HQ NOW: Experts Leagues Winner's Circle, 2019

"Baseball intelligence for winners" is a slogan we use here at BaseballHQ.com. Everything we do here is designed to help you win. But we're in this, too—so when BHQ writers do well in experts competitions ... well, let's just say actions speak louder than words. And in 2019, we had a lot of action. Here are the top finishes BaseballHQ.com writers brought home this year in national expert competitions:


2019 First Place finishes

  • SirusXM-FSTA Experts League (Brent Hershey/Ray Murphy)
  • Tout Wars-NL (Phil Hertz)
  • Tout Wars Mixed Draft (Ray Murphy)
  • XFL (Doug Dennis)
  • RotoWire Dynasty Invitational (Ryan Bloomfield; second season in a row)
  • Ottoneu Experts League (Andy Andres)

2019 Second Place finishes

  • LABR-AL (Dave Adler)
  • CBS NL-only Auction League (Brant Chesser)
  • CBS Head to Head (Brant Chesser)
  • The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational (TGFBI):
    • Ryan Bloomfield
    • Patrick Davitt
    • Brad Kullman

2019 Third Place finishes

  • Tout Wars-AL (Patrick Davitt)
  • Tout Wars Mixed Auction (Brent Hershey)
  • The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational (TGFBI): 
    • Bob Berger
    • Arik Florimonte
    • Mike Werner

We know there are a lot more winners out there, too. Share your own successes with us in the comments area below, or in this forum thread.

Congratulations to all of our winners, staff and subscribers alike. For BaseballHQ.com's complete and impressive finishes in experts competitions over the years, visit our Titles and Awards page.

And of course, always follow The Three Cardinal Rules for Winners. If you cherish this hobby, you will live by them or die by them:

  1. Revel in your success; fame is fleeting.
  2. Excercise excruciating humility.
  3. 100% of winnings must be spent on significant others. 

It's never too early to start your own journey to the winner's circle a year from now. See what a subscription to BaseballHQ.com includes in our What's Inside page, and start your prep for next year by pre-ordering our 2020 Baseball Forecaster and 2020 Minor League Baseball Analyst.

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