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by HoosierVic
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Montreal Blazers
Topic: Montreal builds Stadium 2041.1
Replies: 3
Views: 22

Re: Montreal builds Stadium 2041.1

Exciting step for the Blazers!
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 41.006 "Sox Go 3-2 in Arby Hearings"
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Sox Scoops 41.006 "Sox Go 3-2 in Arby Hearings"

By Mike Talley Black Sox Beat Writer Chicago Sports Online The Chicago Black Sox went 3-2 in arbitration cases with players this week, saving an estimated $300,000 in contract costs. Arbitration panelists disagreed with the team most significantly on the contract for AAA outfielder Hervé Billy, who...
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Title Brings Rioting to Chi-town
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Sox Title Brings Rioting to Chi-town

Just one of the special exhibits in the Hall of Honor and Museum ... thanks for the marketing boost, Joe!
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 41.005 "Sox Part Ways With Tim Torres, 4 Others"
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Sox Scoops 41.005 "Sox Part Ways With Tim Torres, 4 Others"

By Mike Talley Black Sox Beat Writer Chicago Sports Online The Chicago Black Sox parted ways with five players – including three on the major league roster – when management elected not to tender arbitration offers this week. Among those departing: Outfielder Tim Torres , who earned $6.25 million l...
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: FAQ
Topic: Popularity
Replies: 7
Views: 52

Re: Popularity

I always thought that national popularity affects how your team draws on the road - the more players with high national popularity you have, the more fans are interested in coming to watch your team play. Those ratings plus the home team's local popularity ratings (along with day of the week and whe...
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Participation Points and Rewards
Topic: 2040 FINAL PPT/Participation Report
Replies: 6
Views: 96

Re: 2040 FINAL PPT/Participation Report

Al Hoot - the man, the myth, the legend ... the trick question on the BBA application ...
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Boise Spuds
Topic: Tater Talk: 2041.01 – Spuds Retire For The Winter (And Beyond)
Replies: 4
Views: 19

Re: Tater Talk: 2041.01 – Spuds Retire For The Winter (And Beyond)

Except you didn't mention the Potato of the Month Club, did you? So what will it be for his first month? Fries? Hash browns?
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Boise Spuds
Topic: Tater Talk: 2041.01 – Spuds Retire For The Winter (And Beyond)
Replies: 4
Views: 19

Re: Tater Talk: 2041.01 – Spuds Retire For The Winter (And Beyond)

So, what, no fruit basket for Norris on his retirement? I could send the Congratulations Tower of Pears ...
by HoosierVic
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 41.01 - The One Where Harsnett Opts Out
Replies: 5
Views: 38

Re: We Got Wood - 41.01 - The One Where Harsnett Opts Out

7teen wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:30 am
HoosierVic wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:32 pm
Maybe we’ll make a run at Harsnett in free agency and see what we can get out of him about the Master Plan (TM) ...
Would allow the drama to continue. haha
Oh, trust me, Chris. The drama will continue!
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 41.01 - The One Where Harsnett Opts Out
Replies: 5
Views: 38

Re: We Got Wood - 41.01 - The One Where Harsnett Opts Out

Maybe we’ll make a run at Harsnett in free agency and see what we can get out of him about the Master Plan (TM) ...
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Participation Points and Rewards
Topic: Chicago Spends 20
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Chicago Spends 20

Chicago wants to spend 20 PP on position specialization for 3B Tomás Durán (AAA Carolina). Please take points from his shortstop rating and apply them to his third base rating.
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Participation Points and Rewards
Topic: Chicago Spends Another 70
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Chicago Spends Another 70

Chicago wants to spend 70 PP to hire a personal trainer and life coach to inspire two-way player Paul Kemp (Short Season A San Pedro de Macoris). Please raise his abysmal work ethic rating by 70.
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Participation Points and Rewards
Topic: Chicago spends 70
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Chicago spends 70

Chicago would like to spend 70 PP to send starting pitcher Andresa Frederico (Class A Grand Junction) to work with the Little Sisters of the Poor this winter.

Please lower his prodigious greed rating by 70.
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 41.004 "Sox Sign Juan Alfonzo To Extension"
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Sox Scoops 41.004 "Sox Sign Juan Alfonzo To Extension"

By Mike Talley Black Sox Beat Writer Chicago Sports Online The Chicago Black Sox have signed relief pitcher Juan Alfonzo , one of the team’s steadiest performers over the last three years, to a 2-year contract extension. Alfonzo will earn $2 million this coming season, and $2.5 million in 2042. htt...
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 41.003 "Of Fruit Baskets And Choose Your Own Sentiment"
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Sox Scoops 41.003 "Of Fruit Baskets And Choose Your Own Sentiment"

[Audio recording of the Harry & David order line at the company headquarters in Medford, OR] Sales Rep: Hello, Harry & David. Can I help you? Male Voice: Um, yeah. This is Bill McGuffin with the Chicago Black Sox, and we need to order a few fruit baskets. Sales Rep: The Black Sox! Well this is neat...
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 41.05 - The One Where We Get a New Manager
Replies: 2
Views: 21

Re: We Got Wood - 41.05 - The One Where We Get a New Manager

There’s no set style of play for the Lumberjacks? What kind of Master Plan (TM) is this?
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: California Crusaders
Topic: 41.01 PPP; Throwing the Rug
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: 41.01 PPP; Throwing the Rug

First of all, I'm saddened that you've cast off the throw rug. Seems like you could have at least tried a good vacuuming first. Second of all, almost polished? That means he hasn't quite been polished yet, so you've essentially acquired a dingy catching prospect. The name almost makes up for it, tho...
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 41.04 - The One About Movember
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: We Got Wood - 41.04 - The One About Movember

Outstanding. But I think Crtima has a legitimate gripe. If it doesn't connect to anything on the chin, seems like it should qualify as a 'stache!

Well done again, sir!
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Chicago Black Sox Hall of Honor and Museum
Replies: 7
Views: 944

Re: Chicago Black Sox Hall of Honor and Museum

7teen wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:36 am
Show off!!

haha Nicely done!!
I stole your excellent ideas of:

Ballpark firsts
Putting the team awards in the museum

I might also steal your "rivals" chart. That's a cool idea, as well.

These things are just fun to mess with!
by HoosierVic
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 41.002 "Sox Hire Unknown Cadigon As New Manager"
Replies: 2
Views: 18

Re: Sox Scoops 41.002 "Sox Hire Unknown Cadigon As New Manager"

shoeless.db wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:17 am
No fruit basket for Richards? Sad.
Stay tuned.

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