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  • #31
    I dunno - some leagues I've seen do it so you can't have one team punt this year in return for an insane advantage in the future (ie trading 3 aging stars for 3 young stars). MLB has an approval process.

    Also, are we going to have some sort of waiver system? I'd be against that idea.

    I can't remember off the top of my head... are we going to allow trading for draft picks? I believe CKL does, but I don't remember seeing it spelled out in the rules.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDxgNjMTPIs

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    • #32
      Originally posted by rmadachik View Post
      Dan

      A lot of the guys in this league are already running 2 teams in CKL ... I know if I add another team along with the 2 CKL teams and running this league my wife may leave me forever lol
      Geez, Rich, do you really think that would work?
      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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      • #33
        Originally posted by rmadachik View Post
        I don't think so. We don't have one in place in CKL and there has never been a problem. Did you have something in mind?
        Actually, the commissioner has the authority to veto any trade that would prove detrimental to the league. I also seem to recall that there was proposed (and might even be) a committee to submit any questionable trades to,and I think I was on it. Guess that shows how few questionable trades we've had in the CKL - none to my knowledge. With largely the same group of owners, I expect that would continue.
        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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        • #34
          Gentlemen - We are now at 12 teams. Thanks in large part to Jack's decision to join. I know I am speaking for everyone here when I say that this league will benefit greatly from his addition.
          Baseball statistics are like a girl in a bikini. They show a lot, but not everything. ~Toby Harrah

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          • #35
            Originally posted by rmadachik View Post
            Gentlemen - We are now at 12 teams. Thanks in large part to Jack's decision to join. I know I am speaking for everyone here when I say that this league will benefit greatly from his addition.
            I agree completely. Jack is a great owner and a fine addition to this league.
            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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            • #36
              My team will be the Jamestown Express.

              expresslogo.jpg
              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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              • #37
                Originally posted by catcher24 View Post
                My team will be the Jamestown Express.

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                Better than The Jammers, eh Lew?

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                • #38
                  Since we are naming teams, I would like to name my team after a small city in Pennsylvania. The Asylum Inmates. Logo to be posted ASAP.
                  Ed
                  There are 10 kinds of people. Those who get binary and those who don't.

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                  • #39
                    Better than The Jammers, eh Lew?
                    Yeah, I think so. I thought about the Seawolves because I like that logo, but then I decided to design my own. Not so professional looking, but it's mine.

                    For those not from this part of the county and not familiar with Jamestown's New-York Penn League entry, the Jamestown Jammers, I've included their logo below. Decide for yourselves. But if you're ever in this area, we do have a great ballpark and those short season A league kids give 110% because they want to be somewhere else some day. And for $5 for a reserved grand stand seat it's a pretty good deal, too.

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                    Last edited by catcher24; 02-09-2012, 02:46 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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                    • #40
                      Originally posted by buppers View Post
                      Since we are naming teams, I would like to name my team after a small city in Pennsylvania. The Asylum Inmates. Logo to be posted ASAP.
                      Ed
                      Wow, if I had saved the logos from Scott Carter's old PAP League, I'd have one for you. That was one of the team names in that league. Was that you, Ed?
                      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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                      • #41
                        I covered short-season A ball for an Orioles website this past summer. Didn't go on the road, but I think Jamestown came down to Aberdeen once. It's a lot of fun to watch, and all the players were great interviews.

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                        • #42
                          My team will be the Kalamazoo Kumquats. The Zooquats for short.

                          Jack
                          Illegitimi Non Carborundum

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                          • #43
                            Yes, that was me. I think I used Jack Nicholson from the movie The Shining, smashing through the bathroom door. May resurrect it for the new league

                            Ed
                            There are 10 kinds of people. Those who get binary and those who don't.

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                            • #44
                              I will be drawing draft positions today and the reverse of those results will be the stadium drafting positions. Please take time to check out the link on our league website for the ballpark factors. we will begin the stadium draft as soon as the positions are posted on a seperate thread.
                              Baseball statistics are like a girl in a bikini. They show a lot, but not everything. ~Toby Harrah

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                              • #45
                                Draft Positions for 1901 Re-Draft (using a snake format)

                                1. Jamestown Express
                                2. Assylum Inmates
                                3. Detroit Tigers
                                4. Richmond Rams
                                5. Laquey Sharks
                                6. Anaheim Angels
                                7. Seattle Dragons
                                8. Tennessee Pioneers
                                9. Cleveland Spiders
                                10. Kalamazoo Kumquats
                                11. Lighthouse Point Bums
                                12. New Orleans Barons
                                Last edited by rmadachik; 02-13-2012, 04:34 PM.
                                Baseball statistics are like a girl in a bikini. They show a lot, but not everything. ~Toby Harrah

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