2008 BASEBALL PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS 
  FINAL  
                                 
PREDICTED PLACE   Tie    
WINS -  1 11 8 0 4 6 1 1 Tie Breaker FINAL FINAL
PL PREDICTOR LAA PHIL TAM B CUBS LAD BOS MIL W/S Breaker Miss SCORE PLACE
   
Carman, Brett 1 3 4 2 7 6 8 5 40 1 145 7 Carman, Brett
Coates, Andrew 1 4 3 2 8 5 7 6 82 43 144 9 Coates, Andrew
Hamilton, Gerry 5 2 4 3 7 1 6 8 51 12 181 1 Hamilton, Gerry
Hammerstrom, Dick 1 4 3 2 7 5 6 8 41 2 147 5 Hammerstrom, Dick
Hazlewood, Andrew 2 6 3 5 1 7 4 8 45 6 138 11 Hazlewood, Andrew
Henning, Jim 6 4 3 1 5 2 8 7   167 2 Henning, Jim
Manzey, Al 1 6 5 4 2 3 7 8 69 30 140 10 Manzey, Al
Stern, Ty 4 8 3 6 1 2 7 5 29 10 144 8 Stern, Ty
Slagle, Jerry 5 3 4 1 8 2 6 7 30 9 161 4 Slagle, Jerry
Slagle, Jim "Ohio" 1 6 3 2 8 5 4 7 42 3 124 12 Slagle, Jim "Ohio"
Slagle, Nelson 1 2 3 5 4 8 6 7 42 3 164 3 Slagle, Nelson
Thomas, Bob 2 4 5 8 1 7 6 3 48 9 147 6 Thomas, Bob
     Total Runs in World Series 39
   
TOTAL 30 52 43 41 59 53 75 79    
AVG PLACING 2.50 4.33 3.58 3.42 4.92 4.42 6.25 6.58  
LAA PHIL TAM B CUBS LAD BOS MIL W/S    
CONCENSUS: 1 4 3 2 6 5 7 8  
   
RESULTS: - 1ST ROUND:  Dodgers over Cubs 3-0, Phillies over Milw 3-1, Tampa Bay over White Sox 3-1,
Boston over Angels 3-1.  2nd ROUND:  Philadelphia over Dodgers 4-1, Tampa Bay over Boston 4-3 . WORLD SERIES:
Phillies win 4 games to 1.  Scores 3-2, 2-4, 5-4, 10-2, 4-3
USE OF SPREADSHEET - Input the wins on line 6 and the total scores will show in column M
GERRY HAMILTON WINS 2008 BASEBALL PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS
        Gerry Hamilton bested runner up Jim Henning by 14 points to win the 30th annual 2008 Baseball Playoff Predictions.
The 14 point margin was the second largest.  Jim 'Ohio' Slagle beat Judy Nash by 20 points in 1997.  This was the
first time Gerry has won this contest but he has been 2nd six times, the most of any predictor.  This was the first time  
Jim Henning has finished in the top 2.
      The Phillies were a consensus 4th pick by us 12 predictors.  Gerry Hamilton and Nelson Slagle were the only
predictors to predict them as high as 2nd…Brett Carman was best in the tie breaker as he predicted 40 runs to be
scored in the World Series - 39 were scored.  Jim Henning finished 2nd despite being one of two predictors to 
score 0 points on his #1 team (Cubs).
GERRY HAMILTON CLINCHES 2008 BASEBALL PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS
Gerry Hamilton clinched the 2008 Baseball Playoff Predictions when Boston came back from a 7 run deficit to win game 5
against Tampa Bay.  Jim Henning has also clinched 2nd place. Gerry and Nelson are the only predictors to have Philly 2nd
and 7 players have Tampa Bay 3rd. No one picked either team to win the series.  In Gerry Hamilton's baseball predictions
for 2008, only 27 of 194 predictors picked the Phillies to win their division and only 2 picked Tampa Bay to win their division.
  TY STERN LEADS GERRY HAMILTON BY 3 POINTS AFTER 1ST ROUND
      Ty Stern leads Gerry Hamilton by 3 points after the 1st round of the 2008 Baseball Playoffs.  Ty has his
first 3 picks left.  Gerry has 1st, 2nd and 4th picks left.  3rd place Bob Thomas has his 1st, 4th and 5th picks
left.  Ty works at the Boeing Fitness Center in Huntington Beach.  
TWELVE PREDICT - ANGELS CONSENSUS PICK
     Twelve predictors picked the 2008 Baseball Playoffs.  Six picked the Angels to win the World Series
3 picked the Dodgers, 2 predicted the Cubs and 1 picked Boston.   Seven lines up is where the consensus has all 
8 teams.