Competing for the “Rocky”

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:

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 “” 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.


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