Patch Updates for Current Game Releases

Please Note for All SOM Windows Games - Due to recent Windows Updates you may experience problems while installing or launching a SOM game. If you encounter errors please locate your Setup.exe program (normally will be saved in the Windows Downloads folder) then follow these directions:
    • Right-click the Setup program
    • Select "Properties"
  • Select the Compatibility tab
  • Check "Run this program in compatibility mode for" and select "Windows XP (Service Pack 3)"
  • At the bottom of the screen check "Run this program as an administrator"
  • Click OK
Gamers should also note that this problem can also occur when clicking your game file/icon to launch the game. If you experience a similar error when trying to launch the game please follow the above directions by right clicking on the game file/icon and make the same adjustment

Strat-O-Matic Baseball 2024

Baseball Daily 2024 NOTE: A special update is available if you are having troubles download Baseball Daily files due to firewall/security issues. Please go to for more information. NOTE: Only Baseball Daily 2024 users who are having issues should use this special update.

The Version 2024f update Patch is now available. All users should download and install this Version 2024f Patch immediately.

Click here to download the 2024f Update Patch for Version 2024 Baseball


An option has been added that hides the On Base and Slugging information on the Game Lineup screen. Using this option causes the lineup dialog to display information as it did in previous versions. This option can be clicking on Options, then Miscellaneous and checking the box for HIDE LINEUP ONBASE AND SLUGGING, and it will apply globally for all of your leagues.


IMPORTANT NOTE: You will not see roster data fixes unless you completely reinstall the rosters using the League / Install Rosters function (this wipes out any in-progress seasons, so make sure you want to restart the season before doing this).

1991U: This corrects an issue where the original version of 1991 inadvertently replaced the updated version.

1992U: This adds back the pitcher's hitting league that was inadvertently removed.

2023 Season Asplayed Lineup Issue - If you are manually playing the Los Angeles Angels you may have an issue with Ohtani and the new rules regarding him pitching and DHing at the same time. If so, click here to download an updated LUP lineup file for the 2023 season (Version 2024 ONLY!) to correct the issue. Just copy this file into your Rosters folder and replace the original 2023 LUP lineup file  

Football Version 2023

The Version 2023e update Patch is now available. All users should download and install this Version 2023e Patch immediately.

Click here to download the Version e patch for Football Version 2023


The game would sometimes display the error message ‘Invalid Argument’ after the last play of the game, preventing the game from being finalized. Note: If you already experienced this problem and are stuck then follow these steps: 1) After applying this patch run the Strat-O-Matic Football game. 2) Click the the league that is stuck to highlight it. 3) In the Saved Games section click the "_autosave.sof" game. 4) Click the "Launch" button. 5) You should now be able to finish out the game. If need-be take a QB Kneel-Down to proceed through the end-of-game processing.

  • College Football Version 2023

    There are currently no update patches required for Version 2023.

  •  Hockey Version 2022

    Data Patch for 1974-75 WHA is now available to add a missing player. Gerry Desjardins was missing from Baltimore, this patch will add him to Hockey Version 2022. Click here to download the Data Patch for 1974-75 WHA for Version 2022

    Basketball 2023

    • The Version 2023a-2 update Patch is now available. All users should download and install this Version 2023a-2 Patch immediately.

      Click here to download the Version a-2 patch for Basketball Version 2023


      BUGS FIXED IN VERSION 2023a-2 PATCH --------------------------------- 1) A recent Operating System security update was applied to many user's machine which disabled the Export Game Plan menu item of our game. This patch re-enables that functionality.  
    Patch Archives: