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Postby OneLoveBoomer » Sun May 06, 2007 2:55 am

... is that you can win your league, even if every other player is rather experienced. ;-D I won my first year in my major FBB league... haven't taken first in it since!
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Postby wrveres » Sun May 06, 2007 4:57 am

The 2nd most important thing.
Don't play in public leagues.
The season is 6 months long. Nothing like having your league shot to hell by May. We hear horror stories of it every year around here.
Check here, and chances are you will find a solid league of owners that actually play most of the season.
With Public Leagues, you will be lucky to get 3-4 managers actually checking their fantasy teams.

and the 3rd most important thing is, never take baseball advice from anybody named Buckner or Mookie. :)
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Postby RocketsDWM » Sun May 06, 2007 12:17 pm

4th - Dont panic in April or May when your hitters/pitchings arent doing well. They will turn it around. ;-D
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Postby bigh0rt » Sun May 06, 2007 12:41 pm

RocketsDWM wrote:4th - Dont panic in April or May when your hitters/pitchings arent doing well. They will turn it around. ;-D


Not necessarily. Analysis should be done on a case by case and player by player basis.
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Postby RocketsDWM » Sun May 06, 2007 1:55 pm

I meant to say the 1st round players for the most part. Obviously scrutinize the performances of guys like Shelton a year ago. But guys like Pujols, Tex, Utley etc. will be fine.
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