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Midwest League 1975

Summary

  • Midwest League Champion: Waterloo Royals (Royals)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record: Waterloo Royals (Royals) 93/35, .727
  • Most Valuable Player: Willie Wilson (Waterloo/Royals)
  • Prospect of the Year: Willie Wilson (Waterloo/Royals)
  • Manager of the Year: John Sullivan (Waterloo/Royals)

  • League Attendance: 564,368
    • 10 teams in two divisions played a 130 game, split-season schedule that began on April 18 and ended on August 29. A two-tier post-season playoff was scheduled to determine the league champion, but both Waterloo and Quad Cities took first-round byes for leading their divisions in both half seasons.
    • The MWL had teams in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

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Overview


Composite 1975 Won/Lost Record for Each Team

                 Nickname   Affiliate Won Lost  Pct (Rank)
Appleton         Foxes      White Sox  50  77  .394  (9) Roster
Burlington       Bees       Brewers    64  66  .492  (6) Roster
Cedar Rapids     Giants     Giants     41  87  .320 (10) Roster
Clinton          Pilots     Tigers     67  61  .523  (4) Roster
Danville         Dodgers    Dodgers    65  63  .508  (5) Roster
Dubuque          Packers    Astros     58  67  .464  (7) Roster
Quad Cities      Angels     Angels     78  47  .624  (2) Roster
Waterloo         Royals     Royals     93  35  .727  (1) Roster
Wausau           Mets       Mets       51  77  .398  (8) Roster
Wisconsin Rapids Twins      Twins      71  58  .550  (3) Roster

First Half

Northern Division  W  L   Pct  GB    Southern Division  W  L   Pct  GB
Waterloo           49 13 .790  ---   Quad Cities        35 25 .583  ---
Dubuque            29 30 .492 18.5   Danville           35 27 .565  1.0
Wisconsin Rapids   25 33 .431 22.0   Burlington         31 31 .500  5.0
Appleton           22 37 .373 25.5   Clinton            29 31 .483  6.0
Wausau             21 37 .362 26.0   Cedar Rapids       23 35 .397 11.0

First half ended on June 22.

Tie Game: Clinton @ Waterloo, May 28 (1-1, six innings; rain)


Second Half

Northern Division  W  L   Pct  GB    Southern Division  W  L   Pct  GB
Waterloo           44 22 .667  ---   Quad Cities        43 22 .662  ---
Wisconsin Rapids   46 25 .648  0.5   Clinton            38 30 .559  6.5
Dubuque            29 37 .439 15.0   Burlington         33 35 .485 11.5
Wausau             30 40 .429 16.0   Danville           30 36 .455 13.5
Appleton           28 40 .412 17.0   Cedar Rapids       18 52 .257 27.5

Tie Game: Waterloo vs. Dubuque (no date or details)


1975 Post Season

Round 1:
Waterloo bye
Quad Cities bye

Championship:
Waterloo d. Quad Cities, 2-0

1975 All Star Game

July 14 @ Davenport (Quad Cities), IA
All-Stars 6, Iowa Oaks 2

          Iowa              000 000 002 - 2  3 0
          All-Stars         120 030 00x - 6 10 4

WP: Jim Dorsey (Quad Cities/Angels)
LP: Dan Larson (Iowa/Astros)
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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