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  • #46
    Originally posted by ian2813 View Post
    Are we in fact going to use a simulator? It might be easier than trying to rank all these teams by ourselves.
    I don't know what a sim really is but Tyrus did one in the last draft we had for the fun of it.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    • #47
      Well, this draft really died. I think the week-long wait made a lot of people lose interest. Are we going to vote, or does someone have a simulator that can just declare the winners for us? Didn't Ben Grimm say he had a simulator that we might be able to use?
      Baseball Junk Drawer

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      • #48
        It would be interesting to find out who won and I think a sim would be the best way to go with this one.
        "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

        "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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        • #49
          Yeah, it's easy to forget/lose interest/miss the deadlines when they're so far apart, and almost no posts were made. I still haven't even figured out my finalized roster because I got so caught up in other things. I'll get it up soon.
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDxgNjMTPIs

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          • #50
            1958 Braves Modified Roster

            Johnny Logan ------> Drop for Ernie Banks
            Bill Bruton----------> Drop for Willie Mays
            Gene Conley -------> Drop for Sam Jones
            Andy Pafko --------> Drop for Stan Musial
            Bob Trowbridge ----> Drop for Stu Miller

            Red Schoendienst --> Red Schoendienst 1957
            Eddie Mathews -----> Eddie Mathews 1959
            Hank Aaron --------> Hank Aaron 1959
            Bob Buhl -----------> Bob Buhl 1959

            C Del Crandall
            1B Stan Musial
            2B Red Schoendienst
            SS Ernie Banks
            3B Eddie Mathews
            LF Wes Covington
            OF Hank Aaron
            CF Willie Mays

            (C) Del Rice
            (1B) Frank Torre
            (2B) Mel Roach
            (2, S, OF) Felix Mantilla
            (1B/LF) Joe Adcock
            (SS) Joe Koppe

            SP Sam Jones
            SP Warren Spahn
            SP Stu Miller
            SP Lew Burdette
            SP Carl Willey
            SP Joey Jay

            RP Humberto Robinson
            RP Don McMahon
            RP Bob Rush
            RP Bob Buhl
            RP Juan Pizarro
            Last edited by Wade8813; 12-08-2012, 04:42 PM.
            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDxgNjMTPIs

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            • #51
              This is virtually impossible to vote on. Vote for a mid-level team with selections to make them decent? Or go with the superstar team only getting more superstars. I liked the premise, but the backend is too subjective imo, and basically will be a runaway by whomever simply took the best team to work with.

              As so far as a sim, I have OOTP, but cannot figure out how to add players & teams and such. If anybody can help, it'd be much appreciated.
              "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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              • #52
                Originally posted by Ben Grimm View Post
                This is virtually impossible to vote on. Vote for a mid-level team with selections to make them decent? Or go with the superstar team only getting more superstars. I liked the premise, but the backend is too subjective imo, and basically will be a runaway by whomever simply took the best team to work with.

                As so far as a sim, I have OOTP, but cannot figure out how to add players & teams and such. If anybody can help, it'd be much appreciated.
                I think the 1931 A's win it....kidding, yeah its pretty tough to vote for this one.
                "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                • #53
                  Originally posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
                  I think the 1931 A's win it....kidding, yeah its pretty tough to vote for this one.
                  It's more than tough IMO. It's way too subjective as to what one wants to look at as a voter.

                  If I simply vote based on best teams overall, I get one result. If I vote on creativity, problem solving and such it's the absolute opposite.

                  On a 1-7 scale, that's 28 maximum points available. I give every team a 4 and call it a tie and just some fun to do during a slow period.
                  "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                  • #54
                    Ohh. I just thought of something that could have been really sweet in doing this. Remember when we selected draft slots? What if, instead of selecting where to draft, each team would get a random team who they'd choose a franchise for? Maybe I had the #1 selection with ChiSox as the team I need to find a franchise in which he has to improve. Maybe as the #1 pick I give him the '62 Mets to work with....?

                    That to me would be interesting becuase we'd all likely start with dogmeat teams and try to make them viable. But hindsight is always 20/20.

                    If I had to give a team to Johnny Shoes, it'd be a light-hitting, heavy-pitching team lol.
                    "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                    • #55
                      Originally posted by Ben Grimm View Post
                      It's more than tough IMO. It's way too subjective as to what one wants to look at as a voter.

                      If I simply vote based on best teams overall, I get one result. If I vote on creativity, problem solving and such it's the absolute opposite.

                      On a 1-7 scale, that's 28 maximum points available. I give every team a 4 and call it a tie and just some fun to do during a slow period.
                      Yeah I have no problem with that, hopefully this draft didn't burn anyone out if we do a original type draft.
                      "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                      "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                      • #56
                        Originally posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
                        Yeah I have no problem with that, hopefully this draft didn't burn anyone out if we do a original type draft.
                        Won't burn me out. I'm always up for a draft - especially now that it's getting colder.
                        "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                        • #57
                          It may have been easier to choose if we were only able to choose only last place teams with the same guidelines.
                          "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                          "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                          • #58
                            Originally posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
                            It may have been easier to choose if we were only able to choose only last place teams with the same guidelines.
                            Or we go by what I mentioned above and I get to give you the 1970 chisox!!!!!!!! lol
                            "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                            • #59
                              Originally posted by Ben Grimm View Post
                              Or we go by what I mentioned above and I get to give you the 1970 chisox!!!!!!!! lol
                              I think I would be giving you the 1961 Phillies. Maybe the 42 Phillies.
                              "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                              "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                              • #60
                                I think it's very simple- we just didn't have anybody to drive us to the finish line. If Roy could have stayed around, we'd have our winners by now.

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