Charleston Shoe Thieves/Beta/Season 23

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In Season β23 the Charleston Shoe Thieves finished second in Mild and won enough games to qualify for the postseason for the first time since Season 11.

Starting Roster

Lineup Rotation


Stadium Renovations

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    Antigraphene - 2,565,916 Coins Spent
  • Teamicon shoe thieves.png
    Night + - 2,105,721 Coins Spent


The Shoe Thieves were listed as top contributors to the Houston Spies with 10%.

Roster Changes

In Season 23, the Shoe Thieves experienced an incineration, a Reverb, a Fax, two Voicemails and a Thieves' Guild steal.

Upon qualifying for the postseason, the Shoe Thieves earned Slosh Gulp as a postseason birth.

Notable Games

MVP Voting

See the main article on this topic: Idols#Season 23

Following Day 99, Gunther O'Brian was in 12th place on the Idol Board, and was among the 14 players to be named an MVP for the season.
Gunther gained the Ego+ modification.

  • Gunther O'Brian +  Ego+


The Charleston Shoe Thieves made the Overbracket as the 3rd seed in the Mild League.

Division Series vs. Seattle Garages

Day Weather Away Pitcher Score Home Pitcher
Day 103
Richardson Games 👟 2 - 14 🎸 Betsy Trombone
Day 104
Magi Ruiz 🎸 4 - -1 👟 Inky Rutledge
Day 105
Cornelius Games 👟 0 - 7 🎸 Castillo Turner

The Seattle Garages took the series 3 - 0. The Shoe Thieves were eliminated.

The ILB Semi-Centennial

This section is about outcomes of the event affecting the Charleston Shoe Thieves, for a complete page on the event see ILB Semi-Centennial.

Following Day 117, the Semi-Centennial took place.

Former Shoe Thieves Gunther O'Brian, Tillman Henderson and James Nolan were pulled from the Hall of Flame and given  Returned to join the Rising Stars. The team also featured former Shoe Thieves Jaylen Hotdogfingers, then playing for the Boston Flowers. The opposing team, the Vault Legends, featured Goodwin Morin, who had been vaulted as a member of the Charleston Shoe Thieves.

During the game, Jaylen Hotdogfingers was approached and collected by the Legends during inning 6. Jaylen was then Artificially Forged, getting permanently Vaulted and moving to the Vault Legends roster in the process.
Lōotcrates, who was commentating the game, reacted with the message:

"Jaylen Hotdogfingers

The same thing happened to Tillman Henderson during the 12th inning.
Lōotcrates reacted with a direct reference to the Noise-Cancelling Headphones from the Season 10 Elections.

"Tillman Henderson
Noise-Cancelling Headphones
Render One Immune to Criticism"

After the explosion of Sun(Sun) in the 29th inning, the event was cancelled and the game immediately ended.

Members of the Rising Stars who weren't active in the ILB when they joined were randomly redistributed:

All three of them kept their  Returned modification.

Election Outcomes

Party Favors

  • Team Containment Crate passed with 651,721 Votes, 82% of all Decree Votes