Round Two S01


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We begin Round Two where the hitters who failed to finish either fourth place or better or above .500 in their seasons in Round One get a second chance to move forward in the playoff. Reggie Jackson, Zeke Bonura, Reggie Sanders, Todd Helton, Harvey Hendrick, and Johnny Pesky get to advance based on having a positive run differential in their seasons and having more victories than Nellie Fox, Chief Wilson, Roy Campanella, Mike Griffin, and Bob Fothergill. We will see them later in this round.

This season features Hall-of-Famer Carlton Fisk, Brewers great Cecil Cooper, George Case, Chicken Wolf, Bobby Wallace, Brady Anderson, Adrian Beltre, and the ageless Julio Franco.

The Pitchers for Round Two can be found here.

The Hitters

Carlton-Fisk-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Carlton Fisk
Round One S52
76-78

Cecil-Cooper-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Cecil Cooper
Round One S75
73-81

George-Case-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

George Case
Round One S34
71-83

Chicken-Wolf-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Chicken Wolf
Round One S35
69-85

Bobby-Wallace-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Bobby Wallace
Round One S04
66-88

Brady-Anderson-Greatest Player Playoff card

Brady Anderson
Round One S17
64-90

Adrian-Beltre-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Adrian Beltre
Round One S01
60-94

Julio-Franco-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Julio Franco
Round One S35
56-98

The Results

PlayerWinsLossesPct.GB
Carlton Fisk9064.584*WON*
Adrian Beltre8668.5584.0
Cecil Cooper8173.5269.0
Julio Franco7777.50013.0
Brady Anderson7777.50013.0
George Case7777.50013.0
Chicken Wolf6787.43523.0
Bobby Wallace6193.39629.0

Carlton Fisk came out on top and Julio Franco won on the last day of the season to make it to .500 and join the other five teams to qualify for Round Three.

Season Highlights

  • Despite failing to advance, Chicken Wolf led all teams with a .252 batting average.
  • The Carlton Fisk team cranked 205 homers.
  • Brady Anderson7 stole 30 bases without being caught.
  • Walter Johnson5 no-hit Bobby Wallace.
  • B Gibson6 of threw 10.1 no-hit innings against Brady Anderson but Anderson won the game in the 15th inning.

tim_1rh4m20m

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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