Rod’s Replay Insider: Researching player usage

The information on APBA baseball cards and the APBA’s yellow lineup sheet only gives you a limited amount of information. Fortunately, with the explosion of SABRmetrics, there is more information now available than anyone can digest. For replayers, the info available is great for helping to create guidelines for player…

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Rod’s Replay Insider: Organizing a binder notebook to help you manage your replay

Keeping your key information in one place is one way to better organize your replay. Start with an all-encompassing three-ring D binder book. There are lots of different sizes, but I use a one-and-a-half inch binder book. The D-ring specification may sound picky, but when you start going back and…

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Rod’s Replay Insider: A post-game protocol for recording replay information

In the past few blogs, we have stress the importance of organizing and maintaining accuracy in recording game scores on a day-by-day basis and keeping one’s standings up to date and accurate. Fall short in either area and count on eventually having to pore through your records trying to accurately…

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Rod’s Replay Insider: How to approach playing a replay schedule: recording series

  Replays require a systematic approach to compiling information. Think about how much information you will be recording: Box scores for as many games are you are playing in your replay Daily standings for your replay Batting and pitching records for several hundred individual players Team batting and pitching records…

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Rod’s Replay Insider: An illustrated example of a simple box score methodology for replays

(click image for pdf version of box score)   The selection of a box score format is a key decision in setting up your system for conducting a replay. The format you choose has to be understandable, easy to record and, most important, easily convertible to a systematic cumulative stat-keeping…

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