Gint-A-Cuffs III: Release the Kraken – Packs 6 – 10

(Pictures coming soon, iPhone randomly stopped working today so can’t take pictures!)

Gint-A-Cuffs III and the Kraken is being Released! This time, in packs 6 – 10 of this contest entry.

You can find my full review of 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter here if you want to know about the product in general. This is part of the Gint-A-Cuffs contest for the bloggers out there. Let’s see what how many points I can add…

After packs 1 – 5 I have a total of 34 points. Let’s add some more to that.

Pack 6: (+4 points, 38 points total)

Cliff Lee, Matt Guy, Jim Thome, Juan Pierre, Justin Verlander, Joe Saunders, Lars Anderson Black mini (+3 Favorite Team Black Border), Grady Sizemore Hometown Heroes (+1 HH)

Pack 7: (+11 points, 49 points total)

Manny Pacquiao, Chris Carpenter, Carl Crawford (+1 Favorite Team), Wade Davis, Ichiro Baseball Highlight Sketches (+3 BHS), John Buck (+2 SP), Portraits of Penultimacy Toto (+3 PP), Minds That Made the Future Gregor Mendel (+2 MTMF)

Pack 8: (+4 points, 53 points total)

Clayton Kershaw (+2 OFP), Chase Utley, Mariano Rivera (-1 Yankee), Michael Bourn, Evan Longoria, Ty Wigginton, Derek Lowe Ginter back mini (+2 AG), Billy Butler Hometown Heroes (+1 HH)

Pack 9: (+9 points, 62 points total)

Maxim Shmyrev, Ichiro, Nick Swisher (-1 Yankee), Carlos Zambrano, Dallas Braden Baseball Highlight Sketches (+3 BHS), Mike Stanton (+2 SP), Portraits of Penultimacy Meucci mini (+3 PP), Floating Fortresses USS Cairo (+2 FF)

Pack 10: (+7 points, 69 points total)

Rudy Ruettiger, Ian Desmond, Neftali Feliz, Jose Reyes, Carlos Ruiz, Mike Pelfrey Ginter Code (+4 GC and SP), Nelson Cruz Ginter back mini (+2 AG), Chipper Jones Hometown Heroes (+1 HH)

So, after 10 packs of 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter goodness, I have 69 points towards Gint-A-Cuffs III. The current leader as of right now has 232 total points. At 24 packs, I am on pace for 175 which won’t do. But don’t worry, I know I have a few key cards up my sleeve. Remember, we haven’t had any hits yet!

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