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The Greater Seattle Tabletop Pro Football League (GSTPFL), established in 1980, is currently a 24 team head to head competitive league using the most current updated version of the “Action PC” football game. The GSTPFL operates as a continuous player ownership league. Owners/Coaches reside in the Greater Seattle area between Marysville to the north and Coos Bay, Oregon to the south. League Bylaws can be found on the link immediately below.

GSTPFL RULES AND BYLAWS

 RULES and BYLAWS_UPDATED JUNE, 2019

 


THE COMMISSIONER'S CORNER

MEET THE COMMISSIONERS?


This week the intent of this column was to get to know former long-term commissioner Jeff Linke.  Through several conversations Jeff was consistently adamant that this was to be his final year in the league.  He was even more adamant that he really didn’t want to participate in the series and preferred to quietly ride off into the sunset, although he is still hoping to go out in blaze of glory as champion of Super Bowl XXXVIII.

That being the case, this week meet current commissioner Ken Grimm.  Many of you were in the league when Ken returned in 2006 (2005 card year).  What you might not realize is that he first joined the league in its second full season (1983) and was part of a dispersal draft that included Kent’s Gary West.

Ken was working at the downtown Bon Marche as the food division buyer, with an office in the commissary located in the sub-basement.  In conversation with two other GSTPFL members it came up that Ken was a big football fan.  Those other two were Jon Hale and Paul Kniest, and soon they and Bon employees Don Antonelli and Jim Burger (Beacon Hill) were all talking about the league.  Not that it took much convincing, but they got Ken to join the league that same year and he continued as Roxbury until 1993, when family, job and work commitments made road games a hardship.  He reluctantly left the league, followed shortly after by Paul Kniest.  Paul and Ken kept in close contact and still spent the fall seasons watching and talking about football.

Having first met Theresa in the fall of 1978, Ken asked her out on Valentine’s Day of 1979 and by May they were looking at apartments.  In July of 1980 Ken and Theresa were married and 2020 will see their 40th anniversary.  They have been residents of their current home in Mountlake Terrace since late 1987 and have one daughter, Kayleigh, and one foster daughter, Sarah, both still living in the area.  Having been first at the middle school level, Theresa recently became the first female head custodian of a Seattle high school, now at the newly remodeled Lincoln in the Wallingford area.

Ken spent almost 18 years in manufacturing before joining the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (pprc.org) as their industry outreach manager.  He now spends his time helping companies reduce their environmental footprint while saving money, traveling around the country just enough to still enjoy doing it.  Current national projects include helping small communities develop an effective fats, oils and grease (FOG) program and working with all types of spray painters to reduce overspray and improve build efficiency.  Both he and Theresa have about 2.5 more years until retirement.

Hobbies include both cooking and baking and this year saw the Grimm’s 40th annual Christmas party.  Ken made 22 different cookies and candies for the party, plus his usual homemade Chinese style barbecue pork and garlic cocktail meatballs in curry sauce, all made from scratch.  Ken would tell you that his artistic ability never progressed beyond stick figures, so cooking has become a creative outlet.  He also enjoys day hiking and has been on more than two dozen backpack trips, although none since 2009.  He is hoping to make one more 36-mile hike into Holden Village in the mountains northwest of Lake Chelan.  Ha also enjoys trout and salmon fishing, although the most fun he ever had fishing was for sturgeon on the Columbia River below Bonneville dam.  They never caught any they could keep, but battled and released five that were 7-8 feet long and two more closer to 6 feet.

Unbekownst to Ken,  Theresa got a hold of Jon Hale and Bill Buth and invited them to his 50th birthday party.  They brought an Action PC Football disc, loaded it onto Ken's computer and went through the game with him.  His interest was piqued, and in a few weeks the Bonney Lake team became available.  Ken took over and renamed the team Terrace; Tsunami was Kayleigh's suggestion.   He describes the game to friends and family as "chess for football fanatics."  While acknowledging the part part played by study, Ken fully appreciates the good fortune involved in success.  After a total of nine Super Bowl trips and seven wins, that fortune will soon favor someone else, and that's a good thing.


2019 GSTPFL FINAL REGULAR SEASON STANDINGS 

2019 SEASON WEEK 16 STANDINGS


NEXT ON THE SCHEDULE

RULE CHANGE PROPOSALS FOR 2020 SEASON

ROOKIE AND FREE AGENT DRAFT - AUGUST 30

TRADING OPEN AGAIN FOR ALL NON PLAYOFF TEAMS

WEEK 17 - WILDCARD PLAYOFF 
NFC - EV 38 - 28 PU
AFC - JE 34 -17 KD
WEEK 18 - DIVISIONAL ROUND
NFC -  MV 50 - 28 EV
NFC -  MB 28 - 24 MM
AFC -  TT 37 - 13 HI
AFC -  MI 34 - 29 JE
WEEK 19 - CONFERENCE ROUND
NFC - MB 28 - 23 MV
AFC - TT 23 - 10 MI
WEEK 20 - SUPER BOWL XXXVIII
TT 27 - 12 MB


TRADES THROUGH 2049 and 2020 Draft Grid

2020 TRADING OPEN ONCE  YOUR SEASON HAS ENDED

PRELIMINARY 2020 FIRST ROUND DRAFT ORDER

1- RC   2-FW   3- GA   4-SA

5-MW   6-KE   7-NO    8-AU

9-LV    10-WS   11-WC   12-SH

13-RH  14-FH   15-KD   16-PU  15-16 LOSING TEAMS FROM WEEK17 (WILDCARDS)

17-HI   18-JE    19-MM   20- EV  17-20 LOSING TEAMS FROM WEEK18  (DIVISIONS)

21-MI   22-MV    23-MB   24-TT  21-22 LOSING TEAMS WEEK19  (CONFERENCE)
                                                  23-24 WEEK 20 SUPERBOWL LOSER AND WINNER

 

2020 GSTPFL 2020 DRAFT ROUND 1 ROUND 2 ROUND 3 ROUND 4 ROUND 5 ROUND 6 ROUND 7 ROUND 8 ROUND 9  
PICKS AS OF 1/26/20 - TRADE 2049                                      
12 ROSE CITY  (1-14-10)   .094 1 RC 25 RC 49 RC 73 RC 97 GA 121 RC 145 RC 169 WC 193 RC  
  RC - OPP SOS  .469                 2031 from RC         2047 from RC      
10 FEDERAL WAY (4-12)  .250 2 FW 26 RC 50 FW 74 GA 98 FW 122 GA 146 FW 170 GA 194 FW  
  FW OPP SOS  .480     2031 from GA                              
9 GLEN ACRES  (4-12)  .250 3 GA 27 FW 51 GA 75 FW 99 GA 123 FW 147 GA 171 FW 195 GA  
  GA OPP SOS  .482                                      
9 SAMMAMISH (4-11-1) .281 4 SA 28 SA 52 SA 76 SA 100 SA 124 SA 148 SA 172 SA 196 SA  
  SA - OPP SOS  .473                                      
7 MEYERS WAY (5-11)  .313 5 MW 29 KE 53 NO 77 MB 101 KE 125 NO 149 MW 173 KE 197 NO  
  MW - OPP SOS - .521             2030 from MW                      
9 KENT - (5-11) - .313 6 KE 30 NO 54 MW 78 KE 102 MI 126 MW 150 KE 174 NO 198 RH  
  KE- OPP SOS - .561                 2034 from NO             2040 from MW  
9 NORTHGATE  (5-11)  .313 7 NO 31 MW 55 KE 79 NO 103 MW 127 KE 151 NO 175 RH 199 KE  
  NO OPP SOS .564                             2038 from MW      
7 AUBURN  (5-10-1)  .344 8 AU 32 AU 56 AU 80 MV 104 AU 128 AU 152 AU 176 AU 200 RH  
  AU - OPP SOS - .555             2043 from AU                 2039 from AU  
9 LONGVIEW - (6-10) - .375 9 LV 33 LV 57 LV 81 LV 105 LV 129 LV 153 FH 177 LV 201 LV  
  LV- OPP SOS - .545                         2049 from LV          
9 WEST SEATTLE (6-9-1) - .406 10 WS 34 FW 58 WS 82 WS 106 WS 130 WS 154 WS 178 WS 202 WS  
  WS - OPP SOS - .555     2029 from WS                              
8 WHITE CENTER (7-9) - .438 11 WS 35 WC 59 WC 83 WC 107 RC 131 WC 155 WC 179 WC 203 WC  
  WC - OPP SOS  .457 2009 from WC             2047 from WC                  
9 SOUTHERN HTS (9-7)  .563 12 SH 36 SH 60 KD 84 RH 108 RC 132 SH 156 KD 180 RH 204 LV  
  SH OPP SOS  .461                 2002 from FH             2049 from FH  
12 RICHMND HILNDS (9-7) .563 13 RH 37 KD 61 RH 85 FH 109 SH 133 KD 157 RH 181 FH 205 SH  
  RH  OPP SOS  .504                                      
6 FINN HILL (9-7)  .563 14 FH 38 RH 62 FH 86 SH 110 KD 134 RH 158 FH 182 SH 206 KD  
  FH  OPP SOS  .531                                      
9 KENNYDALE  (9-7)  .536 15 KD 39 RC 63 SH 87 KD 111 RH 135 JE 159 SH 183 KD 207 RH  
  KD OPP SOS  .479    WCARD     2021 from FH             2048 from FH              
9 PUYALLUP  (10-6)  .625 16 PU 40 HI 64 MI 88 PU 112 JE 136 HI 160 MI 184 PU 208 JE  
  PU OPP SOS  .529    WCARD                                      
9 HIAWATHA  (10-6)  .625 17 HI 41 NO 65 PU 89 JE 113 HI 137 MI 161 PU 185 JE 209 HI  
  HI OPP SOS  .395   DIVISION     2034 from MI                              
10 JEFFERSON  (10-6)  .625 18 JE 42 PU 66 JE 90 HI 114 MI 138 PU 162 JE 186 HI 210 MI  
  JE OPP SOS  .545   DIVISION                                      
9 MONTLAKE  (11-5)  .688 19 MM 43 JE 67 HI 91 MI 115 PU 139 JE 163 HI 187 MI 211 PU  
  MM OPP SOS  .428   DIVISION                                      
9 EVERETT   (11-5)  .688 20 EV 44 MM 68 EV 92 MM 116 EV 140 MM 164 EV 188 MM 212 TT  
  EV OPP SOS  .475   DIVISION                                 2046 from EV  
9 MIDWAY  (10-6)   .625 21 TT 45 EV 69 MM 93 EV 117 MM 141 EV 165 MM 189 EV 213 MM  
  MI OPP SOS  .494   CONF. 2045 from MI                                  
7 MARYSVILLE (13-3)  .813 22 MV 46 RC 70 MB 94 MV 118 MV 142 MB 166 MV 190 MV 214 MV  
  MV  SOS  .523 CONFERENCE     2042 from MV 2041 from MV         2041 from MV              
11 MATHEWS BEACH (12-4) .750 23 MW 47 MB 71 MB 95 MB 119 MB 143 MB 167 MB 191 MB 215 MB  
  MB  SOS  .508  SUPER BOWL 2030 from MB                                  
9 TERRACE  (15-1)  .938 24 TT 48 TT 72 TT 96 MI 120 TT 144 TT 168 TT 192 EV 216 TT  
  TT - SOS  .467  SUPER BOWL             2045 fromTT             2046 from TT      
216                                        

 

 

 

 

 












2019 IN SEASON ROSTER MOVES: 

JE - RELEASES DE DION JORDAN and SIGNS WR MATHEW SLATER - WEEK06
TT - RELEASES ILB CHRIS BOARD and SIGNS G VLADIMIR DUCASSE - WEEK06
FH - RELEASES ILB DYLAN COLE and SIGNS OLB MATT LONGACRE - WEEK08
WC - RELEASES RB JAMIZE OLAWALE, roster adjustment from Trade 2047 - WEEK08
RC - SIGNS DT HALOTI NGATA, roster adjustment from Trade 2047 - WEEK08
JE - RELEASES WR MATTHEW SLATER and SIGNS G XAVIER SU'A-FILO - WEEK10
PU - RELEASES WR CHAD BEEBE and SIGNS LB VINCENT REY - WEEK11
TT - RELEASES RB CAMERON ARTIS-PAYNE and SIGNS K GIORGIO TAVECCHIO - WEEK14


2019 GSTPFL SCHEDULE

2019 GSTPFL SCHEDULE

















2020 ROOKIE and FREE AGENT DRAFT
Sunday, August 30, 2020   1:00 PM