Cubs Free Agent Contest Update

In Major League Baseball by dmick892 Comments

The World Series ended and so did time to enter the OV Cubs free agent contest. Since I can no longer do math in spreadsheets, I handed the job off to GW who was politely agreed I'm useless. He did the work and here is who we bet our points on, in order. Player Totals Masahiro Tanaka 102 Jacoby Ellsbury …

Cubs free agent contest

In Major League Baseball, Site, Transactions by dmick8947 Comments

I'll just say right now that there is nothing to win, but bragging rights. So if you're someone wanting to win something, well, we can give you a Kyuji Fujikawa bobblehead and that's it. Seriously, if you really want the bobblehead, we'll send it along. So if that's incentive, great. Otherwise, there is none. It's a free agent contest, but …

OV's Free Agent Frenzy

In Major League Baseball by dmick89164 Comments

We figured we may as well have a free agent contest this offseason. The winner will get 5 free subscriptions to Obstructed View along with bragging rights for a full calendar year. I took the top free agents from this article. I took out Dan Haren because I can't imagine his option not being exercised. Here are the top 15 …

Obstructed View Projections Contest Results

In Projections, Site by dmick8968 Comments

Prior to the start of the season we set up an over/under projections contest. It was rather extensive so fewer people than we'd hoped entered the contest. Plus, there aren't all that many people who are dying to have an Obstructed View t-shirt. There just aren't. Really, trust us. It was a long survey. We used 11 position players and …

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Because We Have To

In Site by aisle42451 Comments

The winner of the Obstructed View Unofficially Official 2013 Chicago Cubs Slogan* Contest has been chosen. There were so many great entries, in a way you are all winners, but in a more accurate way, there was only the one winner.  By virtue of a plurality of the popular vote by our readers (and possibly members of their families), the …

Contest winners

In aside by dmick893 Comments

In order to ship The Essential Games of The Chicago Cubs to our winners, we will need home addresses. The 5 winners were listed here and Nick has won the t-shirt so we'll also need to know which t-shirt and what size he wants. If the winners could send an email to with the necessary shipping information. Your quick …

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Vote for our 2013 slogan

In Site by Obstructed View Staff68 Comments

We have chosen the 5 finalists and each person responsible for writing it will receive a copy of The Essential Games of the Chicago Cubs. We're letting you vote on the winner who will also receive an Obstructed View t-shirt. Voting is open on Facebook through next Wednesday. You can access the poll directly by clicking this link. Thanks to …

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The Essential Games of the Chicago Cubs DVD Contest

In Site by Obstructed View Staff77 Comments

This past season we used the slogan "This is a year" for the Cubs. Since the season is ending the new one unofficially beginning when this one does end, so it's time for a new slogan. We're going to let you guys come up with it. The winners will receive The Essential Games of the Chicago Cubs on DVD compliments …

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OV Contest mid-season update

In Other Topics, Projections by dmick89125 Comments

At the beginning of the season we started an over/under contest that would take wouldn't reveal a winner until the end of the season.  People chose whether a player would end the season over or under his projections. Under was a bit confusing for pitchers and I made that clear in the post. If you thought the pitcher was going …