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3/23/2014 4:35 PM (edited)
There have been 96, 20 game losing seasons from 1920-1980. (there has been only one 20 game loser since 1980, Mike Maroth in 2003).

We may never see another 20 game loser again!

To celebrate the 20 game loser I have divided the 96 seasons into 24 groups of four 20 game losing seasons. I divided them to equal values as far as possible.  So in group # 1, Red Ruffing's 1928 season, worth over 8 mil. is paired with the least valued season, George Smith's season of 1921, 3.5mil..

How's it all work then?

24 owners will sign up and in the order they sign up, that will be their number (I will sign up first so my sign up number is # 1)
After 24 owners sign up, the sign-up order will be randomly mixed up (using random.org).  You will then be assigned a group #.  Those are your four pitchers.
The rest of your team is filled up with your pitchers team mates from the year that they lost 20 games, and twisted to any year that the team mate played. 

Your four pitchers assigned to you cannot be twisted.

Your four pitchers must start a minimum of 30 games each for your team to qualify for the playoffs.

No AAA
No DH
No trades
No wavier line
No clones

90 mil.

use one of the stadiums of one of your four pitchers during the season they lost 20 games.

Below are the groups:

1. Red Ruffing         1928
    Art Ditmar            1956
    Luis Tiant             1969
    George Smith       1921

2. Phil Niekro            1977
    Jack Fisher           1965
    Sad Sam Jones    1925
   Dick Barrett            1945

3. Wilbur Wood          1973
    Hugh Mulcahy        1938
    Bill Bonham            1974
    Vern Kennedy         1939

4. Nate Andrews         1943
    Steve Rogers          1974
    Sam Gray                1931
    Dick Ellsworth          1962

5. Jim Tobin                 1942
    Bobo Newsom         1941
    Bump Hadley           1932
    Denny McLain          1971

6. Bump Hadley          1933
    Hooks Dauss           1920
    Larry Jackson          1965
   Roy Wilkinson           1921

7. Ken Raffensberger    1944
    Glen Hobbie              1960
    Rube Melton              1942
    Joe Oeschger            1922

8. Eppa Rixey                1920
    Stan Bahnsen            1973
    Art Houtteman            1952
    Gordon Rhodes          1936

9. Turk Farrell                 1962
    Dana Fillingim             1920
    Ben Cantwell               1935
    Roger Craig                 1962

10. Dolf Luque               1922
      Mel Stottlemyre Sr.  1966
      Tracey Stallard         1964
      Si Johnson                1934

11. Phil Niekro               1977
      Wilbur Wood            1975
      Scott Perry               1920
      Al Jackson                1965

12. Milt Gaston              1930
      Red Ruffing              1929
      Dick Ellsworth          1966
      Pat Caraway             1931

13. Jesse Haines           1920
      Pedro Ramos           1961
      Al Jackson                1962
      Harry Kelley              1937

14. Hugh Mulcahy          1940
      Bobo Newsom          1945
      Ed Brandt                  1928
      Lum Harris                1943

15. Paul Derringer           1934
      Bucky Walters            1936
     Jack Scott                   1927
     Chuck Stobbs              1957

16. Jesse Barnes              1924
      Ted Lyons                   1933
      Don Larsen                 1954
      Joe Bowman               1936

17. Boom-Boom Beck       1933
      Bobo Newsom             1934
      Orlando Pena              1963
      Clyde Wright                1974

18. Jack Scott                    1920
      Steve Arlin                    1972
      Fred Sanford                1948
      Randy Jones                1974

19. Murry Dickson              1952
      Sam Jones                   1955
      Bill Wight                       1948
      Harry Byrd                     1953

20. Ted Lyons                     1929
      Jerry Koosman             1977
      Rollie Naylor                 1920
      Slim Hariss                    1922

21. Bob Rush                     1950
      Robin Roberts              1957
      Slim Hariss                   1927
      Murry Dickson              1954

22. Eddie Rommel             1921
      Mickey Lolich               1974
      Jack Russell                 1930
      Alex Kellner                  1950

23. Geoge Caster              1938
      Steve Carlton               1973
      Brian Kingman              1980
     Clay Kirby                      1969

24. Howard Ehmke            1925
      Paul Derringer              1933
      Roger Craig                  1963
      Eddie Smith                  1942
     





3/25/2014 6:38 AM (edited)
Sign up order                                       Group #

1. razorclams                                           8                                        
2. winterhawk                                           3                                         
3. deathdealer                                          2                                        
4. dodgebob                                            18                                          
5. mulder                                                 11                                              
6. jfranco77                                             12                                            
7. specsman                                            20                                     
8. burningcouch                                      23                                    
9. busterglen                                           21                                         
10. rjj4191                                                5                                          
11. ff09                                                   24                                                     
12. redwingscup                                      1                                   
13. tgrun                                                 19                                                 
14. dodgebob team 2 ?                              7                                                       
15. CarlosVal                                           6                                         
16. spikeboots                                        10                                      
17. toddcommish                                    9                                
18. Spotsell                                             16                                      
19. coolmay_one                                    15                                  
20. pinotfan                                             13                                          
21. fabforeus                                           17                                          
22. whoscraig                                          4                                         
23. Got_Worms                                       14                                      
24. bklynborn                                           22                                           

owners list: winterhawk;deathdealer;dodgebob;mulder;jfranco77;specsman;burningcouch;busterglen;ff09;redwingscup;
tgrun;CarlosVal;spikeboots;toddcommish;Spotsell;coolmay_one;pinotfan;fabforeus;whoscraig;Got_Worms;bklynborn

3/2/2014 8:33 PM
I'll give this a try.
3/2/2014 8:54 PM
ok lets go
3/2/2014 9:08 PM
cool thanks guys
3/2/2014 10:14 PM
thanks Bootone
3/3/2014 6:19 AM
no problem...who's next?
3/3/2014 10:34 AM
I'll play

3/3/2014 8:57 PM
thanks dodgebob and welcome to the 20 game loser's league!


3/4/2014 11:55 AM
let me give this a try
3/4/2014 1:44 PM
Hit me. Who doesn't love a loser?
3/4/2014 3:45 PM
I'm in
3/4/2014 8:49 PM
thanks guys for signing up!  You had to be a pretty good pitcher to lose 20 games! Really
3/5/2014 10:44 AM
I'm in
3/5/2014 9:07 PM
thanks burningcouch
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