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Midwest League 2008

League and Team Leadership

League Officers

  • President/Treasurer: George Spelius
  • Vice President: Ed Larson
  • Legal Counsel/Secretary: Richard Nussbaum
  • Administrator: Holly Voss

Umpires

Name                       Hometown
Jason Alper                Antioch, Caifornia
Joey Amaral                
Ryan Blakney
Jared Gary                 Groves, Texas
Tony Gutierrez          
Max Guyll                  Fort Wayne, Indiana
Taro Hamano                
Luke Hamilton              
Joe Hannigan               Westmont, Illinois
Phil Henry                 Denton, Texas
Tom Honec                  
Joel Hospodka              Gretna, Nebraska
Ben Karis                  
Benjamin May               Racine, Wisconsin
Brandon Misun              Ashland, Wisconsin
Matt Neuhold               
Brent Rice                 Jackson, Michigan
Keith Rogowski
Justin Sassman
Nathan Thompson
Tyler Wilson               
Kevin Wirth        

Pairings seen

Misun/Thompson
Rogowski/Henry
Blakney/May
Gary/Guyll
Hannigan/Gutierrez
Rice/Karis
Alper/Hospodka
Sassman/Alper
Gary/Wirth
Sassman/Neuhold
Karis/Honec
Amaral/Wilson
Blakney/Hamilton
Misun/Hamano




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2008 Season
Summary
Roster
Highlights
League
Team Age
Best Players
All-Star Game
MWL Fan's Guide

Team Leadership

   
                   President               GM
Beloit             Marcy Olsen             Jeff Vohs 
Burlington         Dave Walker             Chuck Brockett
Cedar Rapids       Tom Barbee              Jack Roeder
Clinton            Paul Schnack            Ted Tornow
Dayton             Robert Murphy           Robert Murphy
Fort Wayne                                 Mike Nutter
Great Lakes        Paul Barbeau            Paul Barbeau
Kane County        Mike Woleben            Jeff Sedivy
Lansing            Tom Dickson             Pat Day
Peoria             Rocky Vonachen          Ralph Converse
Quad Cities        Kirk Goodman            Kirk Goodman
South Bend         Joe Kernan              John Baxter
West Michigan      Scott Lane              Jim Jarecki
Wisconsin          Rob Zerjav              Rob Zerjav

Coaching Staffs

                   Manager            Coaches
Beloit             Nelson Prada       Gary Lucas*        Rudy Hernandez
Burlington         Brian Rupp         Ryan Long          Doug Henry*
Cedar Rapids       Keith Johnson      Brandon Emanuel*   Damon Mashore
Clinton            Mike Micucci       Brian Dayett       Danny Clark*
Dayton             Donnie Scott       Doug Bair*         Darren Bragg
Fort Wayne         Doug Dascenzo      Tom Bradley*       Tom Tornincasa
Great Lakes        Juan Bustabad      Garey Ingram       Danny Darwin*
Kane County        Aaron Nieckula     Haas Pratt         Don Schulze*
Lansing            Clayton McCullough Justin Mashore     Tom Signore*
Peoria             Ryne Sandberg      Rich Bombard*      Desi Wilson
Quad Cities        Steve Dillard      Joe Kruzel         Ace Adams*
South Bend         Mark Haley         Eric Sabel*        Francisco Morales
West Michigan      Joe DePastino      Benny Distefano    Mark Johnson*
Wisconsin          Terry Pollreisz    Jaime Navarro*     Rafael Santo Domingo

*pitching coaches

Ballpark Information

                                  Stadium                   Capacity Attendance
Beloit                            Harry Pohlman Field        3,501     82,456
Burlington                        Community Field            3,502     68,313
Cedar Rapids                      Veterans Memorial Stadium  5,200    164,568
Clinton                           Alliant Energy Field       3,000    114,662
Dayton                            Fifth Third Field          7,250    586,417
Fort Wayne                        Memorial Stadium           6,316    256,693
Great Lakes (Midland, MI)         Dow Diamond                5,200    299,416
Kane County (Geneva, IL)          Philip B Elfstrom Stadium  7,350    472,596
Lansing                           Oldsmobile Park           11,000    353,571
Peoria                            O'Brien Field              7,500    275,673
Quad Cities (Davenport, IA)       Modern Woodmen Park        6,200    207,048
South Bend                        Stanley Coveleski Stadium  5,000    163,479
West Michigan (Grand Rapids)      Fifth Third Ballpark      10,900    367,532
Wisconsin (Appleton)              Fox Cities Stadium         5,500    190,263



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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