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Baseball in Wausau

Athletic Park

Athletic Park hosted the Wausau franchise of the Midwest League from 1975 through 1990. This ballpark remains in use as host to the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the collegiate Northwoods League. Athletic Park was built in 1929, and hosted minor league ball from 1936 through 1990.

Athletic Park hosted the Midwest League All-Star Game in 1987.


[Athletic Park; Wausau, Wisconsin]
Photograph by Adam Kleba, July, 2001.
(Adam contributed more photographs of Wausau Athletic Field.)


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Ballpark Characteristics

  Left Center Right Seating
  316  360    316   2,500  (1986)
  318  360    316   2,500  (1983)
  318  386    318   3,400  (1979)
  318  360    316   3,500  (1978)
  321  375    320   3,000  (1975)

Attendance Record

  Year Attendance
  1990     56,434
  1989     49,302
  1988     55,255
  1987     61,342
  1986     59,634
  1985     50,352
  1984     50,095
  1983     50,147
  1982     43,077
  1981     58,116
  1980     37,175
  1979     43,059



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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