We all know who were the best of show in the AL and NL, but what about the players that deserve a "Flying Fickle Finger of Fate" trophy or ones that may need a new job at seasons end?
Pitchers Dream Award:
NL: Steven Leonard with 146 strike outs in 642 AB's.
AL: Randall Fisher with 153 strikeouts in 642 AB's.
Chicks Dig It (Adam Dunn) Award:
NL: Monte Duvall with 58 chick magnets and a .258 average.
AL: Henry Rogers with 54 chick balls with .239 average.
Police Laughing Award:
NL:Lynn Abernathy with 5 thefts but got caught 20 times.
AL:Tommy Jordan with 13 thefts and getting caught 23 times.
My Bad Award:
NL: Eric Baker with 41 fumbled attempts.
AL: Marty James with 53 fumbled balls.
Minus Plays or What Was I Doing Award:
NL: Brace Kroeger wins the award for the second straight year with 12, losing to Willie Scott by a plus play.
AL: Albert Reith with 28 mind numbing boo boo's.
Am I A Pitcher or What Award:
NL: Turner Darr with a 2-20 record in 33 starts.
AL: Louie Bolivar with a 4-24 record in 34 starts.
Hero-less Complete Game Award:
NL: Benji Stewart with 2 CG's to his credit but a 9-11 campaign.
AL: Kelly Downs with 2 complete games and 2 shutouts but a 8-11 record.
Failure to Duck or Taking One for the Team Award:
NL: Melvin Taylor has 24 bruises to prove it.
AL: Justin Hernandez has 22 seams tattooed around his arms.
Iron-Manless Hitting Award:
NL: Raymond Lamb with .253 average in 632 AB's.
AL: Alfredo Hogan with a .229 average in 621 AB's.
Iron-Manless Pitching Award:
NL: Albert Valdez compiled a 10-14 record while pitching 209 innings and 40 starts.
AL: Ham Bruske compiled a 5-20 record with 203 innings of work.
The Backstop is My Friend Award:
NL: Ted Robertson for allowing 12 balls to go by.
AL: Hiram Spooneybarger as he allowed 16 backstop bouncers.