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|  BASES LOADED '96  |
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|     © JALECO       |
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-> STARTiNG THE GAME <-
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When you insert the disc, the "Bases Loaded '96: Double Header (tm)"
Title Screen will be displayed. Press the START Button. When you press
it, the Select Mode Screen will appear. At this screen you can choose
from a variety of play settings.

-> SELECTiNG THE MODE OF PLAY <-
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You can choose one of the following modes at the Select Mode screen:
Season, Exhibition, Championship, Trade, Stats and Options.
Press the Left or Right Direction Buttons to select a mode. Pree X to
confirm your selection. To cancel your selection press ().

· REGULAR SEASON - Play a full 162-game season, or select a 13, 26, or 52
                   game season schedule. 1P vs. CPU only.

· EXHiBiTiON     - Play a single game with the teams of your choice.
                   1P vs. CPU, 2P vs. CPU or CPU vs. CPU.

· CHAMPiONSHiP   - Play a 7-game Championship, or select shortened 3 or 5
                   game series. 1P vs. CPU.

· TRADE          - Trade players to customize your team roster.

· STATS          - Select a team and review each of the players on the
                   roster. Player statistics and ratings are provided for
                   each of the 700 MLBPA players by STATS, Inc.

· OPTiONS        - Select stereo or monaural sound, Perfom a sound effects
                   and music test, or choose from a variety of controller
                   settings.

-> MENU STANDARD CONTROLLER SUMMARY <-
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Direction Button - Move through selections.

Start Button -     Start Game.

X -                Decision

() -               Cancel decision or go to previous screen.

-> GAME STANDARD CONTROLLER SUMMARY <-
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The controll summary and control functions shown are for the original
controller settings.

Pitching

           Left/Right   -  Move pitcher left or right.
                    X   -  Pitch.
                   []   -  Field view.

Batting

           Left/Right   -  Move batter left or right.
                    X   -  Swing.
                   []   -  Bunt.

Fielding and Throwing

    Direction Buttons   -  Move fielder.
                    X   -  Throw ball.
                   ()   -  Touch base.

Base Running

 Direction Button + X   -  Advance to selected base.
 Direction Button + ()  -  Return to selected base.
 Direction Button + /\  -  Steal base.
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                    X   -  Slide.
               L1 / L2  -  All runners advance.
               R1 / R2  -  All runners return.

During gameplay, holding Select and holding Start for 2 seconds will return
you to the title screen.

-> SELECTiNG A TEAM <-
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You can change leagues by pressing L1 or R1 . To move through the teams,
use the DiRECTiON BUTTONS. To select a team press X.

When playing in Exhibition mode, use the Left or Right Directions Buttons
to select home team. Use X to confirm your selection.

-> SELECTiNG A STADiUM <-
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Eight stadiums are available including the Jaleco stadium. To move through
the stadiums use the Up and Down Directions Buttons.

-> REGULAR SEASON MENU <-
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From the Regular Season Menu you can select to play a game, view your team`s
schedule, or access a variety of statistics.

EXiT             - Exit the menu and play ball!
GAME OPTiONS     - Fielding and/or running can be set to Manual or Auto. If
                   set to Auto mode, the CPU will handle all of the fielding
                   or running for you.
SCHEDULE         - View the team`s schedule for the entire season. To exit
                   the Schedule screen, press X.
STATiSTiCS       - League standings, Pitching and Batting Stats for your
                   team, League Leaders, and Rosters can be viewed. To exit
                   any of the statistics screens, press X.
LEAGUE STANDiNGS - Check out the current league standings from around the
                   nation. Use the Left snd Right Direction Buttons to view
                   each league.
PiTCHiNG AND     - Just how strong is your team? Review each of your`s
BATTiNG STATS      players` pitching and batting statistics. Use the UP and
                   DOWN Direction Buttons to scroll through the detailed
                   listings.
LEAGUE LEADERS   - The Top 10 Pitching and Batting Leaders for each of the
                   Leagues are listed in a variety of categories. To view
                   each category, Use the UP and DOWN Direction Buttons.
                   To scroll through each league, Use the LEFT and RiGHT
                   Direction Buttons.
ROSTERS          - What are you up against this season? Choose any of the
                   28 teams in the league and review the rosters.

-> EXHiBiTiON MENU <-
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EXiT             - Exit the menu and play ball!
GAME OPTiONS     - Fielding and/or running can be set to Manual or Auto. If 
                   set to Auto mode, the CPU will handle all of the fielding
                   or running for you.
ERRORS           - When set ON, players are a little more human. They may
                   accidentally drop a catch or lose the ball on an easy play.
DH               - When set ON, the pitcher is replaced in the batting order
                   by a Designated Hitter.
WiND             - When enabled, the wind will affect the ball.
SEE ROSTER       - Choose any of the 28 teams in the league and review the
                   rosters. to exit any of the Roster screens, press X.

-> PiTCHER STATUS <-
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Pitcher status, shown on screen as STA, shows the availability of each of
your pitchers. If the pitcher`s status is AV, that means he`s ready to start.
Pitcher`s with U3D, U2D, or U1D are unavailable for the number of days
displayed.

-> SELECTiNG A STARTiNG PiTCHER <-
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Use the Direction Buttons to move through the players. Each pitcher`s ERA,
win-loss and save record, and status are displayed. Press X to confirm your
selection.

-> ADJUSTiNG THE STARTiNG LiNEUP <-
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Changing the Batting Order - Select a player to move by pressing X, Select a
second player in the lineup to switch places and press X again.

Substituting Players - Select a player to be replaced by pressing X. Use the
Left and Right Direction Buttons to move to the substitute players. Use X to
select your submission.

-> BATTiNG <-
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Swinging the bat    - Press and hold the Up or Down Direction Buttons to
                      swing high or low. Use X to swing.
Bunting             - Press [] to bunt.
Pinch Hitter/Runner - If you need to use a pich hitter or runner, call a time
                      out by pressing the Start Button. Select Pinch Hitters
                      or Runners. Use the Direction Buttons to move through
                      the list of players. Use X to make your choice.

Remember, when a pich hitter or runner is used, the replaced player is out of
the game. Use pinch players sparingly, or you`ll find yourself in deep trouble
the next time around.

-> PiTCHiNG <-
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Pitching accuracy varies according to the player`s pitching ability. Be
careful, as your pitcher`s stamina decreases, so will his accuracy.

Fast Ball -           Hold the Down Direction Button duriong the wind-up to
                      increase the speed of the pitch.
Breaking Ball -       To control the horizontal path of the ball, use the
                      Left and Right Direction Buttons.
Sinker -              Hold the Down Direction Button throughout the duration
                      of the pitch.
Change Up -           Hold the Up Direction Button during the wind-up to
                      decrease the speed of the pitch.
Intentinal walks -    Move the pitcher to the far outsideof the batter. Hold
                      the Direction Button so that the direction of the pitch
                      is also far outside.
Pickoffs -            Use [] to view a high perspective of the infield. Use
                      the Direction Buttons to select a base for the pickoff.
                      Use X to throw the ball.
Relievers -           If you need to relieve a pitcher, call a time out by
                      pressing the Start Button. Select Relief Pitcher. A List
                      of pitchers will appear on screen. Use the Direction
                      Buttons to move through the players. Use X to select
                      your reliever.

-> FiELDiNG <-
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As soon as the ball is hit, an overhead view of the field is displayed.
A marker on screen will indicate where the ball will descend. A second marker
will highlight which player is closest to the ball. Use the Direction Buttons
to move the fielder to the ball marker.

 Diving catch   - Press and hold one the Direction Buttons to select which
                  direction to dive then press X.

 Leaping catch  - Use X to jump.

To throw a ball to first base, press X. To throw the ball to any other base,
hold down the Direction Button corresponding to the intended base, and 
press X.

If there is a fielder at the base, the player will automatically make the
catch. If there is no player at the intended base, the player throwing will
be cited with an error.

 Touching the base     - Press and hold the Direction Button corresponding to
                         the intended base and press ().

 Substituting Fielders - To replace a fielder with someone from the dugout,
                         press the Select Button to call a time out. Select
                         substitution. Use the Direction Buttons to move
                         through the players. Press X to select a fielder.
                         Select the substitute fielder and press X.

-> SELECTiNG A ViEW <-
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In 1P vs. 2P Exhibition mode, 3 different views can be selected: 
Batter`s view, Behind the Mound and Split Screen.

Use the Direction Buttons to scroll trough the views. Press X to confirm your
selection. Once the game begins, the view may not be changed.

-> POST-GAME REPORT <-
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If your game went beyound 9 innings, use R1 to view the extra inning results.
To return to the results of the first 9 innings, press L1.
Note: Bases Loaded `96: Double Header allows a maximum of 18 innings.

-> SAViNG YOUR SEASON <-
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Bases Loaded `96: Double Header (tm) gives you the option to save your season
in one of two ways, memory card or password. Password saves are limited in
the the data stored, but it will save your progress through the season or
series schedule. Upon completing a game in Championship or Regular Season
mode, the Results screen appears. Press X to call up the Save menu.

Memory Card - Saving data using a memory is simple. Select save from the Save
              menu and your data will be saved.
Password    - Selecting Eit at the Save menu will display the password which
              will allow you to continue your season or series.

-> RESUMiNG A SAVED GAME <-
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If you have saved your progress using a memory card, make sure that it is
inserted into your PlayStation. To resume your season or championship select
Continue from the appropriate menu at the Select Mode screen.

If you have saved your progress with a password, select Password from the
appropriate menu at the Select Mode screen. Use the Direction Buttons and X
to type your password. Use L1 and R1 to edit your password. Press Start to
continue.

-> TRADiNG PLAYERS <-
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Bases Loaded`96: Double Header (tm) allows you to trade players from team to
team. But just like in real life, some teams just won`t let a player go.

Using the Direction Buttons, select two teams to arrange the trade. When the
two teams are selected, the Player screen appears. Select the player to trade
and confirm your selection using X. Now select the player from the second team
to complete the trade. It`s best to trade your players before beginning a
season or series. Trading players during a season or series will overwrite
your previously saved data.

-> GAME SCREEN ELEMENTS <-
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Each time a batter steps up to the plate, his name will appear at the bottom
left hand corner of the screen. The player`s previous results at bat will be
displayed at the center. The meter by the pitcher measures his stamina.
As the pitcher`s stamina decreases, so will the level on the meter. If the
meter turns red, you`d better call in a reliever.

-> STATiSTiCS <-
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Player active during the 1993-94 seasons can have their statistics viewed in
Stats mode. Select the league and team using the Directions Buttons.

The Player Position screen will appear. Scroll trough the positions until
the desired position is highlighted. Now, move the cursor to the desired
player. Press X to view their statistics. Press X again to view the player`s
picture and detailed statistics.

-> DOUBLE HEADER ABBREVIATIONS <-
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PLAYER POSiTiONS

      P  -  Pitcher                  C  -  Catcher
     1B  -  First Baseman           RF  -  Right fielder
     2B  -  Second Baseman          LF  -  Left fielder
     3D  -  Third Baseman           CF  -  Center fielder
     DH  -  Designated hitter       SS  -  Short stop

PRiOR PLATE APPEARANCES

     FO  -  Fly out.                FC  -  Fielder`s choice.
     GO  -  Ground out.              E  -  Error.
     |<  -  Strikeout.              >|  -  Strikeout (looking).
     1B  -  Single.                 2B  -  Double.
     3B  -  Triple.                 HR  -  Homerun.
    HBP  -  Hit by pitch.           BB  -  Walk.

BATTiNG

GAMES/G  -  Games played.           AB  -  At bats.
    AVG  -  Batting average.        HR  -  Homeruns.
    RBI  -  Runs batted in.         SO  -  Strikeouts.
     SB  -  Stolen bases.            H  -  Hits.
     2B  -  Doubles.                3B  -  Triples.
     TB  -  Total bases.           OBP  -  On base percentage.
     SP  -  Slugging percentage.    BB  -  Walks.
    HBP  -  Hit by pitch.          SAC  -  Sacrifice bunts.
     SF  -  Sacrifice flies.         E  -  Error.

PiTCHiNG

GAMES/G  -  Games played.        WON/W  -  Games won.
 LOST/L  -  Games lost.             Sv  -  Saves.
    ERA  -  Earned run average.     SO  -  Strikeouts thrown.
      H  -  Hits given up.          HR  -  Homerun given up.
     ER  -  Earned runs.           PCT  -  Winning percentage.
     IP  -  Innings pitched.        BB  -  Walks.
    HBP  -  Batters hit by pitch.   SP  -  Save point.

-> DOUBLE HEADER RATiNGS <-
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Each player in Bases Loaded '96: Double Header (tm) has been assigned ratings
based on the player`s actual performance. Every player is rated in the
following categories:

      H  -  Hitting, ability to make contact with the ball.
     TH  -  Throwing ability.
     SP  -  Speed, base running ability.
     FD  -  Fielding ability.
BASEHiT  -  Basehit ability.

Pitcher Ratings

    SPD  -  Top speed for a fast ball.
    PiT  -  Control of pitches.
    STA  -  Maximum number of pitches per game.