Friday, January 20, 2017

3000


I did an "All I've Got of Him" with Cap Anson yesterday for a specific reason...3,000.

Anson is the only player with 3,000 hits as a member of the Chicago National League Ball Club.

But there's more to 3000 today.

This is Wrigley Wax post #3,000.

Post #1 was on December 30, 2008.  Since then it's been:
2009 - 401 posts
2010 - 384
2011 - 366
2012 - 368
2013 - 365
2014 - 365
2015 - 364
2016 - 366
2017 - 20

Add 'em up and you get a nice round 3000.  You can also see that other than the first couple years, I've been pretty consistent with a post a day.  I guess if you do that long enough you reach 3000.

I did.

I was worried early on with having enough topics for posts.  I guess I've gotten over that by now.  And I'll get to Ty Cobb and Pete Rose territory on October 16, 2019, when I get to #4,000.

10 comments:

  1. Congratulations on the massive milestone! This should assure your inclusion in the Cardblog Hall of Fame.

    Speaking of which, shouldn't there be a Cardblog Hall of Fame?

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  2. Congrats. IT ain't easy being that consistent with blogging. There are times I wish I could do the 1 post a day thing. Of course I'd have to cheat by scheduling most of them. The occasional computer or internet glitch effects posting consistency as does ones heath sometimes.

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  3. I schedule all of my posts. Most I write the night before, but there are times when I know I'm going to be busy that I have several lined up and ready to go.

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  4. Congrats. I've been called consistent but that kind of consistency is beyond my realm.

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  5. Congrats! I am on a big of a blogging roll (20 posts so far in 2017) but I don't know if I could ever go daily. It must be fun though, 3000 posts...wow! What has been your most popular post?

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  6. You're the Cal Ripken, Jr. of the cardboard blogs! Congrats!

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  7. Congrats on 3000! All through the Spring and Summer (and hopefully a lot of the fall) you can continue to blog about the World Series Champion Cubs. :)

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  8. Congrats on 3000! The team sure has rewarded your dedication by bringing us a championship, keep up the great work!

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