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6/19/2014 10:08 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 24 seasons are blacklisted as bookend players... they can still appear on rosters for this season.

Salary Cap $110M
No to AAA, WW, DH, 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 XXIV) 

Bert Adams
Mike Aldrete
Pete Alexander
Moises Alou
Hank Aguirre
Fred Anderson
Jason Anderson
Danny Ardoin
Alex Arias
Billy Ashley
Bobby Avila 
Cha-Seung Baek
Jeff Bagwell
Jeff Bailey 
Sweetbreads Bailey
Homerun Baker
Steve Balboni
Win Ballou
Dave Bancroft
Jack Barry
Bill Bartley
Stan Baumgartner 
Don Baylor
Walter Beall 
Jim Beauchamp
Johnny Beazley
Beals Becker
Steve Bedrosian 
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
Chris Burke 
Ellis Burks
George Burns 1914-1929 
Homer Bush
Joe Bush
Bud Byerly
Melky Cabrera
Ray Caldwell
Nixey Callahan
Ken Caminiti
Roy Campanella
Mike Capel
Rod Carew
Andy Carey
Steve Carlton
Roy Carlyle
Giovanni Carrara
Mark Carreon
Paul Carter
Norm Cash
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
Dick Coffman 
Rocky Colavito
Nate Colbert 
Eddie Collins
Jimmy Collins
Claude Cooper
Wilbur Cooper
Dick Cotter
Fritz Coumbe
Stan Coveleski
Wes Covington
Doc Cramer
Gavvy Cravath
Hughie Critz 
Bubba Crosby
Terry Crowley 
Jose Cruz
Bud Daley
Tom Daly
Kal Daniels
Doug Dascenzo
Chick Davies
Chili Davis
Kiddo Davis 
Andre Dawson
Tom Delahanty 
Carlos Delgado
Don Demeter
Claud Derrick
Jim Deshaies
Al DeVormer
Blake DeWitt 
Einar Diaz
Bill Dickey
Bob Didier
Dick Dietz
Joe DiMaggio
Craig Dingman 
Larry Doby
Pat Donahue
Red Donahue
Chris Donnels
Red Dooin 
Tommy Dowd
Red Downs 
Dan Driessen
Don Drysdale
Jim Duffalo 
Jimmy Dygert
Dennis Eckersley
Dave Eiland
Kevin Elster
Todd Erdos
Shawn Estes
Andre Ethier 
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
Roger Freed
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 G Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez
Joe Gordon
Rich Gossage
Mark Grace
Jack Graney
Dick Gray
Craig Grebeck
Shawn Green
Vean Gregg
Bobby Grich
Ken Griffey Jr
Ken Griffey Sr
Alfredo Griffin
Mike Griffin 1979-89 
Burleigh Grimes
Dick Groat
Kip Gross
Lefty Grove
Henry Gruber 
Ad Gumbert
Ricky Gutierrez
Rip Hagerman
Roy Halladay 
Tim Hamulack
Jim Hardin
Mike Harkey
Bubbles Hargrave
Mickey Harris
Zaza Harvey
Jack Hayden
Ken Henderson
Claude Hendrix
Bill Henry 
Felix Hernandez
Keith Hernandez
Roberto Hernandez 1991-2007
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
Tom Hutton
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
Hank Johnson 
Jason Johnson
Jing Johnson
Lance Johnson
Randy Johnson (Big Unit) 
Rankin Johnson
Russ Johnson 
Andruw Jones
Bobby M Jones 
Bumpus Jones
Chipper Jones
Sad Sam Jones 
Art Jorgens
Addie Joss
Jeff Juden
Oscar Judd 
Ralph Judd
Willie Keeler
Randy Keisler
Mick Kelleher
Charlie Keller 
Roberto Kelly
Matt Kemp
Bill Kennedy 1948-1957 
Jeff Kent
Clayton Kershaw
Darryl Kile
Red Killefer
Dave Kingman
Ralph Kiner
Jay Kirke 
Joe Klink
Brad Kocher 
Mark Koenig
Harry Krause
Sandy Koufax
Hiroki Kuroda
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
Hector Luna 
Fred Lynn
Ken MacKenzie
Garry Maddox 
Greg Maddux
Duster Mails
Pat Malone 
Al Mamaux
Mickey Mantle
Juan Marichal
Eli Marrero
Pepper Martin
Russell Martin
Dave Martinez 
Dennis Martinez
Pedro Martinez 
Sandy Martinez
Tino Martinez 
Don Mattingly
Darrell May
John Mayberry 
Carl Mays
Willie Mays
Windy McCall 
Tim McCarver
Moose McCormick 
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
Jim Middleton
Pete Mikkelsen
Bob Milacki
Felix Millan
Ward Miller
Billy Milligan
Randy Milligan
Dale Mitchell 
Willie Mitchell
Johnny Mize
Rick Monday
Jim Mooney 
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
Randy Myers
Ray Narleski
Charlie Neal
Art Nehf
Roger Nelson 
Robb Nen
Jack Ness
Hal Newhouser
Bert Niehoff
Harry Niles
Otis Nixon
Trot Nixon
Jerry Nops
Billy North
Johnny Oates
Tom O'Brien
Ron Oester 
Jose Offerman
Paul O'Neill
Tip O'Neill
Eddie Onslow
Jim O'Rourke 
Al Orth
David Ortiz
Orval Overall
Juan Padilla
Dave Parker
Roger Peckinpaugh
Homer Peel
Joe Pepitone 
Melido Perez
Gaylord Perry 
Andy Pettitte
Jesse Petty
Jack Pfiester
Tony Phillips 
Mike Piazza
Ron Piche
Vada Pinson
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
Pete Richert
Dave Righetti 
Topper Rigney
Ricardo Rincon
Mariano Rivera
Bip Roberts 
Charlie Robertson
Jackie Robinson
Alex Rodriguez
Oscar Roettger 
Red Rolfe
Rolando Roomes
Buddy Rosar 
Pete Rose
John Roseboro 
Braggo Roth
Dick Rudolph
Dutch Ruether
Allan Russell 
Rosy Ryan
Bret Saberhagen
Vic Saier
Angel Salazar
Chico Salmon
Jack Salveson
Juan Samuel
Freddy Sanchez
Rey Sanchez
Jimmy Sebring
Ray Schalk
Admiral Schlei 
Jason Schmidt
Red Schoendienst
Pete Schourek
Skip Schumacher
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
Lonnie Smith
Ozzie Smith
Pop Boy Smith
Syd Smith
Duke Snider
Chris Snopek
Julio Solano
Mario Soto
Warren Spahn
Tris Speaker
By Speece
Chris Speier
Gerry Staley
Oscar Stanage
Joe Stanley
Dolly Stark
Farmer Steelman 
Riggs Stephenson
Kelly Stinnett
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
Bobby Tolan
Fred Toney
Specs Toporcer
Salomon Torres
Tom Tresh
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
Chico Walker
Dixie Walker
Larry Walker
Hooks Warner
Gary Waslewski 
Allen Watson
Jimmy Walsh
David Wells
Billy Werber
Dennis Werth 
David West
Steve Whitaker
Bill White - 1956-1969
Doc White
Gabe White
Roy White 
George Whiteman
Bernie Williams
Billy Williams
Brad Williams 
Cy Williams
Stan Williams
Maury Wills
Hooks Wiltse
Bob Wolcott
Mellie Wolfgang 
Smoky Joe Wood
Brad Woodall
Weldon Wyckoff
Carl Yastrzemski
Emil Yde 
Carroll Yerkes
Eric Young 1992-2006 
Geoff Zahn
Heinie Zimmerman



7/11/2014 12:21 PM (edited)
OWNER LIST - name in bold indicates team has been entered

01. finn2030 - Hank Ritter 1912 Phillies & 1916 Giants
02. bixman51 - Walter Schmidt 1916 Pirates & 1925 Cardinals
03. fatboydad54 - Butch Huskey 1993 Mets & 2000 Rockies
04. XYGZ - Mike Donlin 1899 Perfectos & 1914 Giants
05. splitter24 - Otto Hess 1902 Blues & 1915 Braves
06. dlchow - Ramon Troncoso 2008 Dodgers & 2013 White Sox
 07. dcates - Eddie Mathews 1952 Braves & 1968 Tigers
08. Jesters - Bob Muncrief 1937 Browns & 1951 Yankees
09. cholatse - Wally Whitehurst 1989 Mets & 1996 Yankees
10. bronxcheer - Ted Martinez 1970 Mets & 1979 Dodgers
11. ritalinrick - Billy Pierce 1945 Tigers & 1964 Giants
12. gyrene - Luis Aparicio 1956 White Sox & 1973 Red Sox
13. Rattlers - Dwain Anderson 1971 A's & 1974 Indians
14. SophieGiants - Brendan Harris 2004 Cubs & 2013 Angels
15. kriz - Al Bumbry 1972 Orioles & 1985 Padres
16. midknight - Ken McMullen 1962 Dodgers & 1977 Brewers
17. alice - Andres Galarraga 1985 Expos & 2004 Angels
18. finn2030 - Harry Weaver 1915 Athletics & 1919 Cubs
19. gyrene - Ben Paschal 1915 Indians & 1929 Yankees
20. bronxcheer - Ralph Garr 1968 Braves & 1980 Angels
21. dodge02 - Chris Carpenter 1997 Blue Jays & 2012 Cardinals
22. malinowt - Bill Wambsganss 1914 Naps & 1926 Athletics
23. dvorr80 - Bill Wight 1946 Yankees & 1958 Cardinals
24. dcates - Mudcat Grant 1958 Indians & 1971 Athletics

6/19/2014 6:05 AM
Ill take a spot---tbd
6/19/2014 9:11 AM
Posted by bronxcheer on 6/19/2014 6:05:00 AM (view original):
Ill take a spot---tbd
Thanks & welcome!
6/19/2014 1:10 PM
I want in.  I don't know with who yet, I have to do some research, but I'm definitely in. 
6/19/2014 3:51 PM
Welcome ritalinrick!
6/19/2014 5:32 PM
I'm back with Lil Louie Louie Aparicio of the '56 Chisox and '73 Bosox.
6/19/2014 10:02 PM
Welcome back gyrene!
6/20/2014 2:21 AM
I have dozens of possible candidates, and I decided I'm going to take Billy Pierce of the 1945 Tigers and 1964 Giants
6/20/2014 6:13 AM
I'll add to the Martinez's used---- Teddy Martinez---1970- Mets + 1979 Dodgers. One of my favourite Mets growing up. pathetic, lol!
6/20/2014 6:56 PM
Dwain Anderson 71 A's and 74 Indians
6/20/2014 9:41 PM
Welcome Rattlers!
6/20/2014 11:37 PM
Save a spot for me - player TBD.

Thanks!
6/21/2014 10:40 AM
Welcome back SG!
6/22/2014 12:04 PM (edited)
Congrats to dvorr80, season XXIV champion with Farmer Steelman.
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