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10/7/2013 7:54 AM (edited)
I love the low cap leagues.  A $60m league produces stats very close to what the player produced in real life. 

Plus ALL teams have weaknesses.  You just can't afford to buy premium players at each positon.  Kind of like a real life team (Unless you're a Yankee fan, of course).  You have to decide what strengths your team will have, and what weaknesses you can live with... Do you want to focus on HR's?  It's possible with a 1930-present team.  Is a triples hitting team your goaL?  A team with good pitching and defense but poor hitting?  You can do whatever you want... But you can't have it all.

We're going to do a $60m league league with just a few twists.
  • Only 1930-2012 players
  • Only one player per season ("season soup")
  • No DH, No WW
  • Yes to AAA (below average).  Yes to trading (AAA only, please).
  • No clones, no live play
  • Injuries on
  • MINIMUM 1250 IP and 4500 PA.  Both are per 162.  Keeping fatigue to a minimum... We will all have those same limits, so we're all building teams with the same restrictions.
Who wants to play?

NOTE:  When building a team, I found it very reasonable to have fewer than 5000 PA/162 from my hitters, with help from below average AAA..  I reduced the limit to 4500 on 10/7.  Let me know if you have any objections.
10/7/2013 7:52 AM (edited)
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  1. biglenr
  2. rickeysdad44
  3. polymerguy
  4. batgems
  5. houseofbayne
  6. tribe_fan_09
  7. senator_guy
  8. uclid
  9. brent_wagar
9/27/2013 11:34 PM
Count me in

Question: Do the years have to be consecutive?
9/28/2013 8:19 AM
I'll do it. Got a league number or you seeking interest? 
9/28/2013 9:45 AM
Len, Put me down..as a long time low cap player..I am in
9/30/2013 9:53 AM
Am thinking about joining.....what is the reason for having only below average AAA?
9/30/2013 2:04 PM
Hey guys.

Welcome to rickeysdad44, Polymerguy, and batgems. 

I have the league built, but I'm still tinkering with my team.  I'll post league number later this week.  Small cap leagues are always slow to fill.

Tribe_fan - Because any higher AAA would skew the league to being an AAA league.  Below average will generally help you through fatigue, but not carry your team. 
9/30/2013 2:13 PM
biglenr, count me in!


I wonder too if we have to use consecutive seasons (ex. 1940-1964) or 25 non-consecutive seasons (ex. 1931, 1937, 1948, etc.)?  Also wondering if we can use 2013 players, which I would assume would be available shortly and well before the league fills?  I'm in regardless.
9/30/2013 3:25 PM
No restrictions on seasons other than only one player from each year.  You want 1930-1931-1976... No problem.

2013 will be a no go unless I hold off on league creation.  It's currently set to allow 1930-2012. 

Welcome houseofbayne
9/30/2013 3:27 PM
Posted by rickysdad44 on 9/27/2013 11:34:00 PM (view original):
Count me in

Question: Do the years have to be consecutive?
No.
9/30/2013 5:29 PM
Count me in...can't do any worse than I did in my first low cap league :)
10/1/2013 8:42 AM
welcome...
10/1/2013 1:08 PM
I'll take a team
10/1/2013 3:23 PM
Will AAA be pick-your-own?
10/1/2013 4:07 PM
No to the pick your own AAA.... That makes it too easy.  It's a crap shoop for everyone...

Welcome Senator_Guy.
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