Our IBI Tribe Madness tournament moves into the first round of the Jacobs Field Region where eight players move on and eight are eliminated. These are the final results for Round 1 of this tournament.
For an overview of how the tournament works, go here, and for an in-depth preview into each of the Jacobs Field Region matchups,go here.
#9 SP Bob Lemon (1949) vs. #8 SP Joe Shaute (1924)
This battle, or should I rephrase it war, started out with both Lemon and Shaute as the number one starters. The two pitchers went at each other through May. At that point Shaute was 2-5 (five no decisions) and Lemon was 5-3 (four ND's). This prompted manager Casey Stengal to demote Shaute to third in the rotation. Essentially, Lemon was matched up against Al Jackson. The two pitchers locked in a stalemate until Lemon won six of his last eight starts and he beat Shaute 195-141. The highlight for Lemon was on July 21st when he took a no-hitter into the seventh. With one out, LF Frank Thomas hi...