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The WESPL - going into it's 39th season - and has one 1961 team available.  

The league rules reward winning - there is no incentive to tank during the season since losing only worsens a teams potential draft slot

The drafts are often deep because quality players who might be keepers in other progressive leagues are often cut due to the player's impact on team salary


This is progressive league playing dual eras. Each season we play 2 years, but we keep those years completely separate by league (except for interleague play). We play each era simultaneously, one in the NL and one in the PL. In effect we are playing two progressive leagues, separated by league boundary. the reason we are playing 2 at once, rather than each individually is, of course, that there are not enough 1923 or 1946 players to fill 24 teams, but there are enough to fill 12 teams.

- drafted players will be owned until they are cut, are traded, or retire

- stadiums will be owned for the life of the league, unless you appeal for a stadium change.

· each team may carry over as many players as it likes to the following season (standard progressive- For instance, the team who had 1923 babe ruth in 1923, would have 1924 babe ruth in 1924. )

- keeper lists will be due before 136 game of the current season. Late keeper lists will have all possible keepers counted against their DPR (see below), and if not submitted by the start of the draft- all possible keepers retained.

- players who miss a WIS season in mid-career can be retained on the DL until their career resumes. for instance, if you draft P O'doul in 1923, you can retain him until he comes back as an outfielder. (you have to keep him on your active roster any year he has a WIS season)

· each season there will be a separate non-snake rookie/free agent drafts to fill out rosters in each league/year. a drafted player will be owned by its drafting team until that player is traded, is cut, or retires. 

The draft order formula is:

Total salaryYr1 at Game 81 (Millions to the tenth x2) + salaryYr2 from posted keepers before Game 136 (Millions to the tenth X1) - Wins at Game 140/2= DPS (draft power score)

the lowest possible salary that can be entered into the formula will be 55m. for instance, if your salary from year 1 (or yr 2) was 39m, 55m would be used in the formula. (there is no advantage to holding a firesale to get below 55m in salary)

Lowest DPS drafts first, highest last

trading draft picks for players or other picks is allowed.

·at no point in any season will a team from one league/year be able to have a player from another year. for instance, a 1923 team will have all 1923 players. there will be no inter-year trading between 1923 and 1946 teams. (trading between teams of the same year will, of course, be legal and encouraged).

·Team names will begin with the current year, followed by the city of your stadium, followed by a nickname of your choice (can be the real name, or a name of your choice.) for instance, if you drafted wrigley field in the 1946 draft, your team name could be: '46 Chicago Cubs, or '46 Chicago River Rats etc. it could not be don's dingers, or tallahassee tigers etc.

·AAA will be set to below-average, so as to provide fatigue relief, but at replacement-player level ability (similar to real life minor leagues).

·The NLCS will be considered the WS of the 23 era, and PLCS will be considered the WS of the 46 era. The LCS winners will be proclaimed "champions" of their respective eras, and the world series will be a time-travel exhibition match for WIS rewards, personal stats, and bragging rights.

·Live play will be legal, although there will never be any sort of requirement to play live. completely up to the owner. SLLive will be allowed for the current series.

·No DH

If you have any questions, please sitemail gonoles777

To claim the team just post your claim in this thread and/or sitemail gonoles777

Thanks for looking
5/11/2013 4:36 PM (edited)
1961 Baltimore - Plays at Memorial Stadium - claimed by italyprof

25 potential keepers:

C -  Earl Battey, Norm Sherry
1B - Norm Siebern
2B - Nellie Fox
3B - Clete Boyer, Eddie Yost
SS - Zoilo Versalles, Andre Rodgers, Eddie Bressoud
OF - Minnie Minoso, Bill Tuttle, Gene Woodling, Al Heist, Charlie Maxwell

P's - Whitey Ford, Stan Williams, Joe Gibbon, Frank Baumann, Robin Roberts, Mike Fornieles, Clem Labine, Gerry Staley, Hal Woodeshick, Ray Moore, Bill Henry

potentially over 1500 keeper IP's

I/R - Claude Osteen P (1962)

5/11/2013 6:19 PM (edited)
1961 Manhatten - Plays at the Polo Grounds - CLAIMED by husker75

 20 potential keepers:

C -  Ed Bailey, Hank Foiles
1B - Norm Cash, Stan Musial
2B - Don Blasingame
3B - Ken Boyer, Ron Santo
SS - Woodie Held
OF - Roger Maris - the 61 Homerun one, Al Kaline, Al Smith

P's - Don Drysdale, Jack Kralick, Chuck Estrada, Art Ditmar, Bobby Locke, John Gabler, Bob Turley, Johnny Antonelli, Don Ferrarase

potentially over 1100 keeper IP's

I/R - None

5/11/2013 4:35 PM (edited)
Sent a site mail for the Manhattan team
5/11/2013 3:13 PM
Sitemail sent for the Baltimore team. 


Earl Weaver
5/11/2013 5:41 PM
Earl...sent you a sitemail
5/11/2013 6:19 PM

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