If you keep close to the standard, it will benefit you. The standard league is 23 players, 2 C, 1 1b, 1 2b, 1 3b, 1 ss, 1 cm (1b or 3b), 1 mf (2b or ss) 1 U (any hitter) 5 OF and 9 pitchers and a $260 salary cap. Normally all players get stats everyday. You could have a couple bench players, but you don't want too many. You want the players to play, not be on the bench. If you use the 23 players and $260 it is what the magazines use and you can do better research and compare players better. Don't compare this to football as it is completely different. == In my league we keep up to 11 each year, you can keep less if you want. Some leagues have the number smaller, but if you keep less than five, it defeats the purpose of it being a Keeper League. == On Auction Day, we meet in a room and sit in a circle. The first guy throws out a players name and we just yell out bids until the bids stop. Then the next guy throws out a player and we bid on him. We keep doing this until everyone has all 23 players. The first time will take you longer because you will be getting all 23 players. Next year you will be keeping some so the Auction will be shorter. We keep 11 and getting the other 12 normally takes about 4 hours. In our league the player gets his auction salary for year one and two. In year three it raises five dollars and in year four and all years after it raises ten dollars. If you trade a player his salary and years stay the same. With the salary increasing, it makes a player too expensive to be kept for more than three or four years which is the way you want it. == As far as picking up players during the season, you will be using the FAAB. This is an automatic bidding device that all of the stat services have. If you see a player you put a secret bid in and the FAAB gives the player to the highers bider. There normally isn't a number for moves per week. Instead everyone is given an amount to start the year to bid with. When that is gone, you cant' bid any more. I suggest $300. let me know if you have questions.