Embedded below is a condensed game video highlight from the exciting 2020 Beerpope Day Weekend series held this past January at The Ranch. This was an epic and grueling contest, which included exciting plays, elite athletic performances, and multiple chippy arguments. While only four innings long it lasted deep into the darkness, and the question remains, did it ever really end?
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The Buckos celebrated Beerpope Day Weekend at The Ranch, during an epic snowed in trip. An exciting two game series took place at Sun Wet (and partially snow covered) New Gordon Field which included many stalwart players, as well as the Sports original rookie.
Below you can view photos from the album or head directly to the album.
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Continuing a tradition from last season’s Winter Classic, Chris “The Rooster”/”The Dragon” hosted an exciting Tapey Beercone event in Merced, CA now known as “Chris-Mass”. The game represented the mid point of Season 6. The Annals have now been updated to include this game including updates to the game box scores, statistics, and atlas.
Below you can view photos from the album. You can also head directly to the album, where you can view all the photos and add any of your own.
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In any fantasy sports draft mistakes are made. The same was certainly true in the Chris Curtis Commemorative Tapey Beercone Rotisserie League. Knowing this, the crafters of the league provided an out. The mid-season Beerpope Trade Window! Between New Years Day and Beer Pope Day Weekend each team would have the opportunity to swap up to one rostered player for a free agent, or two teams could agree to swap players.
With the ending of the decade, the window is here, and with updates from the most recent game the waiver order can be determined by reversing the current standing. Those standings are shown below: Continue reading “CCC TBC Rotisserie League Update & Mid Season Beerpope Trade Window”
The process of invention can take many forms. From the inception of an idea, to the tinkering with specifics, to the eventual roll out of a finalized design, this process is often a lengthy one. Other times this process is almost instantaneous where an inspiration leaps from the mind in near final form just waiting to be realized. Such is the case with Tapey Beercone’s first Fantasy Sports League.
It was during last season’s final Ranch weekend when the magic happened. With the Buckos relaxing around the cabin, the topic of conversation was a Buckos’ favorite: sports. Specifically discussion drifted from talk of Tapey Beercone to talk of the various Buckos fantasy baseball teams. Eventually Chris, who is not amused by these topics, had had enough! First Tapey Beercone, a Sport removed from prevailing sports culture, then fantasy baseball leagues, even further esoteric, “What was next?!” Chris exclaimed! Immediately, the other Buckos knew just what to do: Combine the Two!
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On a beautiful, sun shining day in Central California the Buckos met for The 2018 Winter Classic. Played at Creekview Court in Merced, CA, the Event provide an exciting end to Season 5.
Some photos and videos were taken of the event and can be seen below or click on the link to head directly to the album.
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Last month saw the third running of the Tapey Beercone Winter Classic, this year in Merced, California at the newly created field Creekview Court. The game was an exciting match pitting teams of three regents each, with each team assisted by one additional player. In the end it was Team Reverend Coach Master feat. “The Student” who emerged victorious.
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Stat Chug: A specially brewed stats based draft.
The Statistical Anatomy of the Rooster-Dragon: Dissecting the Dichotomous Nature of One of Tapey Beercone’s Most Intriguing Players
When last we left off here at Stat Chug, this author presented a graph depicting the batting characteristics of the Regular Players of Tapey Beercone as they compared to average. This showed that no player compared close to average, with the possibility of one exception. Here’s what that graph looked like:
Recurring Players Compared to Average on Four Metrics
The one player close to average was Chris “The Rooster”/”The Dragon”. But as we will find, on closer inspection Chris is anything but average.
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Stat Chug: A specially brewed stats based draft.
There is No Such Thing as an “Average” Tapey Beercone Batter: How the uniqueness of the Tapey Beercone player base means no one is average.
Tapey Beercone has been chugging along for nearly 10 years now, and for the majority of that time detailed statistics have been kept on the games that have been played and the players that have played in them. In total, over two thousand individual plate appearances have been logged, and from those a clear and stable image has been deduced as to what average batting looks like in the sport of Tapey Beercone.
An Average Batter:
Has a batting average just north of .600.
Reaches base safely about two-thirds of the time
Slugs somewhere just south of .800.
Drinks at a rate of about seven beers per six inning game.
There’s only one problem: There isn’t a player in the annals of Tapey Beercone that fits this description.
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Early this month an exciting game of Tapey Beercone transpired at New Gordon Field. The game was an exemplary display of great Tapey Beercone play featuring fantastic defensive plays, all around great offensive, and plentiful drinking. Two players reached the 2.0 CHG benchmark, and for the first time at New Gordon Field an Outside the Park Home Run was hit. To top it all, the game also featured the coronation of a new Beerpope!
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