Ricky Royal… Royals… Kansas City Royals… Now you know where the nom de plume comes from. Yes, I’m a Brit and yes, I’m a baseball fan. What better, then, than for me to try to teach the rules of Strat-O-Matic baseball to a bunch more brits who don’t know their pine-tar from their Baltimore chop.
We’ll learn how to pick a team, set the field, set your batting order and make those pinch plays; we’ll learn how to make the most of your bullpen, when to bring in the southpaw and we’ll flash some leather in the field; we’ll learn some small-ball, how to get the jump on 2nd, and how to lay down a bunt; and we’ll learn how to turn the screws, when we get one right in the wheelhouse and make a tape-measure blast.
There are three ways to play Strat-O-Matic Baseball, from the basic game to the super-advanced. Our video series will cover all three.
You’ll also need a couple of useful links to get you going:
We’ll start in the top of the first with the Basic Rules…
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