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OT: Retroactive All-Star Game Project: Vote for the 1916 All-Stars | SABR

Posted by admin on September 17, 2013

Retroactive All-Star Game Project: Vote for the 1916-1932 All-Stars | SABR.

SABR has a fun little project up where they are collecting fan votes for pre-1933 "All-Star Games". They will then simulate the games and post the results.

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4 Responses to “OT: Retroactive All-Star Game Project: Vote for the 1916 All-Stars | SABR”

  1. Thomas Court Says:

    Wow... That was really fun. As I filled out the ballot I was thinking the NL had the superior squad... until I got to the AL outfield.

  2. Joe Garrison Says:

    The good folks over at Baseball Fever have already done this in one of their message boards. We took the voting all the way back to the beginning of the American League. It was quite a thread, and fine effort by everyone over at the Fever.

  3. I love this idea. I havve passioately selected an all-star team myself for years. Two areas that I would like to discuss: The OF is separated RF, CF, LF. Fan ballots allow 3 OFs to be selected, regardless of OF position. That makes one chose between Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker in CF. On my team, Cobb plays RF, his original position. Also, to go much deeper, perhaps the voter could select the roster following the rule that at least one player from every team is on the roster.

  4. I think MLB should have a post season all star team, (no game, obviously) perhaps voted on by the fans, or maybe the players. Unlike the mid-season vote, it would be clear to the voters that their votes on based strictly on this year's performance.

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