All Forums > SimLeague Baseball > Theme League Classifieds > Boyhood Heroes Twist League - waitlisting
4/28/2013 7:01 PM (edited)
Remember that team you rooted for and lived and died with back in the day?  This league will pay homage to those teams that, regardless of the standings, had you poring over boxscores and listening to your transistor radios late into the night.

Take any team by year that you followed back when you were a kid... say, up to age 17.  For me it was the 1969 Seattle Pilots, who stayed for one not so glorious season in my hometown when I was 13.  My Dad took us to about half a dozen games that year including the Yankee game with the famous brawl chronicled in Jim Bouton's Ball Four.

Then, twist any player who appeared on the roster according to Baseballreference.com... for those new to the twist, that means you can draft any season for your roster players.

FREE AGENT OPTION - You will be allowed ONE Free Agent from any other team from that season (no twisting) provided their salary is not higher than your highest hitter's salary if you select a hitter, or your highest pitcher's salary if you select a pitcher.

Teams will be exclusive by year.

MLB105278
Salary Cap $90M
No AAA, WW, DH, clones, trades, injuries or live play
Play in the home park of your selected team
24 teams - random realignment
5/13/2013 5:24 PM (edited)
OWNER LIST - name in bold indicates team has been entered

01. finn2030 - 1969 Seattle Pilots @ Sicks Stadium
02. alston - 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers @ Ebbets Field
03. kriz - 1989 San Francisco Giants @ Candlestick Park

04. celticus - 1964 Phillies @ Connie Mack Stadium
05. alleyviper - 1999 Indians @ Jacobs Field
06. tjefferson - 1993 Mets @ Shea Stadium
07. dodgebob - 1978 Red Sox @ Fenway Park
08. good_beef - 1974 Royals @ Royals Stadium
09. mac195 - 1971 Red Sox @ Fenway Park
10. sjstapleton - 1977 California Angels @ Anaheim Stadium
11. cholatse - 1978 Texas Rangers @ Arlington Stadium
12. pinotfan - 1972 Oakland Athletics @ Oakland Coliseum
13. cats46563 - 1998 San Francisco Giants @ 3Com Park
14. dlchow - 1987 Toronto Blue Jays @ Exhibition Stadium
15. llcoach - 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates @ Three Rivers Stadium
16. soxfanj1995 - 1983 Chicago White Sox @ Comiskey Park I
17. toddcommish - 1971 San Francisco Giants @ Candlestick Park
18. craig479 - 1970 San Francisco Giants @ Candlestick Park
19. sinfonian11 - 1992 Chicago Cubs @ Wrigley Field
20. poppapomp - 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers @ Ebbets Field
21. imladris12 - 1967 St Louis Cardinals @ Busch Stadium
22. sakensei - 1986 New York Mets
23. ddodge02 - 1990 St Louis Cardinals
24. terry00 - 1979 New York Yankees

WAITLIST


dweezil - 1987 Minnesota Twins



4/24/2013 2:18 PM
1956 Brooklyn Dodgers
4/24/2013 4:43 PM
re: the free agent rule, do you have to use that season of the FA or can you twist the FA as well?
4/24/2013 4:45 PM
1998 New York Yankees for me.
4/24/2013 4:52 PM
Welcome alston & bklynbruzer... thanks for starting us off.
4/24/2013 4:56 PM (edited)
Posted by alleyviper on 4/24/2013 4:43:00 PM (view original):
re: the free agent rule, do you have to use that season of the FA or can you twist the FA as well?
If you choose to draft a Free Agent, then he must be from the same year as your roster team... example: I could have one player from 1969 from any team that year, provided they met the salary requirement.  I added "no twisting" to the Free Agent rule.
4/24/2013 4:59 PM
1972 Philadelphia Phillies, please.
4/24/2013 5:06 PM (edited)
edit: I'm in with a Mets team, I should prob do some research though
4/24/2013 5:02 PM
Alright, I'll hop in with the '99 Indians
4/24/2013 5:50 PM
Gonna go with the "Worst Team Money Can Buy," the 1993 New York Mets. Not going to be a lot of non-twists on this baby.
4/24/2013 6:54 PM (edited)
Edit: nothing

4/24/2013 7:11 PM
Welcome celticus, alleyviper & tjefferson.
4/24/2013 8:01 PM
I'm going to make a switch to the first team I ever watched.  I was only five years old and didn't really understand what was happening, but I knew it wasn't good:  The 1964 Phillies.
4/24/2013 8:14 PM
Posted by celticus on 4/24/2013 8:01:00 PM (view original):
I'm going to make a switch to the first team I ever watched.  I was only five years old and didn't really understand what was happening, but I knew it wasn't good:  The 1964 Phillies.
That was a tough season for the Phils... change noted.
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