Round 4 S25

Al-Rosen Featured-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

The Hitters

Top seed Al Rosen faces some of the prettiest swings in baseball history as he faces Irish Meusel, Hall of Famer Wade Boggs, and John Olerud in this elimination round. Also in the mix are Ron Cey, Chuck Knoblauch, Wally Moses, and Delino DeShields.

Al Rosen
Round One S11
Round Two S03
Round 3 S08
W – L
Al-Rosen-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff Card
Irish Meusel
Round One S63
Round Two
Round 3 S25
W – L
Irish-Meusel-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
Ron Cey
Round One S70
Round Two S27
Round 3 S17
W – L
Ron-Cey-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
Chuck Knoblauch
Round One S31
Round Two
Round 3 S61
W – L
Chuck-Knoblauch-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
Wade Boggs
Round One S02
Round Two
Round 3 S25
W – L
Wade-Boggs-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff Card
Wally Moses
Round One S67
Round Two S16
Round 3 S12
W – L
Wally-Moses-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
Delino DeShields
Round One S27
Round Two S10
Round 3 S19
W – L
Delino-DeShields-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff
John Olerud
Round One S04
Round Two S20
Round 3 S50
W – L
John-Olerud-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

The Results

It was a tight race but Ron Cey slipped into first place and held on for the pennant. Al Rosen led all teams in homers to take second and Irish Meusel led in batting average to take third. Chuck Knoblauch won on the last day of the season to snatch fourth place from Wally Moses. Olerud, DeShields, and HOFer Wade Boggs join Moses on the last train out of town.

Season Highlights

  • Irish Meusel9 led all individual hitters with a .332 average.
  • Al Rosen3 led the league in round-trippers with 39. He also had a 22-game hitting streak.
  • Cey99, Rosen99, and Wally Moses all had 3-HR games.

    4/27 Allie Reynolds1 of the Chuck Knoblauch team no-hit Ron Cey, 3-0. Reynolds struck out 7 and walked 3. 

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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