how to join the IBL

The IBL welcomes anyone who enjoys playing our game to join as an Associate member. Associates can participate by playing games for owners who have scheduling difficulties, or act as caretakers when an owner must step away for an extended period of time. When a franchise becomes available for new ownership, interested Associates (and co-owners) are given the opportunity based on seniority. Associates can also be invited to join an existing team as a co-owner.

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2017 ratings

This post will be continually updated with links as the player ratings are completed for the 2017 card set. This data is only available to IBL Members for use in preparation for the annual Free Agent Draft.


2017 card set development underway

Retrosheet recently released the 2016 MLB play-by-play data and work has started on the 2017 IBL card set. Stay tuned!

2016 card set released

The 2016 IBL card set (2015 MLB season) is now available for public download.

rules for Pat Venditte

Here is how switch-pitcher Pat Venditte’s card (OAK Venditte) is designed to be used:

When facing a batter who is not a switch hitter Venditte is considered to be throwing from the same side as the hitter (RH vs RHB, LH vs LHB). When facing a switch-hitter Venditte throws LH and uses his italicized fatigue […]