2021 League Changes

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  1. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    As mentioned, we will be expanding and adding the 12 team Nippon League in the offseason. This will actually take place once we get to February 2021 in game. The tentative date for this will be Monday 5/20/13. At that time, we will freeze all league activity until: League File converted to OOTP 14 and uploaded, all GM's have confirmed they are in '14, the Nippon League team draft is complete. So there may be a 48-72 hour advance from Preseason to Spring Training. If you have not yet purchased OOTP '14, now is the time.

    League Rule Changes for 2021 season (after conversion to OOTP '14)

    • The 5 strike rule will modified to include: Missed Exports, Missed voting, Missed 1st or 2nd round draft picks, and missed signing of First or 2nd round draft picks all count as a strike.
    • One you have 5 strikes, you will be fired from your ML team and the person who is elligible to join the MLB will be promoted. This will be determined as below. If you are fired from the Nippon League you will be removed from the Dugout.
    • In addition... 2 consecutive years of ending the season in the red will now result in demotion to Nippon or removal from the league.
    • GM of the Year winner will be awarded +5 point boost to Fan Interest. As the game selects the Managers of the Year and I have no input here, an award of some sort to the winner encourages running a great organization.
    • ALL GM's (old and new) will be able to switch to your favorite MLB team. In the event that the GM of your favorite MLB team quits, or is fired, the option is now available to switch to your franchise. This is based on tenure. For example: Your favorite team is the Orioles. The current Orioles GM is fired. If you are in the MLB you have the option to switch to the Orioles. Your old team will now be the team in which the Nippon GM will move to.
    • More nationalities will appear in all amateur drafts
    • International Scouting discoveries will be disabled
    • There will be more (And better) international Free Agents as well as Free Agents from other leagues which we do not have enabled.
    • On 7/1 of each season, Amateur Free Agents are available to be bid on. Rules will be the same as in OOTP '14 but will be explained at that time.
    Nippon League things to know
    • If you are interested in joining the Nippon League, now is the time to declare your intent to enter the team draft.
    • If any current MLB GM's would like to switch to the Nippon League, now is the time.
    • Promotion from Nippon to MLB is determined by: Championships, Playoff Appearances and finally Team Win % in that order.
    • Trading between Nippon and MLB is not allowed.
    • Free Agents can be bid on by either league.
    • The Nippon Baseball League season is only 144 games compared to the 162 of MLB.
    • The NBL amateur draft will occur on 10/1 to give GM's in that league something to do while the MLB playoffs are occuring.
    • The NBL draft is 10 rounds.
    • I am unsure if statslab will allow for an amateur draft for NBL and will not know until that time.
     
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  2. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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  4. JFace907

    JFace907 Ron F'n Swanson

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    #TeePeeTankJob ready to march into OOTP 14! Just wait boys, #RollTribe will make its return soon enough!!!!
     
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    Ryty Over the Cap

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  6. abolishthefed

    abolishthefed Specializing in mediocrity

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    Nice work PA. Looking forward to the league continuing.
     
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  7. bawvu97

    bawvu97 Let's Goooooo Mountaineers

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    Cant wait to figure this out uncle jesse
     
  8. kdpnutter

    kdpnutter Walk On

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    If I can somehow figure out how to make OOTP work, then I am definitely in.
     
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    smlVICTORIES53 Walk On

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  10. Colemanchu

    Colemanchu GOAT SPLITTER

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    Which one is bawvu97 ?
     
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    bawvu97 Let's Goooooo Mountaineers

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  12. Masler

    Masler Moderator

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    Will buy '14 this week when I get paid. No interest in Nippon League here.
     
  13. Sharkman37

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    Jesse - officially in. Can I please get added to the user group? thanks
     
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    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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  15. pitt4life21

    pitt4life21 RTJR!

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    Can I get in? I'm interested in Nippon League
     
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  16. kdpnutter

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    I got it working so I am definitely in! Either Nippon or MLB obviously prefer to get to the MLB but either or works, just pumped to get it working, now just trying to figure it out and all the controls.
     
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  17. PAgamer07

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    Yes. Please purchase OOTP '14. More instructions to come.

    Confirmed spots right now are:

    I Peench
    smlVICTORIES53
    Sharkman37
    pitt4life21
    kdpnutter

    bawvu97 was first on the list before we decided to expand, so he will be taking over the Boston Red Sox.

    That leaves 7 spots in the Nippon League.

    I have not heard confirmation from:

    Mogriffjr
    Bulldog
    Blaza

    Please let me know ASAP if you 3 want any of the remaining spots.
     
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  18. Blaza

    Blaza In Arsene Wenger I Trust

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    I'm in
     
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  19. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    Good deal. Make sure to read the OP for the timeline on the expansion. That leaves 6 spots.
     
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  20. JFace907

    JFace907 Ron F'n Swanson

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    Hold on hold on hold on. You got my boys Easy and HAM? aka I Peench and Blaza
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  21. PAgamer07

    PAgamer07 We're the ship without a storm

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    Haha. Damn straight. Glad to have them on board :)
     
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  22. sonn

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    More people to hate.
     
  23. Bulldog

    Bulldog Coach Richt is my Dawg!

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    Yup I'm in.
     
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  24. sawemoff

    sawemoff #FearTheBeard

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    And I thought Canadians were nice :)
     
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    Its a lie. :shifty:
     

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