November Archives

November 29, 2001

I have added both huge (1.5mb each) and small (20-60k each) pictures of the Japanese RBI Game (Family Stadium 87) and instructions. Check them out on the Media Page.

Added the team names for Family Stadium and an explanation for Tim Burks (thanks to Ryan Strass) to the FAQ. Made other slight FAQ touchups. Anyone out there who knows Japanese? If so, translate those team names and let me know.

November 28, 2001

The Japanese RBI Game (aka Family Stadium 87) and uncut label sheet arrived today! Writeups on the game to come shortly. The label sheet is really just a roll of RBI stickers, a bit disappointed with that one...

Since the Japanese RBI uses a different size cartridge from the NES, I have to find myself a Famicom-to-NES adapter before I can play it. I've been searching EBay and nothing has come up yet. If anyone out there knows where I can buy one E-Mail me.

November 27, 2001

Did a little spring cleaning to everyone's profile.

November 26, 2001

Potsie managed yet another new low by losing 23-2 to Sperling on Saturday... in 2 innings! To his credit, he was completely hammered, but 23-2? That deserves a new page, the Potsie Hall of Shame!

November 22, 2001

Congrats to Lips for hitting six homers with Kirk Gibson in a nine-inning game. First time that's ever been done, and I unfortunately was the recipient of it. He also tied the record for most consecutive homers with 7 (tied with yours truly & Harry Speilman).

In terms of the website, I've added some more info regarding the history of RBI and the various companies involved. It still isn't perfect, but that's all I currently know. Check it out in the FAQ. I also added pics of the Japanese RBI game and uncut label sheets I won on EBay. Neither has arrived yet, but you can see what I won on the Media Page.

November 21, 2001

Hey all, I've decided to use the main page to keep everyone abreast of recent updates. I figured since you all bookmark the main RBI page, it should be the place for updates. Besides, the old index was really nothing more than an advertisement for the navigaton bar on the left side. Now you have true dynamic content, bookmark and enjoy!

I know it looks like ass right now but I'll shortly figure out a way to make it look better. For now just live with the horizonal rows and crappy formatting until I find a nice-looking website to steal my ideas from (smiley).

November 18, 2001

Added triple-play rule to the RBI Drinking Page. Added new user-defined-rule to the FAQ .

November 15, 2001

Added writeup for The Reds Arcade Team . Added The RBI Media Page.
Added "How many players are on each team?" and "Is it possible to hit a home run with Ozzie Smith?" to the FAQ.

November 13, 2001

Added the remaining RBI Arcade rosters. Added "Is it possible to hit a homer with the pitcher? to the FAQ.

November 12, 2001

Added the arcade rosters for the Cubs and Reds. Added "The Tettleton" to the Glossary.

November 8, 2001

Added the RBI FAQ. Everything you wanted to know about RBI and more!

November 7, 2001

Removed incorrect team synopses from A's and Red Sox Arcade Lineups. Added two terms (strike a pose and dah nah) to Glossary Page.

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