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Midwest League 1990

Summary

  • Midwest League Champion: Quad City Angels (Angels)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record: Cedar Rapids Reds (Reds) 88-46, .657
  • Most Valuable Player: Reggie Sanders (Cedar Rapids/Reds)
  • Prospect of the Year: Reggie Sanders (Cedar Rapids/Reds)
  • Manager of the Year: Don Long (Quad City/Angels)

  • League Attendance: 1,648,095
    • 14 teams in two divisions played a 140 game, split-season schedule which began on April 6 and ended on August 29. A two-tier post-season playoff determined the league champion.
    • The MWL had teams in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin.


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Overview


Composite Record for Each Team

                Nickname        Affiliate    Won Lost  Pct (Rank)
Appleton        Foxes           Royals       62  71   .466  (8)
Beloit          Brewers         Brewers      72  63   .533  (7)
Burlington      Braves          Braves       78  59   .569  (4)
Cedar Rapids    Reds            Reds         88  46   .657  (1)
Clinton         Giants          Giants       76  58   .567  (5)
Kenosha         Twins           Twins        61  77   .442 (10)
Madison         Muskies         Athletics    74  61   .548  (6)
Peoria          Chiefs          Cubs         55  82   .401 (13)
Quad City       Angels          Angels       81  59   .579  (2)
Rockford        Expos           Expos        56  80   .412 (12)
South Bend      White Sox       White Sox    77  57   .575  (3)
Springfield     Cardinals       Cardinals    63  76   .453  (9)
Waterloo        Diamonds        Padres       60  76   .441 (11)
Wausau          Timbers         Orioles      49  87   .360 (14)

First Half

North      W  L   Pct  GB   South        W  L   Pct  GB
Madison    40 28 .588  ---  Cedar Rapids 45 21 .682  ---
South Bend 35 31 .530  4.0  Burlington   43 26 .623  3.5
Beloit     35 32 .522  4.5  Clinton      40 25 .615  4.5
Rockford   34 34 .500  6.0  Quad City    36 34 .514 11.0
Kenosha    29 39 .426 11.0  Springfield  32 38 .457 15.0
Appleton   26 37 .413 11.5  Peoria       27 41 .397 19.0
Wausau     23 45 .338 17.0  Waterloo     26 40 .394 19.0

First half ended on June 16.


Second Half

North      W  L   Pct  GB   South        W  L   Pct  GB
South Bend 42 26 .618  ---  Quad City    45 25 .643  ---
Beloit     37 31 .544  5.0  Cedar Rapids 43 25 .632  1.0
Appleton   36 34 .514  7.0  Clinton      36 33 .522  8.5
Madison    34 33 .507  7.5  Burlington   35 33 .515  9.0
Kenosha    32 38 .457 11.0  Waterloo     34 36 .486 11.0
Wausau     26 42 .382 16.0  Springfield  31 38 .449 13.5
Rockford   22 46 .324 20.0  Peoria       28 41 .406 16.5

1990 Post Season

Round 1:
South Bend d. Madison, 2-0
Quad City d. Cedar Rapids, 2-0

Championship:
Quad City d. South Bend, 3-1

1990 All Star Game

June 25 @ Davenport (Quad City), Iowa
South 10, North 5

          North             010 003 001 - 5   8 6
          South             111 014 11x - 10 10 1

WP: Rob Taylor (Clinton/Giants)
LP: Scott Kimball (Beloit/Brewers)
MVP: Roger Miller (Clinton/Giants)

Box Score and Details


MWL changes during the 1989-90 off-season


Franchise changes

  • None.

Sources:

  • 1991 Midwest League Yearbook
  • Baseball America's 1991 Almanac
  • Johnson & Wolff, eds., Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball
  • 1990 & 1991 Programs/Yearbooks:
    • 1990 Beloit Brewers
    • 1990 & 1991 Kenosha Twins
    • 1990 Appleton Foxes
    • 1990 Wausau Timbers
    • 1990 Peoria Chiefs
    • 1990 & 1991 Madison Muskies
    • 1990 & 1991 South Bend White Sox
    • 1990 & 1991 Quad City Angels
    • 1990 & 1991 Clinton Giants
    • 1991 Burlington Astros
    • 1991 Kane County Cougars



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