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September 03, 2008   |   By: Dayne Myers   |   Posted in: CEO Posts, Diamond Mind, Eras, Industry News

Thanks for the memories, Great One!

I found out that today is “Robert Clemente Day” as players from around the league were nominated for the Clemente Award.  I don’t know who made that happen, but it brought a warm smile to my face. For those of you who have played our games, you undoubtedly know that…
August 04, 2008   |   By: Dayne Myers   |   Posted in: CEO Posts, Coaching, Eras, Managing, Player v. Player, SIM Stats

Imagine Players from Every Era Living Forever

In last week’s San Francisco Chronicle, I ran across this short article by Kerwin Berk, "Sad Times When Stars are Put Out to Pasture." Berk laments about fantasy baseball stars who “just inexplicably fall off the table” from one year’s performance to the next.  One example he cites is Wade…
August 01, 2008   |   By: Dayne Myers   |   Posted in: Batting, CEO Posts, Drafting, Eras, Managing, Player v. Player, SIM Analysis, SIM Stats, Tips

Sim City: Oscar vs. the Babe, Say Hey Kid and Flying Dutchman

Earlier this week I referenced the recent Negro League conference and Bill James’ comparison of Negro League great Oscar Charleston, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner and Willie Mays.  After reading this, I felt a little comparison was in order.  When comparing the Diamond Mind Online sim stats of Ruth, Mays, Wagner…
July 30, 2008   |   By: Dayne Myers   |   Posted in: Batting, CEO Posts, Drafting, Eras, Industry News, Player v. Player, SIM Analysis, SIM Stats

Negro League Stars Shine On in Diamond Mind Online

The 11th annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference just concluded outside of Chicago last weekend.   According to this piece on MLB.com, a few dozen scholars, fans, researchers and former ballplayers attended.  The article got me to thinking about how the great players of the Negro Leagues are largely unknown to…
July 28, 2008   |   By: Dayne Myers   |   Posted in: Batting, CEO Posts, Coaching, Eras, Managing, Pitching, Player v. Player, Salary cap, SIM Analysis, SIM Stats, Tips

Normal Never Looked So Good

What many people don't realize is that baseball has had its eras.  Sure, there's talk of records being broken in the "modern era," but it goes deeper than that.  In fact, eras have significant impact on how players' career stats stack up against the rest, and further, their salaries on…
July 14, 2008   |   By: Dayne Myers   |   Posted in: CEO Posts, Coaching, Company News, Eras, Managing, Salary cap, Tips

So you're a multi-millionaire. Now what?

One of the things I’ll blog about is cool team concepts. If you’re new to Diamond Mind Online, this might offer you some tips.  For those of you who are vets of the game, well, you’ll have your own perspectives, of course.  I’m going to use this format to examine…

 

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