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5/14/2013 5:01 AM (edited)
dannino, 

I don't see why not. I have had to utilize exactly some of the ballparks that team moved to in the 1950s in order to create a somewhat believable scenario of 12 teams per league, so for example the Brooklyn team can't go to the park in LA they originally played in, unless that stadium is not taken in the meantime. So yes, teams can remain in parks after their historical expiration date, AND (new ruling, ahem) they can also move to different cities or parks than those that the same franchise moved to historically. 

So the AL Philadelphia team for example, could move eventually to Dallas/Arlington if that park is not yet taken (it is available already however) or to Toronto, Seattle etc. It's called What if Sports after all.


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5/14/2013 5:20 AM
Posted by italyprof on 5/14/2013 5:01:00 AM (view original):
dannino, 

I don't see why not. I have had to utilize exactly some of the ballparks that team moved to in the 1950s in order to create a somewhat believable scenario of 12 teams per league, so for example the Brooklyn team can't go to the park in LA they originally played in, unless that stadium is not taken in the meantime. So yes, teams can remain in parks after their historical expiration date, AND (new ruling, ahem) they can also move to different cities or parks than those that the same franchise moved to historically. 

So the AL Philadelphia team for example, could move eventually to Dallas/Arlington if that park is not yet taken (it is available already however) or to Toronto, Seattle etc. It's called What if Sports after all.


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I'm liking that!  It makes me even more excited to do this. 
5/14/2013 5:52 AM

American League Players available for the 1946 draft and season

 

Position Players

 

Catchers

 

Gene Desautels

Bill Dickey

George Dickey

Jake Early

Al Evans

Mike Guerra

Frankie Hayes

Jim Hegan

Hank Helf

Tom Jordan

Sherm Lollar

Frank Mancuso

Roy Partee

Paul Richards

Aaron Robinson

Buddy Rosar

Joe Schultz

Bob Swift

Birdie Tebbetts

Mike Tresh

Hal Wagner

 

 

First Basemen

 

Heinz Becker

Babe Dahlgren

Nick Etten

Les Fleming

Hank Greenberg

Jake Jones

Bruce Konopka

Joe Kuhel

George McQuinn

Mickey Rocco

Steve Souchock

Chuck Stevens

Hal Trosky

Mickey Vernon

Jerry Witte

Rudy York

 

Second Basemen

 

Johnny Berardino

Jimmy Bloodworth

Jack Conway

Bobby Doerr

Joe Gordon

Oscar Grimes

Irv Hall

Gene Handley

Billy Johnson

Don Kolloway

Ray Mack

Eddie Mayo

Dutch Meyer

Cass Michaels

Jerry Priddy

Skeeter Webb

 

 

Third Basemen

 

Mark Christman

Bob Dillinger

Pinky Higgins

George Kell

Ken Keltner

Dario Lodigiani

Johnny Lucadello

Hank Majeski

Howie Moss

Eddie Pellagrini

Don Richmond

Sherry Robertson

Don Ross

Rip Russell

Snuffy Stirnweiss

Leo Wells

 

 

Shortstops

 

Luke Appling

Lou Boudreau

Jake Caulfield

Frankie Crosetti

Billy Hitchcock

Eddie Lake

Johnny Pesky

Phil Rizzuto

Vern Stephens

Pete Suder

Gil Torres

Cecil Travis

Jack Wallaesa

 

 

 

Outfielders

 

George Binks

George Case

Sam Chapman

Gil Coan

Doc Cramer

Leon Culberson

Roy Cullenbine

Guy Curtright

Russ Derry

Dom Dimaggio

Joe Dimaggio

Hank Edwards

Hoot Evers

Joe Grace

Jeff Heath

Tommy Henrich

Ralph Hodgin

Wally Judnich

Charlie Keller

Bob Kennedy

Chet Labs

Buddy Lewis

Johnny Lindell

Felix Mackiewicz

Tom McBride

Barney McCosky

Glenn McQuillen

Catfish Metkovich

Anse Moore

Wally Moses

Pat Mullin

Jimmy Outlaw

Hal Peck

Dave Philley

Whitey Platt

Pat Seerey

Stan Spence

Tuck Stainback

Thurman Tucker

Elmer Valo

Dick Wakefield

Jimmy Wasdell

Ted Williams

Gene Woodling

Taffy Wright

Al Zarilla

5/14/2013 5:54 AM
Looking over the players from 1946, it struck me that this was a Golden Age of Shortstops especially in the American League - 6 or 7 really first rate ones, and I think until the conjuncture of Jeter, Nomar, A-Rod and Tejada I doubt there was a similar level of talent at that position in one league.

Should be a great draft.
5/14/2013 7:39 AM (edited)
Update: We are up to 15 already and need only 9 more to begin. At least 15 if ooooohdoggie meant to say he was joining - ooooohdoggie are you in, or did you just bump us cause you are a cool person( which you are) ? Anyway 15 with ooooohdoggie.

I have all the available players from both MLB leagues, plus all the available secondary players and parks up, so once we get 9 more people we can actually start drafting!

When we do start, I would like to take advantage of chargingryno's offer to temporarily use his remaining prog thread which he can give all of us access to, and I can also re-post all the available player and park lists in one place for easier reference there. So if no one has any objection, and if charginingryno's kind offer stands, it worked very well for us when we had the founding draft for the Roll the Dice league, so we will go ahead and use it, and then once we have a league number I will start our own league forum. 

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5/14/2013 10:13 AM
im usually on the live side, but have been looking for a non live progressive. i hope you all will take me.
5/14/2013 2:08 PM (edited)
You are most welcome here keymaster.  And if not live, it will at least be lively !

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5/14/2013 1:45 PM
wow - you've really given this alot of thought!

I'd be interested in joining this league.
5/14/2013 2:00 PM
I think you're going to fill this league from scratch in record time!
5/14/2013 2:04 PM
I'll give it a go professor.
5/14/2013 2:07 PM
Welcome ljemd and redsfive - we are up to 18, missing just 6 to already start drafting. Incredible !

I think there was some pressure building for people to start a new prog, as many of us had joined, but as usual taking over teams in leagues already running for years, often teams that needed rebuilding etc. anyway will_prosper I think that explains a lot of it. 
5/14/2013 5:01 PM (edited)
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5/14/2013 4:39 PM
I will join
5/14/2013 5:01 PM
Welcome Poddy. We need just four more. 
5/14/2013 5:47 PM
How quickly will we start the draft after the league is filled up?  I was hoping for a weekend at least to do some prep work.
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