MASTER NOTES: Tout Wars recap, or why I drafted Billy Hamilton

On March 11, Tout Wars held their mixed league straight draft event. co-GM Brent Hershey and I each represented BaseballHQ. I had the 11th slot in the 15-team snake, while Brent had the 15/16 wheel picks.

For those who are unaware, Tout Wars has adopted On Base Percentage (OBP)  to replace Batting Average as a scoring category in all of its leagues this year, following a successful experiment with the idea in this mixed league event a year ago. That OBP component shaped my draft strategy considerably.

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