State of Birth $100 mil (FULL) Topic


I have managed several iterations of this league in the past, with different combinations of states/countries but this will be a true State of Birth league.  NO countries will be used!

Every player on your roster must have been born in the state you choose!  
NO duplicate states may be chosen so yours will be exclusive.

Sign up in forum on a first come, first serve basis.

League rules:
  • $100 million cap
  • Seasons:  1885-2012
  • NO:  DH, WW, Trades, AAA, injuries, clones*
  • Standard 24 teams, 6 divisions, etc.
  • SLL:  No restrictions or requirements
  • Must use stadium if one is available in your state.  Otherwise, use home stadium of any player on your roster.
  • Alignment will be by geography.
  • Include state in team name so we know where you're from!
*With regards to clones, I will allow players that have seasons as both hitters & pitchers to be used, ie Babe Ruth-Maryland, Bob Caruthers-Tennessee.

Use the following link to make your team:
9/26/2012 3:17 PM (edited)

  • C:    Sherm Lollar, Earl Smith, Glenn Myatt
  • 1B:  Rick Monday, Wally Moon
  • 2B:  Aaron Ward
  • 3B:  Brooks Robinson, George Kell
  • SS:  Arky Vaughan, Travis Jackson, Don Kessinger
  • OF:  Taylor Douthit, Torii Hunter, Pat Burrell, Lou Brock, Willie Davis, Kevin McReynolds, Lloyd Moseby, Ellis Valentine
  • SP:  Cliff Lee, Dizzy Dean, AJ Burnett, Lon Warneke, Johnny Sain, Preacher Roe, Dick Hughes
  • RP:  Ryan Franklin, Ellis Kinder, Hank Robinson, Bill Bailey, Joe Berry
  • C:    Brad Ausmus, Brook Fordyce
  • 1B:  Mo Vaughn, Roger Connor, Walt Dropo, Candy Lachance
  • 2B:  Dick McAuliffe, Billy Gardner
  • 3B:  Pete Castiglione
  • SS:  Tommy Corcoran
  • OF:  Jim O'Rourke, Jimmy Piersall, Ned Hanlon, Jay Johnstone, Johnny Moore, Darren Bragg
  • SP:  Bill Hutchinson, Red Donahue, Charles Nagy, Carl Pavano
  • RP:  Rob Dibble, Craig Breslow, Ricky Bottalico, Joey Jay, Jayson Durocher
  • C:   Mark Parent, Scott Hatteberg, Ben Petrick, Nick Hundley
  • 1B:  Richie Sexson, Greg Brock
  • 2B:  Harold Reynolds
  • 3B:  Scott Brosius
  • SS:  Johnny Pesky
  • OF:  Dale Murphy, Ken Williams, Dave Kingman, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carson Bigbee
  • SP:  Mickey Lolich, Larry Jansen, Syl Johnson
  • RP:  Larry Anderson, Alan Embree, Kevin Gregg, Brian Bruney
  • C:    Tim McCarver, Joe Oliver, Rick Dempsey, Ed Bailey
  • 1B:  Todd Helton, Dale Alexander
  • 2B:  Jim Gilliam
  • 3B:  Bill Madlock
  • SS:  Phil Garner, Zack Cozart
  • OF:  Steve Finley, Earl Webb, Bob Caruthers, Vada Pinson, Jim Hickman, Roy Cullenbine, Leon Wagner, Ben Chapman, Tilly Walker
  • SP:  Bob Caruthers, David Price, RA Dickey, Noodles Hahn, Fred Toney
  • RP:  Bryan Harvey, Rick Honeycutt, George Sherrill, Greg McMichael
  • C:   Todd Hundley
  • 1B:  George Brett, John Kruk
  • 2B:  Bill Mazeroski
  • 3B:  David Wright
  • SS:  Toby Harrah, Tony Womack
  • OF:  Al Bumbry, Jesse Burkett, Willie Horton, BJ & Justin Upton, Jim Lemon
  • SP:  Justin Verlander, Eppa Rixey, Deacon Phillippee, Charlie Ferguson, Doc Ayers, Wilbur Cooper
  • RP:  Billy Wagner, Mike Williams, Al Holland, Jeff Gray
  • C:    Toby Hall, Mitch Meluskey, Mike Redmond, Ryan Doumit, Sammy White
  • 1B:  John Olerud, Lyle Overbay, Ken Phelps, Earl Torgeson
  • 2B:  Ryne Sandberg
  • 3B:  Ron Santo, Ron Cey
  • SS:  Kevin Stocker, Willie Bloomquist
  • OF:  Grady Sizemore, Earl Averill, Jeff Conine, Woody Jensen, Travis Snider, Bill North
  • SP:  Tim Lincecum, Vean Gregg, Ray Washburn, Todd Stottlemyre, Gerry Staley, Ed Brandt, Jon Lester, Fred Hutchinson
  • RP:  Tom House, Randy Myers, Mark Hendrickson, Karl Best, Evan Meek, David Riske, Wes Stock, Bob Reynolds, Eric O'Flaherty
10/14/2012 5:58 PM (edited)

1)  Got_Worms:  WISCONSIN
2)  greggo72:  FLORIDA
3)  mpitt76:  CALIFORNIA NL
4)  slowmoe:  ILLINOIS
5)  yargespd1:  IOWA
7)  Unlucky:  NEW YORK
8)  specsman:  ALABAMA
10)  national:  MASSACHUSETTS
11)  go_pre:  TEXAS
12)  cards84:  OHIO
13)  bhoser:  LOUISIANA
14)  imladris12:  INDIANA
15)  antoncresten:  MISSOURI
16)  richabbs:  NEBRASKA
17)  tgrun: NEW JERSEY
18)  mussopini23:  CALIFORNIA AL PLAYERS
19)  Got_Worms:  KANSAS
20)  dippedncrack:  MARYLAND/DC
21)  buckimike:  MICHIGAN
22)  bombpop:  MINNESOTA
23)  Bribar:  GEORGIA
24)  dvorr80:  OKLAHOMA
10/14/2012 5:58 PM (edited)
I'll play with Illinois, please.
9/5/2012 1:19 PM
I will try this.  Born and raised in iowa.  Dont know what kind of team I can make out of iowans but will give it a go
9/5/2012 1:58 PM
Posted by yargespd1 on 9/5/2012 1:58:00 PM (view original):
I will try this.  Born and raised in iowa.  Dont know what kind of team I can make out of iowans but will give it a go
Off the top of my head I know you get Cap Anson, Dave Bancroft, Hal Trosky, Bob Feller, & Johnny Niggeling!

Would it be helpful if I listed some key players next to each state?
9/5/2012 2:27 PM
problem I am encountering is both anson and Trosky played first base.  Pitching looks good but have to make some offensive decisions
9/5/2012 9:35 PM
When I had Iowa I used Anson @ C. He only had about 86 passed balls but we made the playoffs!
9/5/2012 9:44 PM
I'd like to join..I want to go to Carolina(s) in my mind..
9/6/2012 8:29 AM
Thought a bout that but hank severeid was pretty good
9/6/2012 10:31 AM
I'd like to play with New York
9/6/2012 3:13 PM
Alabama, please
9/6/2012 4:57 PM
9/6/2012 8:21 PM
You know what they say... Everything is BIGGER in TEXAS!  Gimme the Lone Star state!
9/12/2012 9:29 AM
Never Mind!  There is NO WAY I can fit a team under this LOW of a cap, especially with NO AAA to help out!  I remember why I HATE leagues like this, cuz with NO AAA, NO WW, NO Trades, NO backups & NO WAY to modify your lineup - All you can do is "SET IT & FORGET IT" lineup wise & let the sim gods do their work to RUIN a perfectly good team?  Raise the cap a little, or (my preference) give us Average or Above Average AAA players & I will think about joining, but As Is, Forget it!
9/12/2012 11:03 AM
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