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1966 MLB Season

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Teams need to be at roster limit by the May 2nd

Draft will be the May 5th

New Season will start the May 8th

This is part of a explained reason on why from another league I am in. He actually contacted gbacci about it and he told him. So this is part of it from the other league.

The difference is that most Custom Leagues double the stats of players with low ABs and IPs until they get to a reasonably high number. This ensures two things - that all players receive progressions, and that there aren't really big progressions for players.

The reason for this is that progressions only work for players with a minimum of 100 At Bats and 20 Innings Pitched in their real stats. So if you have players with less ABs/IPs than that, they will not have progressed, and they will never progress. They will, however, regress just like everyone else when they reach the age of regression (34 in this league).

The other thing that happens (this isn't anywhere on the site but just from my own experience) is that players who ARE above the minimums, but just barely, like 123 ABs or 26 IPs for example will often get much bigger progressions than players with really high ABs and IPs. At least that's what it seems like to me.

This matters a lot in terms of who you trade for, who you draft, and which players you decide to jump seasons for. For an example, I traded for Frank Gilhooley a few seasons ago. He was very young and had good stats. I thought to myself that I was getting a great deal, but didn't realize that he wouldn't progress at all because he had low stats. Argh!!! Last season, I tried something with him that I'm not sure will be a benefit but we'll see. I chose Gilhooley as one of my players to jump seasons with, only in this case, he got quite a bit worse when he made the jump. BUT, he now has enough ABs to progress, and he's still pretty young. It will take a while to see if this was worthwhile. Anyway, just thought I'd pass this info along to everyone so that we're all on the same page (especially the new owners, I'm guessing the original owners have figured this out by now). I'm thinking I should put something about this on the rules page so that it's really clear for everyone. Since most of you are in quite a few other leagues, it's sometimes hard to remember all the differences.

League Chat Box


Podres whiffs 8 in 8-7 win

Johnny Podres struckout 8 Philadelphia batters in a 8-7 win for the Cubs. | Box

Siebern in the zone for victorious Athletics

Norm Siebern's hot bat helped the Athletics to a 12-9 win over the Twins. Siebern collected 4 hits in the game. | Box

Pizarro's 8-K performance not enough

Juan Pizarro whiffed 8 batters, but the Giants managed to beat the Braves, 5-4. | Box

Kelley whiffs 8 in 8-3 win

Tom Kelley struckout 8 Baltimore batters in a 8-3 win for the Indians. | Box

Hansen delivers in clutch, Orioles win

Ron Hansen drove in 5 runs, carrying Baltimore to a 7-3 victory over the Indians. | Box

WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

W. Covington, Braves .4097 HR12 RBI
B. Consolo, Twins .3332 HR11 RBI
R. Hansen, Orioles .2503 HR9 RBI
C. Maxwell, Tigers .2633 HR8 RBI
M. Mantle, Yankees .3502 HR7 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

M. Alou, Giants 3 for 25 (.120)
W. Davis, Athletics 4 for 23 (.174)
J. Adair, Orioles 2 for 20 (.100)
L. Aparicio, White Sox 3 for 20 (.150)
K. Boyer, Cardinals 5 for 24 (.208)

Leaders: RBI

W. Covington, Braves 49
R. Fairly, Dodgers 45
R. Colavito, Tigers 44
R. Maris, Yankees 43
N. Cash, Tigers 41

Leaders: Wins

B. Stafford, Yankees 10
W. Bunker, Orioles 9
D. Drysdale, Dodgers 8
J. Walker, Orioles 8
G. Bell, Cubs 7

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Set By Last Seasons Win-Loss Record


Team Owners:
Baltimore Orioles - jeoiv
Boston Red Sox - grumpyoldman
Washington Senators - dommod
Detroit Tigers - wadesayles
New York Yankees - pvdomenic66
Kansas City Athletics - phenoms
Cleveland Indians - gman15
Chicago White Sox - palehose
St. Louis Cardinals - thegoldenfrog
Chicago Cubs - 829er
Philadelphia Phillies - chas75reds
Pittsburgh Pirates - jrusso
Milwaukee Braves - kopasetic
Los Angeles Dodgers - baberuth21
San Francisco Giants - wcp909
Cincinnati Reds - gehrig4

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