The Swingin for Cooperstown league needs owners. Its a new league I started from scratch on cbssportsline.
Its an online snake draft that will take place on Thursday March 22nd at 7:30 PM ET.
Rosters will consist of 21 active players (one C, one 1B, one 2B, one 3B, one SS, one MI, one CI, 5 OF, U and 8 pitchers) and 7 reserves. NO IR spots.
Player Eligibility: Players are eligible at their primary position, plus positions they've played 20 games last year or 10 games this year.
Pitcher Minimums: Pitchers must accumulate at least 900 innings pitched and can not accumulate more then 5,000 innings pitched over the course of the season or it will be placed in last place in the team ERA and WHIP categories.
Lineup Policy: Owners may set lineups and change players' positions from a list of their eligible positions.
Lineup Deadline: Lineups are set once for the start of each period. Deadline is 5 minutes before gametime on the first day of the period.
Add/Drop Policy: Add/drops are handled by a automated blind bidding auction process (FAAB).
FAAB Runs: The faab process runs on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
FAAB Budget: Each team will have a starting budget of $350.
Zero Bids: Allowed
Trade Policy: Owners may do trades.
Trade Deadline: No trades can be made after the trade deadline of 11:59 pm et 8/23/12.
2012 Swingin For Cooperstown League
Draft Date: Thursday March 22nd at 7:30 PM ET on cbssportsline. Draft is a snake draft.
Draft Order: Will be determined randomly using the cbs draft pick randomizer as soon as everyone has paid their entry fees.
Player Pool: All players - AL/NL
Player Eligibility: Players are eligible at their primary positions, which will be determined by CBS, plus positions they’ve played 20 games last year or 10 games this year.
Scoring: Rotisserie System
Scoring Categories: Batting Average, Home Runs, Runs, RBI's, Stolen Bases, ERA, Wins, K's, WHIP, Saves
Lineups: Lineups consist of 21 active players and 7 reserves. You must have 21 active and 7 reserves at all times (13 hitters and 8 pitchers should be active) or your lineup will be illegal. Starters - 1 Catcher, 1 1st baseman, 1 Second baseman, 1 Third Baseman, 1 Shortstop, 1 Middle Infielder (SS or 2B), 1 Corner Infielder (1B or 3B), 5 Outfielders , 1 Utility player and 8 pitchers.
Transactions: We will be using FAAB to bid on free agents. Everyone starts out with a budget of $350. The FAAB process runs daily. There is no weekly or season limit for transactions nor is there any transaction fees.
Trades: Trades will be processed immediately however there will be a 3 person trade committee. When a trade occurs, if anyone has an issue with a trade, they will have 48 hours to post to the message board or email me and the committee process will begin. I will be on the committee along with the other 2 owners, who will be picked randomly prior to the season using an online dice rolling site. If 2 out of 3 of the commitee members feel the trade should be vetoed, I will reverse the trade and it will have to be redone. If 2 out of 3 feel the trade is fair, it will stand. If members of the committee are involved in the trade the team currently in 6th place will join the committee, then 5th place and then 7th respectively. The committee will have 48 hours to review the trade.
Entry Fee: $500.00 + $13.00 cbs fee= $513.00 (cbs fee is $159.99 total, so if all 12 of us pay $13, that should cover it)
LeagueSafe.com: I will be using leaguesafe.com to collect entry fees (except for cbs fees, which should be mailed to me before draft order is randomized) and payout to winners.
Prizes:1st place gets $4,200 or 70 %, 2nd place gets $1,200 or 20 % and 3rd place gets $600 or 10%
If interested, or have any questions, please email me... firstname.lastname@example.org