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    Yesterday, 09:53 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread CL updates: Tiebreaker next in CL
    The regular season is done and the file and report are up, but before we can start the playoffs, first we have a tiebreaker for homefield advantage....
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    Yesterday, 08:59 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread 1966 Season in CL
    It is currently $800,000. MLB's is $1.06m. We're at 75% of MLB finances right now and I haven't decided exactly what we'll do next year but that...
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    06-22-2019, 09:15 AM
    Hotblack replied to a thread 2035 Season in OTBL2
    8 years, $234 million.
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    06-21-2019, 04:44 PM
    I'm going to be charitable and assume this is all small-dicked saber rattling nonsense because there's no way we were 10 minutes away from striking...
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    06-21-2019, 03:34 PM
    Well, they've said they're NOT INTERESTED! in the help of the militias, but possibly because Boquist is just going to shoot them himself (the single...
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    06-21-2019, 03:09 PM
    This is one where I first thought of one player and that made me think of another player, but I would not even have been able to tell you a single...
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    06-21-2019, 02:57 PM
    You people are too good at this. If I go too obscure, it'll just get crickets, but any time I think I'm posting something that's just hard enough for...
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    06-21-2019, 02:27 PM
    Ding! June 6, 1978: Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 9th round of the 1978 amateur draft. June 7, 1983: Traded by the Cincinnati Reds to...
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    06-21-2019, 12:36 PM
    Here's another. The previous one is still on the board as well. May 28, 1952: Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent. ...
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    06-21-2019, 10:22 AM
    You know, just some 3%ers in Idaho threatening to shoot state troopers.
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    06-20-2019, 09:16 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread CL updates: Tiebreaker next in CL
    The file and report are up and we have one week remaining in the season. The final regular season sim will be sometime Sunday, though I'm not sure...
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    06-20-2019, 03:40 PM
    El Paso is closer to Los Angeles than the Texas/Louisiana border. :@@:
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    06-20-2019, 03:27 PM
    Good god, Lemon! You guys are too quick for me. I guess I need to get more obscure. September 10, 1936: Traded by Indianapolis (American...
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    06-20-2019, 03:10 PM
    Damn, that was a lot faster than I expected. Six is on the board! September 15, 1985: Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays as an amateur free agent....
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    06-20-2019, 02:32 PM
    It does gotta be! Alright, here's a tougher one, a random name that just popped into my head. He played for a long time but there's no way I'd...
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    06-20-2019, 01:19 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread Talk MLB in Talk Sports
    Daddy is going to be moving into his own apartment but we're not getting divorced and we still love you very much. ...
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    06-20-2019, 01:03 PM
    Yes! We're gonna step back in time a bit for this one, so I'm not just picking names that were on baseball cards when I was a kid. Before...
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    06-20-2019, 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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    06-20-2019, 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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    06-19-2019, 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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    06-19-2019, 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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    06-19-2019, 03:25 PM
    Hotblack replied to a thread CL updates: Tiebreaker next 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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    06-19-2019, 03:25 PM
    Leaderboard LL: 10 Hammer: 8 Sixto: 2 You get nothing but a player's transaction history from Baseball Reference. You have to name the...
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    06-19-2019, 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: Tiebreaker next 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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