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Want to Win a Personalized Message from a Cubs Player? Get Your Contest Shoes On


Ever wanted to hang out with your favorite Chicago Cubs player? Maybe just for a day? What would you do? Where would you go? What would you have him sign?


No, I can’t give you a day with your favorite Cubs player. But I can give three of you an Egraph, which may be the next best thing.

I’ve discussed Egraphs here before, but in case you forgot, the gist is this: Egraphs are a next generation autograph that provides a personal interaction with your favorite player*, including a personal written and voice message made just for you. Here’s an example from David Price:


It’s all digital, so you can take it anywhere – and in the digital age, it’s just as permanent as a piece of paper. But this one comes with a personal message and an audio recording, too. Here’s another example from Kerry Wood – make sure to click play so you can hear the message, too. I am officially jealous of “Bob.”


In short, these things are badass. And I’m not just saying that because of the contest.

But this IS a contest, and that’s where your lucky self comes in. I’ve got three to give away (you choose who you want from the list below, as long as they don’t sell out between now and the end of the contest), and three ways to win (with one winner coming from each avenue):

(1) Enter on Twitter. Basically, you “follow” BN on Twitter, find the tweet about this contest on BN’s Twitter, and you retweet it. That’s it. Make sure you’re available to be contacted by direct message if you’re the lucky winner.


(2) Enter on Facebook. Basically, you “like” BN on Facebook, find the post about this contest on the BN Facebook Wall, and drop a comment about what you’d do with your favorite Cubs player if you had a day to hang out with them. (Let’s keep it clean …. ) That’s it. Make sure to check your Facebook messages after the contest ends to see if you won – you may actually have to go into your messages to see if you’ve got one from me (Facebook thinks that messages from pages like BN must necessarily be spam (sigh), so it sometimes screens them out, and doesn’t display that you’ve got a message. You can still find it, though, if you just click into your messages manually).

(3) Enter in the comments here. Basically, you just drop a comment about what you’d do with your favorite Cubs player if you had a day to hang out with them. (Again, clean.) That’s it.

I’ll pick a random winner from each avenue, and contact you when the contest ends tomorrow evening at 8pm CT. That’s Friday, November 16 at 8pm CT. Enter by then if you want to win. Yes, you can enter all three ways, but no, you can’t win three times.


Good luck!


*Well, assuming your favorite player participates – not all of them do, but it’s a pretty healthy selection. And you don’t have to choose a Cubs player, obviously.


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.