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Midwest League 1982

Season Highlights

Batting Leaders

  • Batting: Dick Schofield (Danville/Angels) .360
  • Home Runs: Jeff Jones (Cedar Rapids/Reds) 42
  • Runs Batted In: Alan Hunsinger (Springfield/Cardinals) 102
  • Stolen Bases: Donell Nixon (Wausau/Mariners) 85

Pitching Leaders

  • Wins: Mark Grant (Clinton/Giants) 16
  • Won/Lost: Mark Grant (Clinton/Giants) 16/5, .762
  • Saves: Ron Kaufman (Quad City/Cubs) 17
  • Earned Run Average: Mike Tanzi (Appleton/White Sox) 2.22
  • Strikeouts: Mark Grant (Clinton/Giants) 243

Major Change

1982 Season
MWL Fan's Guide

Post-Season All-Star Team

Catcher               Randy Hunt          Springfield/Cardinals
First Base            Wendell Henderson   Quad City/Cubs
Second Base           Norm Carrasco       Danville/Angels
Third Base            Wade Rowdon         Appleton/White Sox
                      Donnell Nixon       Wausau/Mariners
Shortstop             Dick Schofield      Danville/Angels
Outfield              Tom Romano          Madison/Athletics
                      Kevin Buckley       Burlington/Rangers
                      Jeff Jones          Cedar Rapids/Reds
                      Daryl Boston        Appleton/White Sox
                      Ivan Calderon       Wausau/Mariners
Designated Hitter     Monte McAbee        Madison/Athletics
Right-Handed Pitcher  Mark Grant          Clinton/Giants
Left-Handed Pitcher   Mike Tanzi          Appleton/White Sox
Right-Handed Reliever Ron Kaufman         Quad City/Cubs
Left-Handed Reliever  Martin Antunez      Beloit/Brewers


Player of the Year     Mark Grant         Clinton/Giants
Manager of the Year    George Enright     Quad City/Cubs 
Best Playing Facility  Cedar Rapids & Springfield (tie)
Most Improved          Wisconsin Rapids



  • Steven Aragon (Wisconsin Rapids) .986 fielding percentage @ 2B
  • Dave Gallagher (Waterloo) 21 sacrifice bunts
  • Mark Grant (Clinton) 16-5 (.762), 243 strikeouts, 13 games with 10 or more strikeouts
  • Alan Hunsinger (Springfield) 25 HR, 102 RBI
  • Jeff Jones (Cedar Rapids) 42 HR, 101 RBI, 70 long hits (156 bases on those long hits)
  • Donnell Nixon (Wausau) .338
  • Tom Romano (Madison) .340, 26 HR
  • Dick Schofield (Danville) .360
  • Mike Tanzi (Appleton) 2.22


Notable Games

  • June 22
    • Springfield 1B Alan Hunsinger made 22 putouts
  • June 24
    • Wisconsin Rapids scored 15 earned runs off Appleton P Wayne Schuckert
  • June 26 thru July 7
    • Beloit's Christian Fedor registered 7 consecutive saves
  • July 23 thru August 17
    • Mark Grant of Clinton threw 42 consecutive shutout innings
  • August 12
    • No Hitter: Mark Grant (Clinton) d. Danville, 9-0

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