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Far Beyond (League) Average: (1908-1930-1968-2000)

SEASON 1 POSTSEASON

AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
G1: TIGERS 6, White Sox 0
Denny McLain tosses a one-hit shutout, Marty McManus drives in 4 runs for the Tigers

G2: White Sox 3, TIGERS 2
Magglio Ordonez plates Ray Durham (3-for-4) on a 7th-inning sacrifice fly. Frank Smith scattered 4 hits and 2 runs over 8 2/3 innings for the win.

G3: WHITE SOX 6, Tigers 3
Herb Perry capped a 5-run ChiSox 3rd with a 3-run HR. Jose Valentin reached base four times. Tom F. Hughes went 4-for-5 with a triple for the Tigers.

G4: WHITE SOX 10, Tigers 5
Carl Reynolds went 5-for-5 with 3 runs scored, and 3 RBI, including a homer and a stolen base. Magglio Ordonez struck the big blow, breaking a 4-4 tie in the 7th with a three-run shot.

G5: WHITE SOX 4, Tigers 0
Ed Walsh hurled a four-hit shutout, and Paul Konerko went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI as the Pale Hose complete the unexpected 4-1 LCS win

*WHITE SOX Win Series, 4-1, advance to World Series


NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
G1: GIANTS 9, Dodgers 2
Barry Bonds finishes just a single shy of cycle, including a three-run triple, Freddie Lindstrom added 3 RBI, including a two-run blast, and Willie McCovey drove in a pair in the romp.

G2: GIANTS 3, Dodgers 1
Bobby Bolin allowed one run over six innings, and the Giants pen held the Dodgers hitless in the last three frames. Barry Bonds went 2-for-4 with an RBI.

G3: DODGERS 4, Giants 3
Dodgers overcame a 3-0 first inning defect, as Don Drysdale settled in to the tune of scattering two hits over the next six frames. Babe Herman's sac fly was the difference maker in the 6th inning.

G4: Giants 5, DODGERS 1
Barry Bonds continued his clutch hitting, breaking open a 1-0 game with a three-run bomb in the 7th. Red Ames went 7 2/3 innings, giving up one run while scattering four hits.

G5: DODGERS 7, Giants 5
Bill Terry and Mike Donlin had three apiece for the G'men, but Kevin Elster's pinch-hit two-run double in the bottom of the 8th kept the Dodgers' World Series hopes alive.

G6 : Dodgers 11, GIANTS 4
Todd Hundley hit a 3rd inning grand slam, capping a six-run 3rd inning, and L.A. never looked back. Dave Hansen added a three-run shot in the top half of the 9th to deliver the nail in the Giants' Game 6 coffin and force a Game 7.

G7: Dodgers 7, GIANTS 3
Babe Herman went 3-for-5 with two doubles, Dave Hansen added an RBI double and a solo shot, and Ike Boone came up big both in the 6th with an RBI single and the 8th with a two-run shot to help seal the Dodgers unlikely 3-1 LCS comeback.

*DODGERS Win Series, 4-3, advance to World Series


WORLD SERIES

G1: DODGERS 18, Giants 11
Todd Hundley led an 11-run outburst in the 3rd inning, going 4-for-5, with a double, two fingers and 8 RBI. Johnny Fredrick went 3-for-4, with two doubles, a triple, walk, and scored four times. Ike Boone went 4-for-5 with 3 doubles for the Dodgers as well. Frank Thomas and Paul Konerko had four RBI's each for the Pale Hose, who if not for a 6-run 9th, would have felt this one sting even more.

G2: White Sox 6, DODGERS 4
Dave Hansen continued his torrid playoff run with two homers and 3 RBI, but the ChiSox broke a 3-3 tie in the 7th on RBI singles by Smead Jolley, Frank Thomas, and Magglio Ordonez.

G3: Dodgers 2, WHITE SOX 0
Don Drysdale took a no-hitter into the 8th inning, got the first two outs, then surrendered a Smead Jolley single to spoil it. That's about all the Dodgers had go against them in Game 3. Dave Hansen added an RBI double in the 7th inning.

G4: Dodgers 9, WHITE SOX 6

G5: WHITE SOX 4, Dodgers 1

G6: DODGERS 11, White Sox 10 (W.O.)


*DODGERS Win World Series, 4-2




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FB(L)A - Season 1 Highlights

Through Day 35

Day 1 - Luis Tiant (CLE) - 10 K's in 5-hit shutout vs. Orioles
Day 2 - Sam McDowell (CLE) no-hitter (3 BB, 7 K, 116 pitches) vs. Orioles
Day 2 - Brian Giles (PIT) - 6 RBI's vs. Phillies
Day 3 - Willie McCovey (NYG) - 5-for-5 vs. Reds
Day 4 - Freddie Lindstrom (NYG) - 5-for-7 vs. Reds
Day 5 - OAK scored 22 Runs on 29 hits vs. Indians
Day 5 - Max Bishop (OAK) - scored 5 times vs. Indians
Day 5 - Al Simmons (OAK) - 5-for-7 vs. Indians
Day 5 - Eric Chavez (OAK) - 6 RBI's vs. Indians
Day 6 - Pedro Martinez (BOS) - 11 K's over 6.2 IP @ Orioles
Day 6 - Chipper Jones (ATL) - Hit for Cycle (4-for-4) vs. Cardinals
Day 6 - Jeff Kent (NYG) - 6 RBI's vs. Phillies
Day 7 - OAK stole 6 bases vs. Indians
Day 7 - CWS scored 16 runs in the 1st inning @ Yankees
Day 7 - CWS scored 25 runs on 27 hits, combined with NYY's 16 runs on 20 hits
Day 7 - CWS hit 7 home runs, combined with NYY's 2 HR
Day 7 - Paul Konerko (CWS) - Hit for Cycle (5-for-6) and scored 5 times @ Yankees
Day 7 - Bernie Williams (NYY) - 7 RBI's vs. White Sox
Day 8 - Elmer Steele (BOS) - threw 10 innings of shutout ball in ND loss @ Orioles
Day 9 - Joe Judge (MIN) - walked 4 times vs. Yankees
Day 10 - Denny McLain (DET) - pitched an 11-inning CG @ White Sox
Day 10 - Carl Yastzemski (BOS) - 6 RBI's @ Indians
Day 11 - Johnny Frederick (LAD) - 6 RBI's @ Cardinals
Day 11 - Sam McDowell (CLE) - walked 12 batters over 5.2 IP vs. Red Sox
Day 11 - BOS walked 14 times, but left 16 men on base total in loss @ Indians
Day 13 - Todd Hundley (LAD) - homered in his 3rd straight game (4 total) @ Giants
Day 15 - Luis Tiant (CLE) - 11 K's over 7.2 IP vs. White Sox
Day 15 - Frank Thomas (CWS) - walked 4 times @ Indians
Day 15 - Smead Jolley (CWS) - stole 3 bases @ Indians
Day 17 - Todd Hundley (LAD) - homered in his 3rd straight game (again..homered 6 of last 7 games, 7 of last 9)
Day 19 - Chick Hafey (STL) - tripled twice @ Reds
Day 19 - Dave McNally (BAL) - threw a 10-inning CG shutout vs. Tigers (has allowed 1 run last 38 IP)
Day 20 - CWS committed 4 errors leading to 6 unearned runs in loss @ Athletics
Day 23 - Earl Webb (BOS) - 5-for-7 @ Yankees
Day 23 - Mark McGwire (STL) - Homered in his 4th straight game @ Phillies
Day 24 - Brooks Robinson (BAL) - 6 RBI's @ White Sox
Day 24 - Magglio Ordonez (CWS) - 6-for-6 vs. Orioles
Day 24 - Pedro Martinez (BOS) - 10 K's in 5-hit shutout @ Yankees
Day 24 - Jeff Frye (BOS) - Golden Sombrero (4 K's) @ Yankees
Day 24 - A. J. Pierzynski (MIN) - Golden Sombrero (4 K's) @ Indians
Day 25 - DET stole 6 bases vs. Indians
Day 27 - Billy Rogell (DET) - tripled twice vs. Indians
Day 27 - Tommy John (CWS) - 10 K's over 8.1 IP @ Red Sox
Day 28 - DET stole 7 bases vs. Indians
Day 28 - SFG rallied from 3 runs down in the 9th, capped by a walk-off 3-R HR from Barry Bonds
Day 28 - George Watkins (STL) - 3 HR Game (3-5, 4 RBI) @ Giants
Day 28 - Pedro Martinez (BOS) - 10 K's over 7.2 IP vs. White Sox
Day 29 - Bill Donovan (DET) - walked 10 batters ove. 5 IP @ Yankees
Day 29 - Phil Niekro (ATL) - allowed 10 runs (6 unearned) in loss @ Dodgers
Day 29 - Honus Wagner (PIT) - stole 3 bases @ Phillies
Day 31 - Bill Campbell (CIN) - allowed 11 runs (6 unearned) in loss vs. Giants
Day 31 - Charlie Berry (BOS) - tripled twice vs. Athletics
Day 31 - Delino DeShields (BAL) - stole 3 bases vs. Indians
Day 32 - Charles Johnson (BAL) - Golden Sombrero (4 K's) vs. Indians
Day 32 - BAL stole 8 bases vs. Indians
Day 32 - Jimmie Reese (NYY) - 5-for-5 vs. Tigers
Day 32 - Kiki Cuyler (CHC) - 6 RBI's vs. Cardinals
Day 33 - Luis Tiant (CLE) - 13 K's in CG loss vs. Athletics
Day 33 - Pedro Martinez (BOS) - 11 K's over 8.1 IP vs. Orioles
Day 34 - Matt Lawton (MIN) - Golden Sombrero (4 K's) vs. Tigers
Day 34 - Jose Valentin (CWS) - 5-for-5 vs. Yankees

Days Off Granted

Its just easier than building them all into the schedule. I'm time-challenged as is..
PC Days off will be granted following each of these designated days (A line will be struck through when the day off has been granted.) :


Day 8
Day 15
Day 25
Day 33
Day 42
Day 51
Day 59
Day 69
Day 75
Day 83
Day 90 (3× for AS Break)
Day 102
Day 112
Day 121
Day 130
Day 138
Day 146
Day 156






SWITCH 2 THE FUTURE

AGE EDITS (PC/bbref.com Discrepancy)
**When importing players, PC is taking them from the Baseball-reference.com database, often, for an unknown reason, players are aged 1-2 yrs. In a Classic Progression league like ours, this can be problematic. You're literally being robbed of player progressions. To avert this, all owners are asked to skim through their rosters for any age discrepancies. Its not mandated, but it's only going to help your club. I will edit all ages to their correct number upon request. It is ENTIRELY up to the owner. ***

STAT SWITCH AHEAD ONE SEASON (Each franchise can select one new import each season to change their stats to the following season, three players can be chosen for the inaugural season. Stats are edited to match that season. Age and Import Year will remain the same.)
Player MUST meet following criteria :

HITTERS: May not exceed 300 AB in import season. Following season must be with at least 200 AB to qualify.
SP's: May not exceed 100 IP in import season. Following season must be with at least 75 IP to qualify.
RP's: May not exceed 40 IP in import season. Following season must be with at least 25 IP to qualify.

Season One

ATL - RP Jason Marquis (2000 --> 2001) (*becomes SP)
ATL - n/a
ATL - n/a
ATL - n/a

BAL - RP B.J. Ryan (2000 --> 2001)
BAL - C Ellie Hendricks (1968 --> 1969)
BAL - OF Dave May (1968 --> 1969)
BAL - C Jim Stephens (1908 --> 1909)

BOS - SP Joe Wood (1908 --> 1909)
BOS - OF Tris Speaker (1908 --> 1909)
BOS - SS Hal Rhyne (1930 --> 1931)
BOS - C Bill Carrigan (1908 --> 1909)

CHC - 2B Rogers Hornsby (1930 --> 1931)
CHC - RP Chuck Hartenstein (1968 --> 1969)
CHC - RP Pete Mikkelsen (1968 --> 1969)
CHC - n/a

CWS - RP Mark Buehrle (2000 --> 2001) (*becomes SP)
CWS - OF Carlos May (1968 --> 1969)
CWS - 3B Bill Melton (1968 --> 1969)
CWS - n/a

CIN - RP John Riedling (2000 --> 2001)
CIN - 2B Dick Egan (1908 --> 1909)
CIN - SP Jack Rowan (1908 --> 1909)
CIN - 1B Dick Hoblitzel (1908 --> 1909)

CLE - C Duke Sims (1968 --> 1969)
CLE - RP Ricardo Rincon (2000 --> 2001)
CLE - OF Richie Scheinblum (1968 --> 1972)
CLE - n/a

DET - SS Billy Rogell (1930 --> 1931)
DET - 1B Robert Fick (2000 --> 2001) (*switches to C/1B)
DET - 1B Tony Clark (2000 --> 2001)
DET - n/a

LAD - C Paul Lo Duca (2000 --> 2001)
LAD - n/a
LAD - n/a
LAD - n/a

MIN - C Chad Moeller (2000 --> 2003)
MIN - SP Tom Hall (1968 --> 1969)
MIN - 1B Harmon Killebrew (1968 --> 1969) (*switches to 3B)
MIN - OF Jim Holt (1968 --> 1970)

NYG - RP Joe Gibbon (1968 --> 1969)
NYG - RP Roy Parmelee (1930 --> 1931) (*becomes SP)
NYG - OF Ollie Brown (1968 --> 1969)
NYG - n/a

NYY - SP Lefty Gomez (1930 --> 1931)
NYY - RP Randy Choate (2000 --> 2001)
NYY - 3B Alfonso Soriano (2000 --> 2001) (*switches to 2B)
NYY - SP Jack Warhop (1908 --> 1909)

OAK - SP Harry Krause (1908 --> 1909)
OAK - 2B Dick Green (1968 --> 1969)
OAK - SS Eric McNair (1930 --> 1931) (*switches to 3B)
OAK - n/a

PHI - OF Moose McCormick (1908 --> 1909)
PHI - SP Dave Coggin (2000 --> 2001)
PHI - SP Snipe Hansen (1930 --> 1932)
PHI - n/a

PIT - 3B Aramis Ramirez (2000 --> 2001)
PIT - C Carl Taylor (1968 --> 1969)(*declined pos. switch)
PIT - RP Jason Christiansen (2000 --> 2001)
PIT - SS Abraham Nunez (2000 --> 2001) (*switches to 2B)

STL - n/a
STL - n/a
STL - n/a
STL - n/a

VETERAN SP --> RP CONVERSIONS:

PIT - SP Sam Leever - 1908 (66 Rk, 1.15 WHIP, 8.4/1.9/1.3 90 Stam/11 Fire)
PHI - SP Larry Jackson - 1968 (68 Rk, 1.19 WHIP, 8.5/2.2/4.7 126 Stam/14 Fire)




FUTURE IMPORT YEARS

During each off-season, all 16 franchises will receive imports from the designated year previously assigned by the Commish. This will include any rookies, or players in their first year with the franchise and/or with the franchise in that particular year and not currently in the league. There will be no duplicate players. Any new imports traded during the season in question automatically go to the first team they accrued a G, AB or IP. No exceptions.

S-2: 2001 ------ S-26. 2007 ----- S-50. 2013
S-3 : 1969 ------ S-27. 1975 ----- S-51. 1981
S-4 : 1931 ------ S-28. 1937 ----- S-52. 1943
S-5 : 1909 ------ S-29. 1915 ----- S-53. 1921
S-6 : 2002 ------ S-30. 2008 ----- S-54. 2014
S-7 : 1970 ------ S-31. 1976 ----- S-55. 1982
S-8 : 1932 ------ S-32. 1938 ----- S-56. 1944
S-9 : 1910 ------ S-33. 1916 ----- S-57. 1922
S-10 : 2003 ----- S-34. 2009 ----- S-58. 2015
S-11 : 1971 ----- S-35. 1977 ----- S-59. 1983
S-12 : 1933 ----- S-36. 1939 ----- S-60. 1945
S-13 : 1911 ----- S-37. 1917 ----- S-61. 1923
S-14 : 2004 ----- S-38. 2010 ----- S-62. 2016
S-15 : 1972 ----- S-39. 1978 ----- S-63. 1984
S-16 : 1934 ----- S-40. 1940 ----- S-64. 1946
S-17 : 1912 ----- S-41. 1918 ----- S-65. 1924
S-18 : 2005 ----- S-42. 2011 ----- S-66. 2017
S-19 : 1973 ------ S-43. 1979 ----- S-67. 1985
S-20 : 1935 ------ S-44. 1941 ----- S-68. 1947
S-21 : 1913 ------ S-45. 1919 ----- S-69. 1925
S-22 : 2006 ------ S-46. 2012 ----- S-70. 2018
S-23 : 1974 ------ S-47. 1980 ------ S-71. 1986
S-24 : 1936 ------ S-48. 1942 ------ S-72. 1948
S-25 : 1914 ------ S-49. 1920 ------ S-73. 1926

S-74. 2019
S-75. 1987
S-76. 1949
S-77. 1927
S-78. 2020*
S-79. 1988
S-80. 1950
S-81. 1928
S-82. 2021*
S-83. 1989
S-84. 1951
S-85. 1929
---------------
S-86. 1990
S-87. 1952
S-88. 2022* or 1991
S-89. 1991 or 1953
S-90. TBD
S-91. TBD

Low IP SP --> RP Conversions

Based on a sliding scale. When imported, a 90+ Rk SP must have 40 IP minimum or will be converted to a RP...A 80-89 Rk SP Must have at least 30 IP to remain a SP...A 70-79 Rk SP must have a minimum of 20 IP to remain a SP.

SEASON 1:
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CIN - Charlie Rhodes - 1908 (96 RK, 37 IP)
CLE - Jack Ryan - 1908 (92 RK, 35 IP)
LAD - Alan Foster - 1968 (99 RK, 15 IP)
PHI - Earl Moore - 1908 (92 RK, 26 IP)
PIT - Chick Brandom - 1908 (94 RK, 17 IP)

Same Name, Different Player...

Sandy Alomar, Sr. - 2B (CWS) - 1968
Sandy Alomar, Jr. - C (CLE) - 2000

Tom J. Hughes - SP (MIN) - 1908
Tom F. Hughes - OF (DET) - 1930

Brian L. Hunter - OF (CIN) - 2000
Brian R. Hunter - 1B (ATL) - 2000

Ramon J. Martinez - SP (BOS) - 2000
Ramon E. Martinez - SS (NYG) - 2000

Lee May - 1B (CIN) - 1968
A. Lee Maye - OF (CLE) - 1968 (*kept hitting for Duplicate Player)

Al S. Shaw - OF (STL) - 1908
Al L. Shaw - C (CWS) - 1908

Ed Sprague, Sr. - RP (OAK) - 1968
Ed Sprague, Jr. - 3B (BOS) - 2000

George R. Stone - OF (BAL) - 1908
George H. Stone - SP (ATL) - 1968

Bill John Sweeney - 3B (ATL) - 1908
Bill Joseph Sweeney - 1B (BOS) - 1930

Ed Walsh, Sr. - SP (CWS) - 1908
Ed Walsh, Jr. - RP (CWS) - 1930


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