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Midwest League 1987

League and Team Leadership

League Officers

  • President/Treasurer: George Spelius


#  Name                  Hometown
 1 David Buck            Benton Harbor, Michigan
 2 Christian Goepper     Kalamazoo, Michigan
 3 Christopher Jaksa     Grand Blanc, Michigan
 4 Hubbard (Bud) Dunklin Anaheim, California
 5 Christopher Jones     Bloomington, Illinois
 6 Jeffrey Kellogg       Coldwater, Michigan
 7 Richard Patterson     Schofield, Wisconsin
 8 Ray Leible            Bakersfield, California
 9 Mitch Mele            Rochelle Park, New Jersey
10 Brian O'Nara          Youngstown, Ohio
11 Matt Malone           O'Fallon, Missouri
12 Kevin Stoelting       Marshall, Illinois
13 Scott Wilkerson       St. Louis, Missouri
14 Mark Widlowski        Des Moins, Iowa

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

Major Change

1987 Season
MWL Fan's Guide

Team Leadership

                President           GM
Appleton        A.G. Patterson      Larry Dawson
Beloit          H. Dan Green        Dave Tarrolly
Burlington      Paul Mellott        Paul Marshall
Cedar Rapids    Bob Nance           Don Buchheister
Clinton         Bill Gardner        Bill Kuehn
Kenosha         Bob Lee             Bob Lee
Madison         Chuck Gerber        Steve Wagman
Peoria          Pete Vonachen jr    Pete Vonachen jr
                                    John Butler
Quad City       Cliff Smith         Ed McMurray
Springfield     August Busch jr     Lee Landers
Waterloo        Mildred Boyenga     Jim Peterson
Wausau          Lyle Weden          Jack Roeder

Coaching Staffs

                Manager          Coaches
Appleton        Ken Berry        Mike Alvarez     Brian Poldberg
Beloit          Gomer Hodge      
Burlington      J. R. Miner      
Cedar Rapids    Paul Kirsch      
Clinton         Bill Evers       Todd Oakes
Kenosha         Don Leppert      Dwight Bernard
Madison         Jim Nettles      Bert Bradley
Peoria          Jim Tracy        Joe Housey*
Quad City       Eddie Rodriguez  
Springfield     Gaylen Pitts     Mark Riggins
Waterloo        Glenn Adams      Rick Adair       Lenny Randle
Wausau          Bobby Cuellar    

*pitching coach

Most coaches may be missing from this list. Any help would be appreciated.

Ballpark Information

                           Stadium                   Capacity Attendance
Appleton                   Goodland Field            4,300       81,208
Beloit                     Harry C Pohlman Field     3,100       87,419
Burlington                 Community Field           3,500       71,098
Cedar Rapids               Veterans Memorial Stadium 6,000      113,500
Clinton                    Riverview Stadium         3,600      112,846
Kenosha                    Simmons Field             3,000       58,197
Madison                    Warner Park               3,000       84,381
Peoria                     Meinen Field              5,000      195,832
Quad City (Davenport, IA)  John O'Donnell Stadium    8,500       60,999
Springfield                Lanphier Park             5,000      154,148
Waterloo                   Municipal Stadium         5,400       68,000
Wausau                     Athletic Park             3,000       61,342

The Midwest League plays Single-A, professional baseball in America's agricultural and industrial heartland. 16 teams play a 140 game schedule which begins in early April and ends Labor Day weekend.

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