Frank Robinson of the Newark Slam Dumps is the ATB Batter of the Week for Sim 1. Robinson was unstoppable, batting .339 with a .790 Slugging percentage thanks to a league leading 9 HR. He also scored 13 and drove in a league leading 24.
The young 24-year old reliever Joe Neale of the DC Chips narrowly edges Garland Braxton for our Week 1 Pitcher of the Week. Neale went 3-0 with a 0.89 ERA in 20.1 innings pitched. He struck out 21 versus just 6 walks earning him a 0.97 RCERA, best in the league.