MLB: Throwback 1979

Preseason schedule

Friday 1/3: Progression, 1979 real stat change on, drops on, trades on, edit details on, if requested.

Saturday 1/4: Imports, Waiver page on. To use, "sign" players from the pool.

Monday 1/6: Rosters should be at 25/15 or below by 9pm EST. Waiver round run by commissioner.

Tueaday 1/7: Season starts after 9am EST. Waiver rounds run after each game day.

1978 World Series Champion

1978 World Series Champion
The Baltimore Orioles (ndekar).

Welcome to MLB Throwback 1978

Welcome to MLB Throwback. Historical league began in 1970. 1978 is here.

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Holtzman dominates, Cubs win 3-2

Ken Holtzman was brilliant last night, allowing just 2 hits over 8 innings, leading the Cubs to a 3-2 win over the Pirates. | Box

Tate tosses shutout for Tigers

New York is hoping not to see Randy Tate again for a long while. Tate went the distance, leading Detroit to a 2-0 victory. | Box

Fisk sparks 4-2 win for Red Sox

Carlton Fisk's hot bat helped the Red Sox to a 4-2 win over the Indians. Fisk collected 4 hits in the game. | Box

Rangers ride Coleman to victory over White Sox

Joe Coleman was brilliant last night, allowing just 4 hits over 9 innings, leading the Rangers to a 4-1 win over the White Sox. | Box

Stearns blasts off, leads Mets to win

John Stearns blasted 2 homers, lifting the Mets to a 4-3 win over Los Angeles. | Box

WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

G. Templeton, Cardinals .5004 HR6 RBI
M. Schmidt, Phillies .5002 HR7 RBI
R. Jackson, Tigers .3132 HR7 RBI
T. Poquette, Royals .4003 HR5 RBI
D. Thomas, Brewers .2783 HR5 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

A. Bannister, Blue Jays 0 for 22 (.000)
J. Morales, Padres 3 for 23 (.130)
L. Whitaker, Tigers 3 for 21 (.143)
D. Cash, Pirates 0 for 18 (.000)
D. Baylor, Orioles 3 for 21 (.143)

Leaders: OPS

D. Thomas, Brewers 1.130
R. Blomberg, Yankees 1.100
B. Madlock, Rangers 1.079
B. Carbo, Tigers 1.047
C. Geronimo, Royals 1.046

Leaders: SO/9

F. Tanana, Angels 9.4
V. Blue, A'S 8.6
J. D'Acquisto, A'S 8.6
N. Ryan, Mets 8.2
J. Richard, Astros 8.0

Expansion Teams

1977 rosters for both teams have been imported. Threshold for 1976 and 1977 lowered to 30/10. Any currently unsigned FA who were members of either team will be added to a holding team so progression can be ran, then will be added to rosters. Then teams will be filled to 30 by commish from FA based on need. Players added from pool will have whip under 1.40 and ops over .600

Threshold Requirements For Joining Wall of Fame

Wall Of Fame Single season and career qualifiers

An owner messaged and wanted to know how I determine how a player qualifies to make Wall Of Fame link at end of each season. These numbers represent roughly where top 100 of all time line lands. Season/Career 

HR 50/350 
3B 20/120 
2B 50/450 
SB 75/350 
RBI 130/1300 
Runs 140/1350 
Hits 220/2500 
Avg .350/.350 
Wins 25/200 
K 200/1700 
SHO 7/25 
SV 50/150 
E.R.A 1.50

Team & Player Single Game Achievments 
Team winning streak 15 plus 
Extra Inning game 20 plus innings 
Team scores 25 plus runs 
HR 3 
K 10
RBI 7 
NO hitter or Perfect Game 
Batter hits for Cycle 
SB 4 
3B 3 
2B 4 
Batter 5 hits in 9 inning game 6 or more in extras 
Batter 25 game plus hitting streak 
Pitcher 40 plus IP streak without allowing earned run

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I see this often

Nomo wild pitch; runners advance on ball four.

and am always curious as to the "flow" of it, meaning, if it's ball four, how is it also a wild pitch?
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