A 1969 League rules Reminder UPDATE: Waivers list and Keeper rules for next years draft

There have been some issues with games missed against opponents so I thought I should republish the rules on playing (particularly since the old blog is having issues)


Playing games and rescheduling

Real life always takes precedence over games and on occasion players will miss games or might be in a situation where they have to leave the league either temporarily or permanently

If the scheduled game time comes and your opponent is not there you are encouraged to give him 5 or 10 minutes to show up. If he does not show up or contact you by the 2nd 5 min wait period it is acceptable for you to being play

If a player is unable to play a series at the allotted date and time he is encouraged to contact his opponent & reschedule before the scheduled game time. If it is not possible to reschedule said player should put his team on auto for that series so his opponent can get the games in so as not to force an autoplay with the system taking both teams.

If due to illness or some other cause a player has to leave the league for a few weeks he is encouraged to find a replacement player to take over on a temp basis, if that is not possible he should put the team on autoplay until such time as he recovers.

If a player has to permanently leave the league and does not provide a replacement his team will go on autoplay and I will attempt to find a replacement manager.

REMEMBER IF YOUR TEAM IS ON AUTOPLAY AND YOUR OPPONENT REQUESTS A RESCHEDULE THE RESCHEDULE WILL AUTOMATICALLY TAKE PLACE AND IF SAID RESCHEDULE REQUEST IS FOR “NOW” THE GAME WILL BE PLAYED.

Also be aware that unlike the pervious version of the game if you are playing against the computer it does not say “computer manager” it has the name of the owner of the team so your opponent might not know you aren’t there. (some folks just don’t like to use the chat).

Auto Settings

If your team is on Auto Pilot that means that if a game is played the computer will take over as manager.

Be aware that you can set auto pilot for a single series so if you have to be away, or if work is particularly busy or even if you just don’t like the guy you are supposed to play that week you can check off the box and once the series is complete auto pilot will shut off.

On your team’s screen there is a Manager settings page that allows you to set how the pc manages when you are on Autoplay. You can set a default lineup vs lefties and righties, set up a rotation (and decide if a pitcher can go on short rest, when relievers come in. who your closers and setup people are, how aggressive to steal or run or take a base, pinch hitting and the lot.

You can set as little or as much as you want to set.

Even if like me you don’t plan on playing any auto games, things happen so if you want your team run the way you want it, make sure you check these settings.

Waivers

Here is the current waivers list:

Batters:

  • Aaron Tommie Taken Montreal Early Waivers Round 2 Pick 2
  • Adair Jerry Taken Chicago White Sox Early Waivers Round 2 pick 1
  • Alvis Max
  • Amaro Ruben
  • Baker Frank
  • Barry Rich
  • Barton Bob
  • Bateman John
  • Beauchamp Jim
  • Billings Dick
  • Blefray Curt Taken NY Mets Early waivers round 1
  • Bobb Randy
  • Boehmer Len
  • Bosch Don
  • Bowens Sam
  • Boyer Ken
  • Breeden Danny
  • Brinkman Chuck
  • Brooks Bobby
  • Brown Gates
  • Brown Larry
  • Browne Byron
  • Bryant Don
  • Burda Bob
  • Campanis Jim
  • Campbell Dave
  • Cannizzaro Chris Taken by Washington Early waivers round 1
  • Chaney Darrel
  • Charles Ed
  • Christian Bob
  • Clark Ron
  • Collins Kevin
  • Corrales Pat
  • coulter Chip
  • DaVanon Jerry
  • Davis Bill
  • Davis Ron
  • Dean Thomas
  • Donaldson John
  • Duncan Dave
  • Ellis John
  • Etheridge Bobby
  • Fairey Jim (Claimed by White Sox pending till 12/1/21 at 1 AM)
  • Floyd Bobby
  • Gabrielson Len (Taken Pittsburgh early waivers round 2)
  • Gamble Oscar
  • Geiger Gary
  • Gil Bus
  • Gosger Jim
  • Gutierrez Cesar
  • Hague Joe
  • Hall Jimmie
  • Haney Larry
  • Harrell John
  • Harrison Chuck
  • Healy Fran
  • Heath Bill
  • Hermoso Remy
  • Hershberger Mike
  • Hicks Jim
  • Hinton Chuck
  • Holman Gary
  • Hriniak Walt
  • Hutton Tom (Claimed by Pittsburgh acquired by Chicago by counter claim)
  • Jackson Sonny
  • Jeter Johnny (Claimed by New York Yankees / Highlanders)
  • Johnson Lou
  • Jones Dalton
  • Kelly Van
  • Kendall Fred
  • Keough Joe
  • Kolb Gary
  • Krug Chris
  • Lahoud Joe
  • Lee Leron
  • Llenas Winston
  • Lock Don
  • Lyttle Jim
  • Manuel Charlie
  • Martin JC
  • Matchick Tommy
  • May Dave
  • McGraw Tommy
  • McDonald Dave
  • McFadden Leon
  • McNulty Bill
  • Miller John
  • Morales Jerry
  • Nagelson Russ
  • Nelson Dave
  • Northey Scott
  • Oliver Gene
  • Oliver Nate
  • Oyler Ray (PIcked Round 3 Cincinnati early waivers)
  • Paepke Dennis
  • Pagliaroni
  • Peterson Cap
  • Phillips Adolfo
  • Qualls Jim
  • Quilici Frank
  • Ranew Merritt
  • Reid Scott
  • Renick Rick
  • Repoz Roger
  • Ricketts Dave
  • Rico Fred
  • Rios Juan
  • Robinson Bill
  • Robles Rafael
  • Rogers Buck
  • Rollins Rich
  • Roznovsky Rick
  • Ruberto Sonny
  • Rudolph Ken
  • Satriano Tom
  • Scheinblum Richie
  • Shannon Mike (picked round 4 early waivers SF Giants)
  • Shopay Tom
  • Simpson Dick
  • Sipin John
  • Slocum Ron
  • Smith Dick
  • Snyder Russ
  • Spangler Al
  • Spence Bob
  • Spriggs George
  • Stahl Larry
  • Stanley Fred
  • Stephenson John
  • Stewart Jimmy
  • Stinson Bob
  • Stone Gene
  • Stone Ron
  • Stuart Dick
  • Tartabull Jose
  • Tatum Javis
  • Tepedino Frank
  • Tischinski Tom
  • Torres Hector
  • Valdespino Sandy
  • Velazquez Freddie
  • Vidal Jose
  • Ward Pete
  • Watkins Dave
  • Webster Ramon
  • White Bill
  • Whitfield Fred
  • Wicker Floyd
  • Williams Jim
  • Woods Ron

Pitchers

  • Allen Lloyd
  • Arlin Steve
  • Baldschun Jack
  • Baney Dick
  • Barber Steve (Taken Chicago W Sox early waivers wk 1 1st pick)
  • Belinsky Bo
  • Bell Gary
  • Bertaina Frank
  • Boozer John
  • Boyd Gary
  • Brandon Bucky
  • Buchart Larry
  • George Brunet LHP SEA (Released by NYY to make room for Johnny Jeter)
  • Carlos Cisco
  • Champion Bill
  • Clark Rickey
  • Corkins Mike
  • Crider Jerry
  • Culver George
  • Dukes Tom
  • Ellis Sammy
  • Everitt Leon
  • Farrell Turk
  • Fisher Jack
  • Fitzmorris Al
  • Foster Alan
  • Fuentes Miguel
  • Garman Mike
  • Geishert Vern
  • Guinn Skip
  • Hamilton Jack
  • Jackson Al
  • James Jeff
  • Jaster Larry
  • Jones Steve
  • Kealey Steve
  • Kline Ron
  • Koonce Cal
  • Kroll Gary
  • Lamb Ray
  • Law Ron
  • Lazar Danny
  • Lersch Barry
  • McBean Al
  • Miles Jim
  • Morehead Dave
  • Morris John
  • Nottebart Don
  • Nye Rich
  • O’Riley Don
  • Palmer Lowell
  • Pascual Camilo
  • Pina Horacio
  • Priddy Bob
  • Purdin John
  • Raffo Al
  • Ramos Pedro
  • Rath Fred
  • Raymond Claude
  • Ribant Dennis
  • Robertson Rich
  • Roggenburk Garry
  • Ross Gary (Taken Pittsburgh early waivers round 3)
  • Sembera Carroll (Taken White Sox Early Waives Round 4)
  • Severinsen Al (Picked White Sox Early Wavers round 3 pick 1)
  • Shaw Don
  • Shea Steve
  • Short Chris
  • Sisk Tommie
  • Spama Joe
  • Sprague Ed
  • Talbot Fred (Taken NY Mets early waivers round 3)
  • Taylor Gary
  • Wagner Gary
  • Washburn Greg
  • Wsahbum Greg
  • Watkins Bob
  • Wynne Billy (Taken NY Mets early waivers round 2)
  • Zachary Chris

Update: Was asked about the keeper rules so here is an update on that which I sent out by email to the person who asked:

Here is the system fyi number of keepers is in addition to any rookies who are having their 1st dynasty card in 1970 with your franchise:

  • World series winner 4 players
  • World series runner up 5 players
  • non-world series Division winners 6 players
  • Non division winning teams with the best & 2nd best record 7 players
  • Non division winning teams with the 3rd and 4th best records 8 players
  • Non division winning teams with the 5th and 6th best records 9 players
  • Non division winning teams with the 7th and 8th best record 10 players
  • Teams with the 3rd and 4th worst records 11 players
  • Teams with the worst and 2nd worst record 12  players

Note 1: this is the max not counting rookies that a team can keep a team may voluntarily keep less.

Note 2:  This is after any expansion draft.  If there is an expansion draft said draft takes place before rosters are reduced by these figures

Note 3:  Rookies who have new cards in 1970 are automatically protected from an expansion draft.

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