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A player's name is generated randomly - check this collection of some funny and head-scratching names over the years -
Crazy Names in BaseHit
If you are interested in learning a bit of the BaseHit history, here's a name-related story from the early days of CSFBL/BaseHit -
The Story Of Winthrop
Each player has a primary position and defensive ratings specific to that position.
If a player plays out of position, his range (RA) and glove (GL) ratings will be worse than at his primary position.
Arm (AR) rating is worse if playing catcher out of position.
The actual reduction depends on the degree of difficulty of the new position compared to the primary position. Specific details can be found in
Playing out of position & position changes
Players in BaseHit range from young prospects (starting at age 17) to veteran players in their 40s.
Each season, players age one year, and their ratings reflect the effects of aging.
Ratings for young players generally improve as they age, while ratings for older players decline.
Different ratings peak and decline at varying rates and ages. For example, speed peaks early, while discipline peaks late.
Players reach their peak performance generally between the ages of 26 and 29, although not all players reach their full potential.
Bats and Throws
Indicates the player's batting and throwing hand: (L)eft, (R)ight, or (S)witch.
Switch-hitters always bat on the opposite side of the plate from the opposing pitcher.
Right-handed batters usually perform better against left-handed pitchers, and vice versa.
Right-handed pitchers typically fare better against right-handed hitters, while left-handed pitchers excel against left-handed hitters.
Left-handed throwers face penalties when playing certain positions (C, 2B, 3B, or SS).
AB = Number of Games x .8
P = Number of Games x .3
Players earn their first year of experience when their career stats meet the thresholds, additional years of experience are credited each season the thresholds are met.
Player salary is the amount a team pays a player for the next season.
Salaries demands are made at the beginning of the postseason, and players automatically re-sign with the team unless you choose to release them.
Player salaries are determined by ratings, performance, and the player's inherent "greed" factor. *On-field performance becomes increasingly important determinant of salary over time.|
Salary negotiation does not occur - players demand what they want, and you can pay that amount or release them. unless they are released.
The player card displays how a player joined their current team, whether through the draft, trade, or free agency.
Players signed during the annual Amateur Draft show the team, draft position, and year of selection.
Clicking on the draft year provides a detailed view of the draft, allowing comparison of the player's performance to others in the draft class.
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