Lots of old-timers in today’s season led by Hall-of-Famers Sam Thompson, Miller Huggins, and fellow OTs Harry Stovey and George Wood. Also in the mix is modern HOFer Tony Gwynn, Eric Young Sr., Roy Sievers, and the severely underrated Reggie Smith. Top 4 move on to Round 5.
Played as: Sam Thompson
Full Name: Samuel Luther Thompson
Nicknames: Big Sam
Played as: Harry Stovey
Full Name: Harry Duffield Stovey
Nicknames: Gentleman Harry
Played as: Miller Huggins
Full Name: Miller James Huggins
Nicknames: Hug, Mighty Mite, Rabbit, Little Everywhere, Flea
Played as: Tony Gwynn
Full Name: Anthony Keith Gwynn
Nicknames: Mr. Padre, Captain Video, (Along with Tony Fernandez, Gary Sheffield, and Fred McGriff) The Four Tops
Played as: Reggie Smith
Full Name: Carl Reginald Smith
Nicknames: The Other Reggie
Played as: Eric Young Sr.
Full Name: Eric Orlando Young
Played as: George Wood
Full Name: George Albert Wood
Played as: Roy Sievers
Full Name: Roy Edward Sievers
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It was no great surprise that Tony Gwynn set the pace in batting average but Reggie Smith flexed his muscles and joined the select group of hitters to achieve a 100+ win season. He hit well and enjoyed above average pitching results. It will be interesting to see if he can repeat his performance in Round 5. Also qualifying were top seed Sam Thompson and Roy Sievers. The others get a seccond chance in Round 4.
- Tony Gwynn8 led all individual hitters with a .318 average and also had 15 triples and a spectacular 32-game hitting streak.
- Reggie Smith0 won the other two legs of the Triple Crown, tallying 33 HRs and 99 RBIs.
- Trevor Hoffman4 made 61 apperances for the Reggie Smith team, saving an impressive 53 games.
- Miller Huggins defeated George Wood 4-3 in 23 innings.
4/28 Pedro Martinez5 of the Roy Sievers team tossed a no-no against Miller Huggins in which he showed uncharacteristic wildness, walking 8.