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League Ownership Compliance Offer

In order to help incentivize draft leagues to make sure that all of their members own the required Diamond Mind software, we are offering a free gift to all verified leagues. 

Here is how it works:

The League commissioner sends the following information to Diamond Mind BEFORE the league's virtual season begins.  To avoid violating DMB's licensing agreement, all members should own the required software before receiving a copy of the league database.

  • Size of the league (number of teams)
  • Anticipated start and end dates for the league
  • Full name, email address and order number for each league member

If all members own the DMB game and season software, DMB will award the winner of the league with a gift card in the amount of the cost of the season being used.  For example, if the league is based on the 2018 season, the gift card value will be equal to the original purchase price of $29.95.

Participation is open to all DMB leagues and is not limited to leagues that use the most recent season database.

League commissioners can send their league information for verification to dmb_info@imaginesports.com.

Is your league on the list for the year 2018?

2018 Annual Season Database Released December 12th!

2018: Red Sox Nation Does Hollywood

by Steve Ehresman

In 1916 Bill Carrigan’s Boston Red Sox defeated Wilbert Robinson’s Brooklyn Robins in the World Series, giving Boston the franchise’s second consecutive and fourth overall World Championship. In 2018, the Red Sox (108-54) overpowered the Robins’ twenty-first century descendants, the Los Angeles Dodgers (92-71), to win the 114th edition of Baseball’s Fall Classic. For Dave Robert’s Dodgers, 2018 was their second season as the World Series runner-up. For rookie manager Alex Cora’s Red Sox, 2018 has been called the greatest season in franchise history.

Although 1916 differed dramatically from 2018, one thing is certain: baseball never fails to deliver as the National Pastime, even in this era of three true outcomes: a walk, a strikeout, or a homerun. Yes, the thirty teams in Major League Baseball combined for 40, 993 hits, while compiling 41,177 strikeouts. Nevertheless, the 2018 season also featured exciting performances by the Oakland Athletics (97-65) and the Atlanta Braves (90-72), helping Bob Melvin and Brian Snitker to claim the Manager of the Year Award in their respective leagues. Craig Counsel’s upset-minded Milwaukee Brewers edged the Chicago Cubs to win the National League Central and to challenge the Los Angeles Dodgers for a berth in the World Series. The New York Yankees put together a superb season for first-year manager Aaron Boone (100-62). And, the Tampa Bay Rays, under innovative manager Kevin Cash, made history with many of their games started by pitchers normally used in relief and referred to as openers.

In short, the 2018 season will be remembered as a season characterized by the changing of the guard, both in terms of underdog franchises on the rise and in terms of innovations in how the game is played.

First and foremost, the 2018 season featured superb rookies. Bursting onto the national stage was a cast of newcomers, the likes of which the National Pastime has not produced in decades. Leading this auspicious group were Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels, Ronald Acuna Junior of the Atlanta Braves, and Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals.

Although Ohtani’s career has been interrupted by Tommy John surgery, he delivered power (.285 AVG, 925 OPS, and 22 HR in 367 PA) and pitching (3.31 ERA, 11 K per nine IP, and 1.16 WHIP). Ohtani joined Babe Ruth (1919) as the only players in major league history to sock 15 home runs and pitch 50 innings in the same season. Moreover, Ohtani became the only player in major league history to record 15 home runs and 50 pitching strikeouts in a single season. Not surprisingly, he was the easy choice for American League Rookie of the Year.

Twenty-year-old outfielder Ronald Acuna Junior was a major driving-force behind Atlanta’s break-out 2018 season. Starting the season in Triple A, Acuna arrived in the majors on April 25 and proceeded to slug 26 home runs, drive in 64 runs, swipe 16 bases, and bat .293 with .917 OPS. Acuna Junior’s great season was summarized in a nutshell by his smacking eight lead-off homers and his going yard in five straight games from August 11-14. As a result, he claimed the National League Rookie of the Year Award.

Runner-up in the National League Rookie of the Year balloting, Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals, debuted in the majors on May 20, when he was 19 years old. All he did was hit .292 with 22 home runs, 70 RBI, and .923 OPS, putting him just two long balls shy of Tony Conigliaro’s major league record for home runs by a teenager.

It could be argued that the 2018 season was a highlight reel featuring a new generation of stars, who are expected to carry baseball far into the future. Nevertheless, major league veterans had a great deal to say about the present, putting teams on their backs and challenging conventional measures of success.

In balloting for the National League Cy Young Award, the New York Mets’ Jacob deGrom posted surreal statistics (32 GS, 217 IP, 269 K, 1.70 ERA, and 0.91 WHIP). Nevertheless, his selection may have caused fans not named Brian Kenny to grumble because of deGrom’s under-whelming 10-9 record, primarily the result of poor offensive performances when he pitched.

Emerging into the spotlight, Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays, the American League Cy Young Award winner, compiled a stunning 21-5 record, 1.89 ERA, and 0.97 WHIP in 31 GS, while striking out 221 batters. Despite these impressive numbers, traditionalists might grouse about Snell’s innings total, as Tampa Bay’s young star pitched only 180.2 innings.

Together, deGrom and Snell forced baseball to redefine pitching excellence. In contrast, the MVP voting was much easier to assimilate, as the 2018 winners would have passed muster in any decade.

Putting together a Hall of Fame-worthy season, Christian Yelich willed the Milwaukee Brewers to the National League Central title, slugging 36 home runs, driving in 110 runs, stealing 22 bases, and batting .326 with an OBP of .402, a SLG of .598, and an OPS of 1.000. Yelich distanced himself from the Chicago Cubs’ Javier Baez (34 HR, 111 RBI, .290 with an OBP of .326, a SLG of .554, and an OPS of .881) to walk away with the National League MVP.

In the American league, the World Champion Boston Red Sox had a line-up of ferocious hitters, none more ferocious than the American league MVP, Mookie Betts. Although Betts had already enjoyed fine seasons in Boston, his 2018 campaign goes down in the books as one of the best seasons by a Carmine outfielder this side of The Splendid Splinter and Yaz. Displaying all-around excellence, Betts legged-out 47 2B, socked 32 HR, chalked-up 80 RBI, and stole 30 bases, en route to a .346 AVG, .438 OBP, .640 SLG, and 1.078 OPS. To solidify his credentials, Betts took home a Gold Glove for his work in right field. The American League runner-up in MVP voting was the Los Angeles Angels’ perennial all-star, Mike Trout (39 HR, 79 RBI, .312 AVG, .460 OBP, .628 SLG, and 1.088 OPS).

The 2018 Major League Baseball season featured superb performances by many of the diamond’s greatest stars. On the mound, Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals (18-7, 220.2 IP, 300 K, 2.53 ERA, and 0.911 WHIP) and Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros (16-9, 214 IP, 290 K, 2.52 ERA, and 0.902 WHIP) continued their trek toward Cooperstown. Coming in from the bullpen, Josh Hader of the Milwaukee Brewers (81.1 IP, 36 H, 143 K, 2.43 ERA, and 0.811 WHIP) and Edwin Diaz of the Seattle Mariners (73.1 IP, 41 H, 124 K, 1.96 ERA, and 0.791 WHIP) were lights-out.

Bolstering the offense in 2018, Khris Davis of the Oakland Athletics (48 HR) and Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies (38 HR) paced their respective leagues in long balls. Whit Mayfield of the Kansas City Royals quietly put together an All-Star season, as he paced the American League in hits (192) and stolen bases (45). Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves led the National League in hits (191), while Trea Turner of the Washington Nationals swiped a league-leading 43 bases.

Mookie Betts’ teammate in Boston, J.D. Martinez (43 HR, 130 RBI,.330 AVG, .432 OBP, .629 SLG, and 1.031 OPS), accumulated a whopping 358 total bases. However brightly Mookie Betts’s star shone in The Hub in 2018, it did not shine alone.

The 2018 season was fraught with hotly contested pennant races, jaw-dropping performances, and innovative, even controversial, strategies and methods of evaluation. Where Major League Baseball will go in 2019 and beyond is uncertain. Nevertheless, as new stars appear and Hall of Famers continue to provide thrills, the answer seems to be that baseball will go where it always has gone: confidently into the future, serving as a measuring stick for how America dreams. Baseball fans would do well to heed a wise man’s advice to feel nostalgic about the future.


The 2018 Annual Season Database contains everything you need to play games using teams and players from the 2018 season -- a full set of ratings and statistics for every player who appeared in the big leagues this year, plus team rosters, manager profiles, ballpark ratings and league schedules. Statistics include official batting, pitching and fielding totals with left/right splits for all batters and pitchers.

Also included is a complete set of real-life player transactions -- trades, disabled list moves, promotions, demotions, suspensions, and more -- plus the actual starting lineups for every regular season game played.

 

If you don't already own the Diamond Mind Baseball Game: Version 11 you can buy the game together with the 2018 Annual Season Database and get the 2018 Annual Season Database for 35% off the regular price.  Add both items to your cart to see the discount applied at checkout.

2018 Black Friday - Cyber Monday Sale


2018 Black Friday - Cyber Monday Sale

Buy any 2 seasons, Get 1 season of equal or lesser value Free!

Buy any two seasons at regular price and receive a third season of equal or lesser value free.  Applies to the purchase of all regularly priced season databases including all Classic Past seasons, Deluxe Past seasons, All-time Greatest Teams collections, All-time Greatest Players collectionsAll-Star Teams collections and Past Projection seasons.

Sale starts Friday morning at 6:00 am and runs until Monday evening at 11:59 pm.  No promo code is required.

 

For the discount to be applied correctly, you need to add all eligible* items to your cart before moving to checkout.  This includes the items that you need to buy to qualify for the discount as well as the items that you will get free.  If eligible items with different prices are selected, then the lower-priced item is the item that is discounted.

 

Sale runs from 6:00 am EST, November 23, 2018, until 11:59 pm EST, November 26, 2018.
* Sale priced items and the Diamond Mind Baseball Version 11 Game software are excluded from this promotion.

2018 Debut Players

Updated: October 30, 2018

Some of you might be anxious to get started on your pre-draft planning, so we've put together this set of stats for the players who made their major league debuts in 2018. If your league has a rookie draft, these are the players who'll be available, listed alphabetically.

Batters

Name                     UID  Tm    AVG   G  AB   H 2B 3B HR   R RBI HBP  BB   K  SB
----------------------- ----- --- ----- --- --- --- -- -- -- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Ronald Acuna            31599 ATL  .293 111 433 127 26  4 26  78  64   6  45 123  16
Willy Adames            29441 TBA  .278  85 288  80  7  0 10  43  34   1  31  95   6
John Andreoli           30232 SEA  .200   3   5   1  0  0  0   0   0   0   1   2   0
John Andreoli           30232 BAL  .232  23  56  13  2  0  0   4   4   0   4  17   2
Aristides Aquino        30686 CIN  .000   1   1   0  0  0  0   0   0   0   0   1   0
Francisco Arcia         30234 ANA  .204  40 103  21  5  0  6  10  23   2   1  27   1
Willians Astudillo      32053 MIN  .355  29  93  33  4  1  3   9  21   1   2   3   0
Abiatal Avelino         30676 SFN  .273   6  11   3  0  0  0   1   0   0   0   3   0
Jake Bauers             29482 TBA  .201  96 323  65 22  2 11  48  48   3  54 104   6
Jon Berti               29492 TOR  .267   4  15   4  1  1  0   2   2   0   0   4   1
Alex Blandino           30250 CIN  .234  69 128  30  4  0  1  14   8   4  13  41   0
David Bote              30727 CHN  .239  74 184  44  9  2  6  23  33   4  19  60   3
Jose Briceno            30801 ANA  .239  46 117  28  2  0  5  12  10   2   8  35   0
Harold Castro           30762 DET  .300   6  10   3  0  0  0   2   0   0   0   2   1
Jake Cave               29553 MIN  .269  91 283  76 17  2 13  54  45   3  18 102   2
Nick Ciuffo             31334 TBA  .189  16  37   7  1  0  1   3   5   1   3  12   0
Ryan Cordell            29570 CHA  .108  19  37   4  1  0  1   3   4   1   0  15   0
Dylan Cozens            30740 PHI  .158  26  38   6  2  0  1   2   2   0   6  24   1
Noel Cuevas             30292 COL  .233  75 146  34  4  1  2  16  10   1   6  24   1
Jonathan Davis          31919 TOR  .200  20  25   5  1  0  0   3   0   1   1   6   3
Austin Dean             30688 MIA  .221  34 113  25  4  0  4  16  14   2   7  22   1
Brandon Dixon           30696 CIN  .178  74 118  21  6  0  5  14  10   0   6  43   0
Steven Duggar           30882 SFN  .255  41 141  36 11  1  2  20  17   0  10  44   5
Jose Fernandez          30805 ANA  .267  36 116  31  8  0  2   9  11   1   6  15   1
Johnny Field            30323 MIN  .250  21  52  13  4  0  3   8   7   1   0  14   0
Johnny Field            30323 TBA  .213  62 169  36  9  0  6  20  14   2   7  58   4
David Fletcher          30728 ANA  .275  80 284  78 18  2  1  35  25   3  15  34   3
Isaac Galloway          30335 MIA  .203  43  64  13  3  0  3   7   7   0   9  21   1
Adolis Garcia           30800 SLN  .118  21  17   2  1  0  0   3   1   0   0   7   0
Aramis Garcia           31265 SFN  .286  19  63  18  1  0  4   8   9   0   2  31   0
Mike Gerber             30343 DET  .095  18  42   4  1  0  0   2   2   0   4  21   0
Alfredo Gonzalez        30225 CHA  .111   3   9   1  0  0  0   0   1   0   0   4   0
Grayson Greiner         30760 DET  .219  30  96  21  6  0  0   9  12   0  17  32   0
Gabriel Guerrero        29686 CIN  .167  14  18   3  0  0  1   1   1   0   0   8   0
Javy Guerra             30785 SDN  .125  13  16   2  0  0  0   2   1   0   3   9   0
Luis Guillorme          30829 NYN  .209  35  67  14  2  0  0   4   5   0   7   3   1
Lourdes Gurriel         30828 TOR  .281  65 249  70  8  0 11  30  35   2   9  59   1
Ronald Guzman           30357 TEX  .235 123 387  91 18  2 16  46  58   7  33 121   1
Eric Haase              30748 CLE  .125   9  16   2  0  0  0   0   1   1   0   6   0
Garrett Hampson         31662 COL  .275  24  40  11  3  1  0   3   4   1   7  12   2
Michael Hermosillo      31975 ANA  .211  31  57  12  4  0  1   7   1   2   3  17   0
Rosell Herrera          29720 CIN  .154  11  13   2  0  0  0   0   0   0   0   5   0
Rosell Herrera          29720 KCA  .238  75 265  63 14  3  1  25  20   2  19  52   3
Joe Hudson              32077 ANA  .167   8  12   2  1  0  0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Danny Jansen            31350 TOR  .247  31  81  20  6  0  3  12   8   4   9  17   0
Sherman Johnson         30391 ANA  .000  10  10   0  0  0  0   0   0   1   0   4   0
Kevin Kaczmarski        31940 NYN  .000   4   4   0  0  0  0   0   0   0   1   1   0
Isiah Kiner-Falefa      31341 TEX  .261 111 356  93 18  2  4  43  34   6  28  62   7
Scott Kingery           30880 PHI  .226 147 452 102 23  2  8  55  35   3  24 126  10
Kevin Kramer            30820 PIT  .135  21  37   5  0  0  0   5   4   0   2  20   0
Ramon Laureano          30868 OAK  .288  48 156  45 12  1  5  27  19   2  16  50   7
Braxton Lee             31763 MIA  .176   8  17   3  0  0  0   0   2   0   1   8   0
Brandon Lowe            31521 TBA  .233  43 129  30  6  2  6  16  25   2  16  38   2
Dawel Lugo              30731 DET  .213  27  94  20  4  1  1  10   8   0   7  20   0
Nick Martini            30447 OAK  .296  55 152  45  9  3  1  26  19   5  21  36   0
Reese McGuire           30458 TOR  .290  14  31   9  3  0  2   5   4   0   2   9   1
Billy McKinney          29836 NYA  .250   2   4   1  0  0  0   0   0   0   0   1   0
Billy McKinney          29836 TOR  .252  36 115  29  7  0  6  14  13   1  11  32   1
Jeff McNeil             30460 NYN  .329  63 225  74 11  6  3  35  19   5  14  24   7
Austin Meadows          30462 TBA  .250  10  24   6  1  0  1   3   4   0   2   5   1
Austin Meadows          30462 PIT  .292  49 154  45  8  2  5  16  13   1   8  35   4
Cedric Mullins          31574 BAL  .235  45 170  40  9  0  4  23  11   2  17  37   2
Yairo Munoz             30900 SLN  .276 108 293  81 16  0  8  39  42   4  30  71   5
Kevin Newman            30821 PIT  .209  31  91  19  2  0  0   7   6   1   4  23   0
Jacob Nottingham        30773 MIL  .200   9  20   4  1  0  0   2   0   0   4   8   0
Ryan O'Hearn            30488 KCA  .262  44 149  39 10  2 12  23  30   1  20  45   0
Shohei Ohtani           31236 ANA  .285 104 326  93 21  2 22  59  61   2  37 102  10
Tyler O'Neill           30489 SLN  .254  61 130  33  5  0  9  29  23   3   7  57   2
Nate Orf                30490 MIL  .095  15  21   2  0  0  1   4   1   1   3   8   1
Daniel Palka            30496 CHA  .240 124 417 100 15  3 27  56  67   2  30 153   2
Michael Perez           31977 TBA  .284  24  74  21  5  0  1   9  11   0   3  19   0
Dustin Peterson         30509 ATL  .000   2   2   0  0  0  0   0   0   0   0   1   0
Franmil Reyes           31881 SDN  .280  87 261  73  9  0 16  36  31   0  24  80   0
Pablo Reyes             31990 PIT  .293  18  58  17  2  0  3   9   7   0   5  11   0
Victor Reyes            30894 DET  .222 100 212  47  5  3  1  35  12   0   5  46   9
Ronny Rodriguez         30543 DET  .220  62 191  42  7  0  5  17  20   0  10  42   2
Chris Shaw              30717 SFN  .185  22  54  10  2  0  1   2   7   0   7  23   1
Matt Skole              30039 CHA  .273   4  11   3  0  0  1   2   1   0   2   3   0
Edmundo Sosa            30743 SLN  .000   3   2   0  0  0  0   1   0   0   1   1   0
Juan Soto               32070 WAS  .292 116 414 121 25  1 22  77  70   0  79  99   5
Christin Stewart        30720 DET  .267  17  60  16  1  1  2   7  10   1  10  13   0
DJ Stewart              30725 BAL  .250  17  40  10  3  0  3   8  10   2   4  12   2
Myles Straw             31569 HOU  .333   9   9   3  0  0  1   4   1   0   1   0   2
Beau Taylor             31790 OAK  .200   7   5   1  1  0  0   0   0   0   1   2   0
Rowdy Tellez            30587 TOR  .314  23  70  22  9  0  4  10  14   0   2  21   0
Carlos Tocci            30591 TEX  .225  66 120  27  3  2  0  11   5   1   7  39   0
Gleyber Torres          30592 NYA  .271 123 431 117 16  1 24  54  77   5  42 122   6
Blake Trahan            30693 CIN  .214  11  14   3  0  0  0   2   0   0   0   4   0
Jose Trevino            30808 TEX  .250   3   8   2  0  0  0   0   3   0   0   1   0
Kyle Tucker             30824 HOU  .141  28  64   9  2  1  0  10   4   2   6  13   1
Luis Urias              30833 SDN  .208  12  48  10  1  0  2   5   5   1   3  10   1
Jesmuel Valentin        30789 PHI  .177  46  79  14  5  1  1   8   6   1   8  24   0
Andrew Velazquez        30113 TBA  .300  13  10   3  1  0  0   3   0   1   1   3   1
Engelb Vielma           30747 BAL  .143   6   7   1  0  0  0   1   0   0   1   4   0
Meibrys Viloria         31442 KCA  .259  10  27   7  2  0  0   4   4   0   1   9   0
Mitch Walding           31981 PHI  .059  13  17   1  0  0  1   1   2   0   2  12   0
Taylor Ward             30884 ANA  .178  40 135  24  3  0  6  14  15   3   9  45   2
Steve Wilkerson         32023 BAL  .174  16  46   8  3  0  0   2   3   0   3  16   1
Justin Williams         30815 TBA  .000   1   1   0  0  0  0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Patrick Wisdom          30149 SLN  .260  32  50  13  1  0  4  11  10   2   6  19   2
Austin Wynns            30689 BAL  .255  42 110  28  2  0  4  16  11   0   5  25   0

Pitchers

Name                     UID  Tm    G GS  W  L  S   ERA    Inn   H   R  ER  BB   K HR
----------------------- ----- --- --- -- -- -- -- ------ ----- --- --- --- --- --- --
Chance Adams            30967 NYA   3  1  0  1  0   7.04   7.7   8   7   6   4   4  3
Jason Adam              29440 KCA  31  0  0  3  0   6.12  32.3  30  22  22  15  37  9
Kolby Allard            31486 ATL   3  1  1  1  0  12.38   8.0  19  12  11   4   3  3
Yency Almonte           30914 COL  14  0  0  0  0   1.84  14.7  15   5   3   4  14  1
Justin Anderson         32066 ANA  57  0  3  3  4   4.07  55.3  42  25  25  40  67  3
Tanner Anderson         31586 PIT   6  0  1  0  0   6.35  11.3  15  10   8   8   6  1
Pedro Araujo            31278 BAL  20  0  1  3  0   7.71  28.0  29  24  24  18  29  9
Sandy Baez              30994 DET   9  0  0  0  0   5.02  14.3  12  12   8   9  10  2
Luke Bard               31249 ANA   8  0  0  0  0   5.40  11.7  10   7   7   5  13  4
Scott Barlow            31262 KCA   6  0  1  1  0   3.60  15.0  16   7   6   3  15  2
Jaime Barria            31320 ANA  26 26 10  9  0   3.41 129.3 117  50  49  47  98 17
Tyler Bashlor           31342 NYN  24  0  0  3  0   4.22  32.0  26  16  15  12  25  6
Gerson Bautista         31371 NYN   5  0  0  1  0  12.46   4.3   8   6   6   5   3  2
Tyler Beede             30246 SFN   2  2  0  1  0   8.22   7.7   9   7   7   8   9  0
Jalen Beeks             31014 BOS   2  1  0  1  0  12.79   6.3  11   9   9   4   5  1
Jalen Beeks             31014 TBA  12  0  5  0  0   4.47  44.3  41  22  22  20  37  5
Jesse Biddle            29496 ATL  60  0  6  1  1   3.11  63.7  50  26  22  31  67  6
Shane Bieber            31688 CLE  20 19 11  5  0   4.55 114.7 130  60  58  23 118 13
Ray Black               29502 SFN  26  0  2  2  0   6.17  23.3  17  16  16  10  33  4
Jeremy Bleich           29507 OAK   2  0  0  0  0  54.00    .3   2   2   2   0   1  0
Ryan Borucki            31108 TOR  17 17  4  6  0   3.87  97.7  96  48  42  33  67  7
Colten Brewer           31263 SDN  11  0  1  0  0   5.59   9.7  15  10   6   7  10  0
Jeff Brigham            32073 MIA   4  4  0  4  0   6.06  16.3  16  11  11  13  12  2
Nick Burdi              30264 PIT   2  0  0  0  0  20.25   1.3   3   4   3   2   2  1
Corbin Burnes           31681 MIL  30  0  7  0  1   2.61  38.0  27  11  11  11  35  4
Ryan Burr               31539 CHA   8  0  0  0  0   7.45   9.7  12   8   8   6   6  3
Ty Buttrey              31294 ANA  16  0  0  1  4   3.31  16.3  15   7   6   5  20  0
Ryan Carpenter          30274 DET   6  5  1  2  0   7.25  22.3  34  19  18   4  15  8
Cody Carroll            31823 BAL  15  0  0  2  0   9.00  17.0  21  17  17  13  16  6
Diego Castillo          31383 TBA  43 11  4  2  0   3.18  56.7  36  21  20  18  65  6
Jose Castillo           31305 SDN  37  0  3  3  0   3.29  38.3  23  14  14  12  52  3
Yonny Chirinos          31309 TBA  18  7  5  5  0   3.51  89.7  84  40  35  25  75  7
Adam Cimber             31764 CLE  28  0  0  3  0   4.05  20.0  26   9   9   7   7  3
Adam Cimber             31764 SDN  42  0  3  5  0   3.17  48.3  42  19  17  10  51  2
P.J. Conlon             31572 NYN   3  2  0  0  0   8.22   7.7  15   7   7   2   5  2
Jimmy Cordero           30288 WAS  22  0  1  2  0   5.68  19.0  23  13  12  12  12  2
Nestor Cortes           31357 BAL   4  0  0  0  0   7.71   4.7  10   4   4   4   3  2
Austin Davis            31399 PHI  32  0  1  2  0   4.15  34.7  35  20  16  12  38  4
Dean Deetz              31431 HOU   4  0  0  0  0   5.40   3.3   4   2   2   1   3  1
Enyel De Los Santos     30990 PHI   7  2  1  0  0   4.74  19.0  19  10  10   8  15  2
Seranthony Dominguez    31287 PHI  53  0  2  5 16   2.95  58.0  32  19  19  22  74  4
Caleb Ferguson          31435 LAN  29  3  7  2  2   3.49  49.0  43  21  19  12  59  8
Jose Fernandez          32074 TOR  13  0  0  0  0   6.10  10.3  10   7   7   4   6  2
Matt Festa              31716 SEA   8  1  0  0  0   2.16   8.3  13   2   2   2   4  0
Heath Fillmyer          30961 KCA  17 13  4  2  0   4.26  82.3  78  41  39  32  57 11
Caleb Frare             32075 CHA  11  0  0  1  0   5.14   7.0   6   4   4   4   9  0
Paul Fry                31153 BAL  35  0  1  2  2   3.35  37.7  33  20  14  15  36  1
Drew Gagnon             30987 NYN   5  1  2  1  0   5.25  12.0  15  11   7   5   8  2
Austin Gomber           31036 SLN  29 11  6  2  0   4.44  75.0  81  40  37  32  67  7
Stephen Gonsalves       31018 MIN   7  4  2  2  0   6.57  24.7  28  22  18  22  16  2
Merandy Gonzalez        31323 MIA   8  1  2  1  0   5.73  22.0  31  14  14   8  19  4
Brett Graves            31804 MIA  21  0  1  1  1   5.40  33.3  41  22  20  12  21  3
Taylor Guerrieri        30356 TOR   9  0  0  0  0   4.66   9.7   9   5   5   4   8  1
Matt Hall               31965 DET   5  0  0  0  0  14.63   8.0  19  16  13   3   5  1
Ian Hamilton            31729 CHA  10  0  1  2  0   4.50   8.0   6   5   4   2   5  2
Justin Hancock          30359 CHN  10  0  0  0  0   1.46  12.3   5   2   2   9  11  1
Eric Hanhold            32076 NYN   3  0  0  0  0   7.71   2.3   4   2   2   1   2  0
Elieser Hernandez       31869 MIA  32  6  2  7  0   5.21  65.7  68  38  38  27  45 11
David Hess              30370 BAL  21 19  3 10  0   4.88 103.3 106  64  56  37  74 22
Jordan Hicks            31527 SLN  73  0  3  4  6   3.59  77.7  59  33  31  45  70  2
Tim Hill                32032 KCA  70  0  1  4  2   4.53  45.7  46  28  23  14  42  4
Yoshihisa Hirano        31232 ARI  75  0  4  3  3   2.44  66.3  49  22  18  23  59  6
Clay Holmes             30981 PIT  11  4  1  3  0   6.84  26.3  30  21  20  23  21  2
Sam Howard              31005 COL   4  0  0  0  0   2.25   4.0   5   1   1   3   1  0
Dakota Hudson           31632 SLN  26  0  4  1  0   2.63  27.3  19   9   8  18  19  0
Josh James              31928 HOU   6  3  2  0  0   2.35  23.0  15   6   6   7  29  3
Williams Jerez          30384 ANA  17  0  0  0  0   6.00  15.0  17  14  10   8  15  3
Jake Jewell             31893 ANA   3  0  0  1  0   9.00   2.0   2   2   2   1   1  0
D.J. Johnson            30387 COL   7  0  1  0  0   4.26   6.3   6   3   3   2   9  0
Ariel Jurado            30973 TEX  12  8  5  5  0   5.93  54.7  66  36  36  18  22  7
Brad Keller             30943 KCA  41 20  9  6  0   3.08 140.3 133  50  48  50  96  7
Brett Kennedy           31805 SDN   6  6  1  2  0   6.75  26.7  36  20  20  12  18  6
Nick Kingham            29764 PIT  18 15  5  7  0   5.21  76.0  79  50  44  26  69 18
Tyler Kinley            31122 MIN   4  0  0  0  0  24.30   3.3   9   9   9   4   4  2
Tyler Kinley            31122 MIA   9  0  0  0  0   7.04   7.7   6   6   6   4   9  0
Michael Kopech          30911 CHA   4  4  1  1  0   5.02  14.3  20   8   8   2  15  4
Joey Krehbiel           31913 ARI   2  0  0  0  0   0.00   3.0   1   0   0   2   0  0
Eric Lauer              31628 SDN  23 23  6  7  0   4.34 112.0 127  61  54  46 100 15
Zack Littell            31343 MIN   8  2  0  2  0   6.20  20.3  25  17  14  11  14  3
Jonathan Loaisiga       32069 NYA   9  4  2  0  0   5.11  24.7  26  17  14  12  33  3
Walker Lockett          30936 SDN   4  3  0  3  0   9.60  15.0  22  16  16  10  12  4
Pablo Lopez             31989 MIA  10 10  2  4  0   4.14  58.7  56  28  27  18  46  8
Yoan Lopez              31459 ARI  10  0  0  0  0   3.00   9.0   7   3   3   1  11  2
Joey Lucchesi           31682 SDN  26 26  8  9  0   4.08 130.0 125  63  59  43 145 23
Kazuhisa Makita         31233 SDN  27  0  0  1  0   5.40  35.0  32  23  21  12  37  7
Brandon Mann            31167 TEX   7  0  0  0  0   5.40   8.3   7   5   5   4   3  1
Adam McCreery           31269 ATL   1  0  0  0  0  18.00   1.0   4   2   2   0   2  0
Kyle McGowin            30457 WAS   5  1  0  0  0   5.87   7.7   6   5   5   5   8  2
Alex McRae              31413 PIT   2  0  0  1  0   5.68   6.3   8   4   4   5   5  0
John Means              31915 BAL   1  0  0  0  0  13.50   3.3   6   5   5   0   4  1
Ryan Meisinger          31568 BAL  18  1  2  1  0   6.43  21.0  18  15  15  10  21  6
Ben Meyer               32067 MIA  13  0  0  0  0  10.42  19.0  26  23  22  14   9  2
Osmer Morales           30985 ANA   1  0  0  0  0   0.00    .3   1   0   0   0   0  0
Harrison Musgrave       30481 COL  35  0  2  3  0   4.63  44.7  36  23  23  22  32  7
Jake Newberry           31895 KCA  14  0  2  0  0   4.73  13.3  13   8   7   9  11  3
Jacob Nix               31520 SDN   9  9  2  5  0   7.02  42.3  52  33  33  13  21  8
James Norwood           32068 CHN  11  0  0  1  0   4.09  11.0  14   7   5   5  10  0
Trevor Oaks             30928 KCA   4  2  0  2  0   7.24  13.7  21  11  11   6  10  1
Shohei Ohtani           31236 ANA  10 10  4  2  0   3.31  51.7  38  19  19  22  63  6
Luis Ortiz              31004 BAL   2  1  0  1  0  15.43   2.3   7   6   4   3   0  0
Corey Oswalt            31295 NYN  17 12  3  3  0   5.85  64.7  69  43  42  20  45 14
Thomas Pannone          31300 TOR  12  6  4  1  0   4.19  43.0  37  20  20  15  29  7
Wes Parsons             32051 ATL   1  0  0  1  0   7.20   5.0   6   4   4   3   3  1
C.D. Pelham             31594 TEX  10  0  0  0  0   7.04   7.7  12   6   6   4   7  0
Freddy Peralta          31322 MIL  16 14  6  4  0   4.25  78.3  49  37  37  40  96  8
Cionel Perez            31822 HOU   8  0  0  0  0   3.97  11.3   6   5   5   7  12  3
Tim Peterson            31134 NYN  22  0  2  2  0   6.18  27.7  29  19  19   5  25  8
Evan Phillips           31582 ATL   4  0  0  0  0   8.53   6.3   6   6   6   4   3  3
Evan Phillips           31582 BAL   5  1  0  1  0  18.56   5.3   7  13  11   6   5  2
Daniel Poncedeleon      30944 SLN  11  4  0  2  1   2.73  33.0  24  10  10  13  31  2
Bobby Poyner            31575 BOS  20  0  1  0  0   3.22  22.3  22   8   8   3  24  4
Tanner Rainey           31515 CIN   8  0  0  0  0  24.43   7.0  13  19  19  12   7  4
Yefry Ramirez           30988 BAL  17 12  1  8  0   5.92  65.3  64  44  43  36  62 11
Sean Reid-Foley         30976 TOR   7  7  2  4  0   5.13  33.3  31  23  19  21  42  6
Jesus Reyes             31466 CIN   5  0  0  0  0   3.18   5.7   4   4   2   2   2  1
Trevor Richards         31754 MIA  25 25  4  9  0   4.42 126.3 121  65  62  54 130 15
Dereck Rodriguez        31850 SFN  21 19  6  4  0   2.81 118.3  98  43  37  36  89  9
Jefry Rodriguez         31289 WAS  14  8  3  3  0   5.71  52.0  43  35  33  37  39  8
Josh Rogers             31926 BAL   3  3  1  2  0   8.49  11.7  17  11  11   5   6  2
Fernando Romero         30947 MIN  11 11  3  3  0   4.69  55.7  60  31  29  19  45  6
Connor Sadzeck          30550 TEX  13  2  0  0  0   0.96   9.3   6   2   1  11   7  0
Dennis Santana          31329 LAN   1  0  1  0  0  12.27   3.7   6   5   5   1   4  0
Jaime Schultz           30557 TBA  22  1  2  2  0   5.64  30.3  18  19  19  17  35  6
Justin Shafer           31931 TOR   6  0  0  0  0   3.24   8.3   6   4   3   7   2  1
Justus Sheffield        31039 NYA   3  0  0  0  0  10.13   2.7   4   3   3   3   0  1
Drew Smith              31524 NYN  27  0  1  1  0   3.54  28.0  34  11  11   6  18  2
Murphy Smith            31029 TOR   3  0  0  0  0   8.10   3.3   5   3   3   1   0  0
D.J. Snelten            31257 SFN   4  0  0  0  0  10.38   4.3   9   6   5   3   4  2
Chad Sobotka            32071 ATL  14  0  1  0  0   1.88  14.3   5   3   3   9  21  2
Mike Soroka             31492 ATL   5  5  2  1  0   3.51  25.7  30  14  10   7  21  1
Jeffrey Springs         32072 TEX  18  2  1  1  0   3.38  32.0  32  14  12  14  31  4
Kohl Stewart            30932 MIN   8  4  2  1  0   3.68  36.7  34  16  15  18  24  1
Robert Stock            32002 SDN  32  0  1  1  0   2.50  39.7  37  13  11  13  38  1
Eric Stout              31161 KCA   3  0  0  0  0  23.14   2.3   7   7   6   2   2  2
Andrew Suarez           31008 SFN  29 29  7 13  0   4.49 160.3 163  85  80  45 130 23
Ranger Suarez           31301 PHI   4  3  1  1  0   5.40  15.0  21  14   9   6  11  3
Wander Suero            32050 WAS  40  0  4  1  0   3.59  47.7  43  20  19  15  47  4
Stephen Tarpley         32078 NYA  10  0  0  0  0   3.00   9.0   6   3   3   6  13  0
Touki Toussaint         31424 ATL   7  5  2  1  0   4.03  29.0  18  13  13  21  32  1
Lou Trivino             31344 OAK  69  1  8  3  4   2.92  74.0  53  24  24  31  82  8
Spencer Turnbull        31390 DET   4  3  0  2  0   6.06  16.3  17  11  11   4  15  1
Duane Underwood         31028 CHN   1  1  0  1  0   2.25   4.0   2   1   1   3   3  1
Framber Valdez          31463 HOU   8  5  4  1  0   2.19  37.0  22  10   9  24  34  3
Andrew Vasquez          31593 MIN   9  0  1  0  0   5.40   5.0   5   4   3   2   7  0
Jerry Vasto             31165 COL   1  0  0  0  0  40.50    .7   3   3   3   1   1  0
Jerry Vasto             31165 KCA   5  0  0  1  0   2.45   3.7   3   2   1   1   3  1
Austin Voth             30120 WAS   4  2  1  1  0   6.57  12.3  12   9   9   6  11  3
Marcus Walden           31112 BOS   8  0  0  0  1   3.68  14.7  14   7   6   3  14  0
Zack Weiss              30612 CIN   1  0  0  0  0   0.00   0.0   2   4   4   2   0  2
Rowan Wick              31140 SDN  10  0  0  1  0   6.48   8.3  13   6   6   1   7  1
Brad Wieck              31170 SDN   5  0  0  0  0   1.29   7.0   3   1   1   0  10  1
Austen Williams         31788 WAS  10  0  0  1  0   5.59   9.7  10   6   6   6   8  5
Bryse Wilson            31679 ATL   3  1  1  0  0   6.43   7.0   8   5   5   6   6  0
Trey Wingenter          31580 SDN  22  0  0  0  0   3.79  19.0  13   8   8  11  27  3
Kyle Wright             32079 ATL   4  0  0  0  0   4.50   6.0   4   3   3   6   5  2
Ryan Yarbrough          31092 TBA  38  6 16  6  0   3.91 147.3 140  70  64  50 128 18
Daniel Zamora           31598 NYN  16  0  1  0  0   3.00   9.0   6   3   3   3  16  1

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1951:  The Bums and the Jints Collide, but the Bombers Rule

by Steve Ehresman

Baseball in the 1950s is celebrated as The ERA:  a time when three major league teams took the field in New York; when Willie, Mickey, and Duke were just embarking on their journeys to Cooperstown; when a western road trip meant games in Chicago and St. Louis; and when radio announcers brought baseball to life in America’s living rooms.  Broadcasters like Vin Scully, Ernie Harwell, Mel Allen, Red Barber, Jack Buck, Harry Cary, Bob Prince, Jack Quinlan, and Russ Hodges, thanks to their distinctive voices and styles, created a generation of fans who cherished the time they spent listening to the play-by-play incantations of their favorite radio uncles during those long-ago summers.

Never was this magic more evident than on October 3, 1951, when Russ Hodges was at the mike to make the most famous home run call of them all:  There’s a long drive . . . it’s gonna be .  . . I believe.   The Giants win the pennant!  The Giants win the pennant!  The Giants win the pennant!   The Giants win the pennant!

Hodges’ home run call summarized a season, galvanized a rivalry, and defined a decade. 

Not bad for an autumn afternoon.   

The Miracle of Coogan’s Bluff is a well-known baseball drama--part fact and part legend--replete with triumph, tragedy, and even a hint of scandal.  Did the Giants steal signs?  Did a stolen sign alert Bobby Thomson that Ralph Branca was about to deliver a second straight fast ball, this one high and inside? 

Did it matter?

 As both of the principal actors are deceased, we are left with a fact (The Giants won the 1951 pennant.) and a legend (The Shot Heard ‘Round the World).  As a character in the western The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance advises, “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”

Bobby Thomson (27 2B, 32 HR, 101 RBI, .293) was not the only legend playing for the New York Giants in 1951.  Five-time Negro League All-Star Monte Irvin was the big bat in New York’s line-up, as he scored 94 runs, collected 174 hits, swatted 24 home runs, drove in a league-leading 121 runs, swiped 12 bases, and led the Giants with a .312 batting average.  Twenty-year-old Willie Mays, a star for the Birmingham Black Barons and the Minneapolis Millers, established himself as a major league regular, compiling 22 doubles, 20 home runs, and 68 RBI in 464 ABs, while playing a stellar centerfield.  On the mound, the Giants relied, not on stolen signs, but on a trio of superb pitchers.  Sal Maglie “The Barber” Maglie (42 G, 37 GS, 22 CG, 298 IP, 23-6, 2.93), Larry Jansen (39 G, 34 GS, 18 CG, 279 IP, 23-11, 3.03), and Jim Hearn (34 G, 34 GS, 11 CG, 211 IP, 17-9, 3.63) provided stability throughout the season, allowing the Giants to overcome a horrendous 1-11 start and to overtake the Dodgers, despite their trailing Brooklyn by 13 ½ games on August 12. 

The star-crossed Dodgers led the National League in runs (855), hits (1511), doubles 249, home runs (184), runs batted in (794), batting average (.275), slugging average (.434), and even stolen bases (89).  Their play-off loss is the stuff of Greek tragedy:  larger-than-life heroes struggling against inexorable Fate (or Leo Durocher’s elaborate system for stealing signs).  In any case, Dem Bums crashed and burned again, one year after they lost the pennant to Philadelphia’s Whiz Kids in the tenth inning on the final day of the season. 

Nevertheless, the team identified as The Boys of Summer, thanks to Roger Kahn’s co-opting a line from Dylan Thomas (“I see the boys of summer in their ruin”), was largely intact in 1951.  Young stars Duke Snider (29 HR, 101 RBI) and Gil Hodges (40 HR, 103 RBI) led the high -powered Dodger offense, as they would for most of the coming decade.  Veterans Pee Wee Reese (94 R, 20 SB) and Jackie Robinson (106 R, 33 2B, 19 HR, 25 SB, .338) anchored the keystone with aplomb.  Most of all, National League Most Valuable Player Roy Campanella (99 R, 33 2B, 33 HR, 108 RBI, .325) enjoyed one of the greatest seasons a backstop has ever put in the books.  Led by two twenty-game winners, Preacher Roe (34 G, 33 GS, 19 CG, 258 IP, 22-3, 3.03) and Don Newcombe (40 G, 36 GS, 18 CG, 272 IP, a league-leading 164 K, 20-9, 3.28), the Dodgers looked like a team destined for greatness.  Unfortunately, the Borough of Brooklyn would have to wait a few more seasons for that greatness to be realized.   

The American League, almost eclipsed by the post-season play-off drama taking place in Ebbets Field and the Polo Grounds, had much to offer baseball fans in 1951.  As usual, the New York Yankees, defending World Series Champions, put a great team on the field.  Anchored by The Big Three of Ed Lopat (31 G, 31 GS, 20 CG, 235 IP, 21-9, 2.91), Vic Raschi (35 G, 34 GS, 15 CG, 258 IP, a league-leading 164 K, 21-10, 3.28), and Allie Reynolds (40 G, 26 GS, 16 CG, 221 IP, 17-8, 2 no-hitters, 3.05), The Bronx Bombers withstood a stiff challenge from the Cleveland Indians to capture their fourth pennant in five years.  Standing tall at 5’ 7”, Yogi Berra, in his third season as a regular behind the plate, captured the American League Most Valuable Player (92 R, 27 HR, 88 RBI, .294), while handling the Yankees’ veteran pitchers.  Breaking into the Yankee line-up was nineteen-year-old Mickey Mantle (11 2B, 5 3B, 13 HR, 65 RBI in 341 AB), heir-apparent to Joe DiMaggio (22 2B, 12 HR, 71 RBI).  With Mays, Mantle, and Snider finally ensconced as regulars in 1954, The ERA had its signature trio of Hall of Fame centerfielders: “Willie, Mickey, and the Duke.”

If New York was the epicenter of baseball in 1951, it did not have a monopoly on excellence.  From New England to the Midwest, major league stars put up numbers that deserve recognition in any era.   

In baseball’s outpost on the Mississippi River, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals won the batting title, while tearing up the National League (a league-leading 124 R, 205 H, 30 2B, 12 3B, 32 HR, 108 RBI, .355).  In Beantown, Warren Spahn (39 G, 36 GS, a league-leading 26 CG, 311 IP, a league-leading 164 K, 22-14, 2.98), Chet Nichols (33 G, 19 GS, 12 CG, a league-leading 2.88), and former Cleveland Buckeye Sam Jethro (29 2B, 10 3B, 18 HR, 35 SB) starred for the Boston Braves.  Robin Roberts (44 G, 39 GS, 22 CG, 315 IP, 21-15, 3.03) and Richie Ashburn (a league-leading 221 H, 29 SB, .344) set the pace in Philadelphia, The City of Brotherly Love.  Where the Ohio, the Monongahela, and the Allegheny rivers meet, Ralph Kiner crushed a major league-leading 42 home runs, while scoring 124 runs, swatting 31 doubles, driving in 109 runs, drawing a league-leading 137 walks, and batting .309.                    

On the shores of Lake Erie, where the Cuyahoga River flows, the Cleveland Indians pursued the New York Yankees (98-56) all summer, falling short of the American League pennant by 5 games (93-61).  Featuring one of the best starting staffs in the 1950s, The Tribe put a star on the hill almost every night:  Bob Feller (33 C, 32 GS, 16 CG, 250 IP, 22-8, 3.49), Mike Garcia (47 G, 30 GS, 15 CG, 254 IP, 20-13, 3.15), Early Wynn (37 G, 34 GS, 21 CG, 274 IP, 20-13, 3.02), and Bob Lemon (42 G, 34 GS, 17 CG, 263 IP, 17-14, 3.52).  In addition to Cleveland’s tough pitchers, former Homestead Gray Luke Easter (27 HR, 103 RBI), former Newark Eagle and American League trailblazer Larry Doby (27 2B, 20 HR, .295), and slugging third baseman Al Rosen (30 2B, 24 HR, 102 RBI) provided sock for the Indians in their heavy-weight fight with the Yankees.  In Boston, World War II veteran and soon-to-be Korean War fighter pilot, Ted Williams (109 R, 28 2B, 30 HR, 126 RBI, a league-leading 144 BB, .318) continued to make his case as “the greatest hitter who ever lived.”  On Chicago’s South Side, former New York Cuban Minnie Minoso electrified the Windy City with 32 doubles, 14 triples, 31 stolen bases, and a .326 batting average.  Sharing Shibe Park with the National League Phillies, the Athletics featured slugger Gus Zernial, who blasted 33 home runs to lead the American League and drove in 129 runs to lead all of baseball.  The Athletics also celebrated batting champion Ferris Fain (.344), although he was limited to 425 Abs because of a broken bone in his foot.  Pitching in obscurity, Ned Garver put together a fine year on the mound (33 G, 30 GS, a league-leading 24 complete games, 20-12, 3.73) for the St. Louis Browns, a team that finished with the worst record in baseball (52-102, 46 games behind the Yankees). 

The 1951 Fall Classic proved to be somewhat anti-climactic, as the Yankees captured their third consecutive championship, even though the scrappy Giants extended the Series to six games.  For the Yanks, Phil Rizzuto (.320) and Gil McDougald (7 RBI) stood out at the plate, and Ed Lopat was stellar on the mound (18 IP, 10 H, 3 BB, 4 K, 2-0, 0.50).  For the Giants, Monte Irvin (.458) and Al Dark (.417) starred in a losing cause.  Shut out of the World Series again, the residents of Brooklyn consoled themselves with a familiar refrain:  Wait till next year.           

In 1951, a new home cost $9,000.  A new car was priced at $1,500.  Gas was 19 cents a gallon.  The average household made $3,700 a year.  Unemployment dropped to 3.3%.   In theaters, The Day the Earth Stood Still, directed by Robert Wise, debuted in September.  I Love Lucy premiered on America’s fastest growing home entertainment medium, television. 

In 1951, war loomed on the Korean peninsula.  The United States began testing nuclear bombs in Nevada.  The first commercial computer, UNIVAC, was dedicated for use at the United States Census Bureau.  The American experiment moved forward:  a half-step into the glow of Tomorrowland and a half-step into the chill of The Cold War.   

Baseball was entering one of its most celebrated decades.  New stars gathered backstage, awaiting their turn in the spot light.  Old stars took their bows, savoring their final moments on stage.   The 1951 season confirmed that baseball is a uniquely American drama that can change lives with one swing of the bat.   Just as it did for two proud men on an October afternoon long ago in the Polo Grounds.

In “The Echoing Green” of our collective memory, we can still hear Russ Hodges, struck with incredulity by the probable impossibilities inherent in Our National Pastime:

“I don’t believe it.  I don’t believe it.  I DO NOT believe it.” 

The next time a play on the diamond makes your jaw drop, the next time a play on the diamond takes your breath away, the next time a play on the diamond leaves you shaking your head, remember October 3, 1951, and BELIEVE IT.    


The 1951 Deluxe Past Season database contains everything you need to play games using teams and players from the 1951 season -- a full set of ratings and statistics for every player who appeared in the big leagues that year, plus team rosters, manager profiles, ballpark ratings and league schedules. Statistics include official batting, pitching and fielding totals with left/right splits for all batters and pitchers.

Also included is a complete set of real-life player transactions -- trades, disabled list moves, promotions, demotions, suspensions, and more -- plus the actual starting lineups for every regular season game played.

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Note: This season database is a companion product for the Diamond Mind Baseball version 11 game. To use this database, you must also have Diamond Mind Baseball version 11. The game software provides you with all of the tools you need to play simulated games, make roster moves, produce dozens of statistical reports, generate league schedules, and more.