Round 3 S35


Roy-Cullenbine-Featured-Card

Roy Cullenbine managed 100 wins in Round One. Will he repeat? Hall-of-Famer George Kell has something to say about it! They face a solid slate of challengers in George Stone, Cupid Childs, and Socks Seybold, along with modern stars Vince Coleman, Curtis Granderson, and Raul Ibanez. Only the Top 4 are guaranteed slots in Round 5.


Roy-Cullenbine-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: Roy Cullenbine
Full Name: Roy Joseph Cullenbine
Nicknames: None

George-Kell-Card Baseball's Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: George Kell
Full Name: George Clyde Kell
Nicknames: None

George-Stone-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: George Stone
Full Name: George Robert Stone
Nicknames: Silent George

Cupid-Childs-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: Cupid Childs
Full Name: Clarence Lemuel Childs
Nicknames: None

Socks-Seybold-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: Socks Seybold
Full Name: Ralph Orlando Seybold
Nicknames: None

Vince-Coleman-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: Vince Coleman
Full Name: Vincent Maurice Coleman
Nicknames: Vincent Van Go

Curtis-Granderson-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: Curtis Granderson
Full Name: Curtis Granderson
Nicknames: Grandy Man
Twitter: @cgrand3

Raul-Ibanez-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Played as: Raul Ibanez
Full Name: Raul Javier Ibanez
Nicknames: None
Twitter: @RaulIbanezMLB

The Results

Roy Cullenbine went 23-15 to end the season, roaring past George Stone to take the pennant. Vince Coleman used his exceptional speed lock up third and Curtis Granderson held on for fourth place and a .500 record. Cupid Childs dropped his last two games to come up short but did have a positive run differential, giving him an edge and a possible slot in Round 5. We’ll have to see how things shake out at the end of the round. The others get a second chance in Round 4.

Season Highlights

  • George Stone led all teams in batting with Stone7 clocking in at .326.
  • Seven Vince Colemans had at least 10 triples with Coleman8 leading the pack with 18. He was also one of five Wilsons to top 90 stolen bases with a league-leading 109 SBs.
  • Three Stones had hitting streaks greater than 20 games. Stone7 hit safely in 25 straight.
  • George Kell8 went 6 for 6 in a game, including the game-winning homer in the 10th.
  • Cullenbine4 and Ibanez3 each had 3-HR games.
  • Wilson99 had a 6 SB game.
  • No-Hitters
    None. There were 2 one-hitters.

Tim Bruno

Tim has been a baseball fan for most of his life and has played a great deal of baseball and softball over the years. Although his playing days are long behind him, he remembers back when he was an extremely fast catcher with an extremely bad arm. He has been playing Strat-o-Matic baseball since he was 14. Tim is currently living in southwest France and writes A LOT about coffee at Procaffeination.com. He has also written Procaffeination: A Coffee Lover's Dictionary, which will be available soon. You can find out more about Tim's writing at TimothyBruno.com and if you want to contact him about the tournament, drop him an email at Tim@BaseballsGreatestPlayerPlayoff.com

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