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10/29/2012 6:06 PM (edited)
Billy Beane may not put too much value on them, but baseball's field generals have a long, storied history in America's Pastime. Let us pay tribute to the managers who were in the lineup before they wrote out the lineup.

Leo the Lip took home the Title in Season 1, so it is time for Season 2!

Pick any manager who played at least 1 full season and managed at least 1 full season.

Then select 12 players who played WITH your manager.

Next select 12 players who played FOR your manager.

The Twist: This year you may twist either the playing career OR the managerial career of your selection, but not both. Please indicate which part of his career you will be twisting upon announcing your selection. I will put a (P) or an (M) next to your name to acknowledge your choice.

What does this mean: If you chose Joe Torre and decided to twist his playing career, you would be allowed to use any season of Bob Gibson's career, but only ARod from 2004-2007. By contrast, if you chose to twist Joe Torre's managerial career, you could use any season of ARod's career, but only Bob Gibson from 1969-1974.

Please note: If you choose someone who was a player/manager at some point, that obviously gives you greater flexibility in whom you choose to twist.

The final roster spot will be filled by any season the manager himself played. 

We will be blacklisting any players used in Season 1. They are listed below.

League # to be posted in the subject line.

$120 million salary cap

24 teams

Ballpark: Must be a ballpark your Field General once called his home ballpark either as player or manager.

YES: DH

NO: Injuries, AAA, WW, or Clones

BLACKLIST:

Lou Boudreau
Connie Mack
Davey Johnson
Red Schoendienst
Felipe Alou
Miller Huggins
Billy Southworth
Dusty Baker
Casey Stengel
Johnny Oates
Hughie Jennings
Leo Durocher
Dick Williams
Frankie Frisch
Joe Torre
Lou Piniella
Nap Lajoie
Charlie Grimm
Tony Larussa
Billy Martin
Mickey Cochrane
Don Zimmer
Alvin Dark
Bob Brenly

 

 

11/7/2012 9:53 PM (edited)

FIELD GENERALS:

1) finn2030: Frank Chance (P)
2) jvt87: Frank Robinson (P)
3) Jay_Sensei: Joe Girardi (P)
4) tycho88: Walter Johnson (?)
5) shysters3: Chuck Dressen (M)
6) Drawdexer: Roger Craig (P)
7) dcates: Joe Cronin (P)
8) Got_Worms: Don Baylor (?)
9) snuffy45: Charlie Manuel (P)
10) popeyechiken: John McGraw (P)
11) slowmoe: Lee Mazzilli (M)
12) fatboydad54: Fred Clarke (M)
13) HeyHey1970: WIllie Randolph (P)
14) dvorr80: Donie Bush (M)
15) Rattlers: Tris Speaker (P)
16) ddodge02: Mike Matheny
17) dlchow: Jim Lefebvre (P)
18) kriz: Bruce Bochy (P)
19) specsman: Al Lopez (?)
20) aspenbrew: Rogers Hornsby (P)
21) hurkman: Terry Francona (M)
22) rbrch: Nixey Callahan (M)
23) ChiTownBluz: Phil Cavaretta (M)
24) nbl17: Pete Rose (M)

10/27/2012 11:56 AM
I'll try Jim Lefebvre.  Twisting players.
10/27/2012 12:31 PM
Welcome dlchow!
10/28/2012 10:19 PM
Bump.
10/28/2012 11:25 PM
Bruce Bochy. 

I'll be twisting his player years... 
10/29/2012 12:06 AM
Fresh off a world series title. Welcome.
10/29/2012 3:01 PM
Welcome back specsman.
10/29/2012 3:11 PM
(2B) Rogers Hornsby,  please...

Will be twisting those who played
for him... Thank you, so much... !!!
10/29/2012 4:05 PM
not enuff P with Dyer, will change to Al Lopez.
10/29/2012 6:07 PM
Both great choices. Welcome aspenbrew.
10/29/2012 6:11 PM
Posted by aspenbrew on 10/29/2012 3:11:00 PM (view original):
(2B) Rogers Hornsby,  please...

Will be twisting those who played
for him... Thank you, so much... !!!
CORRECTION ------>>>

Will be twisting those who played
WITH  (2B) RHornsby... Thanx...!!!

(&, no kid'n... couldn't grasp why no
one snag'd him already... After Pete
Alexander, the pitch'n falls off kwik...)
10/29/2012 6:24 PM
4 more, lets fill this up.
10/29/2012 7:30 PM
I'm going to go with Tris Speaker and twist his player years
10/31/2012 2:11 AM
Terry Francona and twisting his manager years.
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