Round Two S19


Cecil Travis swing

Old-time Senator Cecil Travis is in the top seed facing non-ranked invitee Bake McBride, former Expos Hall-of-Famer Andre Dawson and Tim Wallach, plus Dots Miller, slugger Albert Belle, Bob Bescher, and Garret Anderson. A .500 record or top 4 finish is required to move on to Round Three!

The Hitters

Cecil-Travis-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Cecil Travis
Round One S44
74-80

Bake-McBride-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Bake McBride
Round One S74
72-82

Dots-Miller-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Dots Miller
Round One S39
70-84

Albert-Belle-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Albert Belle
Round One S36
67-87

Bob-Bescher Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff Card

Bob Bescher
Round One S19
65-89

Garrett-Anderson-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Garret Anderson
Round One S02
62-92

Andre-Dawson-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Andre Dawson
Round One S06
58-96

Tim-Wallach-Card Baseballs Greatest Player Playoff

Tim Wallach
Round One S45
51-103

The Results

PlayerWinsLossesPct.GB
Andre Dawson10054.649*WON*
Albert Belle8668.55814.0
Bake McBride8173.52619.0
Bob Bescher7876.50622.0
Tim Wallach7678.49424.0
Cecil Travis6985.44831.0
Garret Anderson6391.40937.0
Dots Miller6391.40937.0

Andre Dawson joined the 100 Win Club and took first place in Season 19, outdistancing second-place Albert Belle by 14 games. Bake McBride and Bob Bescher also qualified for Round Three and Tim Wallach just missed. Despite winning nine straight, he lost the last game of the season to finish in fifth place, one victory shy of the .500 mark. Cecil Travis, Garret Anderson, and Dots Miller will also be heading home.

Season Highlights

  • Bake McBride led all teams with a .257 batting average while the league hit a combined .234.
  • Albert Belle clouted 221 home runs and Dawson added 215 of his own. Dawson3 led individuals with 32 round-trippers.
  • Bob Bescher led all teams with 579 stolen bases.
  • In a 17-7 victory over Andre Dawson, Dots Miller rapped out 22 hits.
  • Andre Dawson8 had a 3-homer game.
  • Garret Anderson4 had a 7-RBI game.
  • Pete Alexander1 led the league with a 27-8 record and 1.83 ERA and had 11 shutouts pitching for the Andre Dawson team.
  • No-Hitters
    8/30 0 Pete Alexander1 of Andre Dawson vs. Dots Miller in 9 innings. 

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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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