February 2, 2015

The winners of the 2014 Bip Awards are ...

The last two weeks have been fun for The Bip Awards. Lots of campaigning and lots of people pushing to get collectors to come and vote in the awards.

Given our little community, I appreciate everyone who took the time to vote for their favorites. We had over 200 votes in almost every category -- I have no idea if that is a lot, but I was happy with the turnout.

Here are your 2014 Bip Award winners (percentage of vote is in parenthesis):

Social Media: Best Instagram account: TheSnortingBull (29.29%)

Social Media: Best Twitter feed: WatchTheBreaks (40.14%)

Blog you wish would come back: Wax Heaven (26.09%)

Best recurring subject: Night Owl Cards - Awesome night card (40.94%)

Best non-sports blog: Cardboard Junkie (52.98%)

Best non-baseball blog (sports-related): Sports Card Uncensored (42.74%)

Most generous blogger: Jaybarkerfan (44.12%)

Best industry-related news source: Cardboard Connection (61.32%)

Rookie of the Year (Best new blog): Off-Hiatus Baseball Cards (43.41%)

Blog of the Year: Night Owl Cards (30.05%)

Now, let's get the 2015 card season started!


  1. Well-deserved wins, all. Congrats, guys!

  2. Thanks for putting this together and thanks for the votes!

  3. That's like the Night Owl's 18th win in a row!!

  4. I agree with Night Owl in saying Thank you to Suzy for putting these awards together and, also, thank you to everyone who voted for me.

    Next task on the list: avoiding a sophomore jinx.

  5. Congratulations to the winners and thank you for making our online community such a great place!

    (and thanks to ACP for coordinating the effort!)

    - @ryanspitch

  6. Congrats to all. I wasn't even aware of the contest until now because of some medical issues that had be sidelined, but this is a really cool idea! And thank you to all who voted for The Cardboard Connection, it is greatly appreciated. And thanks for putting this together Suzy! And Night Owl, you rule, have been silently enjoying it for years now.

  7. Thank you for the votes! Congratulations to all of the winners!

  8. Thanks for hosting this! Honored to have been mentioned and to have been chosen!

  9. Hmm... now what crazy stunt can I pull to get nominated next time around? ;)

    Congrats to all the winners! You are all truly deserving!