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1/2/2013 4:53 PM (edited)
Bookend Twist League XVII is now in the books. If you like researching teams, this league may be for you... Take any player in the WIS database from 1885-2012 who played at least 2 seasons... then take his first and last teams as listed in http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/ and twist any player who appears on the 2 rosters. Your bookend player must be on your team and you can use any season of his.  No 200K exemptions... twist only the players that appear on the 2 rosters.
Using Babe Ruth as an example, your player pool would be from the 1914 Red Sox and 1935 Braves, twisted to any season of course. Players are only exclusive for the purpose of making teams and can appear on other team's rosters. Choose any stadium your bookend player called home at any point in his career.


BLACKLIST... the bookend players from the first 17 seasons are blacklisted as bookend players... they can still appear on rosters for this season.

Salary Cap $120M
Yes to DH
No to AAA, WW, clones, trades or live play
Injuries turned off
Random realignment
Choose a stadium your Bookend guy called home at any point in his career


When signing up, list your bookend player's first and last team/seasons.
1/2/2013 4:45 PM (edited)
BLACKLIST (updated through season XVII) 

Bert Adams
Pete Alexander
Hank Aguirre
Fred Anderson
Danny Ardoin
Billy Ashley
Cha-Seung Baek
Jeff Bagwell
Sweetbreads Bailey
Homerun Baker
Steve Balboni
Win Ballou
Dave Bancroft
Jack Barry
Don Baylor
Jim Beauchamp
Johnny Beazley
Harry Bemis
Gary Bennett
Geronimo Berroa
Dante Bichette
Mike Bielecki
Vida Blue
Hiram Bocachica
Ping Bodie
Bobby Bonds
Bobby Bonilla
Daryl Boston
Oil Can Boyd
Kitty Bransfield
Sid Bream
Rube Bressler
Herman Bronkie
Scott Brosius
Jim Brower 
Bobby Brown
Ollie Brown
Bill Buckner
Ellis Burks
Homer Bush
Joe Bush
Bud Byerly
Melky Cabrera
Ray Caldwell
Nixey Callahan
Ken Caminiti
Roy Campanella
Mike Capel
Andy Carey
Steve Carlton
Roy Carlyle
Giovanni Carrara
Mark Carreon
Norm Charlton
Virgil Cheeves
Eddie Cicotte
Will Clark
Boileryard Clarke
Sumpter Clarke
Dad Clarkson
Roger Clemens
Reggie Cleveland
Ty Cobb
Mickey Cochrane
Rocky Colavito
Eddie Collins
Jimmy Collins
Claude Cooper
Fritz Coumbe
Stan Coveleski
Wes Covington
Gavvy Cravath 
Bubba Crosby
Jose Cruz
Bud Daley
Tom Daly
Kal Daniels
Doug Dascenzo
Chick Davies
Chili Davis 
Andre Dawson
Carlos Delgado
Al DeVormer
Einar Diaz
Bill Dickey
Bob Didier
Dick Dietz
Joe DiMaggio
Larry Doby
Pat Donahue
Red Donahue
Chris Donnels
Tommy Dowd
Dan Driessen
Don Drysdale
Jimmy Dygert
Dennis Eckersley
Dave Eiland
Kevin Elster
Todd Erdos
Shawn Estes
Dwight Evans
Scott Eyre
Red Faber
Rollie Fingers
Carlton Fisk
John Flaherty
Elmer Flick
Bryce Florie
Casey Fossum
George Foster 
Ryan Franklin
Rafael Furcal 
Len Gabrielson
Phil Gagliano
Eric Gagne
Damaso Garcia
Ned Garvin
Lou Gehrig
Charlie Gelbert
Bob Gibson 1983-1987 
Marcus Giles
Jim Gilliam
Dwight Gooden
Tom Goodwin
Edgar Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez
Joe Gordon
Rich Gossage
Mark Grace
Jack Graney
Craig Grebeck
Shawn Green
Vean Gregg
Bobby Grich
Ken Griffey Jr
Ken Griffey Sr
Burleigh Grimes
Kip Gross
Lefty Grove
Ad Gumbert
Ricky Gutierrez 
Tim Hamulack
Mike Harkey
Bubbles Hargrave
Mickey Harris
Jack Hayden
Claude Hendrix 
Felix Hernandez
Keith Hernandez
Buck Herzog
Charlie Hickman
Pinky Higgins 
Shea Hillenbrand
Eddie Hohnhorst
Johnny Hopp 
Joe Horlen
Tyler Houston
Del Howard 
Frank Howard
Steve Howe
Dixie Howell 
Nat Hudson
Tim Hudson 
Terry Hughes
Walt Huntzinger 
Fred Jacklitsch
Charlie Jackson
Joe Jackson
Reggie Jackson
Baby Doll Jacobson
Bill James - 1911-1919
Dion James
Hi Jasper
Steve Jeltz
Willie Jensen
Pete Johns
Deron Johnson 
Ernie Johnson
Jason Johnson
Jing Johnson
Lance Johnson
Rankin Johnson
Russ Johnson 
Andruw Jones
Bumpus Jones
Chipper Jones
Art Jorgens
Addie Joss
Jeff Juden
Oscar Judd 
Ralph Judd
Willie Keeler
Randy Keisler
Charlie Keller 
Roberto Kelly
Bill Kennedy 1948-1957 
Jeff Kent
Darryl Kile
Red Killefer
Dave Kingman
Joe Klink
Brad Kocher 
Mark Koenig
Harry Krause
Sandy Koufax
Bill Lamar
Jack Lapp
Tony Lazzeri
Ricky Ledee
Joe Lefebvre
Nemo Leibold
Charlie Leibrandt 
Al Leiter
Dutch Leonard 1913-1925
Kenny Lofton
James Loney
Terrence Long 
Davey Lopes
Fred Lynn
Greg Maddux
Duster Mails 
Al Mamaux
Mickey Mantle
Juan Marichal
Russell Martin 
Dennis Martinez
Pedro Martinez
Dave Martinez
Sandy Martinez
Don Mattingly
Darrell May
John Mayberry 
Carl Mays
Tim McCarver
Gil McDougald
Joe McGinnity
Jack McMahon 
Mike McNally
Hal McRae
Joe Medwick
Ramiro Mendoza
Fred Merkle
Lou Merloni
Sam Mertes
Chief Meyers
Felix Millan
Billy Milligan 
Willie Mitchell
Johnny Mize
Terry Moore
Jack Morris
Jamie Moyer
Bill Mueller
Jerry Mumphrey
Peter Munro
Thurman Munson
Bobby Murcer
Calvin Murray
Eddie Murray
Eddie Murphy
Stan Musial
Art Nehf
Robb Nen
Hal Newhouser
Otis Nixon
Trot Nixon
Jerry Nops
Billy North
Johnny Oates 
Jose Offerman
Paul O'Neill
Tip O'Neill
Eddie Onslow 
Al Orth
David Ortiz
Orval Overall
Juan Padilla
Dave Parker
Roger Peckinpaugh
Melido Perez
Andy Pettitte
Jesse Petty
Jack Pfiester
Tony Phillips 
Mike Piazza
Luis Polonia 
Doc Powers
Albert Pujols
Billy Purtell
Dave Rader 
Willie Randolph
Pee Wee Reese
Pete Reiser 
Ed Reulbach
Jerry Reuss
Harry Rice 
Jim Rice
Dave Righetti 
Topper Rigney
Ricardo Rincon
Mariano Rivera
Oscar Roettger
Charlie Robertson
Jackie Robinson
Alex Rodriguez
Red Rolfe
Buddy Rosar 
Pete Rose
John Roseboro 
Braggo Roth
Dick Rudolph
Dutch Ruether
Allan Russell 
Rosy Ryan
Bret Saberhagen
Vic Saier
Angel Salazar
Juan Samuel
Freddy Sanchez
Rey Sanchez
Jimmy Sebring
Ray Schalk
Jason Schmidt
Red Schoendienst
Pete Schourek
Everett Scott
Jack Scott
Jim Scott
George Selkirk
Joe Sewell
Howie Shanks
Bob Shawkey
Dave Shean
Al Shealy 
Bill Shores
Chick Shorten
Ed Sicking
Ted Simmons 
Randall Simon
Ted Sizemore
Enos Slaughter
Aaron Small
Dwight Smith
Earl Smith 1916-1922
Syd Smith
Duke Snider
Mario Soto
Warren Spahn
Tris Speaker
By Speece
Chris Speier
Gerry Staley
Oscar Stanage
Joe Stanley
Dolly Stark 
Riggs Stephenson
Darryl Strawberry
Tanyon Sturtze
Jim Sullivan
Don Sutton
Bill Sweeney
Shingo Takatsu
Vito Tamulis
Bennie Tate
Jack Taylor 1898-1907
Bill Terry
Zeb Terry
Roy Thomas 1899-1911 
Junior Thompson
Terry Tiffee
Fred Toney
Salomon Torres
John Tudor
Larry Twitchell 
Bob Uecker
George Uhle
Tom Underwood
Bobby Veach 
Dario Veras
Mickey Vernon
Cory Wade
Billy Wagner
Heinie Wagner
Dixie Walker
Larry Walker
Allen Watson
Jimmy Walsh
David Wells
Billy Werber
Dennis Werth 
David West
Bill White - 1956-1969
Gabe White
Roy White 
George Whiteman
Bernie Williams
Cy Williams
Stan Williams
Maury Wills
Hooks Wiltse 
Smoky Joe Wood
Weldon Wyckoff
Carl Yastrzemski
Carroll Yerkes
Eric Young 1992-2006 
Geoff Zahn
Heinie Zimmerman

1/14/2013 2:17 PM (edited)
OWNER LIST - name in bold indicates team has been entered

01. finn2030 - Dick Cotter 1911 Phillies & 1912 Cubs
02. mllama54 - Happy Felsch 1915 & 1920 White Sox
03. baines03 - Julio Lugo 2000 Astros & 2011 Braves
04. SophieGiants - Norm McMillan 1922 Yankees & 1929 Cubs
05. dodgebob - Ted Power 1981 Dodgers & 1993 Mariners
06. dlchow - Craig Dingman 2000 Yankees & 2005 Tigers
07. malinowt - Pepper Martin 1928 & 1944 Cardinals
08. splitter24 - Zaza Harvey 1900 Orphans & 1902 Blues
09. dweigel - Fred Luderus 1909 Cubs & 1920 Phillies
10. dvorr80 - Joe Glenn 1932 Yankees & 1940 Red Sox
11. bixman51 - Nate Colbert 1966 Astros & 1976 Athletics
12. snuffy45 - Mike Aldrete 1986 Giants & 1996 Yankees
13. jjper1 - Ken MacKenzie - 1960 Braves & 1965 Astros
14. elduro25 - Eric Bruntlett 2003 Astros & 2009 Phillies
15. kriz - Jim Gentile 1957 Dodgers & 1966 Indians
16. jedijeff - Horacio Ramirez 2003 Braves & 2011 Angels
17. mac195 - Ichiro Suzuki 2001 Mariners & 2012 Yankees
18. crackatoeha - Harry Niles 1906 Browns & 1910 Naps
19. gyrene - Ray Narleski 1954 Indians & 1959 Tigers
20. tabasko - Jim Deshaies 1984 Yankees & 1995 Phillies
21. contrarian23 - Bill Henry 1952 Red Sox & 1969 Astros
22. leganovci - Bob Feller 1936 & 1956 Indians
23. fatboydad54 - Jim Duffalo 1961 Giants & 1965 Reds
24. elleryq - Red Downs 1907 Tigers & 1912 Cubs
1/3/2013 1:40 PM
Andy Tracy  - 2003 Astros & 2009 Phillies
1/3/2013 4:33 PM
Posted by elduro25 on 1/3/2013 1:40:00 PM (view original):
Andy Tracy  - 2003 Astros & 2009 Phillies
Andy Tracy is actually 2000 Expos & 2009 Phillies... did you still want to use him?
1/3/2013 9:03 PM
Sorry, right teams, wrong player.  Should be Eric Bruntlett
1/3/2013 10:36 PM
Jim Gentile 57 Dodgers & 66 Indians 
1/4/2013 9:04 AM
Welcome elduro25 & kriz... thanks for joining.
1/4/2013 9:26 AM
Horacio Ramirez 03 Braves & 11 Angels
1/4/2013 10:39 AM
Ichiro Suzuki - 01 Mariners, 12 Yankees
1/4/2013 11:18 AM
Welcome jedijeff & mac195... thanks for joining.
1/4/2013 5:13 PM
Ken Henderson   1965 SF Giants, 1980 Chicago Cubs
1/4/2013 6:00 PM
I'm back with Ray Narleski, '54 Injuns and '59 Tigers.
1/4/2013 7:46 PM
Welcome crackatoeha & welcome back gyrene.

I'll have the league up sometime tomorrow...
1/5/2013 9:59 AM
Back with Jim Deshaies, 1984 NYY & 1995 PHI
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