“Sports Phone” New York Dream Series, 1981

They market the games as “the ultimate in realism,” and, I do admit, the verisimilitude of my Strat-o-Matic replays can cause blurred lines of reality and fantasy for me sometimes. I’ll never forget the classic 1-0 duel between Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale in the first ever game of my first PUB League season. Or my disappointment of the anti-climax when the Yankees swept the Reds 4 games to 0 to conclude the 1955 replay project I’d spent nine months playing. It feels silly, sometimes, to post in earnest the results of games played with cards and dice – but … Continue reading