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1946: The Boys Are Back in Town

by Steve Ehresman

In 1946, Winston Churchill gave his famous Iron Curtain Speech; Nazi war criminals were sentenced to death by the International War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg; the General Assembly of the United Nation met for the first time; and—for Major League Baseball—the stars returned from the War to treat America to a new era of seasons in the sun.

Despite the challenge posed by Jorge Pascual’s Mexican League, Major League Baseball, under the leadership of Commissioner Albert “Happy” Chandler, experienced a record-breaking year, as turnstiles clicked at nearly double their 1945 rate, which happened to be the old record for putting fannies in the seats.  All sixteen teams enjoyed an increase in attendance.  Even the lowly Washington Senators and Philadelphia Phillies surpassed the magic million mark.  In all, five teams drew over a million fans for the first time, and the New York Yankees became the first team to attract two million customers.

These fans were rewarded with a baseball season that historians still celebrate.  In Boston, the Red Sox put together a 15-game winning streak in May and captured their first pennant in 28 years, winning 104 games and breezing past the defending World Series champs, the Detroit Tigers, by 12 games.    

Despite the “Williams Shift,” devised by Cleveland Indian player-manager Lou Boudreau, “Teddy Ballgame”, 27-years-old and hungry after serving as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps, won the MVP,  compiling a .342 batting average, walloping 38 home runs, drawing a major league-leading 156 walks, and driving in 123 runs.  Williams was not alone in his offensive exploits, as Rudy York (30 2B, 17 HR, 119 RBI), Bobby Doerr (34 2B, 18 HR, 116 RBI), and Johnny Pesky (208 hits, 43 2B, .335) came through with seasons that put the Red Sox atop the American League in runs (792), hits (1441), doubles (268), RBI (736), walks (687), and batting average (.271). 

“The Sawx” also possessed one the most effective pitching staffs in the American League.  Featuring Boo Ferris (40 G, 35 GS, 26 CG, 274 IP, 25-6, 3.25), Tex Hughson (20-11, 39 G, 35 GS, 21 CG, 278 IP, 20-11, 2.75), and Mickey Harris (17-9, 34 G, 30 GS, 15 CG, 236 IP, 17-9, 3.63), Boston pitching was both talented and deep. 

The American League could boast of a Herculean performance by the Detroit Tigers’ Hank Greenberg in his first full season after the War.  Smashing 44 home runs and recording 127 RBI, both major league highs, Greenberg enjoyed one of his most productive seasons.  Hal Newhouser, the ace of Detroit’s 1945 champs, put together a stellar season against much tougher competition.  “Prince Hal” dominated with a 25-9 record, along with 37 G, 34 GS, 29 CG, 293 IP, 275 K, and a major league-leading 1.94 ERA.

The New York Yankees featured a comeback by “The Yankee Clipper” Joe DiMaggio (20 2B, 3 3B, 25 HR, 95 RBI, .290), a fine all-around performance by teammate Charlie “King Kong” Keller (29 2B, 10 3B, 30 HR, 113 BB, 101 RBI), and a superior season on the hill by Spurgeon “Spud” Chandler (20-8, 34 G, 32 GS, 20 CG, 257 IP, 138 K, 2.10).     

 James “Mickey” Vernon of the Washington Senators captured the American League batting title with a.353 average. slamming 51 doubles to lead the Majors   Bob “Rapid Robert” Feller of the Cleveland Indians enjoyed one of his best seasons (48 G, 42 GS, 36 CG, 371 IP, 26-15, 348 K, 10 SHO, 2.18).  Nevertheless, their teams finished fourth (76-78) and sixth (68-86), respectively.  Far below the .500 mark were Connie Mack’s cellar-dwelling Philadelphia Athletics (49-105), a whopping 55 games behind the Red Sox.       

The National League provided drama for baseball fans, with the St. Louis Cardinals and the Brooklyn Dodgers slugging it out in a pennant race that might not have happened.  Not only did the Red Birds lose two stalwart pitchers—Mort Cooper to the Boston Braves and Max Lanier to the Mexican League--but manager Billy Southworth, who had led St. Louis to two World Series championships during the War (1942 and 1944), flew the coup to join Cooper in Beantown.  Further, Whitey Kurowski, Enos Slaughter, and Stan Musial were close to joining Max Lanier South of the Border before they backed off and remained in St. Louis. 

In a season similar to 1942, the Dodgers charged into the lead, only to see the Cardinals mount a late stretch-run to end the season in a flat-footed tie with Brooklyn (each team finishing at 96-58), forcing an unprecedented three-game playoff to determine the National League’s representative in the World Series.  The Cards took two straight games from the Bums to claim the pennant.  

MVP Stan “The Man” Musial put together an historic season, as he scored 124 runs, recorded 228 hits, slammed 50 doubles, legged-out 20 triples, blasted 16 home runs, and knocked in 103 runs, while batting .365 to lead the Major Leagues and slugging .587 to lead the National League.  Assisting Musial were George “Whitey” Kurowski (32 2B, 14 HR, 89 RBI, .301) and Enos “Country” Slaughter (30 2B, 18 HR, 130 RBI, .300).  Musial’s 366 total bases were 83 more than National League runner-up Slaughter collected.

On the hill, the Red Birds were powered by a three-pronged attack comprised of Howie Pollet (40 G, 32 GS, 22 CG, 266 IP, 21-10, 2.10), Murray Dickson (47 G, 19 GS, 12 CG, 184 IP, 15-6, 2.89), and Harry “The Cat” Brecheen (36 G, 30 GS, 14 CG, 231 IP, 2.49).  The depth of the Cardinals’ pitching staff was underscored by contributions from Al Brazle (37 G, 15 GS, 6 CG, 153 IP, 3.29) and Ted Wilks (40 G, 95 IP, 3.41)

Despite their falling in a play-off to the Cardinals, the Brooklyn Dodgers gave the Ebbets Field faithful much to cheer.  Harold “Pee Wee” Reese (16 2B, 10 3B, 10 SB, 60 RBI, .284), Carl Furillo (335 AB, 18 2B, 6 3B, .284), and Fred “Dixie” Walker (29 2B, 116 RBI, 14 SB, .319) steadied the Dodgers all season and might have parlayed their leadership into a pennant, had it not been for Pete Reiser’s broken ankle.  Without Reiser (21 2B, 73 RBI, 34 SB), Brooklyn experienced the first of many seasons that ended in disappointment.  Perhaps it was here that the cry “Wait till Next Year!” was born.     

Like their rivals in St. Louis, the Dodgers featured an outstanding pitching staff:  Kirby Higbe (42 G, 29 GS, 11 CG, 211 IP, 17-8, 3.03), Joe Hatten (42 C, 30 GS, 13 CG, 222 IP, 14-11, 2.84), and Vic Lombardi (41 G, 25 GS, 13 CG, 193 IP, 13-10, 2.89).  Swing man Hank Behrman (47 G, 11 GS, 151 IP, 11-5, 2.92) and relief ace Hugh Casey (46 G, 100 IP, 11-5, 1.98) were also valuable members of Brooklyn’s mound crew.   

Plagued by injuries to Don Johnson, Stan Hack, Mickey Livingston, and Andy Pafko, as well as by slumps, the Chicago Cubs, defending National League champions, dropped to third place (82-71).  No one in “The Windy City “could have foreseen that the Cubs would wait 71 years before appearing in another Fall Classic, redeeming themselves by breaking a 108-year drought to become World Series Champions.                                

Although Ralph Kiner’s Pittsburgh Pirates finished a dismal 7th (63-91), the twenty-three-year-old rookie slugger blasted a league-leading 23 home runs to tie Pittsburgh’s team record set by another rookie, Johnny Rizzo in 1938.  In addition, Kiner drove in 109 runs.  Before the 1946 season, Pirate manager Billy Herman and principal owner John Galbreath possessed the foresight to bring in the left field wall at Forbes Field.  The close-in seats of left field were dubbed “Greenberg’s Gardens” when the Pirates acquired “Hammerin’ Hank” in 1947.  After Greenberg’s retirement, this homer-friendly territory, 340 feet from home plate, earned a new and enduring nickname, “Kiner’s Korner.”           

Back from the War but suffering a broken bone in his hand, Johnny Mize of the New York Giants made the most of his opportunities (377 AB), as he slammed 18 2B, blasted 22 HR, and drove in 70 runs, while batting .337 and slugging .576.  Nevertheless, “Big Jawn’s” team plummeted to the cellar (61-93), as Sal Maglie, Harry Feldman, Ace Adams, and Danny Gardella jumped ship to join the Mexican League.  Frustrated by his having to manage a Swiss cheese roster depleted by defections, manager Mel Ott was ejected from both games of a doubleheader when his Giants dropped a twin-bill to the Pirates on June 9.

It’s hard to believe, but Kiner and Mize were the only National Leaguers to reach or exceed 20 home runs.  For the season, the National League hit 562 homers, while the American League, bolstered by Hank Greenberg (44), Ted Williams (38), Charlie Keller (30), Joe DiMaggio (25), Pat Seerey (26), and Sam Chapman (20), launched 653.      

Quietly putting together a solid pitching staff, the Boston Braves featured Johnny Sain (37 G, 34 GS, 24 CG, 265 IP, 20-14, 129 K, 2.21) and a southpaw who had barely had a cup of coffee in the Big Leagues before going to war.  This twenty-five-year-old, Warren Spahn (24 G, 16 GS, 8 CG, 128 IP, 8-5, 2.93), showed promise that he had a bright future.  In 1947, he would begin to fulfill that promise.       

The 1946 World Series, a seven-game struggle between Williams’ Red Sox and Musial’s Cardinals, featured clutch performances by Harry Brecheen, who picked up three victories, and Enos Slaughter, who, despite a painful elbow, starred in one of Major League Baseball’s iconic October moments.  On first base with two outs, Slaughter took off when Cardinal left fielder Harry Walker hit a line drive over the head of Boston shortstop Johnny Pesky.  When Len Culberson fielded the ball and relayed it to the infield, Slaughter, ignoring a stop sign from third base coach Mike Gonzalez, slid safely into home, putting St. Louis ahead 4-3 with what proved to be the winning run in the decisive seventh game. Red Sox nation is still replaying “Slaughter’s Mad Dash” in their nightmares. 

Diamond Mind Baseball presents the 1946 season, the first of the post-War era.  In a year when bikinis went on sale in Paris, Tupperware appeared in department and hardware stores, and Dean Martin, Bill Haley, and B. B. King began their musical careers, Major League Baseball ruled the sporting world.  With the Greatest Generation back home, America could take a long, deep breath.  Unforeseen challenges lay ahead, but for one summer, the summer of 1946, we could relax and enjoy our freedom.


The 1946 Deluxe Past Season database contains everything you need to play games using teams and players from the 1946 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.

If you are a registered owner of the 1946 Classic Past Season, you are eligible for upgrade pricing for this item. Send an email to dmb_info@imaginesports.com to request your discount promotion code.

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.

2019 Season Database Update

Earlier this week, we updated our master copy of the 2019 Annual Season Database to correct the injury ratings for a number of composite player records. (Please refer to the Scope of Changes note on the 2019 Season Database Changes web page for details.)

2019 Season Database Changes

All customers who have purchased the 2019 Season Database so far have been sent a notification email that includes information about the update and a new link to allow you to download a copy of the updated season. If you have not received the update notification, you can contact us directly at dmb_info@imaginesports.com

To check if your copy of the 2019 Season Database is up to date, have a look in the Notes tab of the Organizer window with your installed copy of the 2019 season as the active database. If the date of the "2019 Updates" note is 12/20/2019 or later then you have the most up to date version.

In addition, we have released a season update patch that will allow you to update your already installed copy of the 2019 season. The update patch is not a complete copy of the 2019 season database. It is a program that applies the corrections to an already installed copy of the 2019 season without disturbing the work you may have already done to your team rosters and league structure. Instructions on using the 2019 season update patch and the link to download it can be found on the 2019 Season Database Changes web page. 

We apologize for these errors and for any inconvenience.

Updated: 12/21/2019

League Ownership Compliance Offer

In order to encourage 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:

Once all league members have confirmed that they have bought the required software for the season to come, 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
  • Order number for season database purchase by each league member
  • Full name and email address associated with DMB account 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 2019 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.

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Ownership Compliant Leagues for past years:

2019 Annual Season Database Available December 12th!

2019:  The Nationals Sit atop the Baseball World

by Steve Ehresman

“Once upon a time, Washington had a baseball team, and it had a reputation:  Washington--first in war, first in peace, and last in the American League.”  In a 2001 review of Hardball on the Hill, political commentator and baseball fan George F. Will referenced Charles Dryden’s 1909 taunt to express the abject failure that so often characterized baseball in our nation’s capital since its inception in 1901.      

Before they skipped town and became the Minnesota Twins in 1961, the original Washington Senators (aka the Nationals or simply the Nats) won three pennants (1924, 1925, 1933) and one World Series (1924).  Nevertheless, they suffered through multiple seasons of ignominy, finishing dead last eight times—their worst season coming in 1904 (38-113).  Sometime in the 1940s, long-time owner Clark Griffith summed up the fortunes of his hapless charges by saying, “The fans enjoy home runs, and we have assembled a pitching staff that is sure to please them.”               

From 1961-1971, the expansion Washington Senators stunk up D.C. until they packed their bags and became the Texas Rangers in 1972.  Despite the fact that President John F. Kennedy threw out the first pitch for Washington’s new contingent of cast-offs and also-rans, the Senators finished their maiden season 61-101.  Their most resounding belly flop occurred in 1963 when they finished 56-106.  Despite a moment of hope under manager Ted Williams (86-76 in 1969), these second-generation Senators were dismal. 

Enter the Montreal Expos, who became the Washington Nationals in 2005 and continued the legacy of baseball in our nation’s capital.  After initially struggling, the Nationals enjoyed success when they won the National League East in 2014, 2016, and 2017.  Nevertheless, they also suffered disappointment when they were eliminated in the NLDS each time.  

That was then.  This is now.      

In 2019, the Washington Nationals, beginning the post-season as the First Wild Card team in the National League, defeated the Milwaukee Brewers, toppled the Los Angeles Dodgers, and crushed the St. Louis Cardinals to win a spot in the World Series against the Houston Astros, who were coming off their third consecutive season of one hundred wins.  Despite their 19-31 start to the regular season and their entering the Fall Classic as underdogs to the juggernaut from Space City, the Nationals found a way, winning the only World Series in which the home team did not record a victory.       

Led by a trio of ace starters—Max Scherzer (27 GS, 172.1 IP, 243 K, 2.92 ERA, 1.027 WHIP, 5.8 WAR), Patrick Corbin (33 GS, 202 IP, 238 K, 3.25 ERA, 1.183 WHIP, 5.4 WAR), and Stephen Strasburg (18-6, 33 GS, 209 IP, 251 K, 3.32 ERA, 1.038 WHIP, 6.5 WAR)—the Nats won the first World Series championship for Washington, D.C. since Bucky Harris’ squad of 1924, as well as the first World Series championship in the history of the Expos/Nationals franchise.

The Washington pitching staff received support from a group of veterans (Kurt Suzuki, Howie Kendrick, and Ryan Zimmerman), a dynamic shortstop (Trea Turner:  19 HR, 57 RBI, .298 BA, .353 OBP, .497 SLG, .850 OPS, 35 SB, 2.4 WAR), an MVP-caliber third sacker (Anthony Rendon:  34 HR, 126 RBI, .319 BA, .412 OBP, .598 SLG, 1.010 OPS, 6.3 WAR), and a twenty-one-year-old wunderkind (Juan Soto:  34 HR, 110 RBI, .282 BA, .401 OBP, .548 SLG, .949 OPS, 4.7 WAR)—all of whom combined their talents to push a 93-69 team to the highest pinnacle of success. 

The Houston Astros, dramatic foil for the Cinderella Nationals, had a roster of stars few other teams could match.  Finishing the 2019 season with the best record in baseball (107-55), the Astros held off the upset-minded Tampa Bay Rays in the Division Series, then defeated the New York Yankees (103-59) in the ALCS to reserve their table at the World Series for the second time in three seasons. 

Leading the way for the Astros was their formidable young line-up.  As always, Jose Altuve (31 HR, 74 RBI, .298 BA, .353 OBP, .550 SLG, .903 OPS, 3.7 WAR) anchored Houston’s offense.  In 2019, he was joined by superb fly-chaser George Springer (39 HR, 96 RBI, .292 BA, .383 OBP, .591 SLG, 974 OPS, 6.2 WAR), MVP candidate Alex Bregman (41 HR, 112 RBI, .296 BA, .423 OBP, .592 SLG, 1.015 OPS, 8.4 WAR), and National League Rookie of the Year Yordan Alvarez (27 HR, 78 RBI, .313 BA, .412 OBP, .655 SLG, 1.067 OPS, 3.7 WAR) to form a nucleus of sluggers capable of winning multiple championships.  Just as the Nationals received contributions from their veteran players, the Astros benefitted from a resurgent season by Michael Brantley (22 HR, 90 RBI, .311 BA, .372 OBP, .502 SLG, .875 OPS, 4.6 WAR).       

On the mound, the Astros boasted a starting staff that rivaled or excelled that of the Washington Nationals.  American League Cy Young Award Winner Justin Verlander (21-6, 34 GS, 223 IP, 300K, 2.58 ERA, 0.803 WHIP, 7.8 WAR) and Gerrit Cole (20-5, 33 GS, 212.1 IP, 326 K, 2.50 ERA, 0.895 WHIP, 6.8 WAR) gave Houston the best one-two pitching combination in recent memory.  Almost forgotten was the third member of the Astros’ imposing starting staff:  2009 Cy Young Award Winner Zack Greinke (18-5, 33 GS, 208.2 IP, 187 K, 2.93 ERA, 0.982 WHIP, 6.4 WAR). 

As a commercial on the MLB Channel insists, “The kids are here, and we play LOUD.”  No one exemplifies the spirit of modern baseball more than two of its biggest stars:  American League MVP Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels (45 HR, 104 RBI, .291 BA, .438 OBP, .645 SLG, 1.083 OPS, 8.3 WAR) and National League MVP Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers (47 HR, 115 RBI, .305 BA, .406 OBP, .629 SLG, 1.035 OPS, 9.0 WAR).

The 2018 MVP Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers (44 HR, 97 RBI, .329 BA,,.429 OBP, .671 SLG, 1.100 OPS, 7.1 WAR) followed his award-winning campaign with aplomb, and Pete “Polar Bear” Alonso of the New York Mets, the National League Rookie of the Year, burst on to the scene with ferocity (53 HR, 120 RBI, .260 BA, .358 OBP, .583 SLG, .941 OPS, 5.0 WAR) to lead Major League Baseball in home runs.   Further emphasizing the flavor of baseball in 2019, Marcus Semien of the Oakland Athletics put himself into the MVP race with a breakout season:  38 HR, 92 RBI, .285 BA, 369 OBP, .522 SLG, .892 OPS, 8.1 WAR). 

Fifty-eight players hit 30 home runs, and thirty-two did it for the first time.  Four squads (the Astros, the Dodgers, the Yankees, and the Twins) broke the 2018 team record of 267 home runs (nearly 30 per lineup spot) set by the Yankees.  The Minnesota Twins, the greatest mashers of all, set a major league record by clobbering 307 long balls.  The LOUD sound one heard in 2019 was the explosion caused by a record-breaking 6,777 home runs flying out of major league ball parks.    

Their major league-leading excellence nearly overshadowed by the proliferation of long balls, Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox batted .335; Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox scored 135 runs;  Whit Merrifield of the Kansas City Royals smacked 206 hits; Rafael Devers of the Boston Red Sox amassed 359 total bases; Nick Castellanos of the Chicago Cubs cracked 58 doubles; Anthony Rendon of the Washington Nationals collected 126 RBI; Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros drew 119 bases on balls; and Mallex Smith of  the Seattle Mariners swiped 46 bases.

Premier relief pitchers Aroldis Chapman of the New York Yankees (60 G, 57.0 IP, 38 H, 85 K, 2.21 ERA, 1.105 WHIP) and Josh Hader of the Milwaukee Brewers (61 G, 75.2 IP, 41 H, 138 K, 2.62 ERA, 1.014 WHIP) locked-down games in The Bronx and Brew City.  Asserting the importance of starting pitching, Charlie Morton of the Tampa Bay Rays (16-6, 33 GS, 194.2 IP, 240 K, 3.05 ERA, 1.084 WHIP, 5.0 WAR) and Hyun-Jim Ryu of the Los Angeles Dodgers (14-5, 29 GS, 182.2 IP, 163 K, 2.32 ERA, 1.007 WHIP, 5.3 WAR) helped to guide their teams to the post-season.  For good measure, Jacob deGrom won his second consecutive Cy Young Award in the National League, putting up numbers that belied the 2019 offensive surge:  11-8, 32 GS, 204 IP, 256 K, 1.43 ERA, 0.971 WHIP, 7.9 WAR.

When the history of this era is written, the most important development may well be the emergence of young stars.  Some have already written their names in record books.  Some may have begun to engrave their plaques at Cooperstown.  In a sport that is increasingly a young man’s game, Yordan Alvarez and Pete Alonso took home RYO hardware for their 2019 excellence, but they are not alone.    

Other promising youngsters are only beginning to realize their potential:  Luis Arraez (Minnesota Twins); Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio, and Vladimir Guerrero, Junior (Toronto Blue Jays); Tommy Edman (St. Louis Cardinals); Keston Hiura (Milwaukee Brewers); Adam Haseley (Philadelphia Phillies); Dakota Hudson (St. Louis Cardinals); Eloy Jimenez (Chicago White Sox); Brandon Lowe (Tampa Bay Rays); Dustin May (Los Angeles Dodgers); Brendan McKay (Tampa Bay Rays); Oscar Mercado (Cleveland Indians); Chris Paddack (San Diego Padres); John Means (Baltimore Orioles); Bryan Reynolds (Pittsburgh Pirates); Victor Robles (Washington Nationals); Nick Senzel (Cincinnati Reds); Will Smith (Los Angeles Dodgers); Mike Soroka (Atlanta Braves); Fernando Tatis, Junior (San Diego Padres); Alex Verdugo (Los Angeles Dodgers); and Mike Yastrzemski (San Francisco Giants).  They will carry Our National Pastime to the next stage of its long history, allowing today’s fans to tell their grandchildren about the thrill they felt when they saw these legends-in-the making come of age. 

The 2019 season was inundated by discussions of hard-hit rates and spin rates, launch angles and exit velocities, drag coefficients and defensive shifts, automated strike zones and sign-stealing.  Despite the noise surrounding baseball, the game will survive.  Its roots go back far into history.  Baseball has evolved.  Baseball has adapted.  Baseball has survived.  It has challenged and celebrated every generation since Alexander Joy Cartwright and the New York Knickerbockers.  Every player, veteran or rookie, is an heir to the legacy of the Elysian Fields.  On that hallowed ground, even a city shamed by a 110-year-old taunt can produce a World Series Champion.                                                                                          


The 2019 Annual Season Database contains everything you need to play games using teams and players from the 2019 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 2019 Annual Season Database and get the Season Database for 35% off the regular price.  Add both items to your cart and use shopping code SD2019BUN to apply the discount at checkout.

DMB's Holiday Sale 2019

Buy 1 past season, Get a 2nd past season for half-price!

Sale starts November 28th, 2019 and ends December 31st, 2019

Buy any past season or greatest teams/players database at regular price and receive a second past season or greatest teams/players database of equal or lesser value for half-price.  Offer applies to the purchase of all regularly priced past season and greatest teams/players 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.

The discount will be applied automatically for the duration of the sale (Thurs, Nov. 28 to Tues, Dec. 31). For the discount to be applied correctly, you need to add all eligible* items to your shopping cart before moving to the checkout and payment screen. This includes the items that you need to buy to qualify for the discount as well as the items that will be discounted. If eligible items with different prices are selected, then the lowest priced items will be discounted.

The discount will also work for any multiple of two databases included in the same order. For example, ordering four databases will get two at half price, ordering six databases will get three at half price and so on. In all cases, it will be the lowest priced items that are discounted within the order.

This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts or coupon codes.

Visit the Diamond Mind website between Thursday, November 28th and Tuesday, December 31st to place your order. 

Sale runs from 12:01 am EST, November 28, 2019 until 11:59 pm EST, December 31, 2019.


* The Diamond Mind Baseball: Version 11 Game software is excluded from this promotion.