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Baseball in Dubuque

Highlights

This page lists season and game highlights for the teams and players in Dubuque, Iowa.


Notable Seasons


  • 1954
    • Dick Lombardi (.321, 22 HR, 81 RBI)
  • 1955
    • Don Reichart (.314, 17 HR, 87 RBI)
    • Fritz Ackley (3.62, 16/4)
    • Glen Rosenbaum (.305, 15/3)
    • Jimmy Lynn (.363, 19 HR, 121 runs, 180 hits, 121 RBI)
  • 1956
    • Deacon Jones (.409, 26 HR, 120 RBI)
    • Arthur Brown (.318, 13 HR, 100 RBI)
    • Bill Rouse (18/5, 3.89)
  • 1957
    • Donald Gordon (.296, 22 HR, 116 RBI)
  • 1958
    • Bob Nauman (103 runs scored)
    • Anthony Christopher (.300, 21 HR, 81 RBI)
  • 1959
    • Larry West (16/9, 3.46) 1958 Bob Newman (103 RBI)
  • 1960
    • Art Blunt (.303, 26 HR, 99 runs, 92 RBI)
    • Tom Haake (19/3, 2.52; 5 1-hit games)
  • 1961
    • John Butler (.305, 20 HR, 106 RBI)
  • 1963
    • Thomas Kelly (226 strikeouts)
  • 1975
    • David Aloi (1.69)
  • 1976
    • Donald Pisker (.345)

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Notable Games


  • May 22, 1955
    • team batters were walked 20 times
  • August 14, 1956
    • Lewis Glidewell (no hitter; Kokomo, 5-0)
  • August 29, 1956
    • Dubuque 36, Paris 12
      • team had 32 RBI; 15 singles, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 6 HR; 52 total bases
      • this win clinched the second half title
  • May 26, 1957
    • team had 6 triples in the first game of a double header
  • June 10, 1957
    • Jose Lizondro (no hitter; Decatur, 5-0 [5 innings])
  • May 16, 1958
    • James Conrad (no hitter; Clinton, 2-0)
  • May 18, 1958
    • Paris 30, Dubuque 17
  • May 19 through June 1, 1958
    • team won 15 consecutive games
  • August 19, 1958
    • Dubuque 25, Paris 3; team had 9 HRs & 3 doubles
  • June 13, 1959
    • Clinton 20, Dubuque 12
  • June 15, 1961
    • Bob Miller (no hitter; Quincy, 12-0 [7 innings])
  • August 26, 1962
    • team had 6 HR off Decatur pitcher Michael Roberts
  • September 13, 1962
    • Dubuque 5, Waterloo 1
      • Dubuque won league championship playoff with this game
      • this was the last game played in any Class D league
  • May 9, 1965
    • Quincy 25, Dubuque 0
    • Quincy 7, Dubuque 1
      • these games were played at Dyersville
  • May 3, 1966
    • Juan Joa (6 errors at shortstop)
  • May 22, 1966
    • team batters had 10 consecutive strikeouts vs Burlington pitcher Art Groza
  • July 19, 1967
    • team had 5 sac bunts off Clinton pitcher William Laxton
  • July 24, 1968
    • Dubuque 3, Quad City 2--despite 22 strikeouts by QC pitchers.
  • August 16, 1975
    • Jose Alfaro (no hitter; Cedar Rapids, 5-0)

Otherwise Notable

  • Triple Plays by Team: 3



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