All Forums > SimLeague Baseball > Theme League Classifieds > Birth Year League - Family Style - FULL!
5/2/2014 10:41 AM (edited)
This version of the Birth Year League is all in the family... choose one of the following - your father, mother, brother, sister, son or daughter.  Using their birth year (I'm using my first born daughter - 1979), your player pool will come from the following four baseballreference.com lists:


 Major League Baseball Died This Year
 Major League Baseball Born This Year
 Major League Baseball New Debuts
 Major League Baseball Retirements

24 players on your roster MUST come from these 4 lists according to your family member's birth year and you can use any season of theirs... no minimums or maximums per list.  The 25th player can be a "bonus" player from your family member's birth year.  For example, Keith Hernandez doesn't appear on any list for 1979 but I could draft his 1979 season as my "bonus player".

I will post my team and the player connections to each list in the Theme Leagues Forum after I create the league.  Each owner will have to post their roster and connections there as well in order to receive the league#.

Salary Cap - $110M
No AAA, WW, DH, clones, trades or live play
Injuries turned off
Random realignment
Choose any stadium
YEARS ARE NOT EXCLUSIVE

Here's the links for each list:

http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/xxxx-births.shtml
http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/xxxx-debuts.shtml
http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/xxxx-finalyear.shtml
http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/xxxx-deaths.shtml 

Change the xxxx to your year and copy paste



Here's one of the lists I'm using... by clicking on  "more", it will take you to a menu with: New Debuts, Retirements, Born This Year & Died This Year

http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/1979-finalyear.shtml
6/12/2014 12:39 PM (edited)
OWNER LIST

01. finn2030 - 1979 (daughter) - roster posted, team entered
02. BCBSMA - 2008 (daughter) - roster posted, team entered
03. dweigel - 1920 (father) - roster posted, team entered
04. dlchow - 2005 (daughter) - roster posted, team entered
05. specsman - 1983 (daughter) - roster posted, team entered
06. cozmocrowe - 1942 (father) - roster posted, team entered
07. seven seas - 1985 (son) - roster posted, team entered
08. pinotfan - 1948 (brother) roster posted, team entered
09. fatboydad54 - 1936 (mother) roster posted, team entered
10. kriz - 1984 (brother) - roster posted, team entered
11. cholatse - 1939 (both parents) - roster posted, team entered
12. seven seas - 1954 (sister) - roster posted, team entered
13. 2chair - 1926 (mother) - roster posted, team entered
14. daddyzander - 1959 (mother) - roster posted, team entered
15. razorclams - 1989 (daughter) - roster posted, team entered
16. bsm7 - 1938 (mother) - roster posted, team entered
17. Drawdexer - 1928 (mother) - roster posted, team entered
18. cholatse - 1965 (sister) - roster posted, team entered
19. busterglen - 1972 (son) - roster posted, team entered
20. blanco44 - 1954 (father) - roster posted, team entered
21. finn2030 - 1965 (brother) - roster posted, team entered
22. XYGZ - 1971 (brother) - roster posted, team entered
23. greener88 - 1937 (mother) - roster posted, team entered
24. tdoak - 1918 (mother & father) - roster posted, team entered

5/2/2014 11:17 AM
sign me up Finn - year TBD (I have 10 years to choose from. need to research)
5/2/2014 11:28 AM
I'll sign up too. TBD.
5/2/2014 11:33 AM
I'll play shorthanded and go with the birth year of my first daughter too - 2005.  Guess there aren't any 9-year-olds in MLB yet.
5/2/2014 3:56 PM (edited)
I'm in, 1983, oldest daughter's DOB
5/2/2014 12:02 PM
Welcome BCBSMA, dweigel, dlchow & specsman... thanks for starting us off!
5/2/2014 12:48 PM
My 1979 roster is now posted in the Theme Leagues forum.
5/2/2014 1:08 PM
Make mine 2008 (youngest daughter) - no births, but good debuts & final year talent.
5/2/2014 1:21 PM
I would like to join - year TBD
5/2/2014 1:35 PM
I'll play. My sons birth year, 2011
5/2/2014 1:44 PM
Welcome 2chair & elonsmitty!
5/2/2014 1:49 PM
Check that. I'll use my brothers birth year, 1964
5/2/2014 2:14 PM
The offense will be awesome, but I don't know if I'll get any opposing batters out:  my late brother's birth year of 1948.
5/2/2014 2:22 PM
Welcome pinotfan!  elonsmitty, change noted.
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