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Midwest League 1985

League and Team Leadership

League Officers

  • President: William K. Walters
  • Northern Division Vice President: Jim Cutler
  • Southern Division Vice President: Ed Larson
  • Central Division Vice President: Paul Larson
  • Secretary: Doris Krucker
  • Legal Counsel: John Wendel
  • Office Secretary: Marty Grimshaw
  • Directory of Publicity: Gerry Kissinger


   Name                Hometown
   David Buck          North Adams, Michigan
   Kevin Daugherty     Fairfield, Iowa
   Michael Dumont      Lansing, Michigan
   Christian Goepper   St. Clair Shores, Michigan
   Christopher Jaksa   Grand Blanc, Michigan
   Christopher Keough  Wausau, Wisconsin
   Alan McKellar       Wyoming, Michigan
   Brian Owen          Peoria, Illinois
   Edward Patock       Chicago, Illinois
   Scott Potter        Indianapolis, Indiana
   Richard Rieker      St. Louis, Missouri
   David Wilk          Darien, Connecticut

This is the originally-assigned umpire staff. Information about pairings and about staffing changes would be welcome.

Major Change

1985 Season
MWL Fan's Guide

Team Leadership

                President           GM
Appleton        A.G. Patterson      Bill Smith
Beloit          Everett Haskell     Dave Tarrolly
Burlington      Paul Mellott        Paul Marshall
Cedar Rapids    Bob Nance           Don Buchheister
Clinton         Bob Dalrymple       Bill Kuehn
Kenosha         Bob Lee             Bob Lee
Madison         Bob Drew            Bob Drew
Peoria          Pete Vonachen jr    Pete Vonachen jr
Quad City       William Montgomery  Roger "Gabby" Crow
Springfield     August Busch jr     Lee Landers
Waterloo        Mildred Boyenga     Jim Peterson
Wausau          Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder

Coaching Staffs

                Manager          Coaches
Appleton        Sal Rende        Mike Lukevics
Beloit          Dave Machemer    
Burlington      Mike Bucci       
Cedar Rapids    Jay Ward         
Clinton         Tim Blackwell    
Kenosha         Duffy Dyer 
Madison         Jim Nettles      
Peoria          Pete Mackanin    Jim Wright
Quad City       Bill Lachemann
Springfield     Lloyd Merritt    
Waterloo        Steve Swisher
Wausau          Greg Mahlberg    John Burden     Roy Clark

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

Ballpark Information

                           Stadium                   Capacity Attendance
Appleton                   Goodland Field            4,300       76,860
Beloit                     Telfer Park               3,100       93,638
Burlington                 Community Field           3,500       64,763
Cedar Rapids               Veterans Memorial Stadium 6,000      155,034
Clinton                    Riverview Stadium         3,600      101,499
Kenosha                    Simmons Field             3,000       60,977
Madison                    Warner Park               3,000      110,949
Peoria                     Meinen Field              5,000      165,053
Quad City (Davenport, IA)  John O'Donnell Stadium    8,500      153,414
Springfield                Lanphier Park             5,000      149,089
Waterloo                   Municipal Stadium         5,400       78,125
Wausau                     Athletic Park             3,000       50,352

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