An interesting bag of players led by the underrated Bill Dahlen in the top seed. Fellow Cubs Jose Cardenal and Charlie Grimm join him in attempting to move ahead to Round Three in the playoff. They face Ralph Garr, Hall-of-Famer Craig Biggio, Wally Moses, Travis Hafner, and Kid Gleason. You have to have at least a .500 record or finish fourth or better or it is time to go home.
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In a season where no team dominated, Wally Moses outlasted the other hitters to take first place. Travis Hafner, Ralph Garr, Charlie Grimm, and Jose Cardenal all finished with .500+ records and so will be advancing to Round Three. As for Bill Dahlen, Craig Biggio, and Kid Gleason, their journey ends here.
- Ralph Garr led all teams with a .257 batting average while the league hit a combined .229.
- Pete Alexander4 had a 1.68 ERA for Kid Gleason.
- Lee Smith, pitching for Bill Dahlen was 16 and 0 in save situations.
- In a 24-inning, 1-0 game, Craig Biggio and Wally Moses combined for 43 hits. One of the Biggios was 7 for 11.
5/ 8 Walter Johnson1 of CHG vs. TRH in 11 innings (13 inning game)
6/23 Walter Johnson5 of RAG vs. BID in 9 innings
8/ 1 Bob Gibson2 of JOC vs. RAG in 9 innings