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Midwest League 1985

Season Highlights

Batting Leaders

  • Batting: Harry McCulla (Springfield/Cardinals) .317
  • Home Runs: Bernie Brito (Waterloo/Indians) 29
  • Runs Batted In: Jim Winters (Appleton/White Sox) 91
  • Stolen Bases: Pete Coachman (Quad City/Angels) 69

Pitching Leaders

  • Wins: Keith Silver (Clinton/Giants) 17
  • Won/Lost: Edwin Correa (Appleton/White Sox) & Dan Scarpetta (Beloit/Brewers) 11/3; .813
  • Saves: Luis Encarnacion (Waterloo/Indians) 24
  • Earned Run Average: Keith Silver (Clinton/Giants) 2.24
  • Strikeouts: Alan Sontag (Kenosha/Twins) 213


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1985 Season
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Post-Season All-Star Team

Catcher               B.J. Surhoff, Beloit
First Base            Greg Monda, Cedar Rapids
Second Base           Pete Coachman, Quad City
                      Bryan House, Peoria
Third Base            Eddie Williams, Cedar Rapids
Shortstop             Julius McDougal, Peoria
Outfield              Darryel Walters, Beloit
                      Tom Thomas, Kenosha
                      Dante Bichette, Quad City
                      Troy Thomas, Appleton
                      Miguel Roman, Waterloo
                      Oriol Perez, Wausau
Designated Hitter     Tom Amante, Springfield
Left Handed Pitcher   Dan Scarpetta, Beloit
Right Handed Pitcher  Alan Sontag, Kenosha
Left Handed Reliever  Bill Mendek, Wausau
Right Handed Reliever Greg Dunn, Springfield
                      

Accomplishments

Players

  • Bernardo Brito, Waterloo (29 home runs)
  • Edwin Correa, Appleton (13/3 won/lost; .813)
  • John Dodd, Kenosha (8/2 won/lost, .800)
  • Henry McCulla, Springfield (.317)
  • Daniel Scarpetta, Beloit (13/3 won/lost; .813)
  • Keith Silver, Clinton (2.24 ERA)
  • James Winters, Appleton (91 runs batted in)

Teams

  • none known

Notable Games

  • April 17
    • John Costello, Springfield (pitcher, made 7 putouts)
  • May 2 thru August 22
    • Mark Machalec, Wausau (85 consecutive OF games without an error)
  • June 12
    • Ozzie Soto, Cedar Rapids (no hitter; vs. Clinton, 2-0 [7 inning game])
  • July 1
    • Larry Klein, Burlington (11 putouts at second base)
  • July 3
    • Peoria hit 12 extra base hits
      • 8 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs
  • July 17
    • Dan Boever, Cedar Rapids (4 doubles)
  • July 25
    • Bob Link, Waterloo (no hitter; vs. Clinton, 10-0 [7 inning game])



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