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Baseball in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Overview

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


Wisconsin Rapids hosted Midwest League All-Star Games in 1967, 1972, and 1973.



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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Overview
Roster
Details
Highlights
Tidbits
History
Ballpark
MWL Fan's Guide
Seasons
1983
1982
1981
1980
1979
1978
1977
1976
1975
1974
1973
1972
1971
1970
1969
1968
1967
1966
1965
1964
1963

Summary

  • Midwest League seasons: 21
  • Won/Lost overall: 1325/1349, .496
  • Best season: 80/48, .625 (1974)
  • Championship Playoffs Won: 1
    • Championship Series Won/Lost: 5/8, .385
  • Best MWL Won/Lost Record: 1 season

Affiliation History

Ballpark:

Franchise:


Team Information


Nickname

        Nickname   Affiliation
1983    Twins      Twins
1982    Twins      Twins
1981    Twins      Twins
1980    Twins      Twins
1979    Twins      Twins

Officers

        President           GM
1983    John Keehn          John Marks
1982    John Keehn          Greg Kipfer
1981    Terry Stake         Tom Leix
1980    Terry Stake         Bill Kinsman
1979    Bob Arterburn       Barry Wallihan
                            Bill Kinsman

Coaching Staff

        Manager         Coaches
1983    Charlie Manuel   
1982    Ken Staples
1981    Ken Staples
1980    Rich Stelmaszek
1979    Rich Stelmaszek

*pitching coaches

Coaches may be missing from this list. Any help would be appreciated.


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Seasonal Results


Standings

       First Half             Second Half           Overall/Composite
1983                                               | 71 67 .514  (5T)
1982                                               | 56 82 .406 (11)
1981 | 36 29 .554  5.5 (3)  | 32 36 .471 11.0 (3)  | 68 65 .511  (4)
1980 | 32 39 .451 16.0 (4)  | 45 25 .643  --- (1)  | 77 64 .546  (3)
1979 | 26 41 .388 16.0 (4)  | 34 31 .523  6.5 (3)  | 60 72 .455  (6)

Post-Season

Year Round Result
1980     1 Waterloo d. Wisconsin Rapids, 2-1

Individual Achievements


Batting


Games Played

1983    Paul Felix                138
1982    Steve Aragon              136
1981    Jim Eisenreich            134
1980    James Christensen         140*
1979    Antonio Lopez             130

At Bats

1983    Paul Felix                477
1982    Steve Aragon              489
1981    Jim Eisenreich            489
1980    James Christensen         567
1979    Antonio Lopez             505

Runs Scored

1983    Johnny Salery              89
1982    Steve Aragon               73
1981    Jim Eisenreich            101
1980    James Christensen          96
1979    Antonio Lopez              78

Hits

1983    Paul Felix                142
1982    Steve Aragon              119
1981    Jim Eisenreich            152
1980    James Christensen         159
1979    Antonio Lopez             144

Home Runs

1983    Paul Felix                 21
        Mike Moreno                21
1982    Steve Aragon               13
1981    Jim Eisenreich             23
1980    Gary Gaetti                22
1979    George Dierberger          16
        Ron Grout                  16

Runs Batted In

1983    Mike Moreno                88
1982    Steve Aragon               75
1981    Jim Eisenreich             99
1980    James Christensen          93
1979    Ron Grout                  80

Stolen Bases

1983    Johnny Salery              46
1982    Johnny Salery              12
        Mark Davidson              12
        Steve Aragon               12
        Brian Rupe                 12
1981    Michael Cole               32
1980    Gary Gaetti                34
1979    Luis Bravo                 41

Batting Avg

1983    Jeff Wilson              .303
1982    Alvaro Expinoza          .266
1981    Jim Eisenreich           .311
1980    James Christensen        .280
1979    Antonio Lopez            .285

Pitching


Games

1983    Paul Mancuso               51
1982    Mark Portugal              36
1981    Smokey Everett             30
1980    Conrad Everett             36
1979    Michael Ungs               32

Complete Games

1983    Tom Klawitter              10
1982    Mike Weiermiller            9
1981    Richard Yett               12
1980    Larry May                  10
        Paul Voigt                 10
1979    Ted Kromy                  11
        Steve Mapel                11

Innings Pitched

1983    Mike Maack                165
1982    Mike Weiermiller          159
1981    Richard Yett              164
1980    Larry May                 200
1979    Michael Ungs              171

Strikeouts

1983    Mike Maack                153
1982    Craig Henderson           154
1981    Richard Yett              121
1980    Bob Konopa                156
1979    Michael Ungs              104

Saves

1983    Paul Mancuso               20
1982    Frank Eufemia               9
1981    Smokey Everett             18
1980    Conrad Everett             10
1979    Gary Dobbs                  3

Wins

1983    Ken Klump                  13
1982    Mark Portugal               9
1981    Richard Yett               12
1980    Larry May                  18
1979    Michael Ungs                9

Earned Run Average

1983    Tom Klawitter            2.99
1982    Mike Weiermiller         3.62
1981    Richard Yett             3.68
1980    Bob Konopa               1.96
1979    Michael Ungs             3.11



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