Original 16 Needs 1 for 1979 Topic

The Original 16 Progressive started in 1961 with the actual rosters of the 16 Original MLB teams. They stayed in their orginal homes (Braves in Boston, Dodgers in Brooklyn, Athletics in Philadelphia, etc.) and have not changed since then. We are now entering into the 1979 season and we need an owner for the Philadelphia Athletics. We set draft order based on final standings and the A's finished 1978 with a record of 76-86 sp they are drafting 5th for 1979. We use a two division alignment for the leagues so the A's are in the AL East with Boston, New York and Washington. Their roster is below:

Philadelphia A's
Draft 5th in 1979

C: John Wathan
C: Manny Sanguillen
C: Ron Hassey
1B: Willie Montanez
2B: Jorge Orta
SS: Bill Russell
3B: Steve Ontiveros
3B: Darrel Evans
3B: Ray Knight
OF: Ken Griffey
OF: Oscar Gamble
OF: Ken Singleton
OF: Hal McRae
OF: Dave Collins
P: Bob Welch
P: Phil Niekro
P: Gaylord Perry
P: Rick Wise
P: Don Sutton
P: Grant Jackson
P: Bob Stanley
P: Joe Sambito
P: Rawley Eastwick
P: Elias Sosa
P: Mike Proly

The Athletics can play in either Veterans Stadium or Connie Mack Stadium.

10/20/2012 2:32 PM
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10/21/2012 9:26 AM
Original 16 Needs 1 for 1979 Topic

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