National Pastime III is a simulation baseball game based on Bill Staffa's NP3 Cards and Dice tabletop game. The application will run on a Windows PC or on a Mac running Parallels.

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View a YouTube video demonstrating how the game is played.
YouTube Link

Download a fully functioning demo and try out the application.
Full Functioning Demo (2018 season)
Full Functioning Demo (2022 season)

Full Functioning Demo (2023 season)
Instructions for Demo

NP III - Current Version (12/13/2023)
NP III version 1.0.0.7b
Version 1.0.0.7b (no changes except update needed for 2023 season)

Update Instructions (PDF)
Update Instructions (Video)
2020 MLB Rule Changes incorporated into NPIII

What's new in version 1.0.0.7a (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.7 (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.6b (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.6a (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.6 (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.5i (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.5h (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.5g (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.5f (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.5e (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.5d (PDF)
What's new in version 1.0.0.5c (PDF)
New - Roster Management (Video)

What's new in version 1.0.0.5b (PDF)
Transactions Part 1 (Video)
Transactions Part 2 (Video)

Transaction Files (How to use Transaction Files)

Transactions (complete with dates)
1908 1924 1931 1941 1946 1950 1956 1962 1965 1968 1974 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1982 1984 1985 1990 1993 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2004 2005 2013 2018 2021 2022 2023

1894, 1897, and 1900 to 2018 Transactions (trade dates missing)


Changes to version 1.0.0.5a

For 2016 season purchasers - Updated 2016 scx file (download and replace existing SKS_2016.scx file)
SKS_2016.scx

For 1993 season purchasers - Updated 1993 scx file (download and replace existing SKS_1993.scx file)
Speed Ratings Correction
SKS_1993.scx

For 1989 season purchasers - Updated 1989 scx file (download and replace existing SKS_1989.scx file)
Obbide McDowell changed DRN 3-4 to 44
SKS_1989.scx

For 1968 season purchasers - Updated 1968 scx file (download and replace existing SKS_1968.scx file)
Paul Schaal added 2B 5; Ellie Hendricks added 1B 2; Roger Repoz changed DRN 1-2, 4-3, 6-4 to 29, 29, 12
SKS_1968.scx

For 1903 season purchasers - Updated 1903 scx file (download and replace existing SKS_1903.scx file)
Harry Smith PRN 20 changed to 30 on DRN 3-1
SKS_1903.scx


Game Screen (click to enlarge)
Game Tab
Sample Cards (click to display)
Player Card

Sample Cards (click to display)
Player Card