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5/15/2013 9:27 PM (edited)
Cuppa Joe Twist III is now in the playoffs... time to order up another venti four shot americano.

There have been well over 900 players in MLB history who have appeared in just one game... think Moonlight Graham.  Baseballreference.com has that list of players with the years and dates of those games in their "Frivolities" section under Cups of Coffee.  I've played in various Coffee leagues here over the years and they're always fun to research.  This one will play out thusly:

We'll be using players who appeared in just one game from 1885-2012.  Select a player from the "Coffee" list and note the year, date & team of his one appearance.  Then go to that team's page (by year) and click on "Schedules & Results" to find out which team he appeared against on that date.  You can use both rosters for that year to make your team. Use any player that appears on either roster according to bbr.com, twisted to any season. 

There will be 6/2 below average AAA and depending on whether your Cup of Coffee guy was a pitcher or hitter, each team will call up one (and only one) AAA player and rename them to your Coffee guy's actual name.  Your Cup of Coffee AAA callup must remain on the big league roster all season and have at least 25IP or 50AB during the regular season for your team to qualify for the playoffs.  I will allow each team to draft ONE 200K player if there aren't any twistable low salary guys on your 2 rosters... this player MUST be sent down for your one Cup of Coffee callup.

Blacklist - The 72 Cup of Coffee players used in seasons I - III are blacklisted.


When signing up, list your Coffee player's appearance date, year, team played for and against and stadium played in.

$110M salary cap
AAA - 6/2 below avg but only one may be called up
No WW, DH, clones, trades or live play
Injuries turned off
Use the stadium your Cup of Coffee guy played in
24 teams Random realignment


BLACKLISTED PLAYERS

Pete Allen
Walter Alston
Rugger Ardizoa
Honey Barnes
Lou Bauer
Ivan Bigler
Red Bird
Travis Chapman
Joe Cobb
Earl Cook
Art Corcoran 
Ed Corey
Art Daney
Bob Daughters
Bob Davidson
Radhames Dyckhoff
Jake Eisenhart 
Rick Engle
Russ Ennis
Fred Eunick
Joe Fautsch
Ramon Fermin
Wilbur Fisher
Larry Fritz
Ralph Gagliano 
Adam Greenberg
Lee Gronkiewicz
Mickey Harrington
Bob Hegman 
Greg Heydeman
Harley Hisner
Vern Holtgrave
Earl Howard
Jesse Hudson
Elvio Jimenez
Duke Kelleher - season 3 champ
Corey Lee 
John LeRoy
John Lickert 
Clem Llewellyn
Steve Lomasney
Ramon Manon
Bob Mavis
Doc McMahon
Phil Mudrock
Floyd Newkirk 
Heinie Odom
Mike Palagyi
Kewpie Pennington
Pete Rambo 
Leroy Reams
Jim Rutherford - season 1 champ
Jay Sborz
Ray Shook
Danny Silva
Dave Skeels
Roe Skidmore
Roger Slagle
Karl Spongberg 
Irv Stein
Dick Thoenen 
Allan Travers
Matt Tupman
Frank Verdi
Eduardo Villacis
George Washburn
Buck Washer - season 2 champ
Stefan Weaver
Terry Wilhusen
George Yantz
Charles Yingling
Bart Zeller
 
5/27/2013 10:17 PM (edited)
OWNER LIST

01. finn2030 - Ralph Shafer 1914 Pirates & Giants @ Polo Grounds V
02. toddcommish - Clint Compton 1972 Phillies & Cubs @ Wrigley Field
03. dodgebob - Ernie Ovitz 1911 Pirates & Cubs @ Westside Grounds
04. dlchow - Gary Lane 1977 Royals & Athletics @ Oakland Coliseum
05. dweigel - Cy Neighbors 1908 Pirates & Cubs @ Westside Grounds
06. professorjon - Gary Martz 1975 Brewers & Royals @ Royal Stadium
07. cholatse - Rome Chambers 1900 Giants & Beaneaters @ Southend Grounds III
08. DarthDurron - Dick Bates 1969 Athletics & Pilots @ Sicks Stadium
09. mulder - Razor Ledbetter 1915 Indians & Tigers @ Navin Stadium
10. elsa - Charlie Zink 2008 Rangers & Red Sox @ Fenway Park
11. elduro25 - Christian Parker 2001 Blue Jays & Yankees @ Yankee Stadium II
12. spoonfed - Tyson Brummett 2012 Phillies & Nationals @ Nationals Park
13. alston - Tim Plodinec 1972 Cardinals & Dodgers @ Dodger Stadium
14. calhoop - Steamboat Struss 1934 Pirates & Cubs @ Wrigley Field
15. fatboydad54 - Chief Chouneau 1910 Tigers & White Sox @ Southside Park III
16. CSRB1980 - Beiker Graterol 1999 Tigers & Yankees @ Yankee Stadium II
17. bixman51 - Ben Rochefort 1914 Senators & Athletics @ Shibe Park
18. tdoak - Jim Paciorek 1963 Mets & Colt 45's @ Colt Stadium
19. specsman - Pedro Villarreal 2012 Phillies & Reds @ Great American Ballpark
20. daddyzander - Johnny O'Connor 1916 Cubs & Phillies @ Baker Bowl
21. ddodge02 - Larry Yount 1971 Braves & Astros @ Astrodome
22. richabbs - Bun Troy 1912 Senators & Tigers @ Navin Field
23. Big_T - Shannon Withem 1998 Blue Jays & Devil Rays @ Tropicana Field
24. covman2003 - Jeff Shaver 1988 Athletics & Indians @ Cleveland Stadium

5/14/2013 12:00 PM
I am in again but I am still researching
5/14/2013 2:10 PM
Welcome back mulder.
5/14/2013 2:43 PM
TBD please
5/14/2013 3:02 PM
Okay, Charlie Zink; 8/12/08; Texas @ Boston (Zink) // FENWAY
5/14/2013 3:14 PM
SP Christian Parker - 2001 Yankees vs Blue Jays
5/14/2013 3:28 PM
Posted by elsa on 5/14/2013 3:02:00 PM (view original):
Okay, Charlie Zink; 8/12/08; Texas @ Boston (Zink) // FENWAY
I remember that game! It doesn't hurt that Zink was a knuckleballer, and the Rangers are my favorite team.

The Rangers scored 17 that game...and lost. Only time in AL history IIRC.
5/14/2013 3:45 PM
Can I obtain a spot? Just need to research and make a selection
5/14/2013 4:10 PM
I would go with P Tyson Brummett - 2012 October 3 - Nationals V.S Phillies
5/14/2013 6:25 PM
I would like to join.  Tim Plodinec
5/14/2013 6:48 PM
Rome Chambers - Boston Americans v. New York Giants May 7, 1900 at Southend Grounds III.
5/14/2013 7:06 PM
I would like to get in if there is room.
5/14/2013 10:36 PM
Welcome elsa, elduro25, spoonfed, alston & calhoop.

14 in already!

5/14/2013 11:37 PM
In with Chief Chouneau...Oct. 9, 1910 Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers @ South Side Park II.
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