Current Major League star Andrew McCutchen leads the field with the top seed in this season just chock full of Hall-of-Famers. We’ll see Chick Hafey, Vladimir Guerrero, Harmon Killebrew, Joe Medwick, and Ken Griffey Jr representing Cooperstown, along with Harvey Hendrick and Gary Redus. As abundantly clear by now, only the top four finishers automatically move up to Round 5.
Played as: Andrew McCutchen
Full Name: Andrew Stefan McCutchen
Nicknames: Cutch, Uncle Larry, Zoom, Drusneeze
Played as: Chick Hafey
Full Name: Charles James Hafey
Played as: Vladimir Guerrero
Full Name: Vladimir Alvino Guerrero
Nicknames: Vladdy, Vlad the Impaler
Played as: Harmon Killebrew
Full Name: Harmon Clayton Killebrew
Nicknames: Killer, Hammerin’ Harmon
Played as: Joe Medwick
Full Name: Joseph Michael Medwick
Nicknames: Ducky, Ducky Wucky, Muscles
Played as: Harvey Hendrick
Full Name: Harvey Hendrick
Played as: Gary Redus
Full Name: Gary Eugene Redus
Played as: Ken Griffey Jr
Full Name: George Kenneth Griffey
Nicknames: Junior, The Kid, The Natural
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Joe Medwick defeated Chick Hafey in the last two games of the season, forcing a tie for first place and Harmon Killebrew finished 9-1 to tie Vladimir Guerrero for fourth place. Top seed McCutchen finished third baseman.
- Medwick7 led the league in hitting, finishing with a .334 batting average.
- Hafey3 led with 37 home runs on the season.
- Vladimir Guerrero1 stole 21 bases without being caught.
- Hafey8 had a 20-game hitting streak.
- There were 3-HR games by Killebrew7, Hafey6, and Redus2 (in 5 at-bats in an 11-inning game).
- Pedro Martinez5, pitching for Medwick, struck out 17 Harmon Killebrews in 8 2/3 innings.
6/18 Cy Young of McCutchen tossed a no-no vs. Harmon Killebrew
6/19 The next day, Bucky Walters5 of Medwick did him one better, completing a perfect game against Chick Hafey.