Welcome! The John B. Wockenfuss Strat-o-Matic league is one of the oldest Strat-o-Matic baseball leagues in the country. Founded in 1981 in Newark, DE, the league was named after former MLB catcher John Wockenfuss, one of the few major league baseball players to hail from Delaware. We are a face-to-face, cards and dice Strat-o-Matic league.
We use two years worth of cards and once a player is acquired through the draft or trade, that player remains on a roster until he is cut or traded (some players spend their whole careers with one team!). Our draft takes place every 4th Sunday in March and features players that are newly carded (only players with cards are eligible for the draft) or previously undrafted. Roster size for each team is determined by the previous season's record. Our season takes place over the course of a 130 game, 28 week regular season. Each week, managers are responsible for playing a 4-5 game "series" against another manager. All four division winners and two wild cards from each league make the playoffs. We have a Trade Review Board to ensure that fair play and competitive balance remain in order. No money is won or lost in the JBW baseball league, only bragging rights. Many of our managers have been in the league for 20+ years, but we also have incorporated several new managers over the last few years as well. Our managers are mostly based in the Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania area. If you have any questions or would like to join, please contact us at 302-824-2713.