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OBFBL Power Rankings #1 – Through Week 6

After six weeks and eight fantasy games played, it is now time for the first edition of the 2011 Power Rankings for the Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League (“OBFBL”).  The OBFBL is an 18-team, non-keeper, head to head, points, mixed NL/AL fantasy baseball league that has existed since 1999 and is currently in its 13th […]

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Fantasy Baseball Headlines – May 17, 2011

It was a busy and eventful day in baseball, both real and fantasy.  Every Tuesday night, I write a column for Fantasy Alarm (www.fantasyalarm.com) doing a Top Ten list of newsworthy events happening in baseball and analyzing any potential fantasy impact.  You can view the full article at http://www.fantasyalarm.com/may-17-2011-fantasy-baseball-tuesday-top-ten/.   Here are some of the headlines that […]

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The Art of Making a Fantasy Baseball Trade

Today I made a significant trade in one of my fantasy baseball leagues.  This is the league where I am the commissioner of an 18-team, head to head, mixed, points league where pitching is the key to success.  Thus far, my staff has not performed up to standards that are even below my mediocre expectations.  I have Brett […]

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Baseball and Bin Laden

For those of you who don’t know, I was in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  I was commuting into New York City on the PATH train to take my first law school exam that fateful morning.  The weather was a perfect sunny and 80 degrees.  I was a little tired from staying […]

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A Royal Wedding – Prince charms the NY Giants

In Jerry Reese we trust.  Since Reese became the Giants’ general manager a few years ago, he has developed a well-deserved reputation as being one of the NFL’s best evaluators of talent at the top and bottom of the draft.  Almost all of his draft picks have made the team and contributed on the field.  […]

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Fantasy Baseball Draft Review – OBFBL’s 13th Season

The 13th annual Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League (“OBFBL”) draft is now officially in the books.  The OBFBL is an 18-team, mixed, H2H points league with no keepers.  The point scoring system is set up to balance the value of hitters and pitchers.  Arguably, the upper eschalon of pitchers are more valuable than most hitters […]

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Fantasy Baseball – Draft Fever

This is the first year I have ever done more than two fantasy baseball leagues in one season.  In fact, I am doing four of them.  I have also participated in more mock drafts over the last few months than I have in the last ten years.  One could assume I would be “drafted out.”  […]

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Fantasy Baseball 2011 – Yahoo Expert League

I will be participating in four fantasy baseball leagues this year.  This represents the most leagues I am doing in one season, so it should be a challenge to actively manage all of them.  The challenge will be especially daunting given the level of competition I am facing in each league.  The first draft I […]

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Fantasy Baseball Retrospective – Draft Positions of OBFBL Champions

The third installment of the OBFBL Retrospective will focus on the twelve previous champions and what their draft positions were.  Since the inception of the league, a random, fresh draft order is selected prior to each season.  The standings from the prior year have no bearing on the next year’s draft.  That being said, I […]

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Fantasy Baseball Retrospective – Top 30 OBFBL Team Names

The second installment of my retrospective on my fantasy baseball league will focus on the greatest team names in league history.  Choosing the name for your fantasy sports team is always a fun venture.  People tend to put a significant amount of time into making this crucial decision in an attempt to be witty.  Since 1999, there have […]

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