Round 4 S06

George Kell-Featured-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

The Hitters

George Kell has the top seed in this HOF-less season. Also hoping for a tournament extension are Stan Hack, Jim Edmonds, Kip Selbach, Hal McRae, George J. Burns, George Woods, and Harry Davis. Only the top 4 finishers get an automatic bid in Round 5.

George Kell
Round One S10
Round Two
Round 3 S35
W – L
George-Kell-Card Baseball's Greatest Player Playoff
Stan Hack
Round One S33
Round Two
Round 3 S33
W – L
Stan-Hack-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
Jim Edmonds
Round One S19
Round Two S06
Round 3 S44
W – L
Jim-Edmonds Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff Card
Kip Selbach
Round One S29
Round Two
Round 3 S60
W – L
Kip-Selbach-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
Hal McRae
Round One S04
Round Two
Round 3 S55
W – L
Hal-McRae-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
George J. Burns
Round One S74
Round Two S29
Round 3 S58
W – L
George-j-Burns Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
George Wood
Round One S23
Round Two S17
Round 3 S29
W – L
George-Wood-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
Harry Davis
Round One S26
Round Two S13
Round 3 S26
W – L
Harry-Davis-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff Card

The Results

Jim Edmonds had his best season yet, joining the century club with exactly 100 wins on the strength of his 236 home runs. Stan Hack outlasted George Kell for second, with George Wood taking fourth. Hal McRae narrowly missed tying for fourth, losing on the final day of the season. He heads home, along with Harry Davis, Kip Selbach, and George Burns.

Season Highlights

  • George Kell9 took the batting crown with a healthy .321 average.
  • Hal McRae8 had 55 doubles.
  • Jim Edmonds8 led the league with 32 HRs.
  • George Wood9 had 10 HBP.
  • Edmonds8 and Edmonds3 each had 3-HR games. Edmonds3 also totaled 9 RBIs.
  • No-Hitters
    7/15 John Burkett7 of STH vs. JIE in 9 innings, 1-0

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 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 and if you want to contact him about the tournament, drop him an email at

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