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Midwest League 1981

League and Team Leadership

League Officers

  • President/Treasurer: William K. Walters
  • Northern Division Vice President: Bob Arterburn
  • Southern Division Vice President: Ed Larson
  • Honorary Vice President: Jim Doster
  • Secretary: Doris Krucker
  • Directory of Publicity: Gerry Kissinger


 #   Name                Hometown

I don't have an umpire roster for this season from any source. Any help would be appreciated

Major Change

1981 Season
MWL Fan's Guide

Team Leadership

                 President               GM
Appleton         Bill Sands              Phil Kliber
Burlington       Dick O'Daniels          Lawrence Avery
Cedar Rapids     Harold "Pinky" Primrose Don Buchheister
Clinton          Paul Larson             Claude (Gus) Stokes
Quad City        Dave Cross              Roger "Gabby" Crow
Waterloo         Jerry Heber             Marshall Adesman
Wausau           Lyle Weden              Al McFarlane
Wisconsin Rapids Terry Stake             Tom Leix

Coaching Staffs

                 Manager          Coaches
Appleton         Sam Ewing
Burlington       Terry Bevington
Cedar Rapids     Randy Davidson      
Clinton          Wendell Kim 
Quad City        Rich Morales
Waterloo         Gomer Hodge
Wausau           Bill Plummer
Wisconsin Rapids Ken Staples

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

Ballpark Information

                           Stadium                   Capacity Attendance
Appleton                   Goodland Field            4,300       66,780
Burlington                 Community Field           3,500       62,127
Cedar Rapids               Veterans Memorial Stadium 6,000       89,824
Clinton                    Riverview Stadium         3,600       67,940
Quad City (Davenport, IA)  John O'Donnell Stadium    8,500      134,142
Waterloo                   Municipal Stadium         5,400       80,355
Wausau                     Athletic Park             3,000       58,116
Wisconsin Rapids           Witter Field              3,000       43,509

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