Congratulations Steve!!

Congratulations Steve!!

Postby waters96 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:29 pm

You did a fantastic job from start to finish. Your win was richly-deserved! I salute you.

The thing I love (and hate) about baseball is that it is so random and arbitrary. Of course, it's always frustrating to lose by a single point. But I loved coming down to the final day not knowing who was going to win.

Entering the final week-end, I believed it was going to come down to the Wins category. Who would have thought that the final margin of victory would be a Josh Tomlin win for CC versus a Cory Kluber non-win for SHMO. But it proves once again that the sabrmetrics don't necessarily apply to what actually happens on the field on a given day.

So, thanks to everybody for a great season and looking forward to doing it again next year!!
Bob Steinberg
Schmohawks East - Banks NL (2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017 Champions)
Schmohawks on Ice - Bell AL (2013, 2014, 2015 Champions)
User avatar
waters96
In the pantheon of greats
 
Posts: 1365
Joined: Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:25 pm
Location: San Francisco, CA

Re: Congratulations Steve!!

Postby geoflin » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:42 pm

Congrats Steve, you prevailed in one of the tighter races I have seen. Well done.
Geoff
Sparky - Blue Sox
Bell - Sapphire Sox 2016 Champions
Bob - Indigo Sox
Robinson - Azure Sox 2017 Champions
User avatar
geoflin
In the pantheon of greats
 
Posts: 1750
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:42 pm
Location: Melrose MA

Re: Congratulations Steve!!

Postby Steve Shiffrin » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:25 pm

Thank you Bob and Geoff. Bob, you brilliantly managed your team in a great comeback. A couple more days and I surely would have lost. In fact, I thought I was toast the day Kluber and Stoman were pitching for you. The last day I was worried that I would lose my lead in whip. You are right. This is quite arbitrary, but it was a lot of fun for both of us.
I don't know who drafted my team for me, but he did a great job.
Thanks to Crosley and Rick for the work they have put in.
Bell Champion 2017
Clemente Champion 2016
Berra Champion 2014
User avatar
Steve Shiffrin
Frozen for DNA
 
Posts: 3963
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 1969 8:00 pm
Location: Ithaca, New York

Re: Congratulations Steve!!

Postby Rick Smetana » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:22 am

Congrats, Steve!

You won one of the more challenging races of the year in Mocksports.
Rick Smetana
DodgerBlu@aol.com
User avatar
Rick Smetana
The Commish
 
Posts: 16075
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 1969 8:00 pm
Location: Greenfield, Indiana

Re: Congratulations Steve!!

Postby Crosley » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:45 pm

I dropped the ball on this one - Congrats, Steve! The Quicksteps gave it a great run until about May 2nd... :lol:
    "Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?"

      ― Jim Bouton
User avatar
Crosley
Frozen for DNA
 
Posts: 6871
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 1969 8:00 pm
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio


Return to BELL AL League

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest