The job of the Serie Preliminar complete, the first postseason teams of the Liga Nacional move into the Eliminatoria and Interdivisional. It’s serious now.
As the 1871 season ends, thirty-two teams—forty percent of the league—advance into a second, even weirder, experiment. This is the story of the first torneo.
The late season is upon the Ingenieros, and a mysterious stranger appears. Does he promise help for a turnaround? No. Not exactly, anyway.