In the previous post I decided on an algorithm for determining Replacement Level players as follows:
Step #1 : Sort player by years and minutes played total for that season. This is the ultimate assertion of the perceived value of a player to a team.
Step#2: For each position, find the players with the least perceived value (i.e total minutes played and add them up until you reach just over 20% of the minutes played at each position (or just about 10 minutes per game). These are our Replacement Level players
Now I decided that it would be fun to post the Top 30 All time Players who were Replacement Level Players at the ages of 23,24 and 25. Why these ages? I wanted to take out most rookies and show a group of guys who where on their team’s benches or having injury issues at those ages and might have been available. Without further ado:
Still reading? Good, I’ll put up a post after midnight EST.