The James L. Walker Award (a/k/a, the “Rocky”), is named for Rocky Walker, one of the B.A.B.E.S. founders and a life-long baseball fan. Rocky died on March 18, 2012, after a five-year battle with cancer. Please read more about him here: http://babesbaseball.com/2012/03/20/remembering-rocky/.
Joining the competition for the Rocky is easy. Just sign-up at the “Follow this blog by Email” widget and then, prior to Opening Day email us at “firstname.lastname@example.org” with the following 19 selections:
– winner of each MLB division and the four wild card teams (10),
– each league pennant winner (2),
– the World Series champ (1).
– MVP, batting champ and Cy Young Winner for each league (6).
Points are awarded as follows:
3 points for correct selections of division winners and wild cards (possible 30 points)
[1 point for picking a division winner that takes the wild card and vice versa]
6 points each for correct selection of NL and AL pennant winners (possible 12 points) 12 points for correct selection of the World Series champion; 10 points for each correct selection of individual awards (possible 60 points); A perfect score is 114.