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    Maxim Fallacy Baseball...or you really want Jimmy Haynes



    The basic strategy of Maxim Fallacy Baseball is as simple as the infield fly rule: Pick baseball players who produce the most negative statistics (i.e., the players most likely to piss off their managers, fans, and teammates with their nacho-tossing incompetence) and, thus, score the most Fallacy points based upon our revolutionary patented* scoring system. Since you're likely an expert at making poor selections in ordinary fantasy games, you should really thrive here.

    *Scoring system not patented.


    Maxim Fallacy Baseball is as free as a seat at Beat-up Couch Stadium. We could never charge hard-working American taxpayers for this kind of competitive dysfunction.


    We "convinced" bemused chlorophyllionaire Felix Dennis to award you a generous $50,000,000 salary cap to assemble your team. To buy a player, simply click on his salary. To search for players, click on Buy Players in the left navigation bar. Use your $50,000,000 wisely and you might be crowned Supreme Ruler of Middle Boobistan! Remember, you must have a complete roster to earn points.
    You must select the following positions for your team (13 total):
    1 Catcher
    1 First Baseman
    1 Second Baseman
    1 Shortstop
    1 Third Baseman
    3 Outfielders
    5 Pitchers


    Points in Maxim Fallacy Baseball are awarded as follows:

    Out (At Bat - Hit) 5 points

    Strikeout 10 points

    Caught Stealing 25 points

    Hit by Pitch -5 points

    0-for-4 or worse 50 points

    Error 50 points

    Single -5 points

    Double -10 points

    Triple -15 points

    Home Run -25 points

    Walk -5 points

    RBI -10 points

    Stolen Base -5 points

    4 or More Hits in a Game -25 points

    Hit for Cycle -50 points


    Loss 25 points

    Blown Save 50 points

    Hit Allowed 5 points

    Walk Allowed 5 point

    Hit Batter 25 points

    Earned Run Allowed 10 points

    Wild Pitch 25 points

    Balk 50 points

    Starter pulled within four or fewer innings 50 points

    Error 50 points

    Win -25 points

    Save -15 points

    Strikeout -10 points

    Complete Game -25 points

    Shutout -100 points

    No-Hitter -1000 points

    Perfect Game -2500 points

    Anyone interested?

    In a little lighthearted fantasy fun?

    The league number for Redszone is 591 and password is Dunn.
    Last edited by savafan; 04-19-2004 at 08:24 PM. Reason: bad link
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    Re: Maxim Fallacy Baseball...or you really want Jimmy Haynes

    I'm in. Losing is my specialty.

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    Re: Maxim Fallacy Baseball...or you really want Jimmy Haynes

    Sounds fun.. but dont think i can

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    Re: Maxim Fallacy Baseball...or you really want Jimmy Haynes

    I don't have any idea how or why, but the Yokels are crushing the Ogres 755 to -90. I think that means I'm winning.

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