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7/15/2014 12:42 PM
missouri is mississippi

believe it
7/15/2014 12:43 PM
Oh, Missouri (Miz-au-rah) - never mind. 
7/15/2014 12:50 PM
i know the DH is lame lame lame

they coulda just lowered the pitchers mound or tightened up the strike zone or brought the fences in

but i would like to see Harold Baines and Edgar Martinez be usefull in the sim for a change
7/15/2014 12:56 PM
Posted by bagchucker on 7/15/2014 12:42:00 PM (view original):
missouri is mississippi

believe it
At least it is a state. Which is more than I can say for Delaware. Don't even get me started. 
7/15/2014 12:58 PM
Posted by italyprof on 7/15/2014 12:56:00 PM (view original):
Posted by bagchucker on 7/15/2014 12:42:00 PM (view original):
missouri is mississippi

believe it
At least it is a state. Which is more than I can say for Delaware. Don't even get me started. 
What's up with Delaware?
7/16/2014 8:39 AM (edited)
Round 9: 

sooners07 Appalachia               Catfish Hunter P 1965      
benfc   traded pick      
dnmchill   Pennsylvania 3B  Dick Allen 1964  Pennsylvania  and  Caribbean (from benfc) SS Miguel Tejada 1997       
shysters3   Calfornia 1990 on   Jim Edmonds-OF 1994      
chargingryno Illinois                     1974 Robin Yount SS        
coloradokid Stagecoach            Ron Santo- 3B 1960      
grayfoxx   Atlantic Coast           P Doc White 1901      
stroh23   New York                   Jim Palmer P 1965        
cardsfan   Dixie                           Heinie Manush OF 1923        
bagchucker New England (from cleonjones)  Jeff Bagwell 1B 1991      
italyprof   California pre-1990  Graig Nettles 3B 1967      
crazyamos   Ohio                                    Buck Ewing, C 1885        
mini157   Midwest Progressivism   Chuck Klein OF 1928    
bublooo   Down the Mississippi         1899 3B Jimmy Williams    
cleonjones Texarkana (from bagchucker)  Frank Robinson OF 1956      
shawbigred Rest of the World                         .P Felix Hernandez 2005

Players already selected: (by region): 

Atlantic Coast                Babe Ruth     Jimmy Foxx  Lefty Grove   Derek Jeter  Chipper Jones   Cal Ripken 
 Steve Carlton   Billy Hamilton  Doc White  Dwight Gooden

California pre-1990         Ted Williams   Tom Seaver  Joe Dimaggio   Lefty Gomez  Don Drysdale    Harry Heilmann  Joe Gordon  Butch Wenslof  Graig Nettles  Duke Snider

California 1990 on         Barry Bonds   Randy Johnson  Mark McGwire  Tony Gwynn  Eddie Murray  Gary Carter  Michael Young  Dennis Eckersley Jim Edmonds  Trevor Hoffman

 Ohio                                    George Sisler    Cy Young  Ed Delahanty  Roger Clemens  Mike Schmidt  Pete Rose  Barry Larkin Jack Pfiester  Buck Ewing

Texarkana                          Ernie Banks   Rogers Hornsby   Tris Speaker  Arky Vaughan  Greg Maddux  Eddie Mathews  Dizzy Dean  Joe Morgan  Frank Robinson  Nolan Ryan

 New York                             Lou Gehrig      Warren Spahn   Alex Rodriguez  Eddie Collins  Willie Keeler  Frankie Frisch  Sandy Koufax  Hank Greenberg  Jim Palmer  Joe Torre


Midwestern                          Addie Joss    Al Simmons  Mordecai Brown   Chief Bender  Charlie Gehringer    Kid Nichols   Bob Feller  John Smoltz  Chuck Klein  Babe Adams

Down the Mississippi          Carl Hubbell     Yogi Berra  Ron Guidry   Mel Ott   Bill Dickey   David Cone   Mel Stottlemyre  Smokey Joe Wood  Jimmy Williams 

  Illinois                                     Rickey Henderson     Joe McGinnity   Lou Boudreau  Fred Lynn  Kirby Puckett   Red Schoendienst   
 Bret Saberhagen  Robin Roberts   Robin Yount

New England                           Nap Lajoie           Tim Keefe   Mickey Cochrane  Carlton Fisk  Hugh Duffy  John Clarkson Jack Chesbro  Roger Connor Jeff Bagwell  Gabby Hartnett

Pennsylvania                          Stan Musial  Honus Wagner  Christy Mathewsonn  Ed Walsh   Eddie Plank   Mike Piazza  Ken Griffey, Jr.   Rube Waddell  Dick Allen  Hughie Jennings

 Stagecoach                           Mickey Mantle   Walter Johnson  Pete Alexander  Wade Boggs   Bob Gibson  Paul Waner  Johnny Bench Curt Schilling  Ron Santo  Ryne Sandberg


Dixie                                          Ty Cobb  Henry Aaron  Willie Mays  Shoeless Joe Jackson  Don Sutton  Joe Sewell   Deacon Phillippe  Bill Terry  Heinie Manush

 Rest of World                        Mariano Rivera     Ichiro Suzuki    Miguel Cabrera  Ferguson Jenkins   Rod Carew  Johan Santana  Bert Blyleven  Fernando Valenzuela  Felix Hernandez

 Caribbean                               Albert Pujols   Manny Ramirez  Pedro Martinez  Pudge Rodriguez  Juan Marichal  Vladimir Guerrero   Luis Tiant  Roberto Clemente Miguel Tejada

Appalachia                              George Brett   Jesse Burkette  Wilbur Cooper   Todd Helton    Gaylord Perry   
Hoyt Wilhelm   Bob Caruthers  Luke Appling  Catfish Hunter
7/15/2014 1:33 PM (edited)
Delaware is just a stretch of road - part of I-95 - that links the New Jersey Turnpike to Maryland. It runs for maybe 11 miles. In those 11 miles you pay three tolls - you get on to the Delaware stretch of the highway, go over a bridge and something else, maybe leave Delaware - the last time I drove it - some years ago you paid around $9 for those 11 miles. 

The state is a feudal estate - the Du Pont family essentially owns it and it has such lax regulations on chartering corporations that despite being the size of a medium size ranch in Texas or Wyoming it has a huge percentage of all the corporations in the US chartered there. It is to big business what Liberia is to shipping and the Cayman Islands are to tax shelters. 

I say we fold Delaware into New Jersey and Maryland and give some place that deserves it a shot to be a state. Any ideas? After all, changing that nice round 50 stars on the flag would be a hassle. Though there is an independence movement in Hawaii so maybe we can just pull out the old "lower 48" flags...


  

7/15/2014 1:05 PM
We need only stroh, coloradokid and crazyamos to pick and this round will be in the books. Now, let me see what everyone is saying about the DH...
7/15/2014 1:29 PM
  
7/15/2014 6:30 PM (edited)
1960  Ron Santo- 3B   Stagecoach
7/15/2014 1:57 PM
I bieleve strongly that if something is put up foe vote it should stay up for vote. would this discussion be happening if the DH was losing?
7/15/2014 2:47 PM (edited)
Buck Ewing, C (1885) from Ohio.

By the next pick, I really want an answer on the DH front. I "voted" no, but I don't care much at all. It impacts who I pick in the next round. I think we should start with year 1, or not do it at all....
7/15/2014 3:18 PM
Not really sure if we are having a vote on the abomination or just a discussion. If it is, indeed, a vote, put me down as an emphatic "NO"!
7/15/2014 3:23 PM
Trade: mini57 and bagchucker are trading round 10 picks. Mini157 gets new england and bagchucker gets old cali.
Bagchucker to confrim
7/15/2014 3:33 PM
confirm, but what i get is texarkana
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