HEAD-TO-HEAD: 2017 Learnings (a rookie season post-mortem)

In early 2017, a relative invited me to join a long-running (1991 inaugural season) head-to-head fantasy baseball league. This was a new challenge for this writer, after more than 60 rotisserie format league seasons spread over the last 20 years or so. Willing to try something different, and fueled by a combination of new format intrigue and confidence in my analytical skills, I dove in. Now, looking forward to my sophomore season, it is time to revisit last year, from draft preparation through the season’s end, in hopes of improvement.

The annual review process has been a staple of preparation approach for ongoing rotisserie leagues, and there are several recommended articles in the BHQ Library to reference along the way. Here is just...


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