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12/6/2012 8:17 PM
The league is heading into our 17th season (1932) and we need an owner for the New York Giants.

The league drafts to 23 players and fills in the other 2 slots with 200k players from 1885-1910. There is a list of AAA players that each team drafts that provide 300 additional innings and 1,000 PAs.

The league uses a draft formula based on team salary to discourage tanking.

The 1932 draft will be based on an adjusted wins formula. The formula is designed to hurt tanking while rewarding those who reach and exceed their expected win total. That said, the formula is not extreme to the point that teams that vastly overachieve will be picking ahead of teams that do not. What it does is hurt those teams that truly tank.

Here is the deal. Each team gets expected wins (EW) based on their salary relative to the league average. EW for a team that is exactly league average is 81 wins. If you have a salary that is lower than league average, you are expected to win fewer games, and if you have higher than league average you are expected to win more.

To derive adjusted wins, you take the average of your actual and expected wins and then +/- the standard deviation from your teams expected wins. SO adjusted wins = (Actual Wins + EW)/2 + or - SD from EW.

Teams will be ranked 1-16 based on their adjusted wins for rounds 1 and 2, and will be ranked 1-16 based on actual wins for rounds 3 - end of draft.

 

Final Standings of the 1931 season.

 

Team Avg Salary Starting Sal Current Sal W EW SD from EW SD Mod Adj Wins Draft
New York Yankees (eman7400)- $ 46,396,597 $ 46,396,597 $ 46,396,597 38 54 11.239 11.2390 57.1861 1
St. Louis Cardinals (Thorburen)- $ 59,037,050 $ 59,037,050 $ 59,037,050 77 69 5.956 -5.9556 66.8331 2
St. Louis Browns (Chrisekeedei)- $ 62,415,743 $ 62,415,743 $ 62,415,743 93 73 14.494 -14.4942 68.2569 3
Pittsburgh Pirates (ToysBoys)- $ 62,948,657 $ 64,482,707 $ 61,414,606 83 73 6.985 -6.9854 71.0752 4
Philadelphia Phillies (genemock91) $ 60,891,699 $ 60,891,699 $ 60,891,699 65 71 4.053 4.0530 71.9189 5
New York Giants (swtbc)- $ 66,429,172 $ 66,429,172 $ 66,429,172 63 77 10.016 10.0156 80.0977 6
Boston Red Sox (trentonjoe)- $ 70,685,827 $ 70,685,827 $ 70,685,827 89 82 4.873 -4.8729 80.6815 7
Chicago White Sox (beauchamp) $ 65,896,341 $ 65,896,341 $ 65,896,341 52 77 17.356 17.3561 81.6287 8
Chicago Cubs (ljemd)- $ 68,412,370 $ 68,412,370 $ 68,412,370 66 79 9.523 9.5232 82.2571 9
Brooklyn Dodgers (Fabulous)- $ 70,521,150 $ 70,521,150 $ 70,521,150 79 82 2.063 2.0629 82.5216 10
Cleveland Indians (spid24)- $ 72,615,828 $ 72,615,828 $ 72,615,828 89 84 3.288 -3.2876 83.3877 11
Boston Braves (bullmoose)- $ 75,725,122 $ 75,725,122 $ 75,725,122 91 88 2.148 -2.1479 87.3332 12
Philadelphia A’s (bullet6464)- $ 78,301,423 $ 76,767,372 $ 79,835,473 104 91 9.224 -9.2242 88.2533 13
Detroit Tigers (TxElvis)- $ 83,100,929 $ 83,100,929 $ 83,100,929 100 97 2.454 -2.4536 95.8115 14
Cincinnati Reds (wgasa)- $ 84,551,482 $ 84,551,482 $ 84,551,482 103 98 3.383 -3.3835 97.2241 15
Washington Senators (Frazzman80)- $ 87,772,381 $ 87,772,381 $ 87,772,381 104 102 1.445 -1.4450 101.5332 16
League Average Salary $ 69,731,361
12/7/2012 3:30 PM (edited)
1932 New York Giants- 17 players

Picks
#6 (1st)
#22 (2nd)
#35 (3rd)
#51 (4th)


C- Rick Ferrell- 541 PA- Hall of Fame catcher with nearly a decade left
1B- Art Shires- 346 PA
2B- Hughie Critz- 737 PA
3B- Willie Kamm- 656 PA
SS- Jim Levey- 636 PA
SS Rabbit Warstler- 444 PA
OF Paul Waner- 734 PA
OF Bob Seeds- 514 PA
OF Adam Comorosky- 433 PA
OF  Fred Brickell- 76 PA

SP- Paul Derringer- 246 IP- Hall of Fame pitcher in year 2 of his career
SP- George Blaeholder 272 IP
SP- Roy Mahaffey- 235 IP
SP- George Pipgras- 231 IP
SP- Sam Gray- 218 IP
RP- Fred Heimach- 177 IP
RP- Chad Kimsey- 94 IP

IR
OF Ted Gullic 1933
1B Lew Fonseca 1933
P Sherriff Blake 1937
P Ed Fallenstein 1933
12/7/2012 3:31 PM
The 1932 draft has Hall of Fame pitcher Dizzy Dean, HoF SS Arky Vaughn, HoF OF Joe Medwick, and quite a few other elite players.
12/7/2012 4:36 PM
It appears that eman7400 managed to tank and get the No. 1 pick despite your efforts to prevent tanking. Am I not understanding something?

I might be interested if you can explain this a little more clearly.

12/7/2012 4:45 PM
I'll take the Giants please.
12/10/2012 10:02 AM
Posted by doubletruck on 12/7/2012 4:36:00 PM (view original):
It appears that eman7400 managed to tank and get the No. 1 pick despite your efforts to prevent tanking. Am I not understanding something?

I might be interested if you can explain this a little more clearly.

Eman7400 took over the worst team in the league and as a result had a very low team salary. The system helps against tanking, but if an owner is willing to create a low salary team within the confines of the PA and IP floor than they can position themselves for a low expected wins. In eman's case he "lucked" into a perfect storm with young talent that had yet to reach their peaks and old veterans who were starters, but couldn't hit or field. His team is about see a massive salary increase as his young players reach their primes. An owner could employ the strategy, but unless an onwer has a fire sale prior to the season beginning than they will not receive the benefit. The "anti-tanking" formula does more to discourage in-season tanking than to discourage the "fire sale" strategy. I consider most off-season strategies valid and if an owner wants to take a long-term approach like eman was forced to do (the team he took over had 14 players) than they are more than welcome. It is the in-season tanking that I find frustrating and that we try to disuade.
12/10/2012 10:27 AM
taking names for a waitlist
12/10/2012 11:57 AM
Hi, could you put me on your waitlist. Sounds like a good league.
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