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Aug. 9, 2011
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What Define a Major Plus Player, a Major Player and a AAA player and Who rates Them

Why should you have to classify players?
Players should have the right to play wherever they choose. What should be done is classify teams wherever they choose. To me, a simple solution to all of the ratings hoopla would be to allow teams to play wherever they choose based on the following standards and also narrowing the divisions to 3 and the age brackets by 10-year increments instead of 5:

AA (or call it what you want) - 1 HR, then inning ending out. 5-run/inning - 60 minutes + 1 inning

AAA - 3 HR, then outs (not inning ending) 5-run (or 7-run)/inning - 65 minutes + 1 inning

Major - 7 HR, then single - unlimited runs - unlimited time

By increasing the age increments, you should have more teams participating. Play wherever you feel you can play within those guidelines.
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