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3/31/2013 6:32 PM (edited)
League #:  MLB104951

This league will pay homage to one of my favorite sitcoms from the 80's, Family Ties!

Every player on your roster must have a relative that also played in the majors.  You don't have to have the family connections on your team, just as long as they had 1 relative play in the majors that is fine.

There are some players that had relatives play briefly but don't have seasons in the WIS database, ie. Pete Rose, so he would be eligibe.  Also, you can check any players page on www.baseball-reference.com and relatives will be listed in their bio section.

League rules:
  • $120 million cap
  • Seasons used: 1885-2012
  • YES: DH, Trades
  • NO: AAA, WW, clones, or injuries.
  • Use any stadium.
  • SLL:  No requirements
  • Randomly aligned divisions (Owners with 2 teams split amongst leagues).
  • Standard playoffs with 3 division winners + wild card in each league.
Use following link for the baseball family tree:

http://www.baseball-almanac.com/fammenu.shtml

Father, son, brother, uncle, cousin, grandfather, brother-in-law are all eligible!
4/7/2013 12:00 PM (edited)

Key players:

C
  • Sandy Alomar Jr
  • Yogi Berra
  • Bob Boone
  • Bill Dickey
  • Darrin Fletcher
  • Bubbles & Pinky Hargrave
  • Todd Hundley
  • Jason Kendall
  • Yadier Molina
  • Tom Pagnozzi (Uncle of Matt Pagnozzi)
  • Tony Pena
  • Jorge Posada (Nephew of Leo Posada)
  • Joe Torre
  • Ozzie Virgil
1B
  • Dick Allen
  • Dolph Camilli
  • Roger Connor
  • Cecil Fielder
  • Prince Fielder
  • Jason Giambi
  • Adrian Gonzalez
  • Fred McGriff
  • Eddie Murray
  • John Olerud (cousin of Dale Sveum)
  • David Segui
  • George Sisler
  • Hal Trosky
2B
  • Roberto Alomar
  • Ronnie Belliard (Cousin of Rafael Belliard)
  • Bret Boone
  • Robinson Cano
  • Eddie Collins
  • Marcus Giles
  • Steve Sax
  • Ryne Sandberg (uncle of Jarrod Sandberg)
  • Eric Young
3B
  • Sal Bando
  • Buddy Bell
  • Ken Boyer
  • George Brett
  • Lave Cross
  • George Kell
  • Carney Lansford
  • Edgar Martinez (Cousin of Carmelo Martinez)
  • Graig Nettles
  • Tony Perez
  • Eddie Stanky (Son-in-Law of Milt Stock)
  • Matt Williams (grandson of Bert Griffith)
SS
  • Lou Boudreau (Father-in-Law of Denny McLain)
  • Bert Campaneris (cousin of Jose Cardenal)
  • Stephen Drew
  • Barry Larkin
  • Cal Ripken Jr
  • Joe Sewell
  • Honus Wagner
  • Maury Wills
  • Robin Yount
OF
  • Hank Aaron
  • Moises Alou
  • Earl Averill
  • Barry Bonds
  • Bobby Bonds
  • Jose Canseco
  • Fred Clarke
  • Roberto Clemente (Uncle of Edgard Clemente)
  • Jose Cruz
  • Ed Delahanty
  • Joe Dimaggio
  • JD Drew
  • Brian Giles
  • Ken Griffey Jr
  • Ken Griffey Sr
  • Vladimir Guerrero
  • Tony Gwynn
  • Reggie Jackson
  • Bob Johnson
  • Charlie Keller
  • Heinie Manush
  • Hal McRae
  • Tim Raines
  • Pete Rose
  • Gary Sheffield
  • Andy Van Slyke
  • Dixie Walker
  • Paul & Lloyd Waner
  • Zack Wheat 
SP
  • Jesse Barnes
  • Howie Camnitz
  • John Clarkson
  • Mort Cooper
  • Stan Coveleski
  • Dizzy Dean
  • Doug Drabek
  • Russ Ford
  • Tom Glavine
  • Dwight Gooden
  • Vean Gregg
  • Matt Kilroy
  • Silver King
  • Vern Law
  • Greg Maddux
  • Pedro Martinez
  • Ramon Martinez
  • Cristy Mathewson
  • Denny McLain
  • Joe Niekro
  • Phil Niekro
  • Camilo Pascual
  • Gaylord Perry
  • Jim Perry
  • Mel Stottlemyre
  • Jesse Tannehill
  • Cecil Upshaw (cousin of George Stone)
  • Ed Walsh
  • Jeff Weaver
  • Joe Wood
RP
  • Pedro Borbon Jr
  • Harry Coveleski
  • Art Fowler
  • Tom Gordon
  • Chris Hammond
  • Trevor Hoffman
  • Lindy McDaniel
  • Ray Narleski
  • Robb Nen
  • Darren Oliver
  • Mariano Rivera (Cousin of Ruben Rivera)
  • Vicente Romo
  • Dave Rozema (Brother-in-Law of Kirk Gibson)
  • Jeff Russell
  • Bobby Shantz
  • Justin Speier
  • Todd Worrell
  • Jeff Zimmerman
3/23/2013 12:33 PM
You have to use both sides of the family connection? 
3/24/2013 3:37 PM
I'll go with Hank Aaron.
3/27/2013 12:39 PM
Greg Maddux
3/31/2013 12:46 PM
Hey guys, after getting lot's of feedback from potential owners, I'm going to eliminate the exclusive player requirement all together, and make it a public league.  Yes there will be some duplication of players, but with such a limited player pool, I think it's the fair thing to do.

Should have league # by tonight & will post in forum when it's available.  Thanks for playing!
4/6/2013 1:57 PM
I'm going to join up. 
4/6/2013 2:18 PM
It's completely open Kriz, no exclusive players and you don't have to have all the family connections unless you want to!
4/18/2013 5:56 PM
Hey worms, this league going to get off the ground? Any update?
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