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Baseball in Cedar Rapids

Highlights

This page lists season and game highlights for the teams and players in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Notable Seasons


  • 1962
    • Tony Komisar (2.10 ERA)
    • Ray Orlikowski (210 strikeouts)
  • 1963
    • Lincoln Curtis (28 HR)
  • 1966
    • CR opponents scored only 377 runs (121 games played)
  • 1974
    • Luis Sanchez (1.59 ERA)
  • 1975
    • CR was on the short end of 3 no hitters
  • 1976
    • Ron Hodges (1.24, 14-2, .875 W/L pct)
    • Ted Barnicle (160 strikeouts)
  • 1977
    • Phillip Nastu (1.88 ERA)
  • 1979
    • Steven Duckhorn (pitcher, 17 losses)
    • Paul Plinsky (98 runs scored)
  • 1982
    • Jeff Jones (82 HR, 101 RBI; 70 extra base hits)
  • 1986
    • Marty Brown (138 games played at 3B)
    • Greg Simpson (1.81 ERA)
  • 1987
    • Keith Lockhart (140 games played)
    • Keith Brown (1.59 ERA)
  • 1987
    • Keith Brown (1.59 ERA)
    • Steve Davis (22 HR)
    • Keith Lockhart (appeared in 140 games)
  • 1988
    • Ramon Sambo (98 steals)
    • Reggie Jefferson (90 RBI)
    • Steve Davis (22 HR)
    • Floyd "Butch" Henry (16-2, .889)
    • 4817 team at bats
  • 1989
    • Adam Casillas (.321 BA)
  • 1995
    • team pitchers hit 104 batsmen
    • Steve Gibralter (92 runs scored, 97 RBI, 19 HR)
  • 1996
    • Larry Barnes (112 RBI, 27 HR)
    • Demond Smith (.338--includes West Michigan at bats)
  • 1997
    • Ramon Ortiz (225 strikeouts)
    • team allowed 145 home runs

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Notable Games


  • August 12, 1962
    • Tony Komisar (no hitter; Clinton, 8-0)
  • July 3 thru 19, 1965
    • CR had 17 consecutive wins
  • May 6, 1968
    • 12 team errors (7 in one inning [!]; lost to Wisconsin Rapids, 21-4)
  • June 7, 1969
    • Charles Bowlby (no hitter; Decatur, 3-0 [10 innings])
  • June 18, 1969
    • Jerry Bartee (4 outfield assists)
  • July 8, 1970
    • John Nixon (walked 6 times)
  • August 14, 1970
    • Kent Calderon (6 runs scored)
  • April 26, 1972
    • Gary Trumbauer (6 wild pitches vs. Danville)
  • August 2, 1972
    • Gary Trumbauer (no hitter; Burlington, 0-1 [lost game])
  • July 25, 1973
    • Robert Dean & Paulo DeLeon (no hitter; Danville, 6-0 [7 IP])
  • July 25 through August 9, 1975
    • CR had 15 consecutive losses
  • June 29, 1976
    • Ted Barnicle (no hitter; Dubuque, 5-0)
  • April 16, 1980
    • Wayne Guinn/Steve Daniels/Mark Moore (no hitter; Quad City, 2-0 [11 innings])
  • July 25, 1983
    • Steve Padia (took part in 3 double plays at catcher)
  • June 22, 1985
    • Osvaldo Soto (no hitter; Clinton, 2-0)
  • May 25 through June 3, 1986
    • CR played 9 consecutive errorless games
  • June 6, 1986
    • Mike Converse (no hitter; Beloit, 2-0)
  • April 29, 1987
    • Brian Robinson (14 chances at SS)
      • 8 were putouts
  • May 31, 1987
    • Joel Lono (no walks permitted in 10 innings [vs QC])
  • May 20, 1988
    • Scott Scudder (no hitter; Wausau, 4-0)
  • May 9, 1994
    • Derrin Doty (6 hits)
  • June 11, 1995
    • Kevin Young (hit by pitch 3 times)
  • May 18, 1996
    • Larry Barnes (took part in 6 double plays, 1B)
    • David Davalillo (took part in 5 double plays, 2B)
  • June 14, 1997
    • Jerrod Riggan (surrendered 6 home runs to Burlington)
  • August 7, 1997
    • Ramon Ortiz (no hitter; Quad City, 12-0; 14 strikeouts)
  • September 1, 1997
    • Cedar Rapids 14, Burlington 12 (playoff game; CR scored 9 in the bottom of the ninth)
  • April 22, 1998
    • Casey Martin (5 for 5; double, 3 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 runs batted in)
  • May 4, 1998
    • team had 5 double plays

Otherwise Notable

  • Triple Plays by Team: 3 (through 1999)



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