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rkolig
03-25-2008, 04:39 PM
Batter Up! - Baseball swap

# of players: 25 maximum
Sign up by: June 15, 2008
# of cards: 3/3
Cards due by: July 1, 2008

Baseball season is coming!!
A friend of mine's son loves baseball and has recently redone his room in a baseball theme. He is 11 years old. This swap is for her/him. I hope to have enough of my cards in the end to create a framed selection of cards for him. I will probably run this swap on all 3 sites.

Swap guidelines:

Baseball must be the major theme depicted, otherwise anything goes.

All mediums welcome.
No prints or copies, unless digital of course.
All photography submitted should be original and printed on quality paper.
You may use good prints of copyright free images.
If you submit hand-drawn cards, I expect the artwork to be your own. If the artwork incorporates other work, there must be enough self-expression and altering in the piece to make it truly your work.
Put your USERNAME, real name, and swap on the backs of all your cards.
Please put all cards in clear plastic sleeves
Please nothing too bulky


Mailing Info:

Cards DUE on or before July 15, 2008
Canadian players send a SASE, I will put my return address label on your return envelope.
US players, include a mailing label, also if you could slip a US dollar somewhere in the envie to help with postage that would be great, but not required.
International participants: Please send a clearly written return label with your address. I will provide envelopes. I'll cover postage.
Put your USERNAME & SWAP & SITENAME, on the back of your return envelope
I will post your feedback when I receive your cards.
When you're ready to send, please PM me if you need my address.


Signed up:
1) Miss - Rec'd - Rec'd returns
2) Lori.rn - en route - Rec'd returns
3) lola123 - Rec'd
4) Stormarela - Rec'd - Rec'd returns
5) rkolig - Rec'd - Rec'd returns
6) Paperscraps - Rec'd - Rec'd returns
7) Jazzie - Rec'd
8) goblin_giggles - Rec'd - Rec'd returns
9) Obviousfront - Rec'd - Rec'd returns
10) Eepy - Rec'd
11) CHRISM - Rec'd - Rec'd returns

miss
03-25-2008, 09:23 PM
Ooh, I'd like to join this, please.

lori.rn
03-25-2008, 10:53 PM
I would like to join as well. We have the Charleston Riverdogs here, a farm team of the NY Yankees and owned by Bill Murray. We always get great tickets from my husband's work.

rkolig
03-26-2008, 08:39 AM
Great Miss and Lori.rn. I've got you down.

lola123
03-26-2008, 05:44 PM
touching BASE with you, may I join?

rkolig
03-26-2008, 07:41 PM
gotcha down!! Who is up to bat next?

stormarela
03-31-2008, 07:18 PM
I'm up next!

rkolig
03-31-2008, 08:51 PM
Gotcha. Better get ready to bat!

rkolig
04-05-2008, 12:20 PM
So who else is in the mood to play some baseball?

ConnieMarie
04-09-2008, 05:08 PM
Ooooh I love baseball!!!! :) I'd like to sign up please!

rkolig
04-09-2008, 09:48 PM
ConnieMarie, you're up to bat!! Thanks for joining!

miss
04-10-2008, 04:49 PM
More than half way to a complete batting order! ;)

rkolig
04-10-2008, 06:18 PM
Excellent. I'll be ready to catch them when you're done.

PaperScraps
04-13-2008, 11:56 AM
May I join?

rkolig
04-13-2008, 02:44 PM
Of course you can. I'll add you to the lineup Paperscraps.

jazzie
04-22-2008, 08:48 PM
put me in coach

rkolig
04-22-2008, 08:52 PM
Gotcha Jazzie! Hope you're ready to play!!

rkolig
05-08-2008, 08:30 PM
Just bumping this up. We can still take some players. Lets see...need a pitcher and a catcher and a couple of good runners.

PaperScraps
05-18-2008, 04:59 PM
My cards are ready. Disregard the glare. That's from my camera. :)

rkolig
05-18-2008, 06:27 PM
Oh wow! They look great! Can't wait to see them in hand.

miss
05-18-2008, 09:26 PM
Very cool, PaperScraps!

goblin_giggles
05-25-2008, 05:26 AM
I am a newbie, but I would really like to sign up for this swap. Let me know if I am welcome. :v_spin:

rkolig
05-26-2008, 11:05 AM
Goblin, you're welcome to join. I'll add you to the list.

rkolig
05-26-2008, 08:35 PM
Here is my first one for the swap.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=15912&w=s (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=15912)

obviousfront
05-30-2008, 01:35 PM
This is my first plate appearance in this league. Please sign me up

rkolig
05-30-2008, 05:57 PM
You're in Obviousfront. Hope you're a good batter. LOL

rkolig
06-02-2008, 04:50 PM
Miss, I got your cards today. They look great! And thank you for the extra.

ConnieMarie
06-04-2008, 08:03 PM
Im sorry but I am going to have to withdraw. I just can't seem to get into the spirit! :(

rkolig
06-04-2008, 08:31 PM
Thanks for letting me know Connie.

rkolig
06-05-2008, 05:15 PM
Paperscraps I got yours today. Thank you for the extra. Your cards are even better in hand.

goblin_giggles
06-05-2008, 08:36 PM
I've got three of my cards done, but havn't been able to get the 4th one for the hostess done... Hopefully will have it done by Monday and can get these in the mail on tuesday.

rkolig
06-06-2008, 07:46 AM
LOL, Thanks Goblin. All is good.

stormarela
06-18-2008, 03:18 AM
My baseball cards are going in the mail tomorrow.

eepy
06-18-2008, 11:30 PM
I'm a bit late for sign up, but I did a baseball carving a while back and I can get cards to Ontario on time... Okay?

rkolig
06-19-2008, 06:42 AM
Sounds good Eepy. I put you in the line up.

CHRISM
06-23-2008, 02:07 PM
I thought I signed up for this...but don't see my name. Bet I just imagined it!! Can I get in? Cards are done. If so, please PM me with your address.

Thanks!!

rkolig
06-23-2008, 05:07 PM
I added you CHRISM.

Stormarela, your cards came today. Very nice! Thanks for the extra and the playing cards.

jazzie
06-24-2008, 11:52 PM
rkolig: my cards went to the post office today - fingers crossed!

rkolig
06-25-2008, 07:07 AM
Thanks Jazzie, can't wait to see em in hand. That part is the best part of hosting. Just seeing all the cards.

rkolig
06-25-2008, 09:01 PM
Here's my 2nd card for this swap.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=20876&w=s (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=20876&w=s)

rkolig
06-27-2008, 06:02 PM
Eepy, I got yours today. They're great. Thanks for the extra.

lori.rn
07-02-2008, 10:31 AM
Here is a peek at my cards.

rkolig
07-02-2008, 10:40 AM
Looking good Lori. Can't wait to see them in hand.

miss
07-02-2008, 01:12 PM
Very cool, lori!

rkolig
07-03-2008, 05:19 PM
Mail call! I got Lola123s and CHRISMs cards today. Great job both of you.

Chris, I didn't even notice at first that the one stamp was a "cheater".

obviousfront
07-03-2008, 11:06 PM
Got my cards posted today. Had to go into extra innings but made it to the post office on time.
So was using a pink paint marker and had an extra glob of wet stuff on a piece of scrap cardboard. Our cat Skittles comes by and sits down on the scrap and gets pink paint all over her butt. She's a clown anyway, but this will be one of her famous stories.

rkolig
07-04-2008, 08:18 AM
Well can't wait to see if you hit a home run!!

rkolig
07-04-2008, 04:39 PM
Jazzie, I got your cards today. They turned out great. I love those old baseball pics.

Thanks for the extra.

rkolig
07-07-2008, 05:24 PM
Goblin Giggles, I got your cards today. Thanks for the extra! Love the ta-tas one!!

lori.rn
07-10-2008, 11:24 PM
I wonder where my cards are????

rkolig
07-11-2008, 05:40 AM
ObviousFront, your cards came yesterday. You were the only one so far to take the food angle. How funny. Thanks for the extra and the little capacitator dude. How cute!

rkolig
07-11-2008, 05:40 AM
Lori, hopefully they'll be here soon.

rkolig
07-11-2008, 03:50 PM
Lori, yours came today, so you can relax hun! Thanks for the extra!!

lori.rn
07-11-2008, 04:15 PM
I just don't understand why it takes so long for mail to go between our two countries! I can mail a letter to my friend in Scotland and she gets it in 4 days.

rkolig
07-11-2008, 04:31 PM
Yeah, I know. It's frustrating.

rkolig
07-13-2008, 06:19 PM
All the cards are packed up and will go out in tomorrows mail. Thanks for playing everyone! We made a good team!

rkolig
07-14-2008, 09:36 AM
I made a total of 4 on this theme, so here are my last 2.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=24373&w=s (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=24373) http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=24372&w=s (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=24372)

stormarela
07-21-2008, 06:03 PM
Wonderful baseball cards have arrived! Thank you rkolig for hostessing, and thanks also to PaperScraps, MynameisJenn, and CHRISM. Super fantastic cards!

rkolig
07-21-2008, 06:22 PM
Yay! The team members are arriving at their new homes!

PaperScraps
07-28-2008, 10:06 PM
I returned home from vacation to find my awesome cards from lori.rn, stormarela and jazzie. Thanks to everyone! :)

obviousfront
08-03-2008, 12:25 PM
Thanks for cards from Goblin, Miss and Jazzie and to our host