Backyard Baseball

Backyard Baseball Windows Don't you love shameless plugs to fictional leagues?

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Description

In this first installment in the Backyard Sports series, the player's goal is to assemble a team of backyard kids and take them all the way to the championship - in this instance, the Ultra Grand Championship of the Universe. While not carrying an official Major League Baseball license, the game does contain 30 kids to assemble a custom team, as well as 10 fields for them to play in. The team's name, colors, and mascot can be defined, as well as its batting order and field positions.

Each kid has ratings in running, batting, fielding, and pitching, as well as personality quirks that can either be a help - or a nuisance - to the team. Good pitching and hitting can give a team the power-ups it needs to go all the way through the 14-game season and playoffs - as well as plenty of practice in exhibition games or batting practice. In addition, the stats throughout the season can be printed, as well as player baseball cards, photos, schedules, and the trophies the team earned.

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Backyard Baseball Windows Don't you love shameless plugs to fictional leagues?
Backyard Baseball Windows The pitching perspective.
Backyard Baseball Windows Dang...just BARELY missed that pop fly!
Backyard Baseball Windows Every time you strike somebody out, you get a powerup. And the mother of them all...the fireball!
In all seriousness, if you have actually hit a fireball before, you deserve a medal.

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User Reviews

A great start to a great series Windows Mr. Eight-Three-One (1577)

Critic Reviews

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
macHOME Macintosh Jan, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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