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This is a fictional OOTP league based very loosely on Major League Baseball, but with some twists. We simmed 70 years of A.I.-run “pre-history” to establish a context for our first season with human GMs, which was 1946. The buttons on the left provide more detailed information about the league’s concepts and history.

1949 Season

Standings after the games of July 3, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 48 25 .657 —
Philadelphia 40 32 .556 —
Chicago 45 27 .625 2.5
Buffalo 36 37 .493 4.5
St. Louis 37 35 .514 10.5
New York 34 38 .472 6
Cincinnati 34 38 .472 13.5
Pittsburgh 32 41 .438 8.5
Cleveland 25 47 .347 22.5
Brooklyn 31 42 .425 9.5

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 43 30 .589 —
Boston 43 30 .589 —
Chicago 40 33 .548 3
Baltimore 39 34 .534 4
San Francisco 39 34 .534 4
Toronto 39 34 .534 4
Los Angeles 34 39 .466 9
Montreal 31 42 .425 12
Seattle 26 47 .356 17
New York 31 42 .425 12

Standings after the games of June 26, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 45 22 .672 —
Philadelphia 37 30 .552 —
Chicago 43 24 .642 2
Buffalo 33 34 .493 4
St. Louis 34 33 .507 11
New York 31 36 .463 6
Cincinnati 29 38 .433 16
Brooklyn 30 37 .448 7
Cleveland 24 43 .358 21
Pittsburgh 29 38 .433 8

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 40 27 .597 —
Boston 38 29 .567 —
Chicago 36 31 .537 4
Toronto 37 30 .552 1
San Francisco 36 31 .537 4
Baltimore 35 32 .522 3
Los Angeles 32 35 .478 8
Montreal 29 38 .433 9
Seattle 23 44 .343 18
New York 29 38 .433 9

Standings after the games of June 19, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 39 22 .639 —
Philadelphia 33 28 .541 —
Chicago 38 23 .623 1
New York 30 30 .500 2.5
St. Louis 33 28 .541 6
Buffalo 29 32 .475 4
Cincinnati 24 36 .400 14.5
Pittsburgh 28 33 .459 5
Cleveland 23 38 .377 16
Brooklyn 27 34 .443 6

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 37 24 .607 —
Boston 34 27 .557 —
Chicago 34 27 .557 3
Baltimore 33 28 .541 1
San Francisco 33 28 .541 4
Toronto 33 28 .541 1
Los Angeles 29 32 .475 8
Montreal 27 34 .443 7
Seattle 19 42 .311 18
New York 26 35 .426 8

Standings after the games of June 12, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 35 20 .636 —
Philadelphia 29 26 .527 —
Chicago 34 21 .618 1
Buffalo 26 28 .481 2.5
St. Louis 32 23 .582 3
New York 25 28 .472 3
Cincinnati 22 32 .407 12.5
Brooklyn 25 30 .455 4
Cleveland 20 35 .364 15
Pittsburgh 25 30 .455 4

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 34 21 .618 —
Boston 32 23 .582 —
Chicago 32 23 .582 2
Baltimore 29 26 .527 3
San Francisco 30 25 .545 4
Toronto 27 28 .491 5
Los Angeles 27 28 .491 7
Montreal 24 31 .436 8
Seattle 16 39 .291 18
New York 24 31 .436 8

Standings after the games of June 5, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Chicago 30 19 .612 —
New York 25 23 .521 —
Detroit 29 20 .592 1
Buffalo 25 24 .510 .5
St. Louis 29 20 .592 1
Philadelphia 24 25 .490 1.5
Cincinnati 20 28 .417 9.5
Brooklyn 23 26 .469 2.5
Cleveland 17 32 .347 13
Pittsburgh 22 27 .449 3.5

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 30 19 .612 —
Boston 29 20 .592 —
Chicago 27 22 .551 3
Toronto 26 23 .531 3
San Francisco 25 24 .510 5
Baltimore 24 25 .490 5
Los Angeles 24 25 .490 6
Montreal 24 25 .490 5
Seattle 14 35 .286 16
New York 22 27 .449 7

Standings after the games of May 29, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Chicago 26 16 .619 —
Philadelphia 22 20 .524 —
Detroit 26 16 .619 —
New York 21 20 .512 .5
St. Louis 25 17 .595 1
Buffalo 20 22 .476 2
Cincinnati 17 24 .415 8.5
Brooklyn 20 22 .476 2
Cleveland 15 27 .357 11
Pittsburgh 17 25 .405 5

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 27 15 .643 —
Boston 25 17 .595 —
Chicago 22 20 .524 5
Baltimore 22 20 .524 3
San Francisco 22 20 .524 5
Toronto 22 20 .524 3
Los Angeles 20 22 .476 7
Montreal 20 22 .476 5
Seattle 12 30 .286 15
New York 18 24 .429 7

Standings after the games of May 22, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Chicago 22 14 .611 —
New York 19 16 .543 —
Detroit 22 14 .611 —
Brooklyn 18 18 .500 1.5
St. Louis 21 15 .583 1
Philadelphia 18 18 .500 1.5
Cincinnati 14 21 .400 7.5
Buffalo 17 19 .472 2.5
Cleveland 13 23 .361 9
Pittsburgh 15 21 .417 4.5

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 25 11 .694 —
Boston 24 12 .667 —
Chicago 19 17 .528 6
Toronto 19 17 .528 5
San Francisco 18 18 .500 7
Baltimore 18 18 .500 6
Los Angeles 17 19 .472 8
Montreal 16 20 .444 8
Seattle 10 26 .278 15
New York 14 22 .389 10

Standings after the games of May 15, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Chicago 19 11 .633 —
New York 16 13 .552 —
St. Louis 18 12 .600 1
Brooklyn 15 15 .500 1.5
Detroit 17 13 .567 2
Philadelphia 14 16 .467 2.5
Cincinnati 13 16 .448 5.5
Buffalo 13 17 .433 3.5
Cleveland 11 19 .367 8
Pittsburgh 13 17 .433 3.5

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 22 8 .733 —
Boston 20 10 .667 —
San Francisco 17 13 .567 5
Toronto 15 15 .500 5
Chicago 16 14 .533 6
Baltimore 14 16 .467 6
Los Angeles 14 16 .467 8
New York 12 18 .400 8
Seattle 9 21 .300 13
Montreal 11 19 .367 9

Standings after the games of May 8, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 16 8 .667 —
New York 12 11 .522 —
Chicago 15 9 .625 1
Philadelphia 11 13 .458 1.5
St. Louis 14 10 .583 2
Pittsburgh 11 13 .458 1.5
Cincinnati 11 12 .478 4.5
Buffalo 10 14 .417 2.5
Cleveland 10 14 .417 6
Brooklyn 9 15 .375 3.5

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 16 8 .667 —
Boston 16 8 .667 —
San Francisco 15 9 .625 1
Baltimore 10 14 .417 6
Chicago 14 10 .583 2
Toronto 10 14 .417 6
Los Angeles 13 11 .542 3
Montreal 9 15 .375 7
Seattle 8 16 .333 8
New York 9 15 .375 7

Standings after the games of May 1, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 11 7 .611 —
New York 9 8 .529 —
Chicago 11 7 .611 —
Buffalo 9 9 .500 .5
St. Louis 10 8 .556 1
Philadelphia 9 9 .500 .5
Cincinnati 7 10 .412 3.5
Pittsburgh 9 9 .417 .5
Cleveland 6 12 .333 5
Brooklyn 8 10 .417 1.5

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 12 6 .667 —
Boston 12 6 .667 —
San Francisco 12 6 .667 —
Baltimore 9 9 .500 3
Los Angeles 10 8 .556 2
New York 8 10 .444 4
Chicago 9 9 .500 3
Toronto 7 11 .389 5
Seattle 5 13 .278 7
Montreal 6 12 .333 6

Standings after the games of April 24, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 8 4 .667 —
Buffalo 7 5 .583 —
Chicago 7 5 .583 1
Brooklyn 6 6 .500 1
St. Louis 6 6 .500 2
Philadelphia 6 6 .500 1
Cincinnati 6 6 .500 2
New York 5 7 .417 2
Cleveland 4 8 .333 4
Pittsburgh 5 7 .417 2

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 8 4 .667 —
Baltimore 7 5 .583 —
San Francisco 8 4 .667 —
Boston 7 5 .583 —
Chicago 7 5 .583 1
New York 6 6 .500 1
Los Angeles 6 6 .500 2
Montreal 4 8 .333 3
Seattle 3 9 .250 5
Toronto 4 8 .333 3

Standings after the games of April 17, 1949

NBL West W L Pct. GBL
NBL East W L Pct. GBL
Detroit 4 2 .667 —
New York 5 1 .833 —
Chicago 3 3 .500 1
Buffalo 3 3 .500 —
St. Louis 3 3 .500 1
Philadelphia 3 3 .500 2
Cincinnati 2 4 .333 2
Pittsburgh 3 3 .500 2
Cleveland 2 4 .333 2
Brooklyn 2 4 .333 3

AABC West W L Pct. GBL
AABC East W L Pct. GBL
Houston 4 2 .667 —
Baltimore 4 2 .667 —
San Francisco 4 2 .667 —
Boston 4 2 .667 —
Chicago 2 4 .333 2
New York 4 2 .667 —
Los Angeles 2 4 .333 2
Montreal 2 4 .333 2
Seattle 2 4 .333 2
Toronto 2 4 .333 2

◀ 1948 weekly standings