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Two Man Band (Round 2 started) Topic

11/10/2012 12:02 PM
I tried to draft Hornsby at Catcher and can't get it to work.  I need some help too.
11/10/2012 12:06 PM
This is the way I force players into positions they are not rated for. For example I will use the case of 2004 Ivan Rodriguez at shortstop.

Step 1- Choose 2004 Ivan Rodriguez  as a utility player in the lower part of the hitters section in the draft center.

Step 2 - After you enter him, before you do anything else go to the URL line and highlight his player ID # (2203727) and "copy" it.

Step 3 - Delete the 2004 Ivan Rodriguez from your roster. Your browser will still have the ID stored.

Step 4 - Go to the SS position and enter anybody.

Step 5 - In the URL field, eliminate that players ID # but leave everything else

Step 6 - "paste" the 2004 Ivan Rodriguez ID at the end of the line.

Step 7 - Press enter. The 2004 Ivan Rodriguez should now be in the SS field.
11/10/2012 12:07 PM
If you copy the link from the + sign next to a player, you'll get something that looks like: SelectPlayer(17,2176052,"Raines","Tim",1983,0,0,-1). Change the first number (17, in the example) to whatever position you want them to go to (1 for catcher, 2 for first base, and so on), and paste it into your address bar. Make sure that you put javascript: in front of it if it doesn't copy that part too. Final result should look like this: javascript:SelectPlayer(1,2176052,"Raines","Tim",1983,0,0,-1)
11/10/2012 3:39 PM
Here is how I did it.

1. Pick the player you want in a util position
2. When looking at your roster page, right click on the link and copy the address bar,  it will look something like this

the 2194466 is the unique player id (1894 hugh duffy) and the "add&spot=9" is the position on the roster of the player (the first utility spot.  C will be 1, 1b will be 2, 2b 3 and so on)

3.  delete player from your roster
4.  Paste the link,  that you had already cut in step 2,  into your toolbar
5.  Where is says "add&spot=9" change 9 to what position on the roster you want him to occupy.  (1=C, 2=1b, 3=2b, 4=3b, 5=ss. 6,7,8=of....)
6.  Type enter
7.  Player should now be there. Rinse and repeat.
11/10/2012 3:41 PM
now lets get drafing those pitchers...
11/10/2012 3:49 PM
I sitemailed fatboydad already. I guess i'll wait until tomorrow morning and then i'll just make my pick. Unless anyone has a problem with that.
11/10/2012 5:16 PM (edited)
It took me quite some time, but I FINALLY figured it out & man is it TOUCHY & SENSITIVE process!  It is almost like the appeal plays in the field, between the replacement player selection & replacing HIM, you can do NOTHING in between, if you do something in between, the whole process is SCREWED & you have to start again!  I feel like & just gave Birth - to IRod!  Alls we need now is a League Number!
11/10/2012 6:25 PM
I agree Sunday we should completely finished why is 1 guy holding it all up
11/10/2012 8:23 PM
Posted by jmc44 on 11/10/2012 6:25:00 PM (view original):
I agree Sunday we should completely finished why is 1 guy holding it all up
Because one guy went to work at 2:30 am and ended up working 14 hours on Saturday. I left my I Phone at home on accident. Sometimes real life takes priority over a silly sport simulation.
11/10/2012 8:25 PM
That said I will pick

Curt Schilling
11/10/2012 8:30 PM
Real life taking priority, that's rich!

Anyway, i'm taking Eddie Plank, the man who beat me in the world series when I had Ty Cobb.

11/10/2012 8:32 PM
11/10/2012 8:37 PM
Aw, it is nice to see that the Two Man Band still has life.

Sorry I missed it this time around, I've been traveling.  But please let me know if you go to another season so that I can play.

P.S. to the guys who have drafted Foxx and Bonds and ESPECIALLY if some poor soul drafted Ted Williams -- you are about to be more shocked than Karl Rove.  I do not think I have ever laughed so hard as I did when trying to calculate Teddy Ballgame's fielding issues.
11/10/2012 8:40 PM
How many errors did shortstop Teddy have? I remember it being a rather large number.
11/10/2012 8:43 PM
As I remember, Williams' owner tried several different Teds at 2B and SS to see if any of them would field better than another.  I want to say his fielding percentages were down below .800 and that at least one Ted had 100 errors at 2B.
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