12.B. Trading Draft picks
1. Draft picks for the upcoming and following season plus one may be traded after the World Series up until the end of the Rookie draft. Example: Following the 1979 World Series, draft picks for the 1980 and 1981 season will be allowed. Once 1980 Rookie draft ends, only picks for 1981 can be traded until trading is open after the 1980 World Series. Progression: SPB1-1980/SPB4-1990/SPBX-1931/SPB2-1969/SPB3-1949/SPB60-1958 2. Trades will not be rescinded if a franchise changes managers after a trade has been made. 3. No manager may be absent for more than two (2) consecutive rounds of drafting in the first five (5) rounds. 4. No manager may be absent for more than three (3) overall rounds of drafting in the first five (5) rounds. 5. Rule 5 draft positions may not be traded.