Bain: Retro computer baseball game review: Tony La Russa’s Ultimate Baseball

From SABR member Derek Bain at Baseball Analytics on April 2, 2020:

Tony LaRussa’s Ultimate Baseball (aka TLUB) offers the authentic outcomes of a dice or text-based hardball simulation combined with meticulously drawn player and stadium graphics. The TLUB series offers an arcade mode as well but I will concentrate my appraisal on the management and stat-keeping aspects of the game. TLUB spawned four sequels (Tony LaRussa Baseball 2, 3 and 4 along with Old Time Baseball) in a 6 year period! Available in IBM PC and Commodore 64 flavors, I based this analysis on the IBM version.

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Originally published: April 2, 2020. Last Updated: April 2, 2020.