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The 2005 Texas League playoffs got underway on Tuesday, September 5. Arkansas, the second-half champion in the East Division, holds a 1-0 edge over Tulsa, the first-half champion. In the other division championship series, San Antonio, the second-half champion in the West Division, leads the Midland RockHounds, 1-0. The two winners of these best-of-five series will meet in the Texas League Championship Series, scheduled to begin on September 12.
2005 Player of the Year: Andre Ethier, Midland
2005 Pitcher of the Year: Jason Hirsh, Corpus Christi
2005 Manager of the Year: Von Hayes, Midland
2005 Texas League All-Stars.
'Hounds win Texas League title
09/17/2005 1:21 AM ET
Francis Gomez doubled in the go-ahead run as Midland claimed its first outright Texas League championship in 30 years with a 6-5 win over Arkansas.More >