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All Time Cardinals Team Tournament: Buck Final

We have arrived at the regional finals in the All Time Cardinals Team Tournament.

The winner of this round advances to the Final Four, to be held at the official site of the United Cardinal Bloggers.

Following along with the finals can pay dividends.  Enter now in the All Time Cardinals Team Tournament Contest and win a copy of A & E’s Complete World Series DVD Set. Details here.

Our bracket has worked all the way down to two teams from the sixteen we began with.  While some of the lower seeds held on for just a while, it ultimately came down to the top two seeds in this region, the 1942 team vs the 1985 team.  Who wins is entirely up to you.

You have read about the teams as we have went along, but here’s the tale of the tape in this regional championship match:

1942 1985
1 Seed 2
106 Wins 101
61 Losses 48
World Champs Finished Lost World Series
Enos Slaughter
.318/.412/.494
13/98/100
Best Hitter Willie McGee
.353/.384/.503
10/82/114
Mort Cooper
22-7
1.78 ERA
Best Pitcher John Tudor
21-8
1.93 ERA
Billy Southworth Manager Whitey Herzog

Now it’s up to you.  Tell us who moves on by placing your vote below.  Is it the I-70 Namesake from 1985 or the franchise’s most winning team from 1942.  You decide.

Voting closes at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 29th

Buck Region Championship

  • (1) 1942 (60%, 6 Votes)
  • (2) 1985 (40%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 10

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