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Midwest League 1972

Summary

  • Midwest League Champion: Danville Warriors (Brewers)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record: Appleton Foxes (White Sox) 76/51, .598

  • League Attendance: 545,121
    • 10 teams in two divisions played a 130 game, split-season schedule which began on April 22 and ended on August 31. A two-tier post-season playoff determined the league champion.
    • The MWL had teams in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

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Overview


Composite 1972 Won/Lost Record for Each Team

                 Nickname   Affiliate Won Lost  Pct (Rank)
Appleton         Foxes      White Sox  76  51  .598  (1) Roster
Burlington       Bees       Athletics  65  63  .508  (6) Roster
Cedar Rapids     Cardinals  Cardinals  51  77  .398  (8) Roster
Clinton          Pilots     Tigers     49  77  .389  (9) Roster
Danville         Warriors   Brewers    73  52  .584  (2) Roster
Decatur          Commodores Giants     48  79  .378 (10) Roster
Quad Cities      Angels     Angels     69  59  .539  (5) Roster
Quincy           Cubs       Cubs       61  67  .477  (7) Roster
Waterloo         Royals     Royals     72  53  .576  (3) Roster
Wisconsin Rapids Twins      Twins      70  56  .556  (4) Roster

First Half

Northern Division  W  L   Pct  GB    Southern Division  W  L   Pct  GB
Wisconsin Rapids   40 25 .615  ---   Danville           38 25 .603  ---
Waterloo           37 26 .587  2.0   Quad Cities        35 30 .538  4.0
Appleton           36 28 .563  3.5   Burlington         32 33 .492  7.0
Cedar Rapids       28 35 .444 11.0   Quincy             30 35 .462  9.0
Clinton            22 41 .349 17.0   Decatur            22 42 .344 16.5

First half ended on June 25.


Second Half

Northern Division  W  L   Pct  GB    Southern Division  W  L   Pct  GB
Appleton           40 23 .635  ---   Danville           35 27 .565  ---
Waterloo           35 27 .565  4.5   Quad Cities        34 29 .540  1.5
Wisconsin Rapids   30 31 .492  9.0   Burlington         33 30 .524  2.5
Clinton            27 36 .429 13.0   Quincy             31 32 .492  4.5
Cedar Rapids       23 42 .354 18.0   Decatur            26 37 .413  9.5

1972 Post Season

Round 1:
Appleton d. Wisconsin Rapids, 1-0
Danville bye

Championship:
Danville d. Appleton, 2-0

1972 All Star Game

July 24 @ Wisconsin Rapids, WI
All-Stars 1, Wisconsin Rapids 1

          All-Stars         000 000 001 0- 1 5 2
          Wisconsin Rapids  001 000 000 0- 1 8 3

WP: none
LP: none
MVP: none selected

Box Score and Details




The Midwest League plays Single-A, professional baseball in America's agricultural and industrial heartland. 16 teams play a 140 game schedule which begins in early April and ends Labor Day weekend.

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