Headsup: 2016 World Series Doubleheader

Unless you were living under a rock the first week in November, you probably heard about the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series for the first time in a while–108 years, to be precise (which many ascribe to the curse placed on the team by a fan angered when his billy goat was denied entry into Game 4 at Wrigley Field in 1945…).

In a year that’s been shaded heavily with loss of life, natural disasters, social tensions, and political strife, the Cubs’ win after the longest dry spell in MLB history was at the least very refreshing. It was also life-changing, not only for the players but also for fans, many of whom have kept the faith in their team for generations without any return until now.  Over the years a popular catchphrase among them became “just one before I die”… ESPN published a touching story about a man who drove from North Carolina to his father’s gravesite in Indiana to keep a pact that they would listen to the Cubs play the World Series together (and was there for the win), and there have been many reports of the iconic blue-and-white W “win pennants” decorating cemeteries nationwide.  There have also been multiple projections about a rise in births nine months after the win as a result of other celebrations.

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By | 2017-09-24T22:24:41+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Headsup|0 Comments

Win The New York Yankees 2009 World Series Collector’s Edition on DVD!

New York Yankees 2009 World Series Collector's Edition DVD

So A&E and Major League Baseball (which is the one with the horseshoes, right?) have the 2009 World Series here across eight discs, plus ALCS Game 6, and “a Bonus Disc Featuring an Hour of Regular and Postseason Highlights, Player Interviews, Never-Before-Seen Celebratory Footage and More!” Also, this is of interest:

“A Special DVD Feature Allows Fans to Choose From Four Different Audio Tracks for Each World Series Game – From TV Broadcasters and Yankees Radio announcers John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman or a Full-Spanish Play-by-Play Option!”

Which is a George Carlin routine, I swear. Anyway, we’ve got the whole set here to giveaway to a lucky one of you. Want to snag it? Enter using the form below–and enter once a day–and if we draw your name, you win. Good luck!

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By | 2017-09-24T22:56:33+00:00 December 8th, 2009|Contests|32 Comments

Win The Philadelphia Phillies 2008 World Series Collector’s Edition on DVD!

Philadelphia Phillies 2008 World Series Collector's Edition DVD cover art

A&E Home Video has released a collector’s edition DVD boxed set with games four and five of the Phillies vsl. the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS and then all five World Series games with them versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Plus craploads of bonus material. Eight discs and over eighteen hours of just game stuff. They’ve sent us a copy that we can give to one of you–but in order for you to win it you must fill out the entry form below. And you can fill it out once a day–and every contest we have on the site (the OPEN ones) once a day as well. We draw a name, they win. It’s just that easy.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:08:39+00:00 December 13th, 2008|Contests|0 Comments