Okay, so I haven't read the 336 comments on Sandy's thread, so I apologize if I've missed this somewhere along the way. However, the question I did see was when we could set it up, and the answer was early February on Yahoo!
So... since the last comment over there was 12 days ago (and that's still in January), I'm guessing it hasn't been set up yet, and I wanted to kick off further discussion to see if we could figure out how many leagues need to be set up to accommodate all the interest, how many players are interested in competing in a Red Sox fan league (which means Sox players are going to get drafted off the board at a premium rate) and where we go from here.
I've run a Yahoo! league for a decade or so, and generally run on these categories, with head-to-head play:
Batters: R, 1B, 2B, 3B, HR, RBI, SB, Avg
Pitchers: W, Sv, K, ERA, WHIP
A little unorthodox, but I think they give you a number of categories to choose from. I wonder whether we could set up a league for the Sabermetric guys (just not sure if Yahoo! has wOBA or xFIP as choices). I'm perfectly willing to do a 5x5 set up for OTM, if that's what folks want to go with. Doesn't look like Yahoo! has opened it up yet, so I cannot see what the choices would be.
Rather than start one and invite everyone in on a first come, first serve kind of set up... I wanted to post it up again and see whether we could determine an appropriate set of categories to group those interested.
So... how many folks want to play, and what are the categories we should divide ourselves up into? (For starters, I think "experienced" and "newbies" might allow those that haven't played before to have a little more fun with their first experience, but then again... it's not incredibly complex, so perhaps that isn't necessary.)
Definitely looking to expand my Fantasy community to include OTM in 2011. So... what's next?