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11/12/2013 3:47 PM (edited)
 If you like researching teams, this league may be for you... Take any player in the WIS database from 1885-2013 who played for at least 2 seasons or for at least 2 teams... 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 21 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 home stadium of your bookend player

When signing up, list your bookend players first & last teams/seasons


BLACKLIST (updated through season XXI) 

Bert Adams
Mike Aldrete
Pete Alexander
Moises Alou
Hank Aguirre
Fred Anderson
Danny Ardoin
Alex Arias
Billy Ashley
Cha-Seung Baek
Jeff Bagwell
Sweetbreads Bailey
Homerun Baker
Steve Balboni
Win Ballou
Dave Bancroft
Jack Barry
Stan Baumgartner 
Don Baylor
Jim Beauchamp
Johnny Beazley
Harry Bemis
Gary Bennett
Geronimo Berroa
Dante Bichette
Mike Bielecki
Rivington Bisland
Paul Blair
Vida Blue
Hiram Bocachica
Ping Bodie
Bobby Bonds
Bobby Bonilla
Daryl Boston
Ken Boswell
Oil Can Boyd
Ken Boyer
Kitty Bransfield
Sid Bream
Rube Bressler
Herman Bronkie
Scott Brosius
Jim Brower 
Bobby Brown
Ollie Brown
Eric Bruntlett
Bill Buckner
Don Buford 
Ellis Burks
George Burns 1914-1929 
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
Paul Carter
Carlos Castillo 
Norm Charlton
Virgil Cheeves
Randy Choate 
Eddie Cicotte
Will Clark
Boileryard Clarke
Sumpter Clarke
Dad Clarkson
Roger Clemens
Reggie Cleveland
Ty Cobb
Mickey Cochrane
Rocky Colavito
Nate Colbert 
Eddie Collins
Jimmy Collins
Claude Cooper
Wilbur Cooper
Dick Cotter
Fritz Coumbe
Stan Coveleski
Wes Covington
Doc Cramer
Gavvy Cravath 
Bubba Crosby
Terry Crowley 
Jose Cruz
Bud Daley
Tom Daly
Kal Daniels
Doug Dascenzo
Chick Davies
Chili Davis 
Andre Dawson
Tom Delahanty 
Carlos Delgado
Don Demeter
Jim Deshaies
Al DeVormer
Einar Diaz
Bill Dickey
Bob Didier
Dick Dietz
Joe DiMaggio
Craig Dingman 
Larry Doby
Pat Donahue
Red Donahue
Chris Donnels
Tommy Dowd
Red Downs 
Dan Driessen
Don Drysdale
Jim Duffalo 
Jimmy Dygert
Dennis Eckersley
Dave Eiland
Kevin Elster
Todd Erdos
Shawn Estes
Dwight Evans
Scott Eyre
Red Faber
Bibb Falk
Bob Feller
Happy Felsch 
Rollie Fingers
Carlton Fisk
John Flaherty
Elmer Flick
Bryce Florie
Casey Fossum
George Foster 
Ryan Franklin
Frankie Frisch
Rafael Furcal 
Len Gabrielson
Phil Gagliano
Eric Gagne
Bob Ganley
Damaso Garcia
Larry Gardner
Ned Garvin
Lou Gehrig
Charlie Gelbert
Jim Gentile
Tom Gettinger
Bob Gibson 1983-1987 
Marcus Giles
Jim Gilliam
Joe Glenn
Wilbur Good 
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
Jim Hardin
Mike Harkey
Bubbles Hargrave
Mickey Harris
Zaza Harvey
Jack Hayden
Ken Henderson
Claude Hendrix
Bill Henry 
Felix Hernandez
Keith Hernandez
Orel Hershiser
Buck Herzog
Mike Heydon 
Charlie Hickman
Richard Hidalgo
Pinky Higgins
Carmen Hill 
Shea Hillenbrand
Solly Hofman 
Eddie Hohnhorst
Johnny Hopp 
Joe Horlen
Tyler Houston
Del Howard 
Frank Howard
Steve Howe
Dixie Howell 
Nat Hudson
Tim Hudson 
Terry Hughes
Walt Huntzinger
Raul Ibanez 
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
Randy Johnson (Big Unit) 
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
Matt Kemp
Bill Kennedy 1948-1957 
Jeff Kent
Darryl Kile
Red Killefer
Dave Kingman
Ralph Kiner
Jay Kirke 
Joe Klink
Brad Kocher 
Mark Koenig
Harry Krause
Sandy Koufax
Nap Lajoie
Bill Lamar
Jack Lapp
Norm Larker 
Tony Lazzeri
Ricky Ledee
Joe Lefebvre
Nemo Leibold
Charlie Leibrandt 
Al Leiter
Dutch Leonard 1913-1925
Bryan Little
Kenny Lofton
James Loney
Terrence Long 
Davey Lopes
Fred Luderus
Julio Lugo 
Fred Lynn
Ken MacKenzie 
Greg Maddux
Duster Mails
Pat Malone 
Al Mamaux
Mickey Mantle
Juan Marichal
Pepper Martin
Russell Martin
Dave Martinez 
Dennis Martinez
Pedro Martinez 
Sandy Martinez
Tino Martinez 
Don Mattingly
Darrell May
John Mayberry 
Carl Mays
Tim McCarver
Gil McDougald
Ed McFarland 
Joe McGinnity
Jack McMahon
Norm McMillan
Fred McMullin 
Mike McNally
Hal McRae
Joe Medwick
Ramiro Mendoza
Fred Merkle
Lou Merloni
Sam Mertes
Chief Meyers
Pete Mikkelsen
Felix Millan
Billy Milligan
Randy Milligan 
Willie Mitchell
Johnny Mize
Terry Moore
Wilcy Moore
Jack Morris
Jamie Moyer
Bill Mueller
Jerry Mumphrey
Peter Munro
Thurman Munson
Bobby Murcer
Calvin Murray
Eddie Murray
Eddie Murphy
Stan Musial
Ray Narleski
Charlie Neal
Art Nehf
Robb Nen
Jack Ness
Hal Newhouser
Bert Niehoff
Harry Niles
Otis Nixon
Trot Nixon
Jerry Nops
Billy North
Johnny Oates
Ron Oester 
Jose Offerman
Paul O'Neill
Tip O'Neill
Eddie Onslow 
Al Orth
David Ortiz
Orval Overall
Juan Padilla
Dave Parker
Roger Peckinpaugh
Homer Peel 
Melido Perez
Andy Pettitte
Jesse Petty
Jack Pfiester
Tony Phillips 
Mike Piazza
Luis Polonia
Nels Potter
Ted Power 
Doc Powers
Albert Pujols
Billy Purtell
Dave Rader
Horacio Ramirez 
Willie Randolph
Morrie Rath
Pee Wee Reese
Pete Reiser 
Ed Reulbach
Jerry Reuss
Harry Rice 
Jim Rice
Dave Righetti 
Topper Rigney
Ricardo Rincon
Mariano Rivera
Bip Roberts 
Charlie Robertson
Jackie Robinson
Alex Rodriguez
Oscar Roettger 
Red Rolfe
Buddy Rosar 
Pete Rose
John Roseboro 
Braggo Roth
Dick Rudolph
Dutch Ruether
Allan Russell 
Rosy Ryan
Bret Saberhagen
Vic Saier
Angel Salazar
Chico Salmon
Juan Samuel
Freddy Sanchez
Rey Sanchez
Jimmy Sebring
Ray Schalk
Admiral Schlei 
Jason Schmidt
Red Schoendienst
Pete Schourek
Everett Scott
Jack Scott
Jim Scott
Scott Seabol 
George Selkirk
Joe Sewell
Howie Shanks
Bob Shawkey
Dave Shean
Al Shealy
Ernie Shore 
Bill Shores
Chick Shorten
Ed Sicking
Ted Simmons 
Randall Simon
Ted Sizemore
Enos Slaughter
Aaron Small
Dwight Smith
Earl Smith 1916-1922
Jud Smith
Pop Boy Smith
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
Sailor Stroud 
Tanyon Sturtze
Jim Sullivan
Don Sutton
Ichiro Suzuki 
Bill Sweeney
Shingo Takatsu
Vito Tamulis
Bennie Tate
Jack Taylor 1898-1907
Birdie Tebbetts
Bill Terry
Zeb Terry
Roy Thomas 1899-1911 
Junior Thompson
Terry Tiffee
Fred Toney
Salomon Torres
Gus Triandos
Manny Trillo 
John Tudor
Larry Twitchell 
Bob Uecker
George Uhle
Tom Underwood
Bobby Veach
Randy Velarde 
Dario Veras
Dave Veres
Mickey Vernon
Cory Wade
Billy Wagner
Heinie Wagner
Dixie Walker
Larry Walker
Hooks Warner
Gary Waslewski 
Allen Watson
Jimmy Walsh
David Wells
Billy Werber
Dennis Werth 
David West
Bill White - 1956-1969
Doc White
Gabe White
Roy White 
George Whiteman
Bernie Williams
Brad Williams 
Cy Williams
Stan Williams
Maury Wills
Hooks Wiltse 
Smoky Joe Wood
Brad Woodall
Weldon Wyckoff
Carl Yastrzemski
Emil Yde 
Carroll Yerkes
Eric Young 1992-2006 
Geoff Zahn
Heinie Zimmerman



11/25/2013 9:14 PM (edited)
OWNER LIST - name in  bold indicates team has been entered

01. finn2030 - Red Dooin 1902 Phillies & 1916 Giants
02. ghsisler - Bobby Tolan 1965 Cardinals & 1979 Padres
03. splitter24 - Roger Freed 1970 Orioles & 1979 Cardinals
04. fatboydad54 - Lonnie Smith 1978 Phillies & 1994 Orioles
05. xygz - Moose McCormick 1904 & 1913 Giants
06. baines03 - Clayton Kershaw 2008 & 2013 Dodgers
07. dvorr80 - Mick Kelleher 1972 Cardinals & 1982 Angels
08. bixman51 - Rip Hagerman 1909 Cubs & 1916 Indians
09. SophieGiants - Bill Bartley 1903 Giants & 1907 Athletics
10. snuffy45 - Chris Burke 2004 Astros & 2009 Padres
11. dweigel - Beals Becker 1908 Pirates & 1915 Phillies
12. jjper1 - Dick Groat 1952 Pirates & 1967 Giants
13. dcates - Gaylord Perry 1962 Giants & 1983 Royals
14. BCBSMA - Rod Carew 1967 Twins & 1985 Angels
15. elduro25 - Blake DeWitt 2008 Dodgers & 2013 Braves
16. mosesherzog - Kiddo Davis 1926 Yankees & 1938 Reds
17. cholatse - Dale Mitchell 1946 Indians & 1956 Dodgers
18. dlchow - Mike Griffin 1979 Yankees & 1989 Reds
19. dodgebob - Eli Marrero 1997 Cardinals & 2006 Mets
20. burningcouch - Bob Milacki 1988 Orioles & 1996 Mariners
21. good_beef - Vada Pinson 1958 Reds & 1975 Royals
22. contrarian23 - Chico Walker 1980 Red Sox & 1993 Mets
23. midknight - Joe Pepitone 1962 Yankees & 1973 Braves
24. Datatrek - Hector Luna 2004 Cardinals & 2012 Phillies

Waitlist - kriz

11/12/2013 10:50 AM (edited)
I'd like to grab a spot - but I need to do some research... that's an expansive blacklist!

Actually - maybe not so long - I see one of my favorites is not on the list - ROD CAREW MIN '67 - CAL '85
11/12/2013 2:30 PM
Does the "played for at least 2 teams" rule mean seasons or franchises?  If it's teams, then Kershaw shouldn't qualify.  If it's seasons, Newman shouldn't.  Anyway...I'll go with Blake DeWitt (2008 LAD to 2013 ATL) 
11/12/2013 3:45 PM
Posted by elduro25 on 11/12/2013 2:30:00 PM (view original):
Does the "played for at least 2 teams" rule mean seasons or franchises?  If it's teams, then Kershaw shouldn't qualify.  If it's seasons, Newman shouldn't.  Anyway...I'll go with Blake DeWitt (2008 LAD to 2013 ATL) 
I amended the rule to read "played for at least 2 seasons or for at least 2 teams"...
11/12/2013 3:45 PM
Welcome BCBSMA & elduro25... mosesherzog has joined via sitemail.
11/12/2013 10:02 PM
If there's a spot I'll take Dale Mitchell - 1946 Indians and 1956 Dodgers
11/13/2013 1:12 AM
This season I'll go with Beals Becker 1908 Pirates & 1915 Phillies.
11/13/2013 9:25 AM
Welcome cholatse & dweigel.
11/14/2013 2:16 AM
I'm back. Mike Griffin, 1979 Yankees & 1989 Reds.
11/14/2013 12:40 PM
Welcome dlchow.
11/14/2013 8:06 PM
Eli Marrero, please.
1997 Cardinals and 2006 Mets
11/14/2013 9:45 PM
Welcome dodgebob.
11/15/2013 8:41 AM
I'm in with Robin Roberts '48 Phillies and '66 Cubs
11/15/2013 9:09 AM
Posted by mllama54 on 11/15/2013 3:16:00 AM (view original):

Dave Bancroft 1915 Phil Phillies & 1930 NY Giants

Dave Bancroft is on the blacklist.
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