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Offseason Schedule

Summary: After the World Series, what happens?

The Post Season

After the end of the regular season, annual awards and lifetime achievements are declared:

  • All-Stars (September 30th)
  • Most Valuable Player (October 10th)
  • Cy Young (October 10th)
  • Rookie of the Year (October 10th)
  • Gold Gloves (October 20th)
  • Hall of Fame (October 30th)

On November 2nd of a league's season, the season "flips". Essentially, the current season ends, and the game fast-forwards to the next year's pre-season. When a season "flips" the following takes place:

  • Players decide whether or not to retire (based on career happiness)
  • Players meet with arbitrators and get their contracts for the next season (contract dollars are based on a player's ratings and age)
  • Players age one year, and as a result may experience increases and/or decreases in ratings
  • Additional free agents are automatically signed if a team's roster is below the league minimum 25 players (due to retirements)

Please note: Leagues which have less than 12 owned teams at the end of a season will immediately be suspended from simmingadvancing additional games. Within 72 hours fromto the endnext of the season, the league will be disbanded, and all owned teams in the league will return to pending status. All history of the old league will disappear, including statistics, games, and retired players. Players on each owned team's current roster (active, AAA, and low) will be retained, and the team will be eligible to join a new league just like any other pending team. season.