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11/12/2013 1:17 PM (edited)
Alright gents, I've attempted to run this league a few times in the past, but that was back when we needed 24 to fill up a league.  I recognize that's a lofty number by today's standards unless we get some guys who pick two teams, but we can shoot for 16.  I'll even settle for 12 if need be, I'd just love to see this league get underway.  

Basic Concept:
Sports Illustrated has come out with it's All-Decade Team for each decade since 1920, and even one for pre-1920's.  What we're going to do is pick either the American or National League, and you build your roster off the players listed.  Now, since they only list one or two pitchers, you will simply fill out your roster from players of that decade and that respective league.  Same goes for bench guys.  Important to note, IF THE PLAYER IS LISTED, HE MUST BE ON YOUR ROSTER.  Also, in the spirit of the idea, actually pick him to be your starting position player and not just some cheap season.  

-100 mil. (may switch to 110 if y'all feel like there's not enough pitching)
-NO AAA, WW or Trades
-YES to DH
-40 games live for playoffs, although more is definitely encouraged
-Stadium to be one that was in use during your era, also, has to be from your league.  Ex: 1990's American League cannot use Coors Field
-Team Names: something involving your decade and league
-No team can be picked more than twice.  Ex: 1920's American League can be selected twice, but not a third.
-Player must be from league in specific decade. Ex: Roy Halladay of the 2000's has to be from Toronto, not Philadelphia.

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Alignment may or may not become random based on how the turnout comes, but I feel as if that's a minor aspect.  So, select away gents and let's have some fun with this!
11/15/2013 12:08 PM (edited)
Pre-1920s - American League            -2x (joshkvt; Yaz_Benders)

C - Ray Schalk
1B - George Sisler
2B - Nap Lajoie
SS - Donie Bush
3B - Frank Baker
OF - Duffy Lewis
OF - Ty Cobb
OF - Sam Crawford
P - Cy Young

Pre-1920's - National League              -2x (blaisebbss8; XYGZ)

C - Roger Bresnahan
1B - Cap Anson
2B - Larry Doyle
SS - Honus Wagner
3B - John McGraw
OF - Jesse Burkett
OF - Billy Hamilton
OF - Willie Keeler
P - Christy Mathewson

1920's - American League                          -1x (dahsdebater)

C - Mickey Cochrane
1B - Lou Gehrig
2B - Eddie Collins
SS - Joe Sewell
3B - Joe Dugan
OF - Al Simmons
OF - Ty Cobb
OF - Babe Ruth
P - Herb Pennock

1920's - National League                                          -1x (11kwyetman28)

C - Gabby Hartnett
1B - Jim Bottomley
2B - Rogers Hornsby
SS - Travis Jackson
3B - Pie Traynor
OF - Zack Wheat
OF - Hack Wilson
OF - Babe Herman
P - Grover Cleveland Alexander

1930's - American League

C - Bill Dickey
1B - Lou Gehrig
2B - Charlie Gehringer
SS - Joe Cronin
3B - Harlond Clift
OF - Al Simmons
OF - Joe DiMaggio
OF - Babe Ruth
P - Lefty Grove

1930's - National League                                                -1x (Yaz_Benders)

C - Gabby Hartnett
1B - Bill Terry
2B - Billy Herman
SS - Arky Vaughan
3B - Pie Traynor
OF - Joe Medwick
OF - Lloyd Waner
OF - Mel Ott
P - Carl Hubbell

1940's - American League

C - Yogi Berra
1B - Rudy York
2B - Bobby Doerr
SS - Lou Boudreau
3B - Ken Keltner
OF - Ted Williams
OF - Joe DiMaggio
OF - Tommy Heinrich
SP - Hal Newhouser
RP - Joe Page

1940's - National League                                                 -1x (ratedpg_13)

C - Walker Cooper
1B - Johnny Mize
2B - Jackie Robinson
SS - Pee Wee Reese
3B - Bob Elliott
OF - Ralph Kiner
OF - Pete Reiser
OF - Stan Musial
SP - Mort Cooper
RP - Hugh Casey

1950's - American League                               -1x (topkat)

C - Yogi Berra
1B - Bill Skowron
2B - Nellie Fox
SS - Harvey Kuenn
3B - Al Rosen
OF - Ted Williams
OF - Mickey Mantle
OF - Jackie Jensen
SP - Whitey Ford
RP - Ellis Kinder

1950's - National League                                  -1x (wisgod25)

C - Roy Campanella
1B - Gil Hodges
2B - Jackie Robinson
SS - Ernie Banks
3B - Eddie Mathews
OF - Stan Musial
OF - Willie Mays
OF - Hank Aaron
SP - Warren Spahn
RP - Clem Labine


 
11/14/2013 11:16 AM (edited)
1960's - American League                               -2x (11kwyetman28, XYGZ)

C - Elston Howard
1B - Harmon Killebrew
2B - Bobby Richardson
SS - Luis Aparicio
3B - Brooks Robinson
OF - Carl Yastrzemski
OF - Mickey Mantle
OF - Frank Robinson
SP - Jim Bunning
RP - Hoyt Wilhelm

1960's - National League                          -2x (ratedpg_13; dlrawson)

C - Joe Torre
1B - Orlando Cepada
2B - Bill Mazeroski
SS - Maury Wills
3B - Ron Santo
OF - Billy Williams
OF - Willie Mays
OF - Hank Aaron
SP - Sandy Koufax
RP - Elroy Face

1970's - American League

C - Thurman Munson
1B - George Scott
2B - Rod Carew
SS - Bert Campaneris
3B - Graig Nettles
OF - Jim Rice
OF - Amos Otis
OF - Reggie Jackson
DH - Hal McRae
SP - Jim Palmer
RP - Rollie Fingers

1970's - National League                                    -1x (ConansDad)

C - Johnny Bench
1B - Willie Stargell
2B - Joe Morgan
SS - Davey Concepcion
3B - Mike Schmidt
OF - Lou Brock
OF - Cesar Cedeno
OF - Pete Rose
PH - Manny Mota
SP - Tom Seaver
RP - Tug McGraw

1980's - American League                                               -1x (dmoss)

C - Lance Parrish
1B - Eddie Murray
2B - Lou Whitaker
SS - Cal Ripken
3B - George Brett
OF - Rickey Henderson
OF - Robin Yount
OF - Dwight Evans
DH - Don Baylor
SP - Jack Morris
RP - Dan Quisenberry

1980's - National League                           -1x (braveboy73)

C - Gary Carter
1B - Keith Hernandez
2B - Ryne Sandberg
SS - Ozzie Smith
3B - Mike Schmidt
OF - Tim Raines
OF - Dale Murphy
OF - Tony Gwynn
PH - Greg Gross
SP - Fernando Valenzuela
RP - Lee Smith

1990's - American League                             -2x (tato526; eweebs)

C - Ivan Rodriguez
1B - Frank Thomas
2B - Roberto Alomar
SS - Alex Rodriguez
3B - Wade Boggs
OF - Albert Belle
OF - Ken Griffey Jr.
OF - Juan Gonzalez
DH - Edgar Martinez
SP - Roger Clemens
RP - Dennis Eckersley

1990's - National League                                       - 2x (keymaster; gusv)

C - Mike Piazza
1B - Jeff Bagwell
2B - Ryne Sandberg
SS - Barry Larkin
3B - Matt Williams
OF - Barry Bonds
OF - Steve Finley
OF - Larry Walker
PH - Lenny Harris
SP - Greg Maddux
RP - John Franco

2000's - American League                                  -1x (donaldjtrump)

C - Joe Mauer
1B - Mark Teixeira
2B - Alfonso Soriano
SS - Derek Jeter
3B - Alex Rodriguez
OF - Manny Ramirez
OF - Torii Hunter
OF - Ichiro Suzuki
DH - David Ortiz
SP - Roy Halladay
RP - Mariano Rivera

2000's - National League               -2x (chris_son, dmoss)

C - Mike Piazza
1B - Albert Pujols
2B - Chase Utley
SS - Jimmy Rollins
3B - Chipper Jones
OF - Barry Bonds
OF - Jim Edmonds
OF - Vladimir Guerrero
PH - Mark Sweeney
SP - Randy Johnson
RP - Trevor Hoffman

 
11/15/2013 12:08 PM (edited)
SIGN-UP LIST:

1. ratedpg_13 - 1960's National League
2. keymaster - 1990's National League
3. blaisebbss8 - Pre-1920's National League
4. joshkvt - Pre-1920's American League
5. XYGZ - Pre-1920's National League
6. tato526 - 1990's American League
7. braveboy73 - 1980's National League
8. dahsdebater - 1920's American League
9. topkat - 1950's American League
10. chris_son - 2000's National League
11. ConansDad - 1970's National League
12. wisgod25 - 1950's National League
13. Yaz_Benders - Pre-1920's American League
14. 11kwyetman28 - 1960's American League 
15. XYGZ (2) - 1960's American League
16. eweebs - 1990's American League
17. Yaz_Benders (2) - 1930's National League
18. dlrawson - 1960's National League
19. gusv - 1990's National League
20. 11kwyetman28 (2) - 1920's National League
21. donaldjtrump - 2000's American League
22. dmoss - 2000's National League
23. dmoss (2) - 1980's American League
24. ratedpg_13 (2) - 1940's National League

 
11/1/2013 3:56 PM
Question: Can we draft any season of the listed pitchers? Some of these players, actually had their best seasons before the decade they are listed under.
11/1/2013 4:11 PM
the cap is going to be 100 or 110
11/1/2013 4:28 PM
I'll take the Pre-20's NL.
11/1/2013 4:51 PM
Pre-20s AL
11/1/2013 5:12 PM
I'll take the 20"s NL
11/1/2013 5:27 PM
You're going to have to use that specific decade for that player.  Sure, some guys may have been better in the 40's rather than 50's let's say, but still, you have to use the decade you choose.  

Thanks for joining up so far guys!  I say the cap stays at 100, kind of keeps the offense flowing nicely.  
11/1/2013 5:50 PM
4 players from Puerto Rico I can not pass on that one 1990 AL
11/1/2013 7:01 PM (edited)
Posted by xygzreturns on 11/1/2013 5:12:00 PM (view original):
I'll take the 20"s NL
I'm going to go with the 30's NL instead of the 20's.  
 sorry for posting earlier with that other user Id. 
11/1/2013 7:57 PM
I will take the 1980 NL. I think a 100 million payroll is perfect also.
11/1/2013 8:33 PM
Last thing I need right now is another league, but you've joined my leagues back when I had time to found them, so I'll give you a hand.  1920s AL looks unstoppable offensively, though of course they won't be able to pitch.
11/1/2013 8:37 PM
I like 1950's American League
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