Nineteenth-century outfielder Jake Stenzel has the number one seed and faces four Hall-of-Famers, Roger Bresnahan, Orlando Cepeda, Billy Herman, and Ozzie Smith, plus eventual HOFer Manny Ramirez along with Michael Bourn and fellow old-timer Mike Griffin. You know the drill: Top 4 or a .500 record for an automatic berth in Round 5.
Played as: Jake Stenzel
Full Name: Jacob Charles Stenzel
Played as: Roger Bresnahan
Full Name: Roger Philip Bresnahan
Nicknames: The Duke Of Tralee
Played as: Orlando Cepeda
Full Name: Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes
Nicknames: Cha Cha, Baby Bull
Played as: Michael Bourn
Full Name: Michael Ray Bourn
Played as: Manny Ramirez
Full Name: Manuel Aristides Ramirez Onelcida
Nicknames: Man-Ram, Manny Being Manny, Mannywood, Manny Angelico
Played as: Mike Griffin
Full Name: Michael Joseph Griffin
Played as: Billy Herman
Full Name: William Jennings Bryan Herman
Orlando Cepeda used consistent stickwork and not a little power to outpace Stenzel for the pennant. A 7-23 record in June doomed Ozzie Smith to a fifth-place finish, behind Manny Ramirez and Roger Bresnahan. Herman, Griffin, and Bourn join Smith in Round 4.
- Jake Stenzel led all teams in hitting with Stenzel3 winning the batting title with a .317 average, 103 runs scored, 46 doubles, and 76 stolen bases. He also came in second with 15 triples.
- Orlando Cepeda took the HR crown with 34 homers.
- Trevor Hoffman5 had 50 saves for the Orlando Cepeda team.
- Billy Herman defeated Michael Bourn 4-3 in a 20-inning game.
- Jake Stenzel shutout Roger Bresnahan 18-0.
- Bernard Herman6 went 6-for-6 in a 14-inning game.
None. There were two one-hitters.