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1/27/2013 10:42 PM (edited)
Introducing…the Random Pentathlon. The pentathlon is an athletic contest comprising five different events. The Random Pentathlon features five challenging random theme “events” -  you will draft five players representing each one:

  1. Random Postseason Teams: Draft one player from each of five randomly drawn, nonexclusive postseason teams from the World Series era (1903-2012).
  2. Random Last Place Teams: Draft one player from each of five randomly drawn, nonexclusive teams that finished last in their respective leagues or divisions (1885-2012).
  3. Random Birthdays: Draft one player born on each of five randomly selected calendar dates.
  4. Random Years: Draft one player from each of five years from the SLB epoch (1885-2012) selected at random.
  5. Baseball-Reference.com Random Pages*: Five pages selected at random by the Baseball-Reference.com “Random Page” feature. Any player cited on Baseball-Reference pages for teams, leagues, leaders, fielding, etc., is eligible. *Player profile pages must present at least five (5) eligible SLB seasons.



RULES
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-$120M cap
-WIS Standard 24 team league (4/4/4 each league)
-No DH, WW, AAA, Trades, or Clones
-No twisting – random selections that are year specific must come from that year
-Injuries on
-Use any ballpark
-Live play okay, not required

1/28/2013 11:08 PM (edited)
INTERESTED OWNERS:

1) jballot
2) slainte
3) specsman
4) finn2030
5) dlchow
6) mulder
7) brucel
8) dorkster
9) skunk206
10) hoosfirst
11) dodgebob
12) erne6
13) dippydoinger
14) cholatse
15) buckimike
16) bigfatjew
17) happyhours
18) coolmay_one
19) winterhawk
20) wonker
21) AKlopp
22) Unnaturals
23) dilligafdbp
24)  horus_6

Wait list: 

Sitemail list: jballot; slainte; specsman; finn2030; dlchow; mulder; brucel; dorkster; skunk206; hoosfirst; dodgebob; erne6; dippydoinger; cholatse; buckimike; bigfatjew; happyhours; coolmay_one; winterhawk; wonker; AKlopp; Unnaturals; dilligafdbp; horus_6
12/21/2012 11:40 AM
Cool concept, but I'm on the fence. Cap is too large for my personal comfort.
12/21/2012 11:54 AM
Posted by reddtrain on 12/21/2012 11:40:00 AM (view original):
Cool concept, but I'm on the fence. Cap is too large for my personal comfort.
Yeah, I wasn't sure about that myself...I could see some of the draws maxing out at $110M. My thinking was that the Random Playoff and Year draws would be solid enough that it would cancel out some of the potentially weaker Birthdays, Last Place, and BR draws, maybe forcing some into a "stars and scrubs" approach. I don't know. $120M seemed reasonable given the sample draws I tried but if the overwhelming consensus is it's too high, I'm open to lowering it. Thanks for looking, reddtrain.
12/21/2012 1:36 PM
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12/21/2012 1:39 PM
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12/21/2012 2:18 PM
I'm a sucker for random leagues... in at either $110 or $120M.
12/21/2012 2:40 PM
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12/21/2012 3:05 PM
Posted by stlbombers on 12/21/2012 1:36:00 PM (view original):
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Thanks, stlbombers!

Random Postseason:
1934 St. Louis Cardinals
1964 St. Louis Cardinals
1961 New York Yankees
1997 Seattle Mariners
1998 Houston Astros

Random Last Place:
2007 Kansas City Royals
1932 Boston Red Sox
1916 St. Louis Cardinals
1995 Pittsburgh Pirates
1951 St. Louis Browns

Random Birthdays:
January 29, 2012
February 29, 2012
June 2, 2012
August 10, 2012
October 8, 2012

Random Years:
1893, 1963, 1978, 1986, 2008

BR-.com Pages:
Larry Walker profile page
1944 Boston Braves fielding stats
Allan Ramirez profile page
Yank Terry profile page
Les Cain fielding page

12/21/2012 3:18 PM
Posted by specsman on 12/21/2012 1:39:00 PM (view original):
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Thanks, specsman!

Random Postseason:
1971 San Francisco Giants
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers
2003 Boston Red Sox
1907 Detroit Tigers
2011 Arizona Diamondbacks

Random Last Place:
1904 Washington Senators
1974 Chicago Cubs
1993 San Diego Padres
1887 Indianapolis Hoosiers
1963 Washington Senators

Random Birthdays:
January 20, 2012
September 6, 2012
September 9, 2012
September 11, 2012
October 25, 2012

Random Years:
1889, 1905, 1927, 1931, 1987

BR-reference.com:
1972 Philadelphia Phillies transactions (any player linked on that page is eligible)
Bud Sheely fielding page
1941 Philadelphia Athletics schedule, box scores and splits (any player from the 1941 A's is eligible)
1926 Cleveland Indians pitching statistics
1936 Cleveland Indians fielding statistics

12/21/2012 3:31 PM
Posted by finn2030 on 12/21/2012 2:18:00 PM (view original):
I'm a sucker for random leagues... in at either $110 or $120M.
Thanks, finn2030!

Random Postseason:
1959 Chicago White Sox
1988 New York Mets
2009 Colorado Rockies
2005 Boston Red Sox
1976 Kansas City Royals

Random Last Place:
1999 Florida Marlins
1948 Chicago White Sox
1921 Philadelphia Phillies
2010 Baltimore Orioles
1998 Detroit Tigers

Random Years:
1885, 1914, 1991, 1993, 1996

Random Birthdays:
February 2, 2012
March 21, 2012
March 28, 2012
August 18, 2012
October 15, 2012

Random BR-.com pages:
1915 Buffalo Blues batting, pitching, & fielding statistics ("Buffalo Feds" in the WIS database)
1920 Cleveland Indians pitching statistics
Jim Pittsley pitching statistics page
Cy Young player page (!)
Cliff Lee player page (1920s OF, not the active LHP)

12/21/2012 3:40 PM
Posted by dlchow on 12/21/2012 2:40:00 PM (view original):
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Thanks, dlchow!

Random Postseason:
1995 Atlanta Braves
1961 Cincinnati Reds
2005 Houston Astros
1946 Boston Red Sox
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers

Random Last Place:
1888 Washington Nationals
1984 Pittsburgh Pirates
1915 Baltimore Terrapins
1992 Los Angeles Dodgers
1941 Philadelphia Phillies

Random Years:
1898, 1906, 1932, 1936, 1951

Random Birthdays:
February 15, 2012
February 27, 2012
September 5, 2012
October 13, 2012
November 26, 2012

Random BR.com pages:
1920 St. Louis Browns schedule, box scores, and splits (any member of the 1920 Browns is eligible)
Dave Hansen player page
Bill Caudill fielding statistics
Harry Moran player page
1952 Boston Red Sox pitching statistics

12/21/2012 4:36 PM
Ok you had me at random, I am in
12/21/2012 4:40 PM
i'll try
12/21/2012 5:02 PM
Posted by mulder on 12/21/2012 4:36:00 PM (view original):
Ok you had me at random, I am in
LOL, thanks mulder - knew I could count on you!

Random Postseason:
1956 Brooklyn Dodgers
2001 Seattle Mariners
1979 California Angels
1917 New York Giants
1943 St. Louis Cardinals

Random Last Place:
1988 Seattle Mariners
1965 New York Mets
1961 Philadelphia Phillies
1987 Texas Rangers
1978 Atlanta Braves

Random Years:
1937, 1952, 1953, 1980, 2001

Random Birthdays:
April 7, 2012
June 8, 2012
September 12, 2012
November 18, 2012
November 20, 2012

Random BR.com pages:
1961 San Francisco Giants pitching statistics
October 6, 1951 World Series boxscore-Yankees at Giants (any player who appeared in this game is eligible, from 1951 ONLY)
Hank Gornicki batting statistics page
1996 Baltimore Orioles schedule, box scores and splits
2002 Colorado Rockies pitching statistics

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