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Re: 4 First Baseman - 1st Team All Conference???
I think the easiest way to get people to accept it would be to present the awards as "The All-Conference selections from SmashIt are:........" rather than presenting it in a positional lineup format. It's definitely more cool to show what a potential All-Conference defensive alignment would look like on paper, but I think it causes many to forget that the team's point placement and their coaches' decision of who was a worthy choice to be the sole determining factor. Fans' minds immediately jump to "Now why was Player A chosen as a CF? Player B had a much better year at that position!"
Also, this line intrigues me: "The only requirement is that the 1st and 2nd team have at least one player at each position." Does this mean that if the 1-6 place finishers were to give out their 1st team awards and none of them selected a 2B, that finisher #7 would basically be forced to give their 1st team award to their 2B? Totally hypothetical and unrealistic, I know.