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1/11/2014 10:54 PM (edited)
MLB107898 (FULL): "Mantle/Maris Era Franchise League" (e.g. 1950-1969) at $120M cap, trades & 6/6 AAA (above average). 30 games live required. The $120M cap would level the field at equality, as higher caps would favor big payroll teams with big expensive bats (e.g. NYY's). A version of Mantle and Maris required on all line-ups (* indicates team entered):

American League (6)
New York Yankees: jellis534*
Detroit Tigers:
Boston Red Sox: vinman*
Cleveland Indians: oxford1974*
Washington Senators/Min. Twins: riverroad56*
Chicago White Sox: gusv* (one for my compadre Minnie Minoso)
St. Louis Browns/Balt. Orioles:
Philadelphia/KC/Oakland A's: preacherjack*

National League (6):
Philadelphia Phillies:
Brooklyn/LA Dodgers: tymonroe*, davidl2003*
New York/SF Giants: rogermaris56*
MilwaukeeAtlanta: jackspars97*
St. Louis Cardinals: mikelym72*
Cincinnati Reds: quagmire9000*
Chicago Cubs:
Pittsburgh Pirates:
12/30/2013 7:52 PM
Sounds like a good league. I toyed with several versions. Joined jacksparks97's league (my idea) but he canceled the league. So if you start one, I might join.
1/5/2014 3:21 PM (edited)
I have no desire to be commish, particularly with my fingers in 8 leagues now ...  ... I'll join this one if somebody else is commish ... I'll volunteer to maintain the sign up board if that's OK ... (-:
12/31/2013 7:30 AM
got a site mail about this idea......interesting.....let me think about it over the holiday......
1/5/2014 1:21 AM
Compadre Minnie Minnoso's Chicago White Sox for moi ... 
1/6/2014 9:45 PM
Thanks gusv. Maybe some will join. I site mailed the other guys from my last league. maybe they will get in.
1/7/2014 11:25 PM
Welcome mikelym and his St. Louis Sportsmen team ... 
1/8/2014 11:13 PM
Welcome quagmire's Reds and jellis' Yankees! ... 
1/9/2014 6:50 AM
Think I will do one random realignment if we don't have 6 AL and 6 NL teams.........
1/9/2014 4:49 PM
I'll take the Pirates
1/9/2014 5:47 PM
Pirates are yours, ratedpg_13. Just join and pick the team.
1/9/2014 11:39 PM
As much as I'd love to help you out, the cap is just way too high.  I tried it with severely different clubs, and it's just insanely high.  Good luck filling though man
1/10/2014 2:19 AM
A friendly reminder that the best versions of Mantle and Maris add up to a bit over $18M. So you only have left just under $102M for the rest of the team, which should be sufficient to get you a decent team. I tried this with both the Dodgers and the White Sox and came up with decent teams eating up the full $102M ... 
1/10/2014 7:40 AM
Very good! Filling up at last. The cool thing about this league is every team is made better by mantle, but maris is the wildcard. will he hit hr's in those other parks?
1/10/2014 9:18 PM
In my opinion, some of the best starting pitchers of the 50's and 60's were all in the National League ... It will be interesting to see how Mantle and Maris hit against the likes of Koufax, Gibson, Marichal, Drysdale, Chance, Niekro, Veal, Koosman, Spahn, and Seaver amongst a few others ... 
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