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  • 1977-78 Offseason Thread

    --Welcome to the CKL 1976-77 offseason thread. Here is a tenative list of events. If you have a problem with any of them please speak up as soon as possible.
    Tuesday, 5/3 (midnight EST): Non-tender/HTD bid deadline. Every team should also have their up to date roster with salaries posted at this time.
    Friday, 5/6 (midnight EST): Deadline to overbid HTD offers
    Friday, 5/6 (midnight EST): Rookie draft starts
    Monday, 5/16 (8PM EST): Rookie draft ends
    Monday, 5/16(9PM EST): Free agent auctions begins. Preliminary bids must be made one player per post and must be topped in 250K increments
    Tuesday, 5/17 (8PM EST): first bid list posted
    Tuesday, 5/17 (9PM EST): Phase 1 begins, bids still made in 250K increments
    Wednesday, 5/18 (8PM EST): Phase 1 ends, players not overbid signed by teams holding the high bid from the previous evening
    Wednesday, 5/18 (9PM EST): Phase 2 begins, bids must now be made in 500K increments*
    Thursday, 5/19 (8PM EST): Phase 2 ends
    Thursday, 5/19 (9PM EST): Phase 3 begins, bids must now be made in 1 million dollar increments*
    Friday, 5/20 (8PM EST): Phase 3 ends
    * overbids must be at the indicated figure, New bids may be made at 250K at any point int he auction.
    Friday, 5/20 (9PM EST): Live auction begins and runs until each player has gone 10 minutes without a fresh bid (first signing would be 9:10 for a player with no new bid in the live auction).
    Friday, 5/20 (10PM EST): Free signing period begins. Any team under 40 players may sign any unsigned player for minimum wage until they reach 40 players. One signing per post.
    Saturday, 5/21 (midnight EST): teams who went over 40 players in the auction must cut down to 40 and are responsible for the salary of the released players.
    Monday, 5/23 (midnight EST): teams must have 40 players under contract or be charged a 250K per vacant roster space cap penalty.
    Thursday, 5/26 (midnight EST): managerial profiles must be posted.
    Saturday, 5/28: Opening Day!

  • #2
    Rookie Draft order

    -------------------------------
    First round
    1) Legends from Angels
    2) Gamblers
    3) Badgers
    4) Blues
    5) Dust Bunnies
    6) Beavers
    7) Lumberjacks
    8) Iron
    9) Spikes from Corsairs
    10) Legends
    11) Gamblers from Gold Sox
    12) Knights
    13) Badgers from Thunder
    14) Hard Cider
    15) Spikes
    16) Skipjacks

    Subsequent Rounds
    1) Badgers (4 to Dust Bunnies)
    2) Dust Bunnies (2-Hard Cider, 3 and 4-Blues, 5 - Thunder)
    3) Iron (3-Thunder, 4-Gamblers)
    4) Beavers (2-Dust Bunnies, 3-Iron, 4-Thunder)
    5) Gamblers (3-Dust Bunnies)
    6) Blues (5-Dust Bunnies)
    7) Angels (2 and 3-Dust Bunnies, 4-Legends, 5-Skipjacks)
    8) Lumberjacks
    9) Corsairs (3-Gamblers)
    10) Legends (3-Angels)
    11) Gold Sox (3-hard Cider, 4-Thunder)
    12) Knights (3-Iron)
    13) Thunder (2-Gold Sox, 4-Angels)
    14) Hard Cider (2-Iron, 4-Legends, 5-Thunder)
    15) Spikes (3-Gold Sox, 4 and 5-Lumberjacks)
    16) Skipjacks (2-Dust Bunnies, 3 -Spikes)
    Last edited by leecemark; 04-23-2011, 09:59 AM.

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    • #3
      Home Town Discount (HTD) Bids

      --------------------------------------------
      Enos Cabell, Spikes, 1/4.5 (5.5 to top)
      Randy Moffit, Spikes, 1/4.0 (5.0 to top)
      Garry Maddox, Spikes, 2/11.0 (13.25 to top)
      Dick Tidrow, Thunder, 3/2,25 (2.75 to top)
      Lee Lacy, Skipjacks, 3/4.0 (5.0 to top)
      Bill Stein, Skipjacks, 3/.50 (.75 to top)
      Jim Bibby, Lumberjaxxs, 5/7.5 (9.0 to top)
      Don Stanhouse, Lumberjaxx, 2/4.0 (5.0 to top)
      Elias Sosa, Legends, 3/6.0 (7.25 to top)
      Bill Russell. Corsairs, 3/3.0 (3.75 to top)
      Toby Harrah, Knights, 5/5.0 (6.0 to top)
      Last edited by leecemark; 04-23-2011, 07:03 AM.

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      • #4
        --The Corsairs send their first pick in the 1978 draft (9th overall) to the Spikes for 3B Doug DeCinces, OF Jerry Martin and IF Rick Auerback. Mark will confirm.

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        • #5
          HC and Dust Bunnies have agreed to a deal:

          To DB: Keith Hernandez, Oscar Gamble
          To HC: Rico Carty, 'DB '79 2nd, DB '80 3rd
          "The numbers are what brought me here; as it appears they brought you."
          - Danielle Rousseau

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          • #6
            Originally posted by mac195 View Post
            HC and Dust Bunnies have agreed to a deal:

            To DB: Keith Hernandez, Oscar Gamble
            To HC: Rico Carty, 'DB '79 2nd, DB '80 3rd
            Wow ..... I thought it would take someone's first born to get Hernandez. Apparently Rico Carty's dad is the new DustBunnies owner lol
            Baseball statistics are like a girl in a bikini. They show a lot, but not everything. ~Toby Harrah

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            • #7
              Well, Keith has only two years left on his contract and '78 isn't very good. We might have been able to keep him on HTD but there always seems to be someone ready to overbid.
              "The numbers are what brought me here; as it appears they brought you."
              - Danielle Rousseau

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              • #8
                Originally posted by mac195 View Post
                HC and Dust Bunnies have agreed to a deal:

                To DB: Keith Hernandez, Oscar Gamble
                To HC: Rico Carty, 'DB '79 2nd, DB '80 3rd
                The Dust Bunnies approve this deal.

                Jack
                Illegitimi Non Carborundum

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                • #9
                  I am looking for starting pitching for the upcoming season if you have anyone available please let me know.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by leecemark View Post
                    --Welcome to the CKL 1976-77 offseason thread. Here is a tenative list of events. If you have a problem with any of them please speak up as soon as possible.
                    Tuesday, 5/3 (midnight EST): Non-tender/HTD bid deadline. Every team should also have their up to date roster with salaries posted at this time.
                    Friday, 5/6 (midnight EST): Deadline to overbid HTD offers
                    Friday, 5/6 (midnight EST): Rookie draft starts
                    Monday, 5/16 (8PM EST): Rookie draft ends
                    Monday, 5/16(9PM EST): Free agent auctions begins. Preliminary bids must be made one player per post and must be topped in 250K increments
                    Tuesday, 5/17 (8PM EST): first bid list posted
                    Tuesday, 5/17 (9PM EST): Phase 1 begins, bids still made in 250K increments
                    Wednesday, 5/18 (8PM EST): Phase 1 ends, players not overbid signed by teams holding the high bid from the previous evening
                    Wednesday, 5/18 (9PM EST): Phase 2 begins, bids must now be made in 500K increments*
                    Thursday, 5/19 (8PM EST): Phase 2 ends
                    Thursday, 5/19 (9PM EST): Phase 3 begins, bids must now be made in 1 million dollar increments*
                    Friday, 5/20 (8PM EST): Phase 3 ends
                    * overbids must be at the indicated figure, New bids may be made at 250K at any point int he auction.
                    Friday, 5/20 (9PM EST): Live auction begins and runs until each player has gone 10 minutes without a fresh bid (first signing would be 9:10 for a player with no new bid in the live auction).
                    Friday, 5/20 (10PM EST): Free signing period begins. Any team under 40 players may sign any unsigned player for minimum wage until they reach 40 players. One signing per post.
                    Saturday, 5/21 (midnight EST): teams who went over 40 players in the auction must cut down to 40 and are responsible for the salary of the released players.
                    Monday, 5/23 (midnight EST): teams must have 40 players under contract or be charged a 250K per vacant roster space cap penalty.
                    Thursday, 5/26 (midnight EST): managerial profiles must be posted.
                    Saturday, 5/28: Opening Day!
                    My wife and I will be on an Elderhostel Hiking Program in the fingerlakes region of NY from May 14-May 22 or so. I'll do what I can to participate in the FA drafting process.

                    Jack
                    Illegitimi Non Carborundum

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                    • #11
                      Two previously posted trades:

                      The Lumberjacks will send their 1984 3rd round pick along with Rick Burleson and John D'Acquisto to the Thunder in exchange for the Spikes 5th round pick in 1978, the Gold Sox 4th round pick in 1979, and the Thunder 2nd round pick in 1980.

                      The Thunder send Ed Glynn to the Angels for the Angels 1979 6th rounder.
                      "I will calmly wait for my induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame."
                      - Sammy Sosa

                      "Get a comfy chair, Sammy, cause its gonna be a long wait."
                      - Craig Ashley (AKA Windy City Fan)

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                      • #12
                        Updated Thunder Roster:

                        Rotation:
                        SP Dennis Eckersley (75 Draft, 3.0 Million)
                        SP Ed Figueroa (74 Draft, 2.0 Million)
                        SP John Montefusco (74 Draft, 2.0 Million)
                        SP Luis Tiant (FA 75 to 79, 8.5 Million)
                        SP

                        Bullpen:
                        RP Gary Lavelle (74 Draft,1.0 Million)
                        RP Bill Campbell (73 Draft, 1.0 Million)
                        RP John D'Acquisto (73 Draft, 500K)
                        RP Jim Kern (74 Draft, 1.0 Million)
                        RP Al Hrabosky (FA 76 to 78, 1.5 Million)

                        Starting Lineup:
                        C
                        1B Mike Hargrove (74 Draft, 3.0 Million)
                        2B Willie Randolph (75 Draft, 2.5 Million)
                        SS Rick Burleson (74 Draft, 1.5 Million)
                        3B Ron Cey (FA 77 to 79, 14.5 Million)
                        LF Jack Clark (75 Draft, 3.0 Million)
                        CF Gormon Thomas (73 Draft, 500K)
                        RF Sixto Lezcano (74 Draft, 2.0 Million)
                        DH Pat Kelly (FA 77 to 79, 1.5 Million)

                        Bench:
                        C John Ellis (FA 77 to 79, 500K)
                        IF Bill Almon (74 Draft, 250K)
                        IF
                        1B/3B Mike Ivie (FA 77 to 79, 4.75 Million)
                        OF Lyman Bostock (75 Draft, 2.0 Million)
                        OF

                        Farmhands:
                        RP Donnie Moore (75 Draft, 250K)
                        RP Larry Andersen (75 Draft, 250K)
                        SP Moose Haas (76 Draft, 1.0 Million)
                        SP Tommy Boggs (76 Draft, 500K)
                        CF Rick Bosetti (76 Draft, 250K)
                        RP Al Holland (77 Draft, 1.0 Million)
                        SP Mike Parrott (77 Draft, 250K)
                        SP Tom Dixon (77 Draft, 250K)
                        RP Woodie Fryman (FA 77 to 79, 1.5 Million)
                        1B John Milner (FA 77 to 79, 2.5 Million)
                        IF Bud Harrelson (FA 77 to 79, 250K)
                        IF Larry Milbourne (74 Draft, 250K)

                        64.75 Million for 32 Players

                        Free Agents:
                        Tom Walker
                        Joe Rudi
                        Ron Fairly
                        Ed Hermann
                        Hal McRae
                        Lerrin Lagrow
                        Dick Tidrow (HTD eligible)
                        Greg Gross

                        Non Tendered:
                        Thurmon Munson
                        Mark Fydrich
                        Dan Thomas
                        "I will calmly wait for my induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame."
                        - Sammy Sosa

                        "Get a comfy chair, Sammy, cause its gonna be a long wait."
                        - Craig Ashley (AKA Windy City Fan)

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                        • #13
                          The Skipjacks and Spikes have agreed to a deal:

                          Dave Parker
                          Dave Concepcion
                          Spikes 4th round pick, 1980
                          ------
                          Skipjacks 1st round pick, 1979
                          Bucky Dent

                          Mark, please confirm.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by J W View Post
                            The Skipjacks and Spikes have agreed to a deal:

                            Dave Parker
                            Dave Concepcion
                            Spikes 4th round pick, 1980
                            ------
                            Skipjacks 1st round pick, 1979
                            Bucky Dent

                            Mark, please confirm.
                            Confirmed.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by leecemark View Post
                              --The Corsairs send their first pick in the 1978 draft (9th overall) to the Spikes for 3B Doug DeCinces, OF Jerry Martin and IF Rick Auerback. Mark will confirm.
                              Confirmed.

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