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    Today, 11:47 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    Haven't had any time to work on this since last week but I've got a night of baseball watching ahead of me today and I'm aiming to produce at least...
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    Today, 11:28 AM
    Hammer for the win! June 8, 1971: Drafted by the California Angels in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1971 amateur draft. January 23, 1981:...
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    Yesterday, 04:38 PM
    That's it! I'm going to try to strike a balance between obvious and obscure, and avoid players with particular transaction(s) that would be a dead...
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    Yesterday, 03:51 PM
    For once, it is! Ok, that was a gimme. Here's a real one. November 21, 1982: Signed by the Texas Rangers as an amateur free agent. August 31,...
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    Yesterday, 03:25 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread CL updates: Next sim Tue 6pm in CL
    Spent the entire evening with family and won't be home until bedtime tonight, so this sim has been bumped to Thursday. Sorry, folks.
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    Yesterday, 03:25 PM
    Leaderboard Hammer: 4 LL: 4 You get nothing but a player's transaction history from Baseball Reference. You have to name the player. A correct...
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    Yesterday, 10:28 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread 2035 Season in OTBL2
    :BOOM!: In other news, guess who's offended by the seventh contract extension he's agreed to this season?
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    06-17-2019, 07:10 PM
    Darren Garrison = Aaron A. Aaronson
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    06-17-2019, 07:08 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread 2035 Season in OTBL2
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    06-16-2019, 10:31 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread CL updates: Next sim Tue 6pm in CL
    Yeah, so, apparently I didn't actually upload the file last time and hadn't seen Kurt's post about it in the season thread. So that file is up now,...
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    06-15-2019, 09:50 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    Hey, guess what! It doesn't import minor league history at all! So there's really no point in worrying about this at all. I just need to focus on...
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    06-15-2019, 09:30 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread 2035 Season in OTBL2
    dola, he just agreed to extension #5.
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    06-15-2019, 08:59 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread 2035 Season in OTBL2
    LOL
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    06-14-2019, 10:59 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread Future Band Names in Talk Music
    See Something Say Something
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    06-14-2019, 01:48 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    I've been forced to scale back my ambitions due to the limitations of historical imports, and to preserve my own sanity. Digging into the league...
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    06-13-2019, 11:57 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread CL updates: Next sim Tue 6pm in CL
    The file and report are up. There are two weeks left in the season. The next sim will be Sunday morning.
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    06-13-2019, 09:11 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread 2035 Season in OTBL2
    A 6-1 week is definitely an improvement! We're flirting with .500 and have cut our playoff deficit to 8 games. Tony Farmer has now agreed to and...
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    06-12-2019, 03:23 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread Talk Stand-Up in Off Topic
    Saw her here in town. It was one of the absolute funniest stand-up sets I've ever seen.
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    06-12-2019, 03:22 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread CHRIST! in Off Topic
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    06-12-2019, 10:31 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    And that's two days after I get back, so folks can definitely wait until then to purchase it.
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    06-11-2019, 11:57 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    Solid night of work thanks to a very quickly uninteresting Dodger game. Cleared out the duplicates from Gambo's database as well as I could and I've...
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    06-11-2019, 11:19 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread Dodgers Rant in Talk Sports
    ROFFLE Dodgers announce Joe Kelly bobblehead promotion, and fans are not too thrilled
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    06-11-2019, 11:15 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    It would be in 20. We'll be wedded to that version for the foreseeable future so I'd like it to be current, and we're going to need to replace at...
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    06-11-2019, 11:06 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    And I found the database to use, Gambo/Spritze for OOTP 12. It has the two guys I checked for, Al Durham and Clarence Kraft, with their minor league...
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    06-11-2019, 10:50 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread Dodgers Rant in Talk Sports
    Joe Kelly needs to be like a Max Muncy homer and get in the fucking ocean*. *technically the bay
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    06-11-2019, 10:21 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread State of the League in TCBA
    Hit a bit of wrinkle when it occurred to me that I wouldn't be able to use the minor league database since I'm not using historical minors. That...
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