State of Birth seaon #2 $110 mil NO DH (FULL) Topic

This league will settle the East-West coast hip hop feud, and reestablish the Mason-Dixon line.  Time to show off your true colors and represent your hood!

Select an exclusive state and use players that were born in your state.  For this season, we will only be using states, and no countries.

League rules:
  • $110 million cap
  • Seasons: 1885-2013
  • Standard 24 team, 6 division, 8 team playoff format.
  • NO:  DH, AAA, WW, Trades, clones, or injuries.
  • Stadium: Must use any stadium located in your state.  Otherwise, use home stadium from any player on your roster.
  • Divisions:  Aligned by geography.  Multiple owners will be separated into different leagues.
  • SLL:  No restrictions or requirements.
  • Sign up on first come, first serve basis by claiming your team here in the forum.
Use the following link to compile roster:
12/20/2013 10:21 PM (edited)
Available states (BOLD) w/key players 
Pee Wee Reese, Pete Browning, Bill Sweeney, Travis Fryman, Mike Greenwell, Stan Spence, Don Hurst, Jay Buhner, Earle Combs, Jim Bunning, Howie Camnitz, Carl Mays, Jesse Tannehill, Ferdie Schupp, Tyler Clippard, Steve Hamilton 
Yogi Berra, Elston Howard, Darrell Porter, Ken Boyer, Hoot Evers, Pete Reiser, Zack Wheat, Silver King, Carl Hubbell, Mort Cooper, Tom Henke  
Eric Young, Derek Jeter, Mike Trout, Goose Goslin, Joe Medwick, Billy Hamilton, Andy Messersmith, Harry Howell, Kid Gleason, Bob Milacki, Andrew Bailey

Lave Cross, Ken Keltner, Al Simmons, Ginger Beaumont, Addie Joss, Kid Nichols, Ed Killian, Burleigh Grimes, Todd Frohwirth, Zane Smith
1/9/2014 8:19 PM (edited)

1)  Got_Worms - LOUISIANA
2)  fatboydad54 - GEORGIA
3)  burningcouch - WEST VIRGINIA/VIRGINIA
4)  bixman51 - INDIANA
6)  specsman - CALIFORNIA (AL players)
7)  raiderguy8 - PENNSYLVANIA
8)  dodgebob - MASSACHUSETTS
9)  Scottedward - KANSAS
10)  rolltide46 - ALABAMA
11)  brucel - TEXAS
12)  bhoser - MICHIGAN
13)  ScottEdward - NEW YORK
14)  shysters3 - CALIFORNIA (NL players)
15)  bbondsmvp - OHIO
16)  kthomas9 - FLORIDA
18)  richabbs - MARYLAND/DC
19)  lkocur - OKLAHOMA
20)  burningcouch - ILLINOIS
21)  hurricane86 - NORTH/SOUTH CAROLINA
22)  masterdebate - IOWA/MINNESOTA
24)  Got_Worms:  TENNESSEE
1/9/2014 8:23 PM (edited)
California, if a returning owner doesn't want it
12/21/2013 1:00 PM
Pennsylvania please
12/21/2013 2:44 PM
Massachusetts, please
12/23/2013 9:51 AM
KANSAS please.
12/24/2013 9:45 PM
12/25/2013 4:58 PM
I'd like Texas
12/25/2013 5:54 PM
I will try and do a New York team
12/26/2013 10:24 AM
I'll try AL California
12/26/2013 3:01 PM
Why not Rocky Mountain-West 4 Corners + nevada idaho montana wyoming. 8 states 340 players at a glance 2 HOFers Kiner Killebrew
12/26/2013 4:36 PM
Specsman has claimed CALIFORNIA AL. Would you like NL instead?
12/26/2013 5:03 PM
Posted by Got_Worms on 12/26/2013 5:03:00 PM (view original):
Specsman has claimed CALIFORNIA AL. Would you like NL instead?
12/26/2013 6:12 PM
Posted by dcates on 12/26/2013 4:36:00 PM (view original):
Why not Rocky Mountain-West 4 Corners + nevada idaho montana wyoming. 8 states 340 players at a glance 2 HOFers Kiner Killebrew
dcates-You're right that the western states have some great players.  The problem is none of them can really compete by themselves, other than California which is so loaded we divided it in 2 (which some native Californian's wish to do anyways!) for this season.

The most feasible combo is to do Washington/Oregon/Idaho.  I was wanting to minimize the combination of states to see how individual states will compete with one another.

The four corners combo is one I've considered as well, it's just outside of Kiner & Vern Stephens, there aren't many great hitters.  Colorado does have Roy Halladay & Goose Gossage, but you have to realize, almost every other state I filled with deadballer's.  Look at Ohio that just won a league title!
12/27/2013 1:11 PM
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