Those drawn to sports board games can be (ahem, clears throat) rather obesssive. And what better way to express the joy of that expressiveness than by replaying a full season in all its glory. My season of choice – 1992. Why? Because I’ve had the 3rd Edition of Avalon Hill’s Statis Pro baseball in my cupboard for years and recently, like an old Neil Diamond song, it said: Play Me!
Back in the day Avalon Hill produced all manner of games — no subject seemed off limits. From office politics, the stock market, sailing, sports, and any battle from the World Wars. Inside the vast box containing The Longest Day, […]
The 1979 Statis Pro Baseball boxed set came with the first edition rules. They are a masterclass in simplicity and brevity, running in total for four pages. Only the first page and a half contain the actual rules, while the […]
The season is about to begin, although we have to wait until day four before the Yankees start their season opening series against the Texas Rangers. After an hour or so of seperating and bagging all of the teams from […]
A wonderful, almost mint version of the 1979 version of Statis Pro has arrived, containing a huge host of players from the 1978 season. Before I write about it here are some of the components and the box. Above you […]
Hey all – just started a new project – a replay of the entire 1992 season using the original Statis Pro game and cards (the last official set, I believe). Given, like so many other fellow sports board gamers, I […]
@ Game 1 – Opening Day – April 6, 1992 – Cleveland Indians at Baltimore Orioles The first of the 2,100+ games before the play offs 😉 We’re off with a see sawing high scoring affair. So high scoring in […]