The All-Time Greats Barnstormers Tour 2020
Signups are now open to all!

Win tickets to your favorite ballpark!*

The ATG 9 Barnstormers Tour 2020 is a great way to try a variety of different league setups and meet new Strat-O-Matic fans from around the world!

This year the tournament spans 6 Events, with participation required in at least 5 of them. If you play in all 6 Events, your lowest-scoring season is dropped.

Check out the Schedule below, the PRIZES you could win, and then SIGN UP!

For more information, or to sign up, email the Commissioner at sirmightymoose@comcast.net.

Past Winners


BT 2003: LJs
BT 2004: Wbonn63
BT 2005: 45Beach
BT 2006: Odyssey Tigger
BT 2007: gkhd11a
BT 2008: The Last Druid
BT 2009: toyboys
BT 2010: DonFESQ
BT 2011: andycummings65
BT 2012: nels52
BT 2013: BruceF
BT 2014: labratory
BT 2015: rburgh
BT 2016: chris_s
BT 2017: cristano1
BT 2018: The Last Druid
BT 2019: tmfw30
BT 2020: you?

Tournament Event Schedule


Event 1


begins: May 4 or May 11

Salary Cap: Choice of $60/80/100/140/200M
Draft: Auto List Draft (standard)
DH Rule: TBD by salary cap
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)

In Progress Leaders*


League 1: labratory (91-71)
League 2: dinsdale (88-74)
League 3: JohnnyBlazers (89-73)
League 4: big sideburns (105-57)
League 5: freeman (96-66)
League 6: bk7171 (92-70)
League 7: Roosky (86-76)
League 8: lk340988 (88-74)
League 9: mditka891 (88-74)
League 10: Decius (88-74)
League 11: Goreds54 (92-70)
League 12: Egnaro (85-77)
League 13: Jayson.lastarza@gmail.com (92-70)
League 14: CirrhoticLiver (94-68)
League 15: cascboas (85-77)
League 16: Ptolemy323 (100-62)
League 17: earlylights (88-74)
League 18: RB44 (94-68)
League 19: mesquiton (93-69)
League 20: Frank Bailey (101-61)

* leaders determined by W/L, then run diff.
bold - league champion

Event 2


begins: June 1 or June 8
(Deadline for Tournament Entry)

Salary Cap: $80,000,000 (standard)
Draft: Auto List Draft (standard)
DH Rule: No (standard)
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)

In Progress Leaders*


League 1: Rocket05 (91-71)
League 2: grazoontite (93-69)
League 3: unctarheel (83-79)
League 4: dwightskino21 (92-70)
League 5: BruceF (101-61)
League 6: Aray0113 (84-78)
League 7: CirrhoticLiver (89-73)
League 8: RiggoDrill (85-77)
League 9: Chuck1234 (99-63)
League 10: Roosky (84-78)
League 11: malamutt2002 (88-74)
League 12: Sox040713 (88-74)
League 13: Hola (89-73)
League 14: toston (86-76)
League 15: Red Beards (85-77)
League 16: garyclausen01 (102-60)
League 17: dappleg1 (86-76)
League 18: Decius (93-69)
League 19: Lindonman (94-68)
League 20: Mr Baseball World (88-74)

* leaders determined by W/L, then run diff.
bold - league champion

Event 3


begins: June 29 or July 6

Salary Cap: $100,000,000
Draft: Auto List Draft (standard)
DH Rule: Yes
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)

In Progress Leaders*


League 1: jeffdoh (93-69)
League 2: mjruth (91-71)
League 3: Badriders (81-81)
League 4: sjudd (94-68)
League 5: pacoboy (88-74)
League 6: hallerose (91-71)
League 7: Chemosh (89-73)
League 8: blineimages (87-75)
League 9: FrankieT (86-76)
League 10: grazoontite (87-75)
League 11: scorehouse (90-72)
League 12: andycummings65 (93-69)
League 13: danielz (94-68)
League 14: Ptolemy323 (101-61)
League 15: Minoso Express (88-74)
League 16: Hola (91-71)
League 17: KAD1988 (82-80)
League 18: mburatti76 (91-71)
League 19: Mr Regulator (87-75)
League 20: Chompsky (98-64)

* leaders determined by W/L, then run diff.
bold - league champion

Event 4


begins: July 27 or Aug 3

Salary Cap: $60,000,000
Draft: Auto List Draft (standard)
DH Rule: No (standard)
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)

In Progress Leaders*


League 1: garyclausen01 (88-74)
League 2: Elmo041209 (89-73)
League 3: Egnaro (95-67)
League 4: sjudd (90-72)
League 5: nwelter (95-67)
League 6: hallerose (96-66)
League 7: Muadib1950 (90-72)
League 8: BDWard (89-73)
League 9: tkl33 (87-75)
League 10: BC15NY (83-79)
League 11: Minoso Express (87-75)
League 12: boyer14 (87-75)
League 13: RiggoDrill (86-76)
League 14: CirrhoticLiver (84-78)
League 15: Irishfalcon (85-77)
League 16: gkhd11a (93-69)
League 17: Outta Leftfield (88-74)
League 18: mjruth (97-65)
League 19: sociophil (85-77)

* leaders determined by W/L, then run diff.
bold - league champion

Event 5


begins: August 24 or 31

Salary Cap: $140,000,000
Draft: Choice of Live or Auto List Draft
DH Rule: Yes
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)

In Progress Leaders*


League LD 1 (1 hr. turns): mburatti76 (90-72)
League 1: jeffdoh (84-78)
League 2: Mr Baseball World (84-78)
League 3: cminton (79-83)
League 4: lk340988 (83-79)
League 5: boyer14 (91-71)
League 6: Dougout (95-67)
League 7: BC15NY (92-70)
League 8: Lindonman (92-70)
League 9: 1Can1 (88-74)
League 10: BDWard (109-53)
League 11: ScumbyJr (91-71)
League 12: andycummings65 (90-72)
League 13: labratory (103-59)
League 14: PaulAlanWeintraub (88-74)
League 15: chuckwonup (90-72)
League 16: garyclausen01 (110-52)
League 17: BRYANLEWIS (78-84)
League 18: RB44 (86-76)

* leaders determined by W/L, then run diff.
bold - league champion

Event 6


begins: September 21

Salary Cap: $200,000,000
Draft: Choice of Live or Auto List Draft
DH Rule: Yes
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)

In Progress Leaders*


League 1: Rocket05 (83-79)
League 2: freeman (97-65)
League 3: Sox040713 (94-68)
League 4: grazoontite (98-64)
League 5: bk7171 (103-59)
League 6: MIKEARCHAMBAULT (84-78)
League 7: ScumbyJr (94-68)
League 8: blineimages (82-80)
League 9: tmatthews (92-70)
League 10: Supersore (91-71)
League 11: Ptolemy323 (85-77)
League 12: MonkeyMaker (87-75)
League 13: Treyomo (92-70)
League 14: Dougess (90-72)
League 15: nwelter (94-68)
League 16: sociophil (100-62)
League 17: Badriders (85-77)

* leaders determined by W/L, then run diff.
bold - league champion

Semi-Finals

Ranks #10-81 only
(#1-9 automatically advance to Champions League)

begins: Dec. 7, 2020

Salary Cap: $100,000,000
Draft: Auto List Draft (standard)
DH Rule: Yes
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)

In Progress Leaders*


Does not count toward tournament point totals.

League 1: Dougess (89-40)
League 2: 1Can1 (78-51)
League 3: nels52 (75-54)

* leaders determined by W/L, then run diff.
bold - league champion

Champions League


the 9 highest-ranked Managers + 3 Semi-Finals league champions only

begins: TBD

Salary Cap: $100,000,000
Draft: Live Draft w. ballpark
DH Rule: yes
Free Agent Drop Penalty: 5/10/20% (standard)


TOURNAMENT RULES


I. Membership

The deadline for membership is the start date of the second Event. All members are asked to give an email address (or two) so that the Commissioner and other tournament members can contact you during the season. The only monetary requirement is to purchase your required number of teams.

To sign up, please send an email to the Commissioner, Mighty Moose, at sirmightymoose@comcast.net, expressing your desire to participate.

II. Qualifying Events

The tournament will consist of Six (6) Qualifying Events that will be used to rank managers. Every manager must play in at least five of the tour events to be eligible to compete in the Semi-Finals and Champions League. The rankings will be based on each manager's cumulative score. If you have played all six events, your lowest event score will be dropped when compiling your overall cumulative total. If you only play in five of the events, you will not be eligible to drop your lowest event total.

III. League Assignments

Every league (including possible live drafts and semis/finals) will use the new feature to randomize all teams within the league once filled. Once a signup period has started, you will e-mail Mighty Moose of your intent to participate in that Round and he will tell you which league to join. We will try to have at least two different starting weeks to accommodate vacation schedules, so please notify the Commish which week you have a preference for. You will then have 72 hours to enter your team once Mighty Moose e-mails you with your league assignment. Once you team enters its league, do not pull your team out for any reason. If you selected a wrong stadium, e-mail the Commish which stadium you intended and we will try to get it changed before first pitch. If any games have been played, the stadium will not be changed and a 25-point (wins) penalty will be assessed if this results in a stadium duplication (see Section X - Ballpark Requirements).

IV. Semi-Finals Leagues

After all 6 events are completed, the top 9 ranked tournament managers will receive a BYE and will automatically advance to the Championship League. The next 72 ranked players (#10-81) will compete in one of three 24-team Semi-Finals leagues, the three winners of which will advance to the Championship League.

V. Championship League

The top 9 ranked tournament managers and the 3 Semi-Finals League Winners will play in a year-end Champions League to determine the overall Champion. A vote of all 12 players in the Championship Finals will determine the salary cap and DH/NO DH for the Championship League. The Championship Round will be live draft, 16 rounds with 1 stadium drafted as one of the picks. The draft order will be determined by your overall standings in the Tour. The (9) players who receive the BYE to the Championship Round will have the #1 to #9 draft position "choices". This means that the #1 player will be given his "choice" of draft order, and then the #2 player will choose his "choice" of draft order and on down the line until each of the Top 9 players has a draft position. The #10-#11-#12 draft placement picks will be the Winners of the World Series in their Semi-Finals league. Order for #10, #11, #12 will be: - By most wins in their semi-final season. This is to give due rewards for your overall tournament placement and to give priority draft positioning to the Top 9 receiving a bye to the Finals.

VI. Use of Fillers

Some qualifying leagues for an event will need "fillers" due to the fact that we won't have an even numbered membership (divisible by 12) and we will probably have some "dropouts" during the season. "Fillers" are non-Tour players who will play in the qualifying league for the sheer joy of competition; "Fillers" can also be Tour players who will play in an extra league just to fill out the league but whose score for that league will not count towards their official Tour standings. For such filler players only their first team entered in a round will count for points.

VII. Point System / Tiebreakers

- 1 point for each regular season win
- 1 point for each postseason win
- 2 points for winning a regular season division title
- 1 point for winning the wild card position
- 5 points for winning a league championship

Tiebreakers
1. Championships won
2. Finals made
3. Playoffs made
4. Regular season total wins
5. No. of events played
6. Pick 3 winner

VIII. Live Drafts

The Barnstormers Board of Directors has ruled that the SOM live draft feature will not be a part of the original 6 events until such additions are made to the feature that will allow a more leisurely 3-hour per pick pace and an option to allow a stadium to be considered a draft pick. (Finals requires a unique stadium). The Board of Directors will review the live draft feature from time to time and reserves the right to change an upcoming event to use the feature. Diamond Dope could also be used for the Finals on a special request basis to the site owner. The Commish also reserves the right to have a group of players use the live feature for an event BY SPECIAL REQUEST of 12 players in the tournament IF THEY CAN ALL AGREE ON A DRAFT START TIME and PICK DURATION. The logistics of this are still being worked out. If you are interested in a Live Draft for your event, let the commish know once you get your e-mail of an upcoming event and it will be ATTEMPTED to match you up with a group, keeping in mind that Live Draft is a new and evolving technology and glitches may be experienced. If your live draft experiences a problem, the board of directors will work with SOM and rule on how to fix the issues.

IX. Tournament Violations

The board of directors has been chosen and will consist of ATG and Barnstormers Tour Vets - Mr. Baseball World, gkhd11a, andycummings65, MonkeyMaker and Mighty Moose. The board will rule on any disputes or interpretation of the rules and has the right to cast votes to settle a dispute or to remove any member found in violation of Tournament Rules. Board Chairman Mighty Moose will cast a vote only to break a 2-2 Tie.

X. Ballpark Requirement

Managers will be required to play in a different ballpark GROUPING for each Event of the Tournament Schedule. You may not pick the same park GROUPING twice. A Grouping is a logical collection of stadium TYPES, such as Extreme Pitching, Moderate Pitching, Neutral, Moderate Hitting, Extreme Hitting, Lefty, and Righty.If you do pick a park grouping that you have used before, you will be fined 25 points (wins) off your total. In addition, all live draft leagues will require unique ballparks (i.e. two managers in the same league can't use the same ballpark). In the Champions League, any stadium may be used (but must be drafted in the live draft) The groupings will be spelled out in a sticky post in the ATG Barnstormers forum

XI. League Setup

All leagues will be set up as Advanced and use the new Weighted Waivers post-draft system. Unless otherwise specified, all leagues will use the 5/10/20% free agent drop penalty.



Disclaimer: Please note that the Tournament Board of Directors reserves the right to tweak or modify some of these rules during the Tournament if events warrant. If Strat-O-Matic releases a significant upgrade to the ATG Game (for example, ATG Version 8) during the Barnstormers Tournament, we will upgrade to the most current version of the game at the next event, as all Barnstormers Tournaments have done in the past.

PRIZES

The Winner of the Finals of the year-end Champions League will receive ALL of the following:
4 tickets to your favorite ballpark*

We'll spring for 4 tickets to a game at any Major League stadium of your choosing (up to a value of $300)!
2020 season Strat-O-Matic Board or Windows Game*

A must for every Strat-O-Matic fan - the full board game and card set of the 2020 season, OR next year's version of the Windows computer game! (To be released in early 2021)

The Winner of the Finals will also have the privilege of choosing 5 Strat-O-Matic cards from our library to be added to the All-Time Greats 9 player set!


The Loser of the Finals of the year-end Champions League will receive the following:
2 tickets to your favorite ballpark*

We'll spring for 2 tickets to a game at any Major League stadium of your choosing (up to a value of $150)!
2020 season Strat-O-Matic Windows Game*

A must for every Strat-O-Matic fan - next year's version of the Windows computer game! (To be released in early 2021)

The Loser of the Finals will also have the privilege of choosing 3 Strat-O-Matic cards from our library to be added to the All-Time Greats 9 player set!


The 3rd and 4th place finishers will have the privilege of choosing 1 Strat-O-Matic card from our library to be added to the All-Time Greats 9 player set!


The 3rd through 12th place finishers will all win next year's version of the Windows Game (to be released in 2021)


The top 9 managers in the overall standings (who automatically advance to the Finals), and the next 72 managers (who will compete in the Semi-Finals) will each win one additional Strat-O-Matic Baseball 365 team credit, on top of any he wins via the normal ways of winning credits.


The top 2 semifinalists in each semi-finals league will each win the 2020 Season Strat-O-Matic Windows Game, to be released in early 2021.

Signups are now underway!!


If you would like to participate in the 2020 Barnstormers Tournament, just send an e-mail to the Commissioner, Mighty Moose, at sirmightymoose@comcast.net, expressing your desire to participate, and please include your Strat-O-Matic.com member name. All communications in Barnstormers are handled through e-mail, so be sure you are always able check this e-mail for tournament business, or provide a work e-mail address so you don't miss any important announcements.

The Barnstormers is the biggest and longest running tournament which exclusively uses the ATG 9 Strat-O-Matic Card Set. The best players in the ATG Game put their skills to the test each year, playing in every different type of stadium, salary cap, card set, autodraft and live draft - all culminating in fighting their way to the championship round to play for REAL prizes, sponsored and approved by Strat-O-Matic themselves.

To prepare for your experience a valuable resource will be the Barnstormers Forum where discussions and topics will be posted and you can ask questions there, too.

You will eventually be required to purchase at least 5 single teams (include a 5-pack to save money) to use to compete in the 6 qualifying events. If you play in all 6 events, you can drop your lowest scoring season.

What is the Barnstormers Tour?


The Barnstormers Tour is an open, year-long, non-elimination tournament that spans 6 Events, played with the new All-Time Greats 9 player set. Participants play in 1 league in at least 5 of the Events, the top-ranked managers compete in a Semi-Finals round, and then the Champions League to determine the 2020 Champion!

Play begins: May 4 or May 11, 2020
Deadline for entry: June 1 or June 8, 2020


Tournament Standings


# Manager Points
1. grazoontite 538
2. labratory 526
3. RiggoDrill 520
4. garyclausen01 518
5. BruceF 516
5. bk7171 516
7. Goreds54 512
8. BDWard 511
8. sjudd 511
10. nwelter 510
11. Dougess 509
12. Ptolemy323 505
13. CirrhoticLiver 503
14. Outta Leftfield 501
15. Supersore 500
16. hallerose 499
17. Hola 495
18. jeffdoh 492
19. Roosky 491
19. mjruth 491
19. Chompsky 491
22. sociophil 490
23. malamutt2002 489
24. danielz 487
25. big sideburns 484
26. mburatti76 483
26. Rocket05 483
28. FrankieT 482
29. freeman 481
30. mesquiton 480
31. pacoboy 478
31. ScumbyJr 478
33. chuckwonup 477
33. jlkahn 477
33. BC15NY 477
33. tmfw30 477
37. Egnaro 476
38. andycummings65 474
38. Lindonman 474
40. Big Willie 473
40. nicholasbarella 473
42. Jayson.lastarza@gmail.com 470
43. swades 467
43. Metsfan12 467
45. Hack Wilson 466
46. nels52 464
47. Simon31 463
47. mditka891 463
47. Scoops Baseball 463
50. Spider 67 461
51. dinsdale 460
52. DOHowser1 459
52. dappleg1 459
52. lk340988 459
52. Dougout 459
52. RB44 459
57. blineimages 457
58. tkl33 456
58. 1Can1 456
60. Minoso Express 455
61. egvrich 454
62. JohnnyBlazers 453
62. 1787 453
64. estern 450
65. mwelter 449
65. unctarheel 449
67. gkhd11a 448
67. tombar3 448
67. Sox040713 448
70. toston 447
70. Hittmens 447
72. Treyomo 446
72. Decius 446
74. Jack377 445
74. djmacb 445
76. warrenbob52 444
77. Badriders 443
78. childsmwc 442
78. Dodgerfan Always 442
80. chunga1 441
80. jugslavin 441
80. KAD1988 441
83. boyer14 440
84. fowldawg 439
84. wbonn63 439
84. MICHAELTARBELL 439
84. Chuck1234 439
84. SteadyEddie33 439
84. ShakeyBoomer 439
90. Aray0113 438
91. tplatypi 435
91. der geist 435
93. Mr Regulator 434
94. cascboas 433
94. MATTMARTELL 433
96. daddyk 432
97. tmatthews 430
97. gepes 430
99. CassidyGT 429
99. chris_s 429
101. Musialfan6 428
101. PaulAlanWeintraub 428
103. rookssa1958 427
104. Toyboys 426
104. dl385 426
104. Daviddec 426
107. rickburr 424
107. jmdziuban2 424
107. TrolleyDodger55 424
110. samh0711 423
110. doktorhendor 423
110. Takanahana 423
110. MonkeyMaker 423
114. Semper Gumby 422
114. earlylights 422
116. caimrisek 420
116. BRYANLEWIS 420
116. dwightskino21 420
116. dgbarella 420
120. hendrix08 419
121. ksher58 418
121. bigbadboog 418
121. murf4 418
124. Mr Baseball World 417
124. Bunze0 417
126. marsta58 415
126. Hank Henry 415
128. RangerJoe 414
128. unclerowser 414
128. Brothersatm 414
128. Bigsplitter 414
128. Elmo041209 414
133. Moon3232 413
133. mastermosser56 413
133. pwoelfle22 413
136. REDHOOK 412
137. Red Beards 411
137. MickeyRuth73 411
137. JimmyJames209 411
140. Hamilton17 410
140. sheepdog61 410
142. Rube 409
142. MIKEARCHAMBAULT 409
144. komodos069 408
144. jmoore1966 408
146. AZHawg 407
146. Chemosh 407
148. a1lionfan 406
148. RICKWIEGAN 406
150. Muadib1950 405
150. Eveldrive 405
152. treybeckiii 404
152. doc x 404
152. Bitters 404
152. mikebarrett 404
156. clayface9 403
157. Betthemax 402
157. Rocket Robin Hood 402
159. ashleyjoe 401
159. bmilner 401
161. thecrawdad 399
161. Blurt 399
163. stevea47 398
164. DWG 397
164. Irishfalcon 397
166. Brannu 395
166. watershark1967 395
168. Dmorgan90275 394
168. Skulls 394
170. alvarndc 393
170. rolandzeut 393
172. vjpeak 392
172. scorehouse 392
172. Rwlamb1959 392
172. YettieJohnston 392
176. PETERLE 391
176. chaberlal 391
178. cminton 390
178. dmatusen 390
180. Phila01 389
180. HistoryProfessor 389
180. bigjimed 389
183. Macmathman 387
184. brimacqc 386
185. Torr59 385
186. killermarc 383
186. FALCON29 383
188. gfg001 382
188. lectrition1 382
190. gcaraballo 379
190. Mathew Quigley 379
190. glanny 379
193. Ballbuster 378
194. captnjeter 377
195. Joestradamus 375
196. Sneaky Snake 374
197. dgrish 373
198. Say Hey 372
199. ducyacy 370
199. newsgame 370
199. twonewb 370
199. wwwalrus 370
203. joemay3rd 367
204. McDaddy 366
205. devinehalo 364
206. LJs 363
206. Ron4yanks 363
208. DALE VAN DEVEN 360
209. marty9057 359
209. quarterdozen 359
211. BrookeBryce911 357
212. HD48 354
213. JOHNBORELL 345
214. bluedonkey 342
215. jlt53 337
216. laughren.francis 332
217. Rod McCabe 331
218. jamespoohbear 327
219. Zimharry 323
220. JMROZINSKI 322
221. The Timelords 313
222. sakdl4 301
223. RICHARDGAGNON 285
224. pretzel_logic 282
225. rangrfan 275
226. The Last Druid 255
227. crgoddu 236
228. mducharme 235
229. denorien 229
230. dharmabums 224
231. robmb 211
232. Edthrelkeld 209
233. mighty moose 176
234. bfymagic 162
235. troden1984 154
236. jmclark821 151
237. mciccolini 137
238. gladurealty 75
239. nickvargas97 64







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