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Midwest League 1974

Summary

  • Midwest League Champion: Danville Warriors (Brewers)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record: Wisconsin Rapids Twins (Twins) 80/48, .625

  • League Attendance: 557,272
    • 10 teams in two divisions played a 130 game, split-season schedule which began on April 20 and ended on August 29. 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 1974 Won/Lost Record for Each Team

                 Nickname   Affiliate Won Lost  Pct (Rank)
Appleton         Foxes      White Sox  73  50  .593  (2) Roster
Burlington       Bees       Athletics  61  59  .508  (6) Roster
Cedar Rapids     Astros     Astros     54  66  .450  (7) Roster
Clinton          Pilots     Tigers     52  72  .419  (9) Roster
Danville         Warriors   Brewers    61  57  .517  (5) Roster
Decatur          Commodores Giants     55  69  .444  (8) Roster
Dubuque          Packers    Co-op      44  78  .361 (10) Roster
Quad Cities      Angels     Angels     65  58  .528  (4) Roster
Waterloo         Royals     Royals     68  56  .548  (3) Roster
Wisconsin Rapids Twins      Twins      80  48  .625  (1) Roster

First Half

Northern Division  W  L   Pct  GB    Southern Division  W  L   Pct  GB
Wisconsin Rapids   42 21 .667  ---   Quad Cities        33 26 .559  ---
Waterloo           39 22 .639  2.0   Burlington         29 28 .509  3.0
Cedar Rapids       27 31 .466 12.5   Danville           27 29 .482  4.5
Appleton           26 32 .448 13.5   Decatur            28 32 .467  5.5
Dubuque            22 37 .373 18.0   Clinton            22 37 .373 11.0

First half ended on June 24.


Second Half

Northern Division  W  L   Pct  GB    Southern Division  W  L   Pct  GB
Appleton           47 18 .723  ---   Danville           34 28 .548  ---
Wisconsin Rapids   38 27 .585  9.0   Burlington         32 31 .508  2.5
Waterloo           29 34 .460 17.0   Quad Cities        32 32 .500  3.0
Cedar Rapids       27 35 .435 18.5   Clinton            30 35 .462  5.5
Dubuque            22 41 .349 24.0   Decatur            27 37 .422  8.0

1974 Post Season

Round 1:
Appleton d. Wisconsin Rapids, 2-0
Danville d. Quad Cities, 2-1

Championship:
Danville d. Appleton, 2-1

1974 All Star Game

July 22 @ Cedar Rapids, IA
All-Stars 3, Iowa Oaks 2

          Iowa              000 101 000 000 0 - 2 7 3
          All-Stars         200 000 000 000 1 - 3 7 1

WP: David Garcia (Dubuque/Twins)
LP: Ken Tatum (Iowa/White Sox)
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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