Shirt Contest: The Glove Trick

I assembled my glove trick today.

It’s the first time that I put the glove trick together since I had my glove redone this winter. The tape was used to tape the pen to a strap on the glove so it won’t fall out on the field. The pen holds the glove open. The rubber band holds the ball in place.

Amy, Olivia and I went to a deserted mall parking lot and I placed five balls on the ground. I then went up to the second level of the parking garage. From a height of about twenty feet, I glove tricked the five balls.

The height is way more challenging than the six foot wall at PNC Park. There was a wind to deal with today too, of about 15 mph. This was my first practice with the glove trick since the end of 2011.

Your challenge is this:

Guess how long it took to glove trick all 5 balls. You guesses should be in intervals of 5 seconds. For example, a guess could be 0:05, and that’s all you’d have to post in the comments.
I will also give each commenter 2 guesses. You can use both right away, or be strategic and save one or both for later, as I will close this contest after the FIRST CORRECT ANSWER.

I will then post the video for your entertainment and proof.

The winner gets this shirt:

Its never been worn, its one of the many free shirt giveaways from PNC Park that I got in 2011. It’s a size XL, but the PNC park giveaway shirts wear about a size small, so it fits almost like a large.

Good luck!

Contest closed. Here’s the video:

I’ve determined that the official time is 5:05.

I’ve got to get to bed, so I’ll comb through the responses, do the math, see who’s closest,  announce the winner, and email them tomorrow.

Goodnight all.

22 Comments

1 minute and 45 seconds?
-Quinn from nybisons
http://www.nybisons.mlblogs.com

3 minutes and 30 seconds? If nobody guessed the right time, does the closet guess then win?
-Quinn from nybisons
http://www.nybisons.mlblogs.com

4 minutes and 13 seconds?

2 minutes and 54 seconds?

7 minutes and 30 seconds?

9 minutes 25 seconds. Im either going to be really close or WAAAAY off.
-Ethan

http://teenredsfan.mlblogs.com/

Same here Teen Reds Fan.
-Quinn from nybisons
http://www.nybisons.mlblogs.com

3 minutes 42 seconds.

5:55

6 minutes and 15 seconds

16 minutes and 40 seconds

4 minutes and 45 seconds

14 minutes and 33 seconds

9:05

8 minutes, 35 seconds.

14 minutes, 20 seconds.

6 minutes 25 seconds

8 minutes 50 seconds

6 minutes and 5 seconds

Big Glove Bob

3 minutes 35 seconds, 7 minutes 10 seconds.

8 minutes and 40 seconds. As an aside, are you going to be posting your travel plans soon? It would be cool if we were in KC or at Miller at the same time.

5 minutes 5 seconds…. lol

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