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3/28/2013 1:38 PM (edited)
The Post War Progressive league has one opening for the 1954 season. The league started in 1946 and this will be our 9th season.

I am Commissioner and for the last 3 seasons I have owned 2 teams. At this time I would like to surrender 1 (but not both )  of the two teams. I am going to post both teams below and will award the first team to be claimed to an owner with an acceptable track record who is willing to commit to at least 3 additional seasons in the league. The other team will then not be available.

We are currently posting keepers for 1954 and I have already posted keepers for both teams (as shown below) but a new owner may make any changes desired to the keeper list. I will give interested owners immediate access to the league's private forum.
3/28/2013 1:28 PM (edited)
Team No. 1 is the Boston Red Sox. The original owner had the team for 5 seasons, comiling a record of 355-455 (a W/L pct. of .438). The first season I took over the team it had a record of 69-93, followed by 82-80 in the 2nd season and in 1953 with 53 games to go the Red Sox lead the AL East Division by 25 games with a record of 67-42. This team has been rebuilt into a winning team.

Following is the keeper list for 1954 which I have posted for the Red Sox. As noted above, changes may be made to this keeper list.

Boston Red Sox

Keepers (16):
C Roy Campanella
1B Preston Ward
2B Johnny Temple
3B Al Rosen
SS Solly Hemus, Billy Hunter
OF Sam Mele, Wally Post, Clyde Vollmer
Bob Borkowski
P Mike Garcia, Max Surkont, Don Larsen
Murry Dickson, Mike Blyzka, Al Sima

IR (3):
1B Jack Phillips
OF Lee Walls
P Vinegar Bend Mizell

Cut (1):
OF Ed McGhee

Retired (8):
C Ray Noble
1B Johnny Mize
3B Floyd Baker, Tommy Glaviano
OF Bud Stewart
P Eddie Erautt, Jim Waugh, Frank Fanovich

Need 9 Draft Picks

Following are the actual batting statistics for the 1954 players, including the one player suggested to be cut (Ed McGhee)

Actual Statistics (projected to a 162 game season)
 
Season Outlook - 1 Season Ahead
 
Player SN B G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS PA SF SH
Temple, Johnny 1954 R 154 532 63 163 15 8 0 46 65 25 2 22 7 .307 .384 .366 .751 606 1 6
Rosen, Al 1954 R 144 491 80 147 21 2 25 107 89 45 3 6 2 .300 .404 .506 .910 596 12 1
Hunter, Billy 1954 R 131 433 29 105 9 5 2 28 22 40 2 5 4 .243 .281 .304 .585 475 4 14
Campanella, Roy 1954 R 117 418 45 86 15 3 20 54 44 52 2 1 4 .207 .285 .401 .686 470 1 4
Mele, Sam 1954 R 120 381 41 102 16 4 13 58 32 40 2 1 1 .268 .323 .431 .753 428 6 6
Ward, Preston 1954 L 123 379 39 102 17 2 7 50 41 64 0 0 0 .269 .337 .383 .721 428 4 3
Hemus, Solly 1954 L 130 226 45 68 16 3 2 28 58 28 5 5 1 .304 .453 .430 .883 291 2 0
Borkowski, Bob 1954 R 77 171 14 45 13 1 1 20 8 19 1 0 2 .265 .299 .370 .669 185 3 1
McGhee, Ed 1954 R 66 135 18 29 3 0 2 15 17 17 0 5 1 .219 .303 .289 .593 154 1 1
Vollmer, Clyde 1954 R 65 124 8 32 4 0 2 16 13 29 1 0 0 .256 .331 .342 .673 137 0 0
Larsen, Don 1954 R 31 93 6 23 5 3 1 4 5 16 0 0 0 .250 .290 .409 .699 100 0 2
Garcia, Mike 1954 R 47 85 5 11 0 0 0 4 6 23 0 0 0 .136 .193 .136 .329 99 1 6
Dickson, Murry 1954 R 42 84 4 16 2 0 0 5 2 9 0 0 0 .190 .210 .215 .425 90 0 4
Surkont, Max 1954 R 35 64 3 11 1 0 0 5 6 20 0 0 0 .167 .239 .183 .422 80 1 9
Sima, Al 1954 R 36 24 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 .045 .045 .045 .091 26 0 2
Blyzka, Mike 1954 R 39 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .267 17 0 1
Pitcher Totals -- -- 230 366 19 64 8 3 1 20 19 83 0 0 0 .175 .214 .221 .435 412 2 24
Hitter Totals -- -- 1127 3290 382 879 129 28 74 422 389 359 18 45 22 .267 .345 .391 .736 3770 34 36
Totals -- -- 1357 3656 401 943 137 31 75 442 408 442 18 45 22 .258 .332 .374 .706 4182 36 60

And following are the pitching statistics for 1954:

Actual Statistics (projected to a 162 game season)
 
Season Outlook - 1 Season Ahead
 
Player SN T GP GS W L SV IP BFP H ER HR BB SO OAV WHIP ERA HBP WP BK
Garcia, Mike 1954 R 47 36 20 8 5 271.0 1101 230 79 6 74 135 .229 1.13 2.64 2 1 0
Dickson, Murry 1954 R 42 33 11 21 3 239.0 1037 269 100 33 77 67 .286 1.46 3.78 2 1 0
Surkont, Max 1954 R 35 31 9 19 0 220.0 964 227 107 26 82 82 .268 1.41 4.41 4 4 0
Larsen, Don 1954 R 31 29 3 22 0 213.0 938 224 103 19 94 84 .274 1.50 4.37 1 2 0
Blyzka, Mike 1954 R 39 0 1 5 1 91.0 406 87 47 2 54 37 .254 1.56 4.69 0 1 0
Sima, Al 1954 L 36 8 2 6 3 91.0 416 118 53 11 36 39 .315 1.69 5.21 0 2 0
Totals -- -- 230 137 46 81 12 1,125.0 4862 1155 489 97 417 444 .267 1.40 3.91 9 11 0


3/28/2013 1:37 PM
Team No. 2 is the St. Louis Cardinals. I have owned this team for all 8 seasons, and while the team has one WS title, it is currently still in rebuilding mode. the record for the last 3 seasons is:

Season 6 68-94
season 7 74-88
season 8 55-54 (through 109 games)

While I would prefer to surrender the Red Sox, whose rebuilding task is completed, if someone prefers a rebuilding challenge I am willing to surrender the Cardinals.

Following is the 1954 keeper list I have posted for the Cardinals:

St. Louis Cardinals

Keepers (17):
C Smoky Burgess
2B Bobby Young, Bill Serena
3B Gil McDougald, Danny O'Connell
SS Alvin Dark
OF Bill Bruton,Chuck Diering, Gil Coan,
Tom Umphlett, Willard Marshall
P Bob Lemon, Sal Maglie, Hoyt Wilhelm
Bob Miller (Tigers), Billy Hoeft, Johnny Schmitz

IR (1):
1B Dick Gernert

Cut (2):
OF Peanuts Lowrey
P Larry Jansen

Retired (5):
C Mike Sandlock
1B Tookie Gilbert
OF Allie Clark
P Bob Kelly, Bob Cain

Need 8 Draft Picks

Following are the actual batting statistics for the 1954 season:

Actual Statistics (projected to a 162 game season)
 
Season Outlook - 1 Season Ahead
Player SN B G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS PA SF SH
Dark, Alvin 1954 R 162 677 103 199 27 6 21 74 28 42 5 5 3 .293 .325 .446 .770 729 5 13
Bruton, Bill 1954 L 149 597 94 169 21 7 4 32 42 82 4 36 14 .284 .336 .365 .701 652 0 8
O'Connell, Danny 1954 R 154 570 64 159 29 4 2 39 40 48 2 2 2 .279 .326 .357 .683 636 4 20
Young, Bobby 1954 L 137 455 45 112 14 6 4 25 57 44 1 4 4 .245 .329 .331 .660 525 3 9
McDougald, Gil 1954 R 133 415 69 107 23 2 13 50 65 67 5 3 4 .259 .364 .416 .780 498 3 9
Burgess, Smoky 1954 L 114 363 43 134 28 5 4 48 44 12 0 1 5 .368 .432 .510 .942 413 4 1
Umphlett, Tom 1954 R 120 360 22 79 8 3 1 35 18 44 0 1 2 .219 .255 .269 .524 382 2 2
Coan, Gil 1954 L 99 279 31 78 12 1 2 21 17 18 1 9 4 .279 .320 .351 .671 302 2 3
Lemon, Bob 1954 L 38 103 11 22 4 1 2 10 6 25 0 0 0 .214 .257 .337 .594 119 1 8
Marshall, Willard 1954 L 49 75 7 19 2 0 1 7 12 9 0 0 0 .254 .349 .324 .673 88 1 0
Maglie, Sal 1954 R 36 67 3 8 0 0 0 1 4 17 1 0 0 .127 .191 .127 .318 86 0 14
Serena, Bill 1954 R 43 67 8 11 0 1 4 14 15 19 1 0 0 .159 .316 .381 .697 84 1 0
Lowrey, Peanuts 1954 R 78 65 6 7 1 2 0 5 9 9 0 0 0 .115 .222 .197 .419 76 2 0
Schmitz, Johnny 1954 R 31 64 6 7 0 0 0 1 2 16 0 0 0 .117 .145 .117 .262 72 0 6
Hoeft, Billy 1954 L 36 55 5 11 6 0 0 6 11 25 0 0 0 .192 .317 .308 .625 67 1 0
Wilhelm, Hoyt 1954 R 60 23 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 .048 .048 .048 .095 24 0 1
Miller, Bob 1954 R 34 16 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .133 .133 .200 .333 16 0 0
Jansen, Larry 1954 R 14 15 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 .286 .286 .357 .643 15 0 0
Pitcher Totals -- -- 249 343 28 55 12 1 2 20 23 99 1 0 0 .160 .214 .219 .433 399 2 29
Hitter Totals -- -- 1238 3923 492 1074 165 37 56 350 347 394 19 61 38 .274 .334 .378 .712 4385 27 65
Totals -- -- 1487 4266 520 1129 177 38 58 370 370 493 20 61 38 .265 .324 .365 .689 4784 29 94


And following are the pitching statistics:

Actual Statistics (projected to a 162 game season)
Season Outlook - 1 Season Ahead
Player SN T GP GS W L SV IP BFP H ER HR BB SO OAV WHIP ERA HBP WP BK
Lemon, Bob 1954 R 38 34 24 7 0 270.0 1126 238 82 13 96 115 .238 1.24 2.72 4 6 1
Maglie, Sal 1954 R 36 34 15 6 2 230.0 979 234 83 22 74 123 .262 1.34 3.26 3 4 1
Schmitz, Johnny 1954 L 31 24 12 8 1 195.0 812 185 63 6 67 59 .255 1.30 2.91 3 3 1
Hoeft, Billy 1954 L 36 26 7 16 1 185.0 791 189 94 23 62 120 .266 1.37 4.58 4 3 0
Wilhelm, Hoyt 1954 R 60 0 13 4 7 118.0 480 81 27 5 55 67 .198 1.16 2.10 5 2 1
Miller, Bob 1954 L 34 1 1 1 1 74.0 302 65 20 1 27 28 .244 1.27 2.45 0 1 0
Jansen, Larry 1954 R 14 7 2 2 0 43.0 199 60 28 5 16 16 .337 1.79 5.98 1 0 0
Totals -- -- 249 126 74 44 12 1,115.0 4689 1052 397 75 397 528 .251 1.30 3.20 20 19 4
3/29/2013 7:10 AM
This is a challenging league. There are enough players (barely) to fill rosters, but care in drafting will be required to ensure suffient PA's and IP's, 6 position and 4 pitching average AAA players will be provided to help with PA and IP.
3/29/2013 8:20 AM

From: AirKane
To: dspahlinger
Sent: 3/29/2013 8:01:00 AM
Subject: PWP 1954

I would be interested in taking over the BoSox if you still need an owner

3/29/2013 8:20 AM
OK-league is filled
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