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Midwest League 1963

Summary

  • Midwest League Champion: Clinton C-Sox (White Sox)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record: Clinton C-Sox (White Sox)

  • League Attendance: 629,294
    • 10 teams played a 126 game, split-season schedule which began on April 28 and ended on September 2. The first half ended on June 29. A post-season playoff was planned between the half-season winners, but proved unnecessary since Clinton won both halves.
    • The MWL had teams in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

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Overview


Composite 1963 Won/Lost Record for Each Team

                 Nickname    Affiliate Won Lost  Pct (Rank)
Burlington       Bees        Athletics  72  52  .581  (2) Roster
Cedar Rapids     Red Raiders Reds       56  65  .463  (7) Roster
Clinton          C-Sox       White Sox  83  41  .669  (1) Roster
Decatur          Commodores  Giants     62  61  .504  (4) Roster
Dubuque          Packers     Indians    47  76  .382 (10) Roster
Fox Cities       Foxes       Orioles    55  65  .458  (8) Roster
Quad Cities      Angels      Angels     66  57  .537  (3) Roster
Quincy           Jets        Mets       56  68  .452  (9) Roster
Waterloo         Hawks       Red Sox    58  66  .468  (6) Roster
Wisconsin Rapids Senators    Senators   58  62  .483  (5) Roster

First Half

                 W  L   Pct  GB
Clinton          44 18 .710  ---
Burlington       38 23 .623  5.5
Waterloo         33 30 .524 11.5
Quad Cities      29 32 .475 14.5
Fox Cities       28 32 .467 15.0
Dubuque          28 33 .459 15.5
Quincy           28 34 .452 16.0
Cedar Rapids     26 34 .433 17.0
Decatur          26 35 .426 17.5
Wisconsin Rapids 25 34 .424 17.5

First half ended on June 29.

Tie Game: Dubuque vs. Wisconsin Rapids (no date or details)


Second Half

                 W  L   Pct  GB
Clinton          39 23 .629  ---
Quad Cities      37 25 .597  2.0
Decatur          36 26 .581  3.0
Wisconsin Rapids 33 28 .541  5.5
Burlington       34 29 .540  5.5
Cedar Rapids     30 31 .492  8.5
Quincy           28 34 .452 11.0
Fox Cities       27 33 .450 11.0
Waterloo         25 36 .410 13.5
Dubuque          19 43 .306 20.0

1963 Post Season

Championship:
No playoff; Clinton won both halves.

No All-Star game was played this season.




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