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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

A Brief History of Playoff Seeding

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Now that we have the six playoff teams set, check out what those seed positions have meant in the past.


2008 - the facebook year, didn't play so I don't have the data.

2009  - Pysch dog won from the #3 seed in the 3 "school" or division era.   At 7-6 the Dogs won the weakest Eleatic division then bashed their way through three rounds of playoffs, aided by a lowball win the quarterfinals.

Seed     Finish

1           2             Sunset Park Mastiffs  

2           3              Brooklyn Bashers      

3           1             psych dog                  

4            4            JGsthePelicanBrief

5            6            Discerning Nostrils

6            5            TX_WILDCATTER


2010 - Vickskennel.com won the memorable "robo" victory without setting a line up as they sneaked into the playoffs  at 6-7 wildcard and rocked the #1 Phat Girlz in the finals allegedly totally unaware of their memorable exploit.

Seed     Finish

1            2          Phat Girlz

2            4           BDT

3            5          Int'l Necronauts

4            6          el mundo pequeno

5             3         PelicanBrief

6             1         Vickskennel.com



2011  - #1 all the way TTM blew out both opponents after winning a then record 10 games in the (2 school/division era).

Seed      Finish

1             1              TakingTigerMountain

2              4             AEthernauts

3              2            BuildingDwellingThinking

4             6            ThePelicanBrief

5             3             SanFranciscoFerries

6             5             TuskenRaiders


2012  - BDT won 10 games in the two division system to claim the #1 seed. They then won two laughers to claim the crown.

Seed     Finish

1              1          BuildingDwellingThinking

2              3          TakingTigerMountain

3              2          HomespunNeckBloodz

4              5         AEthernauts

5               4           Phat Girlz

6              6         SanFranciscoFerries


2013  -  The Trichs sneaked in on points in the first mono-division league at #6 seed. Then, they ran the table in three high scoring games, including a micro decision in the quarters with the then Commish.

Seed     Finish

1              4       SanFranciscoFerries

2              3       GrossmanSachs

3              5        Polk High Panthers

4              2        Goslings

5              6        Phat Girlz

6              1        Trichotilomaniacs


2014  -  Phat Girlz breezed through on two mediocre scores as they took went 10-3 and bested a 4 and 6 seed on the way to a championship.

Seed      Finish

1              1           Phat Girlz

2              4           Aethernauts

3              5           TakingTigerMountain

4              3            Dijonaise All Stars

5              6            BldgDw3llingTh1nking

6              2           SanFranciscoFerries


Some data on the seeds

#1 seed - has advanced to 5/6 finales and won 3/5 championship games.  Only one #1 seed has exited in the quarter final round (a 3 point loss by the Ferries in 2013 to the Goslings).

#2 seed - has never advanced to the championship game. 6 of 6 #2 seeds have lost in the quarter final round.  The #2 seed has lost to the #6 six seed twice in the quarter finals. On both occasions the #6 seed went on to win the championship.

#3 seed - has advanced to 3/6 finals and won 1/3. The #3 seed is 3/6 in the opening round game versus the #6 seed.

#4 seed - has advanced to 1/6 finals and never won. The # 4 seed is 3/6 in the opening round game versus the #5 seed.

# 5 seed has never advanced to the finals. The #5 seed is 3/6 in the opening round game versus the #4 seed.

#6 seed has advanced to the finals 3/6 times and won 2/3 championship games. Only one #6 seed has exited in the quarter final round.


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