Luck of the Draw 2.0 -- 1973 (FULL) Topic

New owners...Please sign up for the wait list if you're interested. Returning owners get first priority for the 24 slots (but not for team assignment), but we usually have a few new owners each season. 

Teams Assigned By Luck Of The Draw

$100M Cap 

No WW 
No Trades 
Yes to AAA (6/2 - average quality)
YES DH in 1973 (DH in odd numbered years starting in 1973)
You must use a ballpark your team used in 1973
No clones.
You can use SimLive for the next game or next series, but don't jump ahead beyond that.
Name your team whatever you like.

We started in 1969 for a second go around with this theme.  1972 is at game 137 as I write this.

This twist-theme league is progressing through the seasons; we started with 1969. We use the top 24 teams each season, dropping the remaining in seasons with more than 24 MLB teams. Divisions are aligned by the winning percentage the teams actually had that season (tie-breaker is alphabetical by city name). It's possible that the teams left out may actually be better "twist" teams than those included, but as always it is Luck Of The Draw so you will play with whoever you get and like it. With this alignment, even the rotten teams have a shot at the playoffs, and we all know that anything can happen in the playoffs. 

Once we are full, I'll use the last 2 digits of each owner rating to give out the teams. The lowest number gets the team with the highest winning percentage. If there is a tie, I'll use the 3rd digit to break it, with the lowest getting the best team. Each year we'll get different teams using the same method.

This is a standard twist league, which means you can use anyone who played for your team that season according to Use any season of any eligible player as long as he made at least one appearance for your team that year. 

Use any $200K player from any franchise any season to fill out your roster. You don't have to take the backups from your actual roster if you want to use $200K players instead. ($200K means $200K, not $201K.) 

The 1972 World Series winner will become the Commish for the 1974 season; we generally get things started for the next season around the 100-120 game mark.

Likewise, the winner of this new 1973 season will be Commish for 1975.

EDIT: 1972 Winner/1974 Commish: akira_hokuto.
12/9/2013 5:13 PM (edited)
Who's Playing:

1972 Owners Returning (24):

In From The Wait List (0):

1972 Owners Not Returning (0):

1972 Owners Not Yet Heard From (0):
Wait List (will carry over to 1974):
12/9/2013 5:08 PM (edited)
Teams, Alignment, Assignments:

NL East            
Cincinnati Reds 99 63 0.611 ff09 12  
Baltimore Orioles 97 65 0.599 stroh23 17  
Los Angeles Dodgers 95 66 0.590 jeff4noles 19  
Oakland Athletics 94 68 0.580 eschwartz67 20  
NL Central            
Boston Red Sox 89 73 0.549 bluesguy 27  
Kansas City Royals 88 74 0.543 halo23 35  
San Francisco Giants 88 74 0.543 tabasko 36  
Detroit Tigers 85 77 0.525 shawbigred 45  
NL West            
New York Mets 82 79 0.509 sevenfifty5 47 447
Houston Astros 82 80 0.506 cstrohmier 47 847
St. Louis Cardinals 81 81 0.500 jkorn 54  
Minnesota Twins 81 81 0.500 dewelch71 55  
AL East            
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 0.494 hoopsrus 60  
New York Yankees 80 82 0.494 sgsmith 61  
California Angels 79 83 0.488 llcoach 66 566
Montreal Expos 79 83 0.488 antoncresten 66 866
AL Central            
Chicago Cubs 77 84 0.478 georgedeer 82  
Chicago White Sox 77 85 0.475 gees51 84 384
Atlanta Braves 76 85 0.472 Poddy 84 484
Milwaukee Brewers 74 88 0.457 rickysdad44 87  
AL West            
Philadelphia Phillies 71 91 0.438 lastinspace2 88  
Cleveland Indians 71 91 0.438 pmars2001 95  
San Diego Padres 60 102 0.370 akira_hokuto 97  
Texas Rangers 57 105 0.352 specsman 99  
10/16/2013 12:22 AM (edited)
Owner list for sitemail:

akira_hokuto;antoncresten; bluesguy; cstrohmier; dewelch71; eschwartz67; ff09; gees51; georgedeer; halo23; hoopsrus; jeff4noles; jkorn; lastinspace2; llcoach; pmars2001; Poddy; rickysdad44; sevenfifty5; sgsmith; shawbigred; specsman; stroh23; tabasko

10/16/2013 2:08 PM (edited)


10/17/2013 2:16 PM (edited)
10/7/2013 6:11 PM
Looking at these divisions; aside from the AL West, each division has teams with incredibly close records
10/7/2013 7:03 PM
Add me to the wait list please.
10/7/2013 7:21 PM
Back, thanks.
10/7/2013 9:15 PM
I'll waitlist
10/7/2013 11:56 PM
Thanks, you two, I've added you to the wait list.
10/8/2013 1:35 AM
All 24 owners from the 1972 season intend to return for 1973.

The waitlist will carry over to 1974.

The 1972 regular season ends with games of 10/15 pm2.  I intend to assign 1973 teams based on owner ratings following that cycle.
10/12/2013 12:55 PM
Bump for team assignments.
10/16/2013 12:26 AM

It said there were 10 openings still in this League for 1973.  Is that right? Please advise.

10/20/2013 10:09 PM
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