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3/13/2013 5:13 PM
Bookend Twist League XVIII is now in the playoffs. If you like researching teams, this league may be for you... Take any player in the WIS database from 1885-2012 who played at least 2 seasons... then take his first and last teams as listed in http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/ and twist any player who appears on the 2 rosters. Your bookend player must be on your team and you can use any season of his.  No 200K exemptions... twist only the players that appear on the 2 rosters.
Using Babe Ruth as an example, your player pool would be from the 1914 Red Sox and 1935 Braves, twisted to any season of course. Players are only exclusive for the purpose of making teams and can appear on other team's rosters. Choose any stadium your bookend player called home at any point in his career.


BLACKLIST... the bookend players from the first 18 seasons are blacklisted as bookend players... they can still appear on rosters for this season.

Salary Cap $120M
Yes to DH
No to AAA, WW, clones, trades or live play
Injuries turned off
Random realignment
Choose a stadium your Bookend guy called home at any point in his career


When signing up, list your bookend player's first and last team/seasons.
3/13/2013 5:15 PM (edited)
BLACKLIST (updated through season XVIII) 

Bert Adams
Mike Aldrete
Pete Alexander
Hank Aguirre
Fred Anderson
Danny Ardoin
Billy Ashley
Cha-Seung Baek
Jeff Bagwell
Sweetbreads Bailey
Homerun Baker
Steve Balboni
Win Ballou
Dave Bancroft
Jack Barry
Don Baylor
Jim Beauchamp
Johnny Beazley
Harry Bemis
Gary Bennett
Geronimo Berroa
Dante Bichette
Mike Bielecki
Vida Blue
Hiram Bocachica
Ping Bodie
Bobby Bonds
Bobby Bonilla
Daryl Boston
Oil Can Boyd
Kitty Bransfield
Sid Bream
Rube Bressler
Herman Bronkie
Scott Brosius
Jim Brower 
Bobby Brown
Ollie Brown
Eric Bruntlett
Bill Buckner
Ellis Burks
Homer Bush
Joe Bush
Bud Byerly
Melky Cabrera
Ray Caldwell
Nixey Callahan
Ken Caminiti
Roy Campanella
Mike Capel
Andy Carey
Steve Carlton
Roy Carlyle
Giovanni Carrara
Mark Carreon
Norm Charlton
Virgil Cheeves
Eddie Cicotte
Will Clark
Boileryard Clarke
Sumpter Clarke
Dad Clarkson
Roger Clemens
Reggie Cleveland
Ty Cobb
Mickey Cochrane
Rocky Colavito
Nate Colbert 
Eddie Collins
Jimmy Collins
Claude Cooper
Dick Cotter
Fritz Coumbe
Stan Coveleski
Wes Covington
Gavvy Cravath 
Bubba Crosby
Jose Cruz
Bud Daley
Tom Daly
Kal Daniels
Doug Dascenzo
Chick Davies
Chili Davis 
Andre Dawson
Carlos Delgado
Jim Deshaies
Al DeVormer
Einar Diaz
Bill Dickey
Bob Didier
Dick Dietz
Joe DiMaggio
Craig Dingman 
Larry Doby
Pat Donahue
Red Donahue
Chris Donnels
Tommy Dowd
Red Downs 
Dan Driessen
Don Drysdale
Jim Duffalo 
Jimmy Dygert
Dennis Eckersley
Dave Eiland
Kevin Elster
Todd Erdos
Shawn Estes
Dwight Evans
Scott Eyre
Red Faber
Bob Feller
Happy Felsch 
Rollie Fingers
Carlton Fisk
John Flaherty
Elmer Flick
Bryce Florie
Casey Fossum
George Foster 
Ryan Franklin
Rafael Furcal 
Len Gabrielson
Phil Gagliano
Eric Gagne
Damaso Garcia
Ned Garvin
Lou Gehrig
Charlie Gelbert
Jim Gentile
Bob Gibson 1983-1987 
Marcus Giles
Jim Gilliam
Joe Glenn 
Dwight Gooden
Tom Goodwin
Edgar Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez
Joe Gordon
Rich Gossage
Mark Grace
Jack Graney
Craig Grebeck
Shawn Green
Vean Gregg
Bobby Grich
Ken Griffey Jr
Ken Griffey Sr
Burleigh Grimes
Kip Gross
Lefty Grove
Ad Gumbert
Ricky Gutierrez 
Tim Hamulack
Mike Harkey
Bubbles Hargrave
Mickey Harris
Zaza Harvey
Jack Hayden
Claude Hendrix
Bill Henry 
Felix Hernandez
Keith Hernandez
Buck Herzog
Charlie Hickman
Pinky Higgins 
Shea Hillenbrand
Eddie Hohnhorst
Johnny Hopp 
Joe Horlen
Tyler Houston
Del Howard 
Frank Howard
Steve Howe
Dixie Howell 
Nat Hudson
Tim Hudson 
Terry Hughes
Walt Huntzinger 
Fred Jacklitsch
Charlie Jackson
Joe Jackson
Reggie Jackson
Baby Doll Jacobson
Bill James - 1911-1919
Dion James
Hi Jasper
Steve Jeltz
Willie Jensen
Pete Johns
Deron Johnson 
Ernie Johnson
Jason Johnson
Jing Johnson
Lance Johnson
Rankin Johnson
Russ Johnson 
Andruw Jones
Bumpus Jones
Chipper Jones
Art Jorgens
Addie Joss
Jeff Juden
Oscar Judd 
Ralph Judd
Willie Keeler
Randy Keisler
Charlie Keller 
Roberto Kelly
Bill Kennedy 1948-1957 
Jeff Kent
Darryl Kile
Red Killefer
Dave Kingman
Joe Klink
Brad Kocher 
Mark Koenig
Harry Krause
Sandy Koufax
Bill Lamar
Jack Lapp
Tony Lazzeri
Ricky Ledee
Joe Lefebvre
Nemo Leibold
Charlie Leibrandt 
Al Leiter
Dutch Leonard 1913-1925
Kenny Lofton
James Loney
Terrence Long 
Davey Lopes
Fred Luderus
Julio Lugo 
Fred Lynn
Ken MacKenzie 
Greg Maddux
Duster Mails 
Al Mamaux
Mickey Mantle
Juan Marichal
Pepper Martin
Russell Martin 
Dennis Martinez
Pedro Martinez
Dave Martinez
Sandy Martinez
Don Mattingly
Darrell May
John Mayberry 
Carl Mays
Tim McCarver
Gil McDougald
Joe McGinnity
Jack McMahon
Norm McMillan 
Mike McNally
Hal McRae
Joe Medwick
Ramiro Mendoza
Fred Merkle
Lou Merloni
Sam Mertes
Chief Meyers
Felix Millan
Billy Milligan 
Willie Mitchell
Johnny Mize
Terry Moore
Jack Morris
Jamie Moyer
Bill Mueller
Jerry Mumphrey
Peter Munro
Thurman Munson
Bobby Murcer
Calvin Murray
Eddie Murray
Eddie Murphy
Stan Musial
Ray Narleski
Art Nehf
Robb Nen
Hal Newhouser
Harry Niles
Otis Nixon
Trot Nixon
Jerry Nops
Billy North
Johnny Oates 
Jose Offerman
Paul O'Neill
Tip O'Neill
Eddie Onslow 
Al Orth
David Ortiz
Orval Overall
Juan Padilla
Dave Parker
Roger Peckinpaugh
Melido Perez
Andy Pettitte
Jesse Petty
Jack Pfiester
Tony Phillips 
Mike Piazza
Luis Polonia
Ted Power 
Doc Powers
Albert Pujols
Billy Purtell
Dave Rader
Horacio Ramirez 
Willie Randolph
Pee Wee Reese
Pete Reiser 
Ed Reulbach
Jerry Reuss
Harry Rice 
Jim Rice
Dave Righetti 
Topper Rigney
Ricardo Rincon
Mariano Rivera
Oscar Roettger
Charlie Robertson
Jackie Robinson
Alex Rodriguez
Red Rolfe
Buddy Rosar 
Pete Rose
John Roseboro 
Braggo Roth
Dick Rudolph
Dutch Ruether
Allan Russell 
Rosy Ryan
Bret Saberhagen
Vic Saier
Angel Salazar
Juan Samuel
Freddy Sanchez
Rey Sanchez
Jimmy Sebring
Ray Schalk
Jason Schmidt
Red Schoendienst
Pete Schourek
Everett Scott
Jack Scott
Jim Scott
George Selkirk
Joe Sewell
Howie Shanks
Bob Shawkey
Dave Shean
Al Shealy 
Bill Shores
Chick Shorten
Ed Sicking
Ted Simmons 
Randall Simon
Ted Sizemore
Enos Slaughter
Aaron Small
Dwight Smith
Earl Smith 1916-1922
Syd Smith
Duke Snider
Mario Soto
Warren Spahn
Tris Speaker
By Speece
Chris Speier
Gerry Staley
Oscar Stanage
Joe Stanley
Dolly Stark 
Riggs Stephenson
Darryl Strawberry
Tanyon Sturtze
Jim Sullivan
Don Sutton
Ichiro Suzuki 
Bill Sweeney
Shingo Takatsu
Vito Tamulis
Bennie Tate
Jack Taylor 1898-1907
Bill Terry
Zeb Terry
Roy Thomas 1899-1911 
Junior Thompson
Terry Tiffee
Fred Toney
Salomon Torres
John Tudor
Larry Twitchell 
Bob Uecker
George Uhle
Tom Underwood
Bobby Veach 
Dario Veras
Mickey Vernon
Cory Wade
Billy Wagner
Heinie Wagner
Dixie Walker
Larry Walker
Allen Watson
Jimmy Walsh
David Wells
Billy Werber
Dennis Werth 
David West
Bill White - 1956-1969
Gabe White
Roy White 
George Whiteman
Bernie Williams
Cy Williams
Stan Williams
Maury Wills
Hooks Wiltse 
Smoky Joe Wood
Weldon Wyckoff
Carl Yastrzemski
Carroll Yerkes
Eric Young 1992-2006 
Geoff Zahn
Heinie Zimmerman

3/29/2013 5:07 PM (edited)

OWNER  LIST - name in bold indicates team has been entered

01. finn2030 - Paul Carter 1914 Naps & 1920 Cubs
02. fatboydad54 - Ken Boyer 1955 Cardinals & 1969 Dodgers
03. bixman51 - Doc White 1901 Phillies & 1913 White Sox
04. dodgebob - Hooks Warner 1916 Pirates & 1921 Cubs
05. contrarian23 - Tom Delahanty 1894 Phillies & 1897 Colonels
06. mllama54 - Ron Oester 1978 & 1990 Reds
07. dweigel - Larry Gardner 1908 Red Sox & 1924 Indians
08. SophieGiants - Jack Ness 1911 Tigers & 1916 White Sox
09. dlchow - Gary Waslewski 1967 Red Sox & 1972 Athletics
10. kriz - Don Demeter 1956 Dodgers & 1967 Indians
11. splitter24 - Alex Arias 1992 Cubs & 2002 Yankees
12. snuffy45 - Bryan Little 1982 Expos & 1986 Yankees
13. dvorr80 - Pete Mikkelsen 1964 Yankees & 1972 Dodgers
14. toddcommish - Randy Choate 2000 Yankees & 2012 Dodgers
15. greggo72 - Nels Potter 1936 Cardinals & 1949 Braves
16. alston - Brad Woodall 1994 Braves & 1999 Cubs
17. alice - Richard Hidalgo 1997 Astros & 2005 Rangers
18. malinowt - Fred McMullin 1914 Tigers & 1920 White Sox
19. drichar138 - Moises Alou 1990 Pirates & 2008 Mets
20. jjper1 - Jim Hardin 1967 Orioles & 1972 Braves
21. specsman - Doc Cramer 1929 Athletics & 1948 Tigers
22. tabasko - Brian Williams 1991 Astros & 2001 Indians
23. mfumar - Chico Salmon 1964 Indians & 1972 Orioles
24. elleryq - Sailor Stroud 1910 Tigers & 1916 Giants

Waitlist - good_beef

3/15/2013 4:24 PM
Can I take Randy Choate (2000 NYY and 2012 LAD)?
3/15/2013 4:59 PM
Sure todd... welcome aboard.
3/16/2013 4:43 PM
Count me , player to follow
3/16/2013 5:02 PM
I'll take Nels Potter 1936 cardinals and 1949 Boston braves
3/16/2013 5:11 PM
I would like to join with Brad Woodall.  1994 Braves, 1999 Cubs.
3/16/2013 5:49 PM

How about Richard Hidalgo  97 Astros   05 Rangers

3/16/2013 9:05 PM
Welcome greggo, alston & alice... thanks for joining.
3/16/2013 10:40 PM
Fred McMullin -- 1914 Tigers, 1920 White Sox
3/16/2013 11:12 PM
I am going to take a shot at Moises Alou 1990 Pirates and 2008 Mets
3/17/2013 10:56 AM
Welcome aboard malinowt & drichar138.
3/17/2013 1:15 PM
Is there a league number yet?
3/17/2013 2:18 PM (edited)
going to try Jim Hardin '67 O's & '72 Braves...thanks  

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