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CKL All Decade Team (1960s)

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  • #16
    --Blass and Sanders are both free agents this year too (and Face is done). Complete turnover in 6 years, unless you can re-sign one or both the FA's (both worth the effort). Of course, you don't expect an expansion squad to be the foundation of a dynasty.

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    • #17
      Originally posted by jterry619 View Post
      I can't jump in on this guys..out of town on Saturday and my wife has major surgery on Monday and will be in the hospital for 3-4 days...nothing life threatening...reconstructive related to breast cancer two years ago...she is cancer free and healthy but 7!!! hours of surgery...thanks!
      Joe, best of luck to your wife - and to you, of course. That is a long time to be in the operating room. I will keep you both in my prayers. God bless.
      You see, you spend a good deal of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time. J. Bouton

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      • #18
        I like the Knights and Gold Sox all decade teams and may post one myself - not sure at this point.

        JW, how will you be determining black ink and grey ink scores? Using James' formula and plugging in the numbers? A lot of work there, my friend!

        Mark, I may have a couple of additions to suggest when I get time to really sit down and look at some of my players' numbers.
        You see, you spend a good deal of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time. J. Bouton

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        • #19
          On June 22, 1965, Knights pitcher Sonny Siebert tossed nine perfect innings against the PAP Redbirds (this team is showing up a lot isn't it?)... the final score, 6-0. It was the first perfect game since Don Larsen's historic World Series performance in 1956. Do you know who caught this game Mark?
          Don Pavletich caught the only perfect game in CKL history.

          Also, the only no hitter in 1969 belonged to Bill Singer who no hit AC Appletonia for the Diablos on 9-25-69. I thought I had uploaded the updated no hitter page, but maybe not. I'll check.
          You see, you spend a good deal of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time. J. Bouton

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          • #20
            --The threads for all position players are up now. I'll get the pitchers up tomorrow or the next day.

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            • #21
              Can I consider the Boston Gamblers the same as the LA Gamblers? Because I think I have only 3 years to work with.

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              • #22
                --I'd encourage you to consider it all one franchise. The more history we can develop in the league the stronger our foundation.

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                • #23
                  I don't remember that much from earlier Gamblers, so if people could help me out that would be great. I am uncertain how much time they spent with the Gamblers or other teams. .

                  C: Elston Howard (61-?)
                  1B: Moose Skorown (61-66) or Mickey Mantle 65-67?
                  2B: Cookie Rojas (62-68)
                  3B: Harmon Killebrew (61-69)
                  SS: Rico Petrocelli (63-69)
                  LF: Rico Carty (63-69)
                  CF: Curt Flooyd (61-68)
                  RF: Wes Covington (61-66)

                  SP1: Jim Kaat (61-69)
                  SP2: Gaylord Perry (63-68)
                  SP3: Mel Stottlemyre (64-69)
                  SP4: Mike Cuellar (61-66)
                  SP5: Larry Jackson (63-67)

                  RP: Moe Drawbosky
                  RP: Ken Tatum

                  That's all I got, please help me edit it though to make it right.

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by Erik Bedard View Post
                    OF: Johnny Callison ('64-'65)
                    OF: Jim Northrup ('68-'69)
                    OF: Felipe Alou ('67-'69)
                    No Tony Conigliaro? He played from 64-66 for you right?

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                    • #25
                      Right, but Northrup was better in his two years. If I had a ninth player, it would be Conigliaro.

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                      • #26
                        Through the magic of the encyclopedia lifetime batting and pitching registers.
                        Note that my changes/additions are in bold.
                        C: Elston Howard (61-64)
                        1B: Moose Skorown (61-65) or Mickey Mantle 65-67 (and first two weeks of 68 - appeared in 15 games for the Gamblers that year)
                        2B: Cookie Rojas (64-67)
                        3B: Harmon Killebrew (61-69)
                        SS: Rico Petrocelli (65-69)
                        LF: Rico Carty (64-69)
                        CF: Curt Flooyd (61-67)
                        RF: Wes Covington (65-66)

                        SP1: Jim Kaat (61-69)
                        SP2: Gaylord Perry (64-67)
                        SP3: Mel Stottlemyre (64-69)
                        SP4: Mike Cuellar (66)
                        SP5: Larry Jackson (61-67) Also played about half of 1968 with the Gamblers.

                        RP: Moe Drawbosky (63-68 Started 68 with Gamblers then traded to Gold Sox)
                        RP: Ken Tatum (69)
                        You see, you spend a good deal of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time. J. Bouton

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                        • #27
                          Legends 1960s All Decade Team

                          Some of these were pretty easy since they've been with me from the start. The rest are those who have performed the best at that position.
                          C: Bill Freehan - Has played every game of his career as a Legend.
                          1B: Willie McCovey - Ditto Edges out Ron Santo for Player of the Decade
                          2B: Joe Morgan
                          3B: Ron Santo - Same as Freehan and McCovey
                          SS: Gene Alley - I haven't had too many good shortstops. He only played two years for the Legends but is still the best we've had.
                          LF: Rusty Staub - Not truly a left fielder, but one of the three best OFers I've had.
                          CF: Rick Monday - Edges out Reggie Smith. Not as many PAs but much better production.
                          RF: Hank Aaron - Only was with me in 68 & 69, but had two huge seasons and led the team to it's two championships.

                          SP: Fergie Jenkins - Pitcher of the Decade
                          SP: Luis Tiant - Had two great seasons, including a pitcher's triple crown
                          SP: Tom Seaver
                          SP: Bill Monbouquette
                          RP: Bob Locker
                          RP: Ted Abernathy - Also a Legend since the beginning
                          Last edited by catcher24; 09-08-2008, 06:47 PM.
                          You see, you spend a good deal of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time. J. Bouton

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                          • #28
                            Thanks a bunch Lew, I will probably take Mike Cuellar off the list then.

                            C: Elston Howard (61-64)
                            1B: Moose Skorown (61-65) or Mickey Mantle 65-67
                            2B: Cookie Rojas (64-67)
                            3B: Harmon Killebrew (61-69)
                            SS: Rico Petrocelli (65-69)
                            LF: Rico Carty (64-69)
                            CF: Curt Flooyd (61-67)
                            RF: Wes Covington (65-66)

                            SP1: Jim Kaat (61-69)
                            SP2: Gaylord Perry (64-67)
                            SP3: Mel Stottlemyre (64-69)
                            SP4: Larry Jackson (61-68)

                            RP: Moe Drawbosky (63-68)
                            RP: Ken Tatum (69)

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                            • #29
                              --Half way through the voting and about half the owners weighing in. Please share your opinion before the polls close. Thanks.

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                              • #30
                                Sorry for the delay guys...

                                Batting Ink scores are up on the first page. Yes Lew, they were done with James in mind. It took a while.

                                Anyways, here are the top scores for those too lazy to check back:

                                Black Ink

                                26 - Aaron H
                                25 - Mays W
                                25 - Killebrew H
                                18 - Cepeda O
                                13 - Gentile J
                                13 - Alou M
                                13 - Morgan J
                                11 - Mantle M
                                11 - Yastrzemski C
                                9 - Brock L

                                Gray Ink

                                152 - Aaron H
                                138 - Mays W
                                109 - Robinson F
                                92 - McCovey W
                                86 - Mantle M
                                84 - Killebrew H
                                83 - Allen R
                                80 - Williams B
                                78 - Oliva T
                                76 - Yastrzemski C
                                Last edited by J W; 09-11-2008, 12:49 PM.
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