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Players Age

Can someone please explain to me why
Some players come into the leagues a year older than the should be??

Re: Players Age

Post is seriously lacking detail but basically players come in at the age they started the season (how baseball reference has them listed). But I don’t know if you are referring to auto leagues, 2019 leagues, a custom league you are in, etc. example players?

Re: Re: Players Age

well as an example oral hershiser came into the majors in 1984 age 25
in a league im in he joined my team season 1984 age 26
im asking the commissioner to adjust his age but we will wait an see about that request
still it shouldnt have happened

Re: Players Age

This is why in all leagues I run with real historical players, I have all owners comb bbref and send me the age edits. Its common. VERY common.

You don't truly see how often it happens until you have 12-16 owners send them in. Its not unheard of to have 6-8 of every 25 players have wrong ages. Almost always 1 yr older. But there is the occasional 2-3 yr difference that makes you scratch your head.