Someone asked about the Paul Quantrill card on page three. He played in twenty-two games for the Padres in 2005. The card is from a team issued Upper Deck set.
Here is page four after the balloting was completed. Valdez got eight votes, Santiago got seven and Boch got one.
It is amazing the way people vote when you talk about a personal connection with a player. So here is my personal connection with some of the players on this page.
I watched Bip Roberts play High School Baseball, Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball. I talked to him a few times when he was at AAA about people from his high school that I knew.
My younger son, who will be thirty-one in eleven days is named after Dave Dravecky. We have met and spoken with Dave a couple of times and somewhere I have a photo of the two Daves together.
One night after a Beavers game some of the players for the Las Vegas Stars didn't want to cram into the team van so I offered to give them a ride to the hotel. Rafael Valdez was the only player I remember.
Here is the first battle of page five. It is a three way battle between a couple of catchers and an outfielder. One of the three was born just down the road in Corvallis, Oregon.
Your vote gets you entered into a contest after the ninety-ninth card.
Do you civic duty and vote for whomever you want if you haven't already. Democracy needs an involved electorate.