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LAMANNA’S BASEBALL BULLETIN (LBB), in our 32nd year, is a Strat-O-Matic Baseball newsletter devoted to assisting SOM Baseball managers in evaluating every card in the SOM card set. All of the LBB ratings and LBB player evaluations are published between the end of the baseball season and opening day at the SOM Game Company.

The LBB card projections, for fielding, stealing and card chances, are a must for confident drafting and trading before the cards are available. Then, the New Card Rating issue gives you all the actual rating numbers! Get the information that the other guys in your league aren’t telling you about, because this is their edge for trading and drafting against you!

Nov. 18, 2016:  Correction:  Daniel Nava, KC vs RHP.  He should have 16 in hits, 29 in OB and 39 in TB.  I made a manual error while adjusting his actual numbers.

Nov. 10, 2016:  Corrections:  Brault, PIT  should have a POW of 5/3:N, JC Ramirez, all 3 cards should have a closer rating of 1, L.Weaver, STL should have a POW of 5/3:N.

Oct. 29, 2016:  Updated the rookie list with a top 40.  More to come.

Oct. 28, 2016:  Projections:  Jason Grilli should have 59 innings, not 69.  This doesn’t affect any projected numbers.  Erik Kratz should have a separate Hou and Pitt cards and his IL card reflects his value well.

Oct. 21, 2016:  I am planning to send out the LBB 2016 Projections issue late Sunday night, Oct. 23, 2016.


Cal and I were on the same flight to Baltimore last year.  When I went to Camden Yards, I saw Chris Davis hit his 40th!


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The classy Tom Glavine took the time to pose with me and Terry!