MASTER NOTES: The Evolution of Roto500

Contrary to popular belief, the rules of Rotisserie Baseball were not written on stone tablets and brought down from Mount Sinai. Three years ago, Ron Shandler heretically questioned some of the basic tenets of the game, which were penned by the Rotisserie Gods more than three decades ago.

Thou shall populate your team through a draft or auction. Why choose—why not do both at once?

Thou shall have a salary cap of $260 when drafting. Why that number? Why not $300? $500?

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