1960s Final Game 1:
Oliva's Army gets the upset in game 1, Wally Bunker moves to (3-0) as he shuts down Little Joe's on 5 hits and a single run.
Little Joe's Even the series behind a pair of Home Runs from the Captain himself.
For the 2nd time in the final Frank Linzy and Wally Bunker square off in a pitchers battle. Linzy (3-1) avenges his game 1 loss with a 6-hit shutout. The W gives Little Joe's a 2-1 advantage going into game 4.
Little Joe's capture the 1960s Tournament with a 6-5 victory over Oliva's Army.
Tony Perez hits a pair of Home Runs to run his tournament total to 4 and takes home MVP Honors
1966 Topps Tony Perez
Marcelino Lopez goes through the tournament undefeated with 4 victories.
Final Standings - All-Star Rookie Tournament 1960s
Biggest Surprise 1963 Team Boog seeded 7th finished 4th
Biggest Disappointment 1969 Bench No Drips 5th Seed finished 8th
Now that we have found the best rookie cup team of the 1960s we are going to move to a more recent decade.
We have the 1990s Rookie Cup All-Stars tournament on-deck!