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4/4/2014 10:45 AM (edited)

MLB Network Countdown Twist

Door Knockers- 100m cap

Do you often wonder why some of your favorite players have not yet made the Hall of Fame?

Welcome to the Door Knockers Twist.   This is the second season in what will hopefully be a series of simple twist leagues based on different rankings from the show MLB Network Countown, on the MLB Network.  Season one was called The Intimidator Twist, with the playoffs currently under way.

Step 1- Choose a player from MLB Network’s list of the top 40 players who have not made the Hall of Fame*.  I refer to these players as Door Knockers because they’re figuratively knocking on the door of the Hall of Fame.

Step 2- identify your Door Knocker's debut game and final game (found via hyper links listed on all player pages at baseball-reference.com)  and claim your unique Door Knocker in the Forums by referencing his name next to the teams  that played in the Door Knocker’s debut game and final game.   If you choose a Door Knocker that is still active, then for purposes of this league, consider his last regular season game played from last season as his final game.  It’s first come first serve.  The Door Knocker you select is unique, but only as a basis for your team, and not as a player in the league.  That is to say that if I select Mark Grace as my Door Knocker, other owners may still roster Grace if he is part of their player pool.

Step 3 - Create a team using any player from any of the four teams that played in your Door Knocker’s debut game and final game, twisted to any year of their career.  Your player pool is not limited to players that actually played in the debut game and final game.  You may select any player that appears on the rosters for the teams that played in the debut game and final game.

Step 4- Make sure your Door Knocker is on your team.

Step 5- Your home stadium must be one of the home stadiums of one of the four teams in your player pool.

Step-6 The Buck stops here- Although Buck O’Neil is rightfully named in the list below, he is not eligible to select as your Door Knocker as his debut records are unclear.

*This List of the top 40 door knockers was created in 2012

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Leage Number: MLB108698

$100M Cap
No AAA
No DH
No WW
No Trades
No Clones
Live OK, not required

Past Champions- Playoffs for Season one have just begun.

The Door Knockers:

1. Tim Raines
2. Jack Morris
3. Mark McGwire
4. Minnie Minoso
5. Jeff Bagwell
6. Lee Smith
7. Alan Trammell
8. Ted Simmons
9. Dick Allen
10. Jim Kaat
11. Luis Tiant
12. Dale Murphy
13. Ken Boyer
14. Joe Torre
15. Dwight Evans
16. Rafael Palmeiro
17. Steve Garvey
18. Gil Hodges
19. Don Mattingly
20. Keith Hernandez
21. Edgar Martinez
22. Tommy John
23. Lou Whitaker
24. Larry Walker
25. Will Clark
26. Tony Oliva
27. Dave Parker
28. Ron Guidry
29. Maury Wills
30. Buck O'Neil
31. Albert Belle
32. Dave Concepcion
33. Juan Gonzalez
34. Jimmy Wynn
35. Bill Freehan
36. Bobby Grich
37. Harold Baines
38. Fred McGriff
39. Mark Grace
40. Roger Maris

List of Owners:
Big_T:                Jeff Bagwell
Specsman:      Larry Walker
Thaneoffife:     Roger Maris
vtspirits:          Maury Wills
reddtrain:       Joe Torre
Rattlers:          Louisiana Lightning
finn2030:          Albert Belle
kriz:                    Will Clark
georgedeer:     Tony Oliva
2chair:               Ted Simmons
tdoak:               Luis Tiant
Busterglen:     Tommy John
dodgebob:     Dwight Evans
Stan74:          Steve Garvey
ddodge02:     Keith Hernandez
Splitter24:     Bobby Grich
Rattlers:          Ken Boyer

Halo23:          Mark McGwire
RWHAY          Juan Gonzalez
pmwksw          Gil Hodges
bublooo          Lou Whitaker
bixman51          Mark Grace
Testify0205          Tim Raines
JM1618               Rafael Palmeiro

3/14/2014 5:27 PM
Larry Walker
3/14/2014 5:38 PM
You've got Walker, Specs.  Its going to take quite a team to match your win total from Season 1.
3/14/2014 6:03 PM
I'll pick Roger Maris
3/14/2014 6:26 PM
You've got Maris, thaneoffife.
3/14/2014 6:36 PM
Maury Wills
3/14/2014 7:07 PM
I'll take Joe Torre.
3/14/2014 8:01 PM (edited)
Cool.  5 in.  Get 'em while they're hot.
3/14/2014 7:49 PM
I will take Ron Guidry
3/14/2014 7:55 PM
Welcome, rattlers.  Can't go wrong with Guidry.
3/14/2014 8:39 PM
I'll get in this with Albert Belle.
3/14/2014 9:28 PM
Will Clark 

86 Giants/Astros 00 Reds/Cardinals
3/14/2014 9:45 PM
Tony Oliva
63 Twins/Tigers
76 Twins/Rangers
3/14/2014 9:49 PM
Welcome, guys.  9 in.
3/14/2014 10:43 PM
Ted Simmons
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