FK6: Season 34 (Team Selections) Topic

FK6 Twist League: Season XXXIV (1901-2012)
Any Team w/ .480 or Higher Winning Pct.


Each team has the option to sign one free agent from the same season as your selected team but that player 
must be from the opposite league.
$95 Million Cap, twist players to any career year, no DH, no Clones, no AAA, no Waiver Wire, Yes to Trades. 
350+ AB, 150+ IP, 50+ pitching appearances= MANDATORY ON ROSTER
WHAT IS A FREE AGENT ??? Any player from the same season as your selected team from the opposite league is considered a free agent. (Example: your team is the 2002 Giants. Your free-agent window is 2002-American League players) All free agents signed are with a no-trade clause (they will be the only players that must stay on your roster for the whole season) and FREE AGENTS are not allowed to be TWISTED... Only one instance of a free agent player allowed in the league ... All free agents are first-come, first-serve. Signup for this league early and designate a free agent and you have that player's rights. If you decide later, while working on your team, that you don't want him, you can put him back on the market.
SPECIAL RULE FOR PARTIAL SEASON FREE-AGENTS:  If a free-agent played with more than one team during a season, WE WILL ALLOW the full season to be used, ie. WIS database offers a 2010 version of Cliff Lee with Seattle Mariners and Philadelphia Phillies which means his full season can be used as a free-agent if your team is from the opposite league. Another example is the full-season of 2009 Matt Holiday with Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals as a free-agent. 
IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE TO NOT PICKING A FREE-AGENT ??? If you don't want to use a free-agent, you may leave one of your mandatory players off your roster. In addition, you must designate one of your three most expensive players and tag that player with a no-trade clause.
NL (12 Teams) vs. PL (12 Teams)
Standard WIS Format
Random Restricted Realignment
Blacklisted Teams for Season XXXIV

Eternal: 1941 Red Sox, 1985 Cardinals


1909 White Sox, 1910 Cubs


1910 Giants, 1964 White Sox


2010 Rangers, 1996 Marlins


1919 Giants, 1996 Cardinals, 1962 Dodgers, 1979 Royals, 1995 Yankees, 1942 Red Sox


2004 Orioles, 1986 Cardinals


1967 Reds, 2004 Red Sox, 1971 Cardinals, 1912 Cubs, 1989 Athletics, 1974 Orioles


1971 Cardinals, 1912 Cubs, 1989 Athletics, 1974 Orioles, 1988 Mets, 1972 Cubs, 1931 Dodgers, 1952 Giants, 1971 Braves, 1986 Giants, 1950 Braves, 2010 Dodgers, 2001 Athletics, 1912 Senators, 1981 Tigers, 1994 White Sox, 1927 Yankees, 1975 Athletics, 1939 Tigers, 1915 White Sox


1987 Mets, 1992 Cubs, 1967 Pirates, 1966 Dodgers, 1979 Expos, 1962 Cardinals, 1972 Astros, 1998 Braves, 1985 Yankees, 2011 Tigers, 1985 White Sox, 2011 Red Sox, 1996 Yankees, 1986 Blue Jays, 1977 Royals, 2006 Athletics


Season XXXII Pennant Winners: 1982-1990 Cardinals, 2000-2008 Orioles (1 seasons)


Season XXXIII Pennant Winners: 1903-1911 Cubs, 1973-1981 Red Sox (2 seasons)


Season XXXIII LCS losers: Seven-year window (1 season)

1985-1991 Astros, 1967-1973 Orioles         


Season XXXIII DS losers: Five-year window (1 season)

1911-1915 Giants, 1987-1991 Dodgers, 1925-1929 Senators, 1966-1970 Tigers
12/22/2012 12:33 PM
Season XXXIV Reservations
Note: We will allow 3 instances of a traditional franchise (ie. Red Sox, Yankees, Cardinals) but preferably 2 ... And remember, once a team is selected, please stay away from that team by 13 years plus/minus. Example: 1983 Phillies are selected, we won't allow another Phillies team for the years 1970-1996 (there are exceptions to this rule if there are absolutely no-repeat superstars)
futurekid6:                                                          2001 Giants                 (Mike Mussina)    
otl:                                1913 Athletics                                                       (Jake Daubert)
dougsdawgs:              2009 Mariners                                                     (Ryan Braun)                                     
onezero:                                                           1970 Cubs                      (Carl Yastrzemski)                                              

frank_drebin:              1999 Red Sox                                                      (Vladimir Guerrero)                                                                  
rondo:                                                                2012 Cardinals              (David Price)                                                  
jfranco77:                  1999 Indians                                                           (Kevin Brown)                                 
lagermcale:                                                       1994 Expos                   (David Cone)
eastvanmungo:             1990 Athletics                                                  (Lenny Dykstra)                                  
craig479:                                                           1967 Giants               (Don McMahon)                                     
halo23:                                                              2012 Braves                 (Mike Trout)              
ETSTim:                      1998 Blue Jays                                                  (Jason Kendall)                                                                                
mllama54:                   1937 Yankees                                                   (Tom Sunkel)                   
jjper1:                                                                         2006 Dodgers      (Johan Santana)        

waters3:                       1920 White Sox                                                    (Dave Bancroft)               

specsman:                                                                 1928 Cardinals           (Babe Ruth)                    
dorkster:                                                                     1943 Cardinals            (no FA, Stan Musial is no-trade clause player)

sgsmith:                       1977 Yankees                                                       (Tom Seaver)


elleryq:                                                                       1908 Giants               (Addie Joss)

sevenfifty5:                                                                 1957 Dodgers          (Mickey Mantle)  
oudrew:                    1977 Royals                                                                 (Garry Templeton)                                      
greenwellmvp:          TBA



AMERICAN LEAGUE:  10 teams   =======  NATIONAL LEAGUE:  11 teams
1/23/2013 6:25 PM (edited)
Staying with 1977 -- Yankees this time.  Will give Tom Seaver another chance as free agent.
12/22/2012 2:10 PM
Yankees 1937 Player tbd
12/22/2012 4:42 PM
1967 agent TBD
12/22/2012 5:36 PM
2012 Braves with Mike Trout.
12/23/2012 12:32 PM
Eastvanmungo has reserved the 1990 Athletics with Lenny Dykstra
12/23/2012 1:29 PM
1998 Blue Jays  (FA Jason Kendall)
12/28/2012 12:15 AM (edited)
1928 St. Lous Cardinals & Babe Ruth
12/24/2012 10:57 AM
Giants are closed now. We've got 1 NY Giants team and 2 SF Giants teams.
12/24/2012 11:08 AM
Were are going to go with the 1913 A's with Jake Daubert as my free agent
12/26/2012 1:52 PM
Tom Sunkel P 1937 player that was TBD.
12/27/2012 11:22 AM
Gonna go with the '57 Dodgers, last season in Brooklyn.  Using Mantle as my FA.
12/28/2012 11:17 AM
1977 Royals...and if I'm understanding the format correctly...1977 Reggie Jackson.  Let me know I'll probably have other questions as I get back in the saddle after Betty Ford.
12/29/2012 4:48 PM
1943 Cardinals.  No FA. Instead, Ray Sanders is cut. Stan the Man is non-tradeable.
1/2/2013 7:50 PM (edited)
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