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    1997 News & Highlights

    Retirements before season:

    11/2/1996 James Hardin (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Robert Comeaux (RF) Retired
    11/2/1996 Andres Dunlap (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Boreas Copeland (CF) Retired
    11/2/1996 Eugene Mellinger (LF) Retired
    11/2/1996 Gerald Huffman (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Don Smith (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Frank Frey (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Keith Fang (C) Retired
    11/2/1996 Anthony Hines (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Carlo Eubanks (CF) Retired
    11/2/1996 Eugene Page (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Douglas Campbell (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 William Hinds (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Jose Foster (2B) Retired
    11/2/1996 Russell Huff (3B) Retired
    11/2/1996 Greg Guy (3B) Retired
    11/2/1996 Matthew Williams (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Jose Smith (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Luke Sisk (LF) Retired
    11/2/1996 Chad Franson (LF) Retired
    11/2/1996 Robert Hooley (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Curtis Miller (SS) Retired
    11/2/1996 Njord Nelson (3B) Retired
    11/2/1996 Dennis Hoover (1B) Retired
    11/2/1996 Kenneth Maldonado (CF) Retired
    11/2/1996 Clifford Luna (P) Retired
    11/2/1996 Thomas Gonzales (P) Retired
    Missouri Blue Racers (WeBL)2001, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2024, 2025, 2029, 2031, 2048 & 2050 WS champs
    KISS Black Diamonds (ROCKBALL)Defunct
    Chicago White Sox (MLB Showdown)1991, 2009, 2028, 2035, 2043, 2044 & 2068 WS champs
    Memphis Kings (North American Baseball Federation)2007 WS champs
    Seattle Pilots (Two Major Leagues)1904, 1909, 1922, 1934, 1942, 1946, 1952, 1959 & 1978 WS champs
    St Louis B52s (League of Legends)2078, 2084, & 2087 WS champs
    Detroit Rock City Black Diamonds (Coopertown's Finest)

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    Re: 1997 News & Highlights

    41 year old Andre Rooker has a huge game: 3 for 3 with 3 HRs and 6 RBI.
    Missouri Blue Racers (WeBL)2001, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2024, 2025, 2029, 2031, 2048 & 2050 WS champs
    KISS Black Diamonds (ROCKBALL)Defunct
    Chicago White Sox (MLB Showdown)1991, 2009, 2028, 2035, 2043, 2044 & 2068 WS champs
    Memphis Kings (North American Baseball Federation)2007 WS champs
    Seattle Pilots (Two Major Leagues)1904, 1909, 1922, 1934, 1942, 1946, 1952, 1959 & 1978 WS champs
    St Louis B52s (League of Legends)2078, 2084, & 2087 WS champs
    Detroit Rock City Black Diamonds (Coopertown's Finest)

    "I don't intend to offend. I just offend with my intent."

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    Re: 1997 News & Highlights

    tuds45 takes over the Baltimore Orioles.

    Welcome to the league and good luck.

    5-28-1997
    Missouri Blue Racers (WeBL)2001, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2024, 2025, 2029, 2031, 2048 & 2050 WS champs
    KISS Black Diamonds (ROCKBALL)Defunct
    Chicago White Sox (MLB Showdown)1991, 2009, 2028, 2035, 2043, 2044 & 2068 WS champs
    Memphis Kings (North American Baseball Federation)2007 WS champs
    Seattle Pilots (Two Major Leagues)1904, 1909, 1922, 1934, 1942, 1946, 1952, 1959 & 1978 WS champs
    St Louis B52s (League of Legends)2078, 2084, & 2087 WS champs
    Detroit Rock City Black Diamonds (Coopertown's Finest)

    "I don't intend to offend. I just offend with my intent."

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    Re: 1997 News & Highlights

    Congrats to Tander on the 2nd straight World Series win.
    Missouri Blue Racers (WeBL)2001, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2024, 2025, 2029, 2031, 2048 & 2050 WS champs
    KISS Black Diamonds (ROCKBALL)Defunct
    Chicago White Sox (MLB Showdown)1991, 2009, 2028, 2035, 2043, 2044 & 2068 WS champs
    Memphis Kings (North American Baseball Federation)2007 WS champs
    Seattle Pilots (Two Major Leagues)1904, 1909, 1922, 1934, 1942, 1946, 1952, 1959 & 1978 WS champs
    St Louis B52s (League of Legends)2078, 2084, & 2087 WS champs
    Detroit Rock City Black Diamonds (Coopertown's Finest)

    "I don't intend to offend. I just offend with my intent."

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    Re: 1997 News & Highlights

    Quote Originally Posted by Ozark Mountains View Post
    Congrats to Tander on the 2nd straight World Series win.
    Thanks Ozark! This team has been fun to build and I am glad it is experiencing success. Very tough to sustain in a FOA-starved $60m cap.
    XB TriStars (2049-) Div: 12, Conf: 7, WS: 1
    2ML Colonels (1963-) Div: 8, Conf: 3, WS: 3
    LEG Blues (2036-) Div: 7, Conf: 4, WS: 2
    BD Wildcats (2048-) Div: 9, Conf: 5, WS: 2
    CarL Carousers (2031-) Div: 6, Conf: 4, WS: 2
    CWS Sun Devils (1979-) Div: 1
    TDD Kaws (2103-) Div: 4, Conf: 2
    Brockmire Monarchs (1981-) Div: 4, Conf: 3, WS: 2
    TCL Tramcars (2122-)
    Past teams in WS: 7-13

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    Re: 1997 News & Highlights

    Quote Originally Posted by tander28 View Post
    Thanks Ozark! This team has been fun to build and I am glad it is experiencing success. Very tough to sustain in a FOA-starved $60m cap.
    Tell me about it, lol.
    2ML 1906, 1928, 1931, 1968, 1990, 1991, 1995
    BD 1993,1994, 2004, 2041, 2044, 2064, 2065
    CBF 2056, 2060, 2071, 2075, 2087, 2088, 2092, 2105,2106,2116
    CWS 1953, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1971, 1976, 1984
    HR 1903, 1906, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1934, 1943, 1950
    CarL 2026, 2039
    70-54 WS

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