Fantasy Baseball 2.0: Play Ball!

Posted on March 13, 2007

I received a note from Adam Kane the other day suggesting that we get a fantasy baseball league together for techies, entrepreneurs, web workers, etc. I.E. the TECH cocktail crowd. Of course I loved the idea and Adam went ahead and set up a league via Yahoo! sports called Play Ball 2.0 (beta). Gotta love the name!

If you want in on this league please shoot me a note or comment on this post and I’ll make sure to let Adam “The Commish” Kane know so he can send you an invite.

Quick FAQ

Is there money involved?

Possibly. If we do decide to put any money down be assured that it’ll be low stakes and that the winner will be required to take the winnings and put them toward a Kiva loan.

Is the draft live?

Yes, but you can rank your players so they will auto select if you can’t make the draft.

When is the draft?

Saturday, March 31 at 12:30pm central time. This can be changed to fit everyone’s needs as well so don’t let this time discourage you from joining the league.

What are the Rules/Settings?

They are as follows (and are negotiable):

League URL: http://baseball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/league/playball20
Season Type: Full
Draft Type: Live Draft
Draft Time: Sat Mar 31 12:30pm CDT [ Add to My Calendar ]
Max Teams: 12
Scoring Type: Head-to-Head
Player Universe: All baseball
Max Moves: No maximum
Max Trades: No maximum
Trade Reject Time: 2
Trade End Date: August 12, 2007
Waiver Time: 2 days
Can’t Cut List Provider: Yahoo! Sports
Trade Review: League Votes
Post Draft Players: Follow Waiver Rules
Min Innings Pitched: 7
Weekly Deadline: Daily - Tomorrow
Start Scoring on: Week 1
Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF, Util, SP, SP, RP, RP, P, P, P, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL
Stat Categories: R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, W, SV, K, ERA, WHIP


C’mon - you know you want in. It’s going to be a killer season and I’m sure the fantasy league will add to the excitement. Plus, it’s on the web and we all love the web.

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2 Comments so far
  1. Fraser March 13, 2007 9:04 pm

    Let me check my schedule and get back to you but please tentatively schedule me in :)

  2. Eric Olson March 14, 2007 9:55 am

    You’re in!