28, 2013
– Received: August 12, 2013- 15 Days
The next item wasn’t a fan pack- it was an autograph, coming from Royal Jeremy Guthrie:
I sent this out in APRIL hoping it would be a quick return, and when I found this in the mailbox, I noticed it came from Detroit. Turns out, the Royals were playing in Detroit when I got this:
Sent: April 13, 2013
Received: August 21, 2013- 130 Days (3 days short of setting the record for longest return time)
The final thing in this post came from Roger Dean Stadium- you might remember that name from other posts on this blog. I read online that they were sending mini-pennants and baseball caps, so I told them that I live 30 minutes away and that I go to a bunch of games there. Here is what they sent:
2013 Magnetic Schedule- already had it
4 baseball cards that I didn’t previously own
Gameday Magazine- you will see it in another post. I’m still happy to get this stuff for free, considering the amount of stuff I buy up there.
That is it for this post. I went to a baseball game on the 11th (over a month ago) at Roger Dean Stadium, and I have some mail (not as much as Aug.) in September to recap next week, so stay tuned! Thanks for reading, and thanks to the generous baseball teams for the fan packs!
I haven’t been getting a lot of mail recently. Back in August 2012 (when I didn’t have a blog), I got two or three things a day over a two week span. Now, I don’t get much. I need to ask for more fan packs.
Going back to 2012, the Rome Braves sent me an awesome fan pack that included a yearbook, towel, and thunder sticks. I was hoping for the same result when I got this in the mail on Mon. the 13th:
Here is what I got:
2012 Rome Braves Team Photo
2013 Pocket Schedule
“Romey’s Rascal” Bracelet
Picture of State Mutual Stadium
2013 Magnet Schedule
The Rome Braves have the best Minor League Fan Pack, and I am waiting to see if anyone can break that. The Rochester Red Wings could have done it, but they charged $10 (they said they would send a yearbook, pocket schedules, baseball cards, etc.).
The other fan pack I got came on the same day, and it was from the New Britain Rock Cats:
They had a pretty nice fan pack:
2013 Pocket Schedule
Ben Revere Baseball Card
I think it’s weird that I got the Revere card after I got the one in the Walgreens pack. I still like it. I might even start a Ben Revere collection.
That was all I got. This week (5/19-5/25), I didn’t get anything, so on Saturday there will be a post on baseball cards. The game on 5/19 should be up shortly- I have been busy with schoolwork and MLB Ballpark Empire on Facebook- you should try it. Thanks for reading, and thanks to the Braves and the Rock Cats for the fan packs!