This is the '1973' edition of 'Pine Tar Baseball'. It contains all 24 teams from the 1973 season.
'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 average 9 inning games take 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.
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 1973 Edition of the Pine Tar game comes with the complete 1973 season player set printed in full color. This includes all 24 teams from 1973 with each team having 4 player sheets. Sheets are uncut. Roster sizes include 27 players per team. In total, there are 112 player sheets that include 648 players.
The game box includes:
*Appearance/color of dice are subject to change based on availability.