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Baseball in Davenport

Highlights

This page lists season and game highlights for the teams and players in the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois. The Quad Cities are Davenport & Bettendorf, Iowa, and Rock Island & Moline, Illinois.


Notable Seasons


  • 1961
    • Dennis Ribant (17-2 W/L, 1.86)
  • 1962
    • Paul Schaal (109 runs scored)
  • 1963
    • Ken Turner (18 wins)
  • 1964
    • Michael Carubian (15 wins, 1.69)
  • 1966
    • Vern Geishart (12-3, 1.13; 9 games with less than 5 hits)
  • 1969
    • Jerry Feldman (83 runs scored)
    • Bill Parker (.274, 17 HR, 67 RBI)
  • 1971
    • Sid Monge (12/11, 2.40)
  • 1973
    • Jerry Remy (.335, 160 hits)
  • 1974
    • Lawrence Rush (.997 fielding average at 1B)
    • team had 23 shutouts
  • 1975
    • Willie Aikens (91 RBI)
    • pitchers had excellent control:
      • only 15 hit batsmen (league record)
      • only 29 wild pitches (league record)
  • 1976
    • Dave Steck (14-2 W/L)
  • 1977
    • Joel Crisler (155 strikeouts)
    • Scott Carnes (53 double plays at 2B)
  • 1978
    • Brian Harper (101 RBI)
    • Brad Havens (197 strikeouts)
    • Jerry Bertoni (500 shortstop assists)
  • 1979
    • Randy Clark (16 wins)
  • 1980
    • Carlos Gil (15-2 W/L)
  • 1981
    • Ken Pryce (1.98)
  • 1983
    • Gary Jones (105 runs scored)
  • 1987
    • Scott Kannenberg (17 losses)
  • 1989
    • Glenn Carter (190 strikeouts)
  • 1990
    • Chad Curtis (151 hits)
    • Marcus Moore (16 wins)
    • Fili Martinez (195 strikeouts)
    • Alan Probst (.996 fielding average at C)
  • 1992
    • Orlando Palmiero (.317)
    • John Fritz (20 wins)
    • team had 111 sacrifice flies
  • 1994
    • Billy Wagner (204 strikeouts)
  • 1995
    • Tony Mounce (16 wins)
  • 1998
    • Eric Ireland (12 errors at P)
  • 1999
    • Michael Restovich (.312, 19 HR, 107 RBI)
    • Brian McMillan (19 HR)
    • Juan Rincon (2.92, 14/8, 153 strikeouts)

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Notable Games


  • July 7, 1960
    • Doyle Wagner (3 double plays at Catcher)
  • July 1, 1961
    • Dennis Ribant (perfect game: Clinton, 1-0)
  • May 6, 1962
    • Vincent Scales (no hitter; Clinton, 2-0)
  • July 3, 1963
    • George Sherrod (16 shutout innings against Fox Cities)
  • May 5, 1964
    • team had 11 stolen bases
  • May 6, 1966
    • Vern Geishart (no hitter; Appleton, 7-0)
  • July 24, 1968
    • pitching staff struck out 22 Dubuque batters (but they lost the game, 3-2)
  • May 4, 1971
    • Sid Monge (no hitter; Cedar Rapids, 6-0)
  • July 10 through 14, 1972
    • Washington Orozco (10 consecutive strikeouts--as hitter)
  • August 21, 1974
    • Lamar Wright (no hitter; Danville, 2-0 [6 innings])
  • May 20, 1975
    • Jim Dorsey (no hitter; Clinton, 4-0 [7 innings])
  • May 28, 1976
    • Richard Brewster (6 singles)
  • May 31, 1976
    • Don Mraz (no hitter; Wisconsin Rapids, 3-0 [7 innings])
  • July 26, 1976
    • Ralph Botting (no hitter; Wausau, 3-0 [7 innings])
  • July 9, 1977
    • Joel Crisler (no hitter; Wausau, 1-0 [7 innings])
  • June 24, 1978
    • Quad City 32, Wausau 8
    • Mike Bishop (4 home runs, 6 runs scored, 10 RBIs; 17 TB)
  • July 31, 1978
    • Jeff Conner (no walks permitted in 12 innings vs Burlington)
  • June 22, 1984
    • John Cox (11 total chances at pitcher--2 PO, 9 assists)
  • August 8, 1987
    • Richard Morehouse (10 inning shutout vs. Burlington)
  • May 30, 1992
    • Christian Pritchett (6 assists at first base)
  • August 3, 1997
    • Aaron Miles (3 sacrifice flies)
  • July 23, 1998
    • James Thomas (hit for the cycle)
  • May 19, 1999
    • Clinton 3, Quad City 2 in 21 innings (time 5:49)
  • May 10, 2000
    • Matt Scanlan (hit for cycle)
  • May 19, 2000
    • Tim Sturdy (no hitter; Quad City, 1-0 [7 innings])

Otherwise Notable

  • Triple Plays by Team: 13 (through 2000)



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