For those who have been playing fantasy baseball for a while, what are some of your earliest fantasy baseball draft picks and transactions?
I remember I started playing this game back in 1990 (or maybe 1991), and I took Darryl Strawberry in the first round. I also remember a huge blockbuster in which I dealt Kirby Puckett and scrubs for Cal Ripken and Jorge Bell, the year Ripken won the MVP. Ahhh, memories. Anyway, I would love to hear some similar blasts from the past ...
last year was my first year ever. I was in a 10 man league w/ friends from college. I only joined the league because they needed a 10th man. I had little knowledge of baseball before the draft. I even remember asking in the first round: "Is Johan worth a first round pick?"
Pick - I had pick 1.10 and 2.1, so my first two picks were:
1.10 - J. Santana
2.1 - Soriano
Trade - My first trade was:
I traded: C. Lee (of) and I got C.Crawford (of), R. Sexson (1b) and Rollins (SS)
Not my first league, but in my first live draft one of my buddies, with pick #9, took Rivera in the first round.
We still kid him about that today in that league and in other sports leagues with some of the same guys. Usually someone shouts "Rivera" somewhere in the first round if people take a while to think about there pick.