More coming tonight and tomorrow!

  Unfortunately, real life occasionally gets in the way of passion projects. Traveling in and out of town in recent weeks has led to a pileup of game stories from our stable of OOTP 19 challengers. I'll be getting to the backlog over the next few days, so look for updates on our 1994 Expos,... Continue Reading →

Fingers, No. Quisenberry, Yes!

Let's cut to the chase. One of my goals in taking on a challenge beginning with the Red Sox of 1976 was to see what might have been different had Bowie Kuhn not vetoed the deal that sent Rollie Fingers and Joe Rudi to Boston for cash on June 15, 1976. My assumption was that... Continue Reading →

Injuries continue to mount for 1995 Expos

The Expos began May with high hopes despite a rash of injuries that included the loss of Pedro Martinez until the 1996 campaign. With his team hovering near the top of the NL East standings, manager Felipe Alou was just days away from welcoming his son Moises Alou back from the disabled list. Newcomers Herbert... Continue Reading →

1976 Red Sox: A good start

The Boston Red Sox followed their 1976 season-opening win at Baltimore with a 5-3 opening week that put them in a tie for first place in the AL East with the hated New York Yankees. The best news so far for Boston may be the bullpen, highlighted by lefty Tom House and his two saves... Continue Reading →

Opening Day: 1976

It was difficult to imagine the Boston Red Sox would end up stealing a 2-1 win in 13 innings as Jim Palmer stood on the mound in the top of the ninth, staring in for the sign from catcher Andy Merchant. Working with Merchant, who was traded to Baltimore from Boston late in spring training,... Continue Reading →

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