Number one seed, not just in this season, but in the playoff as well, All-time batting champ Ty Cobb faces fellow Hall-of-Famers Goose Goslin and Robin Yount, plus old-timers Fred Carroll, Jake Daubert, Chick Stahl, and Darby O’Brien, and four-time batting champ Bill Madlock. The top four finishers will automatically advance to Round 5.
Played as: Ty Cobb
Full Name: Tyrus Raymond Cobb
The Georgia Peach
Played as: Goose Goslin
Leon Allen Goslin
Played as: Fred Carroll
Frederick Herbert Carroll
Played as: Robin Yount
Robin R. Yount
Played as: Jake Daubert
Jacob Ellsworth Daubert
Played as: Chick Stahl
Charles Sylvester Stahl
Played as: Darby O’Brien
William Darby O’Brien
None (Maybe Bad Bill)
Played as: Bill Madlock
Ty Cobb showed why he is the number one seed in the entire Greatest Player Playoff, following up his 122 Round One victories with an additional 114 here in Round 3. Second place Goose Goslin showed he needs to be taken seriously as well, notching 105 wins of his own. Also qualifying for Round 5 is Chick Stahl and Fred Carroll, tied for third with 71 victories each. The others are destined for a second chance in Round 4.
- Ty Cobb8 led all individual batters with a .351 average. In fact, all nine regulars batted .300 or better as the team hit at a .323 clip.
- Five Cobbs topped 100 runs scored with Cobb2 leading with 112.
- Ty Cobb9 led the league with 207 hits.
- Goose Goslin99 topped the league with 36 home runs.
- Ty Cobb5 led with 117 RBIs.
- All Cobb regulars swiped over 100 bases with Cobb4 the king at 141. The team as a whole amassed a whopping 1130!
- Ty Cobb5 had a 28-game hitting streak.
- The Ty Cobb team rapped out a combined 24 hits in defeating Goose Goslin 22-7. Chick Stahl also had a 22 hit game.
- Bill Madlock2 had a 3-homer game vs. Ty Cobb. He also had a 7-RBI game vs. Goose Goslin.
- Ty Cobb had a 6-SB game vs. Jake Daubert.
5/ 7 Bucky Walters1 of Chick Stahl vs. Robin Yount in 9 innings.