How to Create Custom Rosters on Baseball Mogul

If you play Baseball Mogul, you probably know about or have downloaded custom roster sets. Now you can learn how to make them!

Steps

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    Start a new game of Baseball Mogul.
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    On the top of the screen, there should be several drop-down menus. Go to the "Help" drop-down menu and click "Open game folder".
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    You will be brought to a folder entitled Baseball Mogul 2012 (Unless you renamed it). This folder contains every editable aspect of the game. Click on the "Input" subfolder.
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    Once you are in "Input" click on the "Players" subfolder.
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    Right-click on 2011 Rosters and choose to open with Microsoft Excel (or a comparable program).
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    Once the roster file is open, copy the file into an empty Excel document. This is your backup for the original rosters.
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    Inside "2011 Rosters" there should be a list of every player on every team. Edit the data accordingly (If you want 1927 Babe Ruth on the Mets, then put ruthba01 as the Lahman ID, 1927 as the year, etc.)
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    Save your new rosters and close the "2011 Rosters" file.
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    Start a new game in 2011. As you edited the default rosters, the changes should be implemented in the current season.
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    Consider uploading your creation to the mod community in the Sports Mogul Forums.

Tips

  • Research the Sports Mogul "Mod" area on the message boards to see if your roster idea has already been made. Why take the time to make totally accurate 2011 rosters when it has already been done several times?
  • Start small. At first, you should work with a few players. Then, eventually move up to editing each team's roster.
  • Play the game with the included rosters at first. Learn how the game works.
  • You can also edit stadium photos, player photos, agent/GM photos, game sounds, and many other things. But that's for another article.
  • Download the Lahman database. It will help you make sure that you don't put martipe01 on your team (Pepper Martin) and that you put martipe02 on your team (Pedro Martinez)
  • (You can also use the official Baseball Mogul Encyclopedia to verify the ID numbers:
  • Wordpad and Excel can both be used (along with a few other programs). Excel is the best choice, because the data is in a neat chart.

Warnings

  • This is very time-consuming.
  • You may be stuck with your created rosters if you do not backup the actual rosters.

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