This is the '1915' edition of 'Pine Tar Baseball'. It contains 16 teams from the 1915 season. Both the Al and NL had 8 teams that year
This season has 3 pages per team; starters, pitchers, and bench. There are 2 suggested starting line ups on the bench sheet. Roster size is 23 players per team. 1915 was Babe Ruth's first complete season.
This edition comes with a special umpire ratings table. An optional pre-game die roll may be determine the umpire pairing for that days game. The roll also will tell whether or not the home plate umpire impacts that days pitching staff.
'Pine Tar' is a baseball game that was created based on feedback from a survey I did on players of the table top genre. It has a concise 11 page rule book with 5 more pages of optional rules. Pine Tar can be learned in one sitting and on average, 9 inning games take 25 to 30 minutes. The first few games played typically take 30 minutes while learning the rules. The table below gives an overview of Pine Tars features.
A new 4 page PDF supplement is available for download. Included are the new SO/Walk pitcher ratings for 1884.
Overview of Pine Tar Game Mechanics
Game Play Time 30 minute avg.
Plays resolve in 1 roll Yes-90% do
Plays resolve in less than 2 rolls Yes
Pitching System Used Grading system
Pitching Split Types Home/Away
Batting Splits RHP, LHP, & RISP
Defensive check system 3 levels
Error Checks 10 levels system
Stealing Opportunities by grade & points
Pages of tables 2 pages
Manual size 11 pages, & optional 5 page
Learning curve Learned in 1 sitting
The game is for 1 to 2 players and is highly suitable for solitaire play. Every game asset is printed in full color.
This game features base stealing, squeeze plays, and maximum innings pitched. In addition to pitcher home/away splits, there are also splits for when a pitcher faces the batting order for the 3rd time.
The game box includes:
*Appearance/color of dice are subject to change based on availability.