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MLB 1999 It's A Grand Old Game.

1998 League Champion - The Los Angeles Dodgers


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1998 AL Champion - The California Angels (bhicks42)
1996 and 97 League Champion - The Cleveland Indians (ab1958)
1997 NL Champion: The Philadelphia Phillies (Fightingtigers)
1995 League Champion and 1996 NL Champion: The Chicago Cubs (Elgoato)

Opening Day !!!


1998 season begins at 9am EST Friday !!

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Welcome to the league

It's a Grand Old Game is a historical real progression league started in 1960 and run by Commissioner Willbhere.
The road has had some bumps but there are owners that have been since the beginning and I'm sure would agree this is a pretty good and competitive league.

Jones blasts off, leads Braves to win

Andruw Jones blasted 2 homers, lifting the Braves to a 9-1 win over New York. | Box

Bonds powers Angels to win over Brewers

Barry Bonds blasted 2 homers, lifting the Angels to a 10-1 win over Milwaukee. Anaheim's Orlando Merced had 4 RBIs. | Box

Segui blasts off, leads Pirates to win

David Segui blasted 2 homers, lifting the Pirates to a 5-1 win over St. Louis. | Box

Rapp makes history, tosses no-hitter

Rapp made history for the Giants last night, tossing a no-hitter against the Dodgers. San Francisco won by a score of 6-0. | Box

Orioles can't contain Williams, fall 6-3

Bernie Williams was on his game, knocking in 3 runs in New York's 6-3 victory over the Orioles. Williams also had 3 hits in the game. | Box


WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

C. Floyd, Expos .4093 HR9 RBI
M. Quinn, Royals .2673 HR11 RBI
B. Giles, Indians .3484 HR7 RBI
C. Jones, Braves .4123 HR9 RBI
O. Merced, Angels .4673 HR7 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

J. Hammonds, Orioles 2 for 23 (.087)
C. Paquette, Tigers 0 for 21 (.000)
A. Gonzalez, Red Sox 4 for 22 (.182)
A. Fox, Braves 1 for 20 (.050)
J. Vidro, Expos 2 for 18 (.111)

Leaders: HR

M. McGwire, Athletics 29
B. Giles, Indians 23
M. Quinn, Royals 23
K. Griffey, Cardinals 22
C. Jones, Braves 22

Leaders: SO

R. Johnson, Expos 112
P. Martinez, Dodgers 100
K. Millwood, Braves 76
P. Astacio, Red Sox 75
K. Foulke, White Sox 74

1998 Supplemental Draft

Congrats! Your draft has concluded. Here are the final results.
C Redmond, Mike
Reds on 8/31/2021 7:25 AM
2B Berg, Dave
Tigers on 8/31/2021 6:51 PM
1B Ibanez, Raul
Yankees on 8/31/2021 7:49 PM
3B Greene, Willie
Pirates on 9/1/2021 4:13 AM
P Arrojo, Rolando
Mets on 9/1/2021 5:08 AM
OF Garcia, Karim
Cubs on 9/1/2021 5:13 AM
2B Cairo, Miguel
Brewers on 9/1/2021 5:19 AM
DH Sorrento, Paul
Twins on 9/1/2021 6:45 AM
P Darensbourg, Vic
Rangers on 9/1/2021 7:31 AM
SS Gonzalez, Alex
Cardinals on 9/1/2021 10:38 AM
OF Dellucci, David
Padres on 9/1/2021 2:15 PM
P Silva, Jose
White Sox on 9/1/2021 4:15 PM
OF Winn, Randy
Red Sox (User List) on 9/2/2021 9:00 AM
P Dempster, Ryan
Athletics on 9/2/2021 9:02 AM
P Portugal, Mark
Giants on 9/2/2021 9:09 AM
2B Bournigal, Rafael
Angels on 9/2/2021 11:27 AM
OF Magee, Wendell
Expos on 9/2/2021 11:41 AM
P Yan, Esteban
Royals on 9/2/2021 12:55 PM
SS Castro, Juan
Braves (User List) on 9/3/2021 9:33 AM
3B Andrews, Shane
Orioles on 9/3/2021 12:06 PM
OF O'Leary, Troy
Phillies on 9/3/2021 2:28 PM
OF Cameron, Mike
Dodgers on 9/3/2021 2:43 PM
P McElroy, Chuck
Indians on 9/3/2021 3:40 PM
P Woodall, Brad
Astros on 9/3/2021 3:44 PM
P Karl, Scott
Reds (User List) on 9/3/2021 10:25 PM
OF Brown, Adrian
Tigers (User List) on 9/3/2021 10:26 PM
3B Smith, Bobby
Yankees on 9/4/2021 4:16 AM
P Taylor, Billy
Pirates on 9/4/2021 7:12 AM
2B Fox, Andy
Mets (User List) on 9/4/2021 7:22 AM
C Estalella, Bobby
Cubs (User List) on 9/4/2021 4:38 PM
P Rodriguez, Felix
Brewers (User List) on 9/4/2021 9:32 PM
P Carrasco, Hector
Twins on 9/4/2021 9:42 PM
P Saunders, Tony
Rangers on 9/5/2021 8:47 AM
1B Lee, Travis
Cardinals on 9/5/2021 1:33 PM
P Telgheder, Dave
Padres on 9/5/2021 2:49 PM
P Santana, Julio
White Sox on 9/5/2021 7:21 PM
P Wasdin, John
Red Sox on 9/6/2021 7:21 AM
P Nelson, Jeff
Athletics on 9/6/2021 7:47 AM
2B Baerga, Carlos
Giants on 9/6/2021 9:50 AM
C Manwaring, Kirt
Angels on 9/6/2021 10:02 AM
P Powell, Jeremy
Expos on 9/6/2021 10:10 AM
P Sanchez, Jesus
Royals on 9/6/2021 5:43 PM
2B Lewis, Mark
Braves on 9/6/2021 6:05 PM
P McCarthy, Greg
Orioles on 9/7/2021 3:50 AM
P Scanlan, Bob
Phillies on 9/7/2021 5:21 AM
P King, Curtis
Dodgers (Commish) on 9/7/2021 5:24 AM
P Jones, Bobby
Indians on 9/7/2021 5:30 AM
C Brown, Kevin
Astros on 9/7/2021 5:37 AM

Latest Results
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1/19/2022Brewers @ AngelsWatch  Box
1/19/2022Cardinals @ PiratesWatch  Box
1/19/2022Red Sox @ TwinsWatch  Box
1/19/2022Indians @ RangersWatch  Box
1/19/2022Phillies @ AstrosWatch  Box
1/19/2022Dodgers @ GiantsWatch  Box
1/19/2022Athletics @ White SoxWatch  Box
1/19/2022Orioles @ YankeesWatch  Box
1/19/2022Tigers @ RoyalsWatch  Box
1/19/2022Expos @ CubsWatch  Box
1/19/2022Padres @ RedsWatch  Box
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Latest Public Board Post
1/20/2022 Ballpark Dimension - SetupRitzCards2
It's interesting to see all of the different strategies.

I think it's relatively easy to see in hindsight, which doesn't help you here. But I think you'll find that you often draft similar players in your leagues... Check your season-long ranks in average and slugging. If you tend to rank higher in Average, go with Big Disadvantage. If higher in Slugging, go with Big Advantage.

That said, I've found average to be expensive in drafts and slugging to be cheap. And no matter how much a league values dW, it's undervalued.

My teams always end up pretty high in D plays and SLG/OPS and pretty low in AVE. So I want Big Boost everywhere. Home run or bust on offense with good defense. Try to win 3-1.

Lots of good players disagree, though!
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