|From Spring Training through the Fall Classic, it's up to you to decide the lineups, select your rotation, give the signs, and develop the winning strategy to propel your team into the championship. Take complete control over your baseball organization with the real major league rosters from every season in history, featuring today's stars and yesterday's legends in stunningly realistic gameplay.
Manage Your Favorite Major League Players - Use current-year ML rosters or from any ML season in history including full minor leagues and thousands of accurately rated players. Compete in single-player mode or join an online league and compete head-to-head. There's no limits; Play five, ten, a hundred, or two hundred seasons while you guide your dynasty to glory.
Detailed Play-by-Play Models - Choose defensive strategies, make substitutions on the fly, and give the hitter that “swing away” sign. OOTP calls the action with its detailed play-by-play engine! You make it all happen on the field, in the dugout and from the front office.
Realistic Statistical Engine - Guide your players to perform and develop in a consistent, realistic manner over the life of your league with OOTP's realistic statistical engine based on modern baseball theory. Track their results using thousands of individual player, team, and league statistics.
Unparalleled Customizability - Customize your league structure and rules, team logos, player photos, and much more!
Complete Front Office Management - Take charge and manage the scouting budget, make trades, and handle the amateur draft. Scour the waiver wire. Sign free agents. Negotiate contract extensions. Demote and promote players within your organization. Define depth charts, lineups, and pitching rotations for every team in your organization. It's all up to you!
League Web Sites - OOTP can create a comprehensive website for each league, with thousands of pages of player data and a remarkably in-depth history.
In-Game News Engine - OOTP generates accurate news articles and announcements on the fly, so expect to hear about it when a player slams three homers in a game, hits for the cycle, or no-hits an opponent. Of course, this is also customizable, so write your own game recaps and articles if you wish or, write your own recaps and articles to be shared throughout the league.