Four Tied in a Playoff Race to the Death to Win a Year's Worth of Figures
Friday, October 08, 2004

This year's baseball season had some surprises and some predictability, too. Who'd have expected Rob Mackowiak to out-homer Richie Sexson, or Kenny Rogers to win more games than Kerry Wood and Mark Prior combined? Baseball addict Todd McFarlane took a stab at predicting the order of finish for the MLB regular season and nailed four of the six divisions, with Oakland falling short and Arizona falling apart.

We invited our fans to try and "Beat Todd's Picks" via an automated online contest at While a fair number of you competed at or near his level, four submissions stood out for their exacting accuracy.

We currently have four folks deadlocked in a tie -- at -16, with 0 being a perfect score -- following the postseason. They are:

We're currently in contact with these guys and are arranging a playoff battle to decide which one gets the grand prize: every regular McFarlane's Sports Picks MLB action figure released in 2004.

Beyond the four big guns, we had several others who did well enough to beat Todd. Here are the Top 7, each tied at -18 out of a possible perfect 0 score:Congratulations to everyone who was able to beat Todd's picks. We'll report back when the final winner is finally decided.