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Baseball in Wausau, Wisconsin

Overview

Information about Midwest League teams which played in Wausau, Wisconsin.


This site contains a page describing how the Timbers didn't move to Fort Wayne.


Wausau hosted the Midwest League All-Star Game in 1987.



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Wausau, Wisconsin
Overview
Roster
Details
Highlights
Tidbits
Leaving Town
Ballpark
MWL Fan's Guide
Seasons
1990
1989
1988
1987
1986
1985
1984
1983
1982
1981
1980
1979
1978
1977
1976
1975

Summary

  • Midwest League seasons: 16
  • Won/Lost overall: 956/1215, .440
  • Best season: 84/48, .636 (1981)
  • Championship Playoffs Won: 1
    • Championship Series Won/Lost: 5/3, .625
  • Best MWL Won/Lost Record: 1 season

Affiliation History

Ballpark:

Franchise:


Team Information


Nickname

        Nickname   Affiliation
1990    Timbers    Orioles
1989    Timbers    Mariners
1988    Timbers    Mariners
1987    Timbers    Mariners
1986    Timbers    Mariners
1985    Timbers    Mariners
1984    Timbers    Mariners
1983    Timbers    Mariners
1982    Timbers    Mariners
1981    Timbers    Mariners
1980    Timbers    Co-operative
1979    Timbers    Co-operative

Officers

        President           GM
 RediMed Professional Sports, Inc/Wausau Timbers
1990    Pete Heitman        Jack Roeder
1989    Dale Cochard        Jack Roeder
 Timbers Baseball, Inc
1988    Dale Cochard        Jack Roeder
1987    Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder
1986    Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder
1985    Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder
1984    Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder
1983    Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder
1982    Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder
1981    Lyle Weden          Al McFarlane
1980    Lyle Weden          Roger Gifford
1979    Michael Feder       Charles Booth

Coaching Staff

        Manager         Coaches                            Trainer
1990    Mike Young      Chet Nichols   Carlos Bernhardt
1989    Tommy Jones     John Boyles
1988    Rick Sweet      Dave Schuler
1987    Bobby Cuellar   
1986    Bobby Cuellar   Joe Georger
1985    Greg Mahlberg   
1984    Greg Mahlberg   Roy Clark      John Burden
1983    R.J. Harrison   Gary Pellant   John Polonic
1982    R.J. Harrison   Gary Pellant   Mike Bucci
1981    Bill Plummer
1980    Marty Martinez                                      Joe Nemeth
1979    Tom Robson

*pitching coaches

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Seasonal Results


Standings

       First Half             Second Half           Overall/Composite
1990 | 23 45 .338 17.0 (7)  | 26 42 .382 16.0 (6) | 49 87 .360 (14)
1989 | 35 26 .574  8.5 (2)  | 31 42 .425 12.0 (6) | 66 68 .493  (8)
1988 | 26 41 .388 14.5 (6T) | 26 47 .356 19.5 (7) | 52 88 .371 (14)
1987                                              | 57 83 .407 (11)
1986                                              | 73 66 .525  (5)
1985                                              | 52 85 .380 (11)
1984                                              | 70 66 .515  (5)
1983                                              | 55 83 .399 (11)
1982                                              | 55 84 .396 (12)
1981 | 41 23 .641  --- (1)  | 43 25 .632  --- (1) | 84 48 .636  (1)
1980 | 34 36 .486 13.5 (2)  | 23 46 .333 21.5 (4) | 57 82 .410  (8)
1979 | 29 37 .439 12.5 (3)  | 40 24 .625  --- (1) | 69 61 .531  (4)

Post-Season

Year Round Result
1981     1 Wausau d. Waterloo, 2-1
     Champ*Wausau d. Quad City, 2-0
1979     1 Waterloo d. Wausau, 2-1

Individual Achievements


Batting


Games Played

1990    T.R. Lewis           115
1989    Ellerton Maynard     130
1988    Todd Haney           132
1987    Jim Bowie            127
1986    Bob Bernardo         122
1985    Mark Machalec        119
1984    Edgar Martinez       126
1983    Dave Myers           123
1982    Ivan Calderon        126
1981    Harold Reynolds      127
1980    Mike Frierson        127
1979    Mike Jirschele       127
        David Stockstill     127

At Bats

1990    T.R. Lewis           404
1989    Jorge Robles         494
1988    Todd Haney           452
1987    Ted Williams         460
1986    Bob Bernardo         423
1985    Oriol Perez          427
1984    Dave Hengel          441
1983    Dave Myers           448
1982    Donnell Nixon        461
        Ivan Calderon        461
1981    Harold Reynolds      496
1980    Robert Tanzi         440
1979    David Stockstill     459

Runs Scored

1990    T.R. Lewis            60
1989    Ellerton Maynard      62
        Jorge Robles          62
1988    Jim Pritikin          67
1987    Ted Williams          63
1986    John Clem             62
1985    Oriol Perez           56
1984    Bob Bruzik            75
1983    Dave Smith            77
1982    Donnell Nixon        102
1981    John Moses           102
1980    Mike Frierson         83
1979    Bobby Johnson         89

Hits

1990    T.R. Lewis           115
1989    Jorge Robles         121
1988    Ruben Gonzalez       135
1987    Jim Bowie            119
1986    William Diaz         109
1985    Oriol Perez          120
1984    Dave Hengel          136
1983    Dave Myers           135
1982    Donnell Nixon        156
1981    Harold Reynolds      146
1980    Robert Tanzi         123
1979    Bobby Johnson        131

Home Runs

1990    Melvin Wearing        18
1989    Tim Stargel           12
1988    Mike McDonald         18
1987    Dan Disher            13
        Jerry Goff            13
1986    Pablo Moncerratt      21
1985    Bill Worden           15
1984    Dave Hengel           26
1983    Dave Smith            26
1982    Ivan Calderon         24
1981    Glen Walker           35
1980    Kevin King            19
1979    David Stockstill      27

Runs Batted In

1990    Melvin Wearing        56
1989    Ellerton Maynard      49
1988    Mike McDonald         67
1987    Jim Bowie             66
1986    Bob Bernardo          67
        John Clem             67
1985    Oriol Perez           67
1984    Dave Hengel           98
1983    Dave Smith            80
1982    Ivan Calderon         89
1981    Glen Walker          111
1980    Kevin King            62
1979    David Stockstill     101

Stolen Bases

1990    Damon Buford          15
1989    Ellerton Maynard      49
1988    Chuck Carr            41
1987    Ted Williams          74
1986    Jorge Uribe           28
1985    John Anderson         28
1984    Emy Gomez             26
1983    Brian David           30
1982    Donnell Nixon         85
1981    Harold Reynolds       69
1980    Mike Frierson         90
1979    James Payne           21

Batting Avg

1990    T.R. Lewis          .285
1989    Ellerton Maynard    .260
1988    Ruben Gonzalez      .314
1987    Jim Bowie           .266
1986    John Clem           .282
1985    Oriol Perez         .281
1984    Dave Hengel         .308
1983    Dave Myers          .301
1982    Donnell Nixon       .338
1981    Ivan Calderon       .306
1980    Robert Tanzi        .277
1979    Bobby Johnson       .303

Pitching


Games

1990    Daryl Moore           36
1989    Scott Pitcher         49
1988    Keith Frink           58
1987    Howard Townsend       46
1986    Tim McLain            42
1985    Logan White           51
1984    Paul Schneider        58
1983    Scott Barnhouse       50
1982    Mike Evans            35
1981    Tom Brennan           37
1980    John Burden           45 [plus 8 @ Waterloo]
1979    Alec Christianson     53

Complete Games

1990    Pat Leinen             3
        Rob Wheatcroft         3
1989    Scott Taylor           6
1988    Greg Burlingame        4
1987    Jody Ryan              6
1986    Mike Schooler          6
1985    Greg Brinkman          6
1984    Tom Burns              4
1983    Bob Baldrick           9
1982    Randy Ramirez          7
        Joe Whitmer            7
        Terry Hayes            7
1981    Edwin Nunez           13
1980    Mark Cahill            8
        Edwin Nunez            8
1979    Tom Owens             12

Innings Pitched

1990    Rob Wheatcroft       152
1989    Jim Bennett          128
1988    Kurt Stange          157
1987    Jody Ryan            174
1986    Clay Parker          178
1985    Greg Brinkman        159
1984    Tom Burns            167
1983    Bob Baldrick         164
1982    Terry Hayes          148
1981    Edwin Nunez          185
1980    Mark Cahill          160
1979    Tom Owens            176

Strikeouts

1990    Brad Pennington      142
1989    Ben Burnau           106
1988    Mike McGuire         108
1987    Pat Rice             127
1986    Mike Schooler        171
1985    Bob Baldrick         106
1984    Bill Wilkinson       117
1983    Randy Newman         132
1982    Terry Hayes          133
1981    Edwin Nunez          205
1980    John Burden          113 [includes Waterloo]
        Mark Softy            99
1979    Tom Owens            136

Saves

1990    Daryl Moore           12
1989    Scott Pitcher         11
1988    Mike Goff             16
1987    Mark Wooden           17
1986    Tim McLain            18
1985    Bill Mendek           13
1984    Bob Gunnarson         13
1983    Scott Barnhouse       14
1982    Mike Evans            12
1981    Brian Snyder           7
1980    John Burden           11 [includes Waterloo]
1979    Alec Christianson     12

Wins

1990    Steve Williams         7
1989    Scott Taylor           9
1988    Steve Bieksha          7
        Kurt Stange            7
1987    Pat Rice              12
1986    Mike Schooler         12
1985    Don Neufelder         10
1984    Wray Bergendahl       10
1983    Bob Baldrick          10
1982    Mike Johnson           9
1981    Edwin Nunez           16
1980    Mark Cahill            9
        Edwin Nunez            9
1979    Ted Davis             12

Earned Run Average

1990    Rob Wheatcroft      3.91
1989    Jim Bennett         4.02
1988    Greg Burlingame     3.51
1987    Pat Rice            3.84
1986    Clay Parker         2.88
1985    Don Neufelder       3.26
1984    Bob Hinson          3.16
        Doug Swearingen     3.16
1983    Bob Baldrick        3.40
1982    Terry Hayes         3.65
1981    Edwin Nunez         2.48
1980    Mark Cahill         3.66
        Kevin Steger        3.66
1979    Brent Gaff          2.98



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