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Welcome to the user manual for Out of the Park Baseball 17.

Out of the Park Baseball is back with OOTP17, the latest version of the best baseball strategy game ever made!

New features for this year's game include, among other things:

  • For the first time ever, fully licensed by both the MLBPA and MLB.com! All the real Major League teams, players, and logos, including projected 2016 Opening Day rosters, over 150 authentic Minor League clubs with real logos and leagues, along with 8 international and several independent leagues, all with real rosters.

  • All major league player ratings - plus those of more than 1,000 minor leaguers - based on ZiPS, the projection system created by well-known baseball writer and SABR member Dan Szymborski

  • All-new Historical Exhibition option! Pit any two teams throughout history against each other in a single game or a series, or replay any historic World Series matchup with accurate rosters

  • Smarter, more cunning AI GMs and managers, with individualized personal approaches to roster-building, scouting, and finances

  • Authentic minor league systems from 1919 through 2015 with a database of more than 100,000 real players

  • Improved in-game 3D engine - updated stadiums, moving player symbols, defensive shifts!

  • Automatically generated game headlines and recaps

  • Better trading with defined team needs

  • Multi-core processing for fast sim speed

OOTP has an amazing number of options designed to allow you to create your ideal baseball simulation. This in-depth manual will walk you through OOTP in all of its glory!

You can navigate sequentially through the manual by using the "Next Page" and "Previous Page" links at the bottom of the page. If you enjoy reading manuals, the manual is designed to gradually build your understanding of the game in a naturally flowing order. You can also click on the headings along the left if you wish to jump to a particular section of the manual.

You can use also the search function in the top right to search by keyword.

We hope you enjoy OOTP as much as we enjoyed making it for you!