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    Replacement managers for 14 team keeper league

    by xbuster Dec 13, 2013 5:33 AM
    Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Dec 15, 2013 3:55 PM Flag

    I like team 3. Been playing and sometimes winning for over 10 years. Not a headcase, no anger issues, just in it for fun and in it to win it. active every day.
    If there's room, I'll join - spindodger at yahoo.ca

  • Reply to

    NEED REPLACEMENT MANAGER FOR ACTIVE/DEEP LEAGUE

    by Lawrence Oct 16, 2013 6:11 PM
    Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Oct 19, 2013 5:30 PM Flag

    I'd take Team 1 if still available. I'm a yahoo hockey veteran, won a few, always competitive (in a good way). What are your stat cats?

  • Reply to

    Need a replacement owner

    by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Aug 22, 2012 11:01 AM
    Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Aug 26, 2012 8:24 AM Flag

    Thanks for your response. We brought in someone else for this particular opening. we just went through a storm of a trade deadline with a lot of nastiness and vitriol. While things have settled down, other openings may come up from time to time. Your experience is what we are looking for. If you could pass along further details about your pool history, I could contact you when another opening comes up.
    spindodger yohoo dot ca
    Thanks.

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Aug 22, 2012 11:01 AM Flag

    very passionate (lots of banter, lots of roster moves) 7x7 rotisserie 16-team, 25-man full keeper dynasty league needs one owner to replace previous owner gone AWOL. 12th place team - roster includes: ortiz, Howard, Austin Jackson, Grandal, Lorenzo Cain, Pierzynski, Dunn, Garza, Lohse. Team needs a bit of work, but an astute owner can make something of this team. there are still some good players available on the Free agents list. In spring we conduct a 6-player Prospect Draft. You gotta be into it though. And be mature - no nastiness please.

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Mar 6, 2012 10:12 PM Flag

    Guy pulled out of our new full keeper league for personal reasons, so we have an opening - 7x7 full keeper 16-team rotisserie, live draft this sunday at 2pm EST. Everything is all set and ready to go.
    Your team gets 1st overall pick, snake draft.
    25-man rosters, prospect draft in July, we keep as many players year to year as you want (up to 25 that is).
    All owners are committed, full timers.

    This is a first rate, serious-level yahoo league (free). If you think you got what it takes, contact me ASAP
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Mar 6, 2012 10:11 PM Flag

    Guy pulled out of our new full keeper league for personal reasons, so we have an opening - 7x7 full keeper 16-team rotisserie, live draft this sunday at 2pm EST. Everything is all set and ready to go.
    Your team gets 1st overall pick, snake draft.
    25-man rosters, prospect draft in July, we keep as many players year to year as you want (up to 25 that is).
    All owners are committed, full timers.

    This is a first rate, serious-level yahoo league (free). If you think you got what it takes, contact me ASAP
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Mar 6, 2012 10:10 PM Flag

    Guy pulled out of our new full keeper league for personal reasons, so we have an opening - 7x7 full keeper 16-team rotisserie, live draft this sunday at 2pm EST. Everything is all set and ready to go.
    Your team gets 1st overall pick, snake draft.
    25-man rosters, prospect draft in July, we keep as many players year to year as you want (up to 25 that is).
    All owners are committed, full timers.

    This is a first rate, serious-level yahoo league (free). If you think you got what it takes, contact me ASAP
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Mar 6, 2012 8:17 PM Flag

    Guy pulled out of our new full keeper league for personal reasons, so we have an opening - 7x7 full keeper 16-team rotisserie, live draft this sunday at 2pm EST. Everything is all set and ready to go.
    Your team gets 1st overall pick, snake draft.
    25-man rosters, prospect draft in July, we keep as many players year to year as you want (up to 25 that is).
    All owners are committed, full timers.

    This is a first rate, serious-level yahoo league (free). If you think you got what it takes, contact me ASAP
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 28, 2012 4:32 PM Flag

    Hot new league, think you got what it takes?
    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball or equivalent fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, OBP
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft. That's for this year only.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: WILD PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 28, 2012 4:31 PM Flag

    Hot new league, think you got what it takes?
    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball or equivalent fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, OBP
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft. That's for this year only.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: WILD PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 28, 2012 4:29 PM Flag

    realistic league:
    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball or equivalent fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, OBP
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft. That's for this year only.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: WILD PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 27, 2012 2:48 PM Flag

    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball or equivalent fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, OBP
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft. That's for this year only.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: WILD PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 27, 2012 2:48 PM Flag

    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball or equivalent fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, OBP
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft. That's for this year only.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: WILD PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 26, 2012 6:20 PM Flag

    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball or similar fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, slugging%
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: NEW BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 26, 2012 6:18 PM Flag

    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo or similar baseball fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, slugging%
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: NEW BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 23, 2012 7:09 PM Flag

    The awesome-ist keeper league
    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, slugging%
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: NEW BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 23, 2012 7:08 PM Flag

    The awesome-ist keeper league
    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, slugging%
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: NEW BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 22, 2012 8:58 PM Flag

    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, slugging%
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: NEW BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Jan 22, 2012 8:57 PM Flag

    For intermediate to advanced fantasy pool players only (beginners would get chewed up and shown no mercy). It's Serious! but funnnnn. You must have been in yahoo baseball fantasy pools for 3 years or more.
    year round participation required. we will have an off-season site to conduct drafts, off-season trades, news and info etc.
    This will be a 7x7 rotisserie league - 16 teams, 25-player rosters, year-to-year full keeper dynasty.
    Stat categories: hitters - R, RBIs, HR, ave, BB, SB, slugging%
    pitchers - Wins, Saves, ERA, Ks, WHIP, Holds, Quality Starts.
    C, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, SS, 3-outfield, 1-DH, 4-SP, 6-P, 6-bench (4-IR as well).
    These stat cats allow for the widest selection of players - requiring owners to consider various types of players/pitchers and emulates owning a real MLB team.
    Rosters will be 25-players, (minimum 10 pitchers required in-season at all times in active starter roster spots). we will have annual drafts, based on the number of players you choose to drop from your 25-man rosters, based on worst to first in the previous season final standings. for Year 2 we will create a minor league roster of 6 players each. All trades will be deemed acceptable, unless 4 owners object with valid reasons for objecting. While we cannot legislate stupidity in trades made, we will overrule a trade if we feel it affects the rest of the league negatively. The trade partners in this case will be asked to rework the deal or cancel it.
    To start us out - year one only - we will stock our rosters via autodraft.

    This will be an active, fun league. I have commissioned a few leagues and know these pools well. this is for fun only. Just be experienced, active, with a sense of humor. we love banter! it will be run fairly, firmly and openly. No hotheads.

    Please email me - spindodger@yahoo.ca - with your email address, state your experience level or your yahoo profile info and interest level. Feel free to include humor, unique or little-known baseball facts/ info, or something interesting baseball-related............

    Again, this is a fun league only, please address your email to me: NEW BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Thanks
    Steve
    spindodger@yahoo.ca

  • Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som by Steve-Spindodger-Boys of Som Dec 28, 2011 1:27 PM Flag

    I've come up with an innovative idea that could possibly solve all of the NHL's currents problems including concussions, other serious injuries, too much armor-like equipment causing injuries, low attendance in some southern markets, lousy teams in good markets, getting a strong U.S. fan base, speed of the game (too fast for some viewers and the ice game being too fast, causing injuries).

    Here's what the NHL should to address all these issues:
    melt the ice! Yes, melt the ice! and change over to underwater or aquarium hockey. I read an article today stating underwater hockey is a wild sport not noticed by many.

    Here's my thinking:
    melt the ice, fill the rink up with water as you would an aquarium (the glass is already in place around the goals - and where it's not, put more glass in, minimal infrastructure costs) - and let NHL players go at it as they would normally (skates optional).
    Trade in all that current hard armor equipment that causes injuries for soft rubbery/plasticy flippers, goggles and snorkels. When was the last time you heard of any ice hockey player injured by a snorkel?

    And the NHL could charge premium prices for upper bowl seats now because water magnifies, so everyone higher up have much closer views of the action. Imaging the premium fees you could charge for water-magnified advertising along the boards as well.

    The speed of play is slowed by water viscosity, so those southerners and other potential fans can now see and follow the puck and action much easier. You still get all the hits, just that now they'd be in slower motion due to water viscosity, and therefore, no doubt, lessening serious injuries of your star players. The slow motion would be easier for real time tv viewers as well.

    You'd save a ton of $$ on replacing those broken composite sticks, cause again the water viscosity reduces the effects of blatant chopping. Although being hollow, the sticks might need to be emptied periodically.

    Since the NHL is so desperate to establish a strong southern fan base, you surely would attract a huge California fan base by trading away all the current San Jose Sharks, who would do nothing but float during the playoffs anyway and replacing them with real sharks. My personal choice would be hammerheads or great whites. I bet it wouldn't be long and the NHL would have a real championship dynasty in San Jose (this also should satisfy those Bettman parity critics).

    Bettman should love the aquarium format idea because: water temperatures in Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg might be too cold to play in. In fact, the water may harden there. Maybe Bettman will have to move those teams to Laredo, Albequerque and Birmingham to be safe, thereby going back to his original plan of making hockey relevant in the south and eliminating Canada from the hockey equasion.

    But even this fabulous new NHL aquarium hockey format would have it's issues:
    1. players peeing in the water, discoloring it, making it tougher to see the goal. I would endorse a Delay of game penalty to the instigator.
    2. Another potential issue: holding penalties - especially if one player is out of breath. Might have to make holding a major penalty in that case.
    3. The octopus throwing tradition at Joe Louis arena in Detroit: No doubt, it wouldn't be long before some idiot would throw a live octopus into the tank. Those 8 appendages would upset the balance of the game for sure.

    So, let me know what you think. If there is enough support, maybe I'll send a message in a bottle to Gary Bettman.
    Thanks,
    Spindodger.

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