The teams: 1986 Cardinals (56), 1986 Padres (67), 1986 White Sox (75), 1969 Indians (92)
Game 1: 1986 Cardinals defeat the 1969 Indians 1-0. A pitching duel. Player of the game goes to Danny Cox, who scattered 4 hits over 6 innings.
Game 2: 1986 Padres defeat the 1986 White Sox 4-3. Tony Gwynn is awarded the player of the game honor after going 3-5 at the plate, with the game winning hit coming in the bottom of the 9th inning.
Game 3: 1986 Cardinals defeat the 1986 Padres 5-1. Solid win for the Cardinals. Jose Oquendo is awarded player of the game after going 3-4 at the plate, with 2 runs scored.
Game 4: 1986 White Sox defeat the 1969 Indians 6-4. The IndianA seesaw affair with the White Sox scoring 3 runs in the 9th to win the game. Player of the game honors goes to Ron Hassey who went 3-5 at the plate, scored 2 runs and had 2 RBI’s to boot.
Game 5: 1986 Padres defeat the 1986 White Sox 6-5. The White Sox are eliminated. Steve Garvey is named the player of the game after going 2-5 from the plate with 2 runs scored on 2 HR’s and 4 RBI’s.
Game 6: 1986 Padres defeat the 1986 Cardinals 6-2. Player of the game goes to Garry Templeton who interrupted a pitchers duel with a Grand Slam HR in the top of the 8th inning to fuel the victory. On to game 7…
Game 7: 1986 Padres defeat the 1986 Cardinals 1-0. Cardinals are eliminated. Quite the pitchers duel… player of the game honors goes to Dave Dravecky who pitched 6 scoreless innings, scattering 3 hits. Dominate performance in an elimination game.