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Baseball in Waterloo, Iowa

Overview

Information about Midwest League teams which have played in Waterloo, Iowa.


Waterloo hosted the Midwest League All-Star Game in 1978.



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Waterloo, Iowa
Overview
Roster
Details
Highlights
Tidbits
1961 Hawks
Ballpark
MWL Fan's Guide
Seasons
1993
1993
1992
1990
1989
1988
1987
1986
1985
1984
1983
1982
1981
1980
1979
1978
1977
1976
1975
1974
1973
1972
1971
1970
1969
1968
1967
1966
1965
1964
1963
1962
1961
1960
1959
1958

Summary

  • Midwest League seasons: 36
  • Won/Lost overall: 2478/2203, .529
  • Best season: 93/35, .727 (1975)
  • Championship Playoffs Won: 5 (plus 2 non-playoff championships)
    • Championship Series Won/Lost: 24/21, .533
  • Best MWL Won/Lost Record: 9 seasons

Affiliation History

Ballpark:


Franchise:


Team Information


Nickname

        Nickname   Affiliation
1993    Diamonds   Padres
1992    Diamonds   Padres
1991    Diamonds   Padres
1990    Diamonds   Padres
1989    Diamonds   Cooperative - Padres, Athletics & Orioles
1988    Indians    Indians
1987    Indians    Indians
1986    Indians    Indians
1985    Indians    Indians
1984    Indians    Indians
1983    Indians    Indians
1982    Indians    Indians
1981    Indians    Indians
1980    Indians    Indians
1979    Indians    Indians

Officers

        President           GM
 Waterloo Professional Baseball, Inc
1993    Bill Boesen         Jeff Nelson
1992    Dan Yates           David Simpson
1991    Dan Yates           David Simpson
1990    Dan Yates           Jim Peterson
1989    Dan Yates           Jim Peterson
1988    Dan Yates           Jim Peterson
1987    Mildred Boyenga     Jim Peterson
1986    Mildred Boyenga     Jim Peterson
1985    Mildred Boyenga     Jim Peterson
1984    Craig Twaites       Jim Peterson
1983    Jerry Heber         Marshall Adesman
1982    Jerry Heber         Marshall Adesman
1981    Jerry Heber         Marshall Adesman
1980    Dick Kern           Rich Blumeyer
1979    Russell Garling     Jeffrey Klein

Coaching Staff

        Manager         Coaches
1993    Ed Romero       Dean Treanor*
1992    Keith Champion  Sonny Siebert
1991    Bryan Little    Sonny Siebert  Jimmy Lester
1990    Bryan Little    Ron Oglesby    Gene Glynn
1989    Jaime Moreno    Mark Littell
1988    Ken Bolek       Eric Rasmussen Roger Hill
1987    Glenn Adams     Rick Adair     Lenny Randle
1986    Steve Swisher
1985    Steve Swisher
1984    Gomer Hodge     Chuck Stobbs
1983    Gomer Hodge     Vic Albury
1982    Gomer Hodge     Vic Albury
1981    Gomer Hodge 
1980    Cal Emery       Chuck Stobbs   Bob Gariglio
1979    Cal Emery       Mel Queen      Ron Linfonte

*pitching coaches

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Seasonal Results


Standings

       First Half            Second Half           Overall/Composite
1993 | 22 45 .328 19.0 (7) | 32 34 .485 10.5 (3) | 54 79 .406 (13)
1992 | 28 41 .406 16.5 (6) | 31 37 .456 16.5 (5) | 59 78 .431 (12)
1991 | 34 34 .500  7.5 (5) | 41 29 .586  2.0 (2) | 75 63 .543  (4)
1990 | 26 40 .394 19.0 (7) | 34 36 .486 11.0 (5) | 60 76 .441 (11)
1989 | 26 40 .394 14.0 (6) | 21 49 .300 21.0 (7) | 47 89 .346 (14)
1988 | 40 26 .606  4.0 (3) | 38 36 .514 13.0 (4) | 78 62 .557  (5T)
1987                                             | 72 68 .514  (5)
1986                                             | 78 62 .557  (3)
1985                                             | 67 73 .479  (7)
1984                                             | 65 74 .468  (9)
1983                                             | 76 64 .543  (3T)
1982                                             | 75 64 .540  (5)
1981 | 40 29 .600  2.0 (2) | 41 29 .586  3.0 (2) | 81 55 .596  (2)
1980 | 48 23 .676  --- (1) | 38 32 .543  7.0 (3) | 86 55 .610  (1)
1979 | 42 25 .627  --- (1) | 39 29 .574  3.0 (2) | 81 54 .600  (1)

Post-Season

Year Round Result
1986     1 Waterloo d. Madison, 2-0
     Champ*Waterloo d. Peoria, 3-0
1983     1 Appleton d. Waterloo, 2-1
1981     1 Wausau d. Waterloo, 2-1
1980     1 Waterloo d. Wisconsin Rapids, 2-1
     Champ*Waterloo d. Quad City, 2-1
1979     1 Waterloo d. Wausau, 2-1
     Champ Quad City d. Waterloo, 2-1

Individual Achievements


Batting


Games Played

1993    Homer Bush       130
1992    Scott Pugh       137
1991    Darius Gash      130
1990    Ray Holbert      133
1989    Dave Cunningham  119
1988    Mark Pike        132
1987    Jim Richardson   133
1986    Luis Medina      136
1985    Miguel Roman     136
1984    Nelson Pedraza   134
1983    Nelson Pedraza   135
1982    Junior Naboa     123
1981    Marlin Methven   130
1980    Ricky Baker      138
1979    Thomas Anderson  127
        Dave Hudgens     127

At Bats

1993    Homer Bush       472
1992    Scott Pugh       522
1991    Darius Gash      501
1990    Matt Witkowski   470
1989    Dave Cunningham  405
1988    Mark Pike        539
1987    Jim Richardson   470
1986    Luis Medina      505
1985    Miguel Roman     548
1984    Rey Martinez     454
1983    Pookie Bernstine 455
1982    Dave Gallagher   409
1981    Kelly Gruber     458
1980    Ricky Baker      530
1979    Dave Hudgens     422

Runs Scored

1993    John Roberts      65
1992    Jason Hardtke     75
1991    Darius Gash       84
1990    J.D. Noland       75
        Matt Witkowski    75
1989    Dave Cunningham   62
1988    Mark Pike         94
1987    Claudio Carrasco  79
        Jim Richardson    79
1986    Luis Medina      107
1985    Miguel Roman      81
1984    Dave Clark        74
1983    Pookie Bernstine  83
1982    Junior Naboa      69
1981    Marlin Methven    88
1980    Ricky Baker      108
1979    Peter Peltz       94

Hits

1993    Homer Bush       152
1992    Scott Pugh       126
1991    Darius Gash      154
1990    Osvaldo Sanchez  119
        Matt Witkowski   119
1989    Reggie Farmer    101
1988    Mark Pike        139
1987    Claudio Carrasco 122
1986    Luis Medina      160
1985    Miguel Roman     144
1984    Rey Martinez     116
1983    Winston Ficklin  124
1982    Dave Gallagher   118
1981    Ed Saavedra      151
1980    Von Hayes        162
1979    Dave Hudgens     123

Home Runs

1993    John Fantauzzi    14
1992    Jeff Pearce       13
1991    Craig Pueschner   11
1990    Osvaldo Sanchez   14
1989    Steve Hendricks   11
1988    Scott Khoury      17
1987    Ray Williamson    24
1986    Luis Medina       35
1985    Bernardo Brito    29
1984    Dave Clark        15
1983    Randy Washington  19
1982    John Malkin       20
1981    Shanie Dugas      23
1980    Tim Glass         16
1979    Thomas Anderson   30

Runs Batted In

1993    Roberto DeLeon    59
1992    Shawn Robertson   63
1991    Darius Gash       60
1990    Osvaldo Sanchez   67
1989    Steve Hendricks   50
1988    Scott Khoury      59
1987    Scott Johnson     70
1986    Luis Medina      110
1985    Bernardo Brito    78
1984    Rey Martinez      68
1983    Randy Washington  89
1982    John Malkin       72
1981    Ed Saavedra       85
1980    Robert Bohnet     91
1979    Thomas Anderson   92

Stolen Bases

1993    Homer Bush        39
1992    Derek Vaughn      35
1991    Darius Gash       31
1990    J.D. Noland       48
1989    Reggie Farmer     34
1988    Mark Pike         34
1987    Glenn Fairchild   34
1986    Keith Bennett     46
1985    Rozier Jordan     25
1984    Dave Clark        20
1983    Pookie Bernstine  51
1982    Junior Naboa      44
1981    Ed Saavedra       36
1980    Ricky Baker       78
1979    Peter Peltz       25

Batting Avg

1993    Homer Bush      .322
1992    Jason Hardtke   .304
1991    Darius Gash     .307
1990    Osvaldo Sanchez .266
1989    Reggie Farmer   .295
1988    Troy Neel       .290
1987    Scott Johnson   .268
1986    Luis Medina     .317
1985    Milt Harper     .302
1984    Dave Clark      .309
1983    Winston Ficklin .292
1982    Dave Gallagher  .289
1981    Ed Saavedra     .333
1980    Von Hayes       .329
1979    Donald Hubbard  .311

Pitching


Games

1993    Todd Schmidt      51
1992    Bruce Bensching   50
1991    Bruce Bensching   54
1990    Brad Hoyer        51
1989    Ron Morton        47
1988    Andy Casano       33
1987    Paul Kuzniar      51
1986    Fritz Fedor       36
1985    Luis Encarnacion  53
1984    Shawn Cisco       37
        John Miglio       37
        Reggie Ritter     37
1983    John Miglio       50
1982    John Miglio       43
1981    Rickey Lintz      55
1980    Larry Hrynko      40
1979    Randy Rambis      41

Complete Games

1993    Jared Baker        2
1992    Jeff Brown         2
1991    Lance Painter      7
1990    Brian McKeon       7
1989    Chuck Ricci        9
1988    Tommy Kramer       9
1987    Mike Walker        8
1986    Greg LeFever       8
1985    Chris Beasley      6
1984    Mike Murphy        6
1983    Dane Anthony      11
1982    Dane Anthony       9
        Rod McDonald       9
1981    Steve Roche        4
        Mike Schawrber     4
1980    Dane Anthony      11
1979    Robin Fuson       12

Innings Pitched

1993    Craig Hanson     112
1992    Jeff Brown       146
1991    Lance Painter    200
1990    Brian McKeon     180
1989    Chuck Ricci      181
1988    Tommy Kramer     199
1987    Jeff Shaw        192
1986    Andy Ghelfi      172
1985    Chris Beasley    120
1984    Reggie Ritter    129
1983    Dane Anthony     166
1982    Rod McDonald     142
1981    Mike Schawrver   150
1980    Dane Anthony     194
1979    Robin Fuson      149

Strikeouts

1993    Craig Hanson      90
        Joe Waldron       90
1992    Robbie Beckett   147
1991    Lance Painter    201
1990    Brian McKeon     141
1989    Chuck Ricci       89
1988    Tommy Kramer     152
1987    Mike Walker      144
1986    Greg LaFever     108
1985    Luis Encarnacion 108
1984    Cal Santarelli   123
1983    Andrew Ortiz     137
1982    Buck Long        125
1981    Mike Schawrber   150
1980    Larry White      120
1979    Robin Fuson      107

Saves

1993    Todd Schmitt      25
1992    Bruce Bensching   18
1991    Bruce Bensching   12
1990    Tony Lewis        12
1989    Ron Morton         8
1988    Steve Olin        15
1987    Paul Kuznar        7
1986    Fritz Fedor        9
1985    Luis Encarnacion  24
1984    John Miglio       10
1983    Jeff Barkley       9
1982    Ricky Lintz        5
1981    Rickey Lintz       9
1980    Larry Hrynko      15
1979    Randy Rambis      13

Wins

1993    Tom Kindler        8
1992    Tom Paskievitch   11
1991    Lance Painter     14
1990    Brian McKeon      11
1989    Chuck Ricci       10
1988    Tommy Kramer      14
1987    Jeff Shaw         11
        Mike Walker       11
1986    Greg LaFever      10
1985    Luis Encarnacion   8
1984    Shawn Cisco        9
        Mickey Street      9
1983    Andrew Ortiz      11
1982    Rod McDonald      11
1981    Matt Bullinger    11
        Rickey Lintz      11
1980    Dane Anthony      15
        Larry White       15
1979    Robin Fuson       12

Earned Run Average

1993    Craig Hanson    4.90
1992    Cam Cairncross  3.61
1991    Lance Painter   2.30
1990    Brian McKeon    2.70
1989    Don Fowler      2.95
1988    Tommy Kramer    2.54
1987    Todd Gonzales   3.46
1986    Greg LaFever    2.30
1985    Chris Beasley   3.30
1984    Mickey Street   3.17
1983    Andrew Ortiz    3.35
1982    Rod McDonald    2.98
1981    Steve Roche     3.73
1980    Dane Anthony    2.88
1979    Robin Fuson     2.48



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