All-State Tournament: No. 4 New York vs. No. 13 Arkansas
Previously on The All-State Tournament …
Our battle-of-the-states baseball tournament (simulated by Strat-O-Matic!) so far, has been going (more or less) according to form. No. 1 California knew it was facing a true challenge against Nebraska and Bob Gibson, but squeaked out a 2-1 victory behind the power of Ted Williams.
And No. 2 Pennsylvania struggled for a while against No. 15 North Carolina and its surprise starting pitcher, Madison Bumgarner, but Reggie Jackson and Honus Wagner homers proved the difference in the Keystone State’s 4-2 triumph.
On Monday, No. 3 Maryland — a star-studded team with Baseball 100 legends Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken Jr., Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove and Al Kaline, among others — went up against upset-minded Louisiana. Spoiler alert: The game was wild. You can read about it below.
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