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Midwest League 1991

Summary

  • Midwest League Champion: Clinton Giants (Giants)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record: Clinton Giants (Giants) 81-58, .583
  • Most Valuable Player: Salomon Torres (Clinton/Giants)
  • Prospect of the Year: Salomon Torres (Clinton/Giants)
  • Manager of the Year: Gary Jones (Madison/Athletics)

  • League Attendance: 1,816,898
    • 14 teams in two divisions played a 140 game, split-season schedule which began on April 12 and ended on September 3. A two-tiered 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       58  81   .417 (14)
Beloit          Brewers         Brewers      70  67   .511  (6)
Burlington      Astros          Astros       67  70   .489  (9)
Cedar Rapids    Reds            Reds         66  74   .471 (10)
Clinton         Giants          Giants       81  58   .583  (1)
Kane County     Cougars         Orioles      68  67   .504  (7)
Kenosha         Twins           Twins        63  74   .460 (11)
Madison         Muskies         Athletics    77  61   .558  (2)
Peoria          Chiefs          Cubs         62  76   .449 (12)
Quad City       Angels          Angels       74  63   .540  (5)
Rockford        Expos           Expos        76  61   .555  (3)
South Bend      White Sox       White Sox    69  70   .496  (8)
Springfield     Cardinals       Cardinals    58  79   .423 (13)
Waterloo        Diamonds        Padres       75  63   .543  (4)

First Half

North       W  L   Pct  GB   South        W  L   Pct  GB
Madison     39 29 .574  ---  Burlington   41 26 .612  ---
Rockford    37 31 .544  2.0  Quad City    39 28 .582  2.0
Beloit      34 35 .493  5.5  Clinton      38 31 .551  4.0
Appleton    33 36 .478  6.5  Cedar Rapids 37 33 .529  5.5
Kenosha     32 37 .464  7.5  Waterloo     34 34 .500  7.5
South Bend  31 39 .443  9.0  Peoria       29 40 .420 13.0
Kane County 26 40 .394 12.0  Springfield  28 39 .418 13.0

First half ended on June 21.


Second Half

North       W  L   Pct  GB   South        W  L   Pct  GB
Kane County 42 27 .609  ---  Clinton      43 27 .614  ---
Rockford    39 30 .565  3.0  Waterloo     41 29 .586  2.0
South Bend  38 31 .551  4.0  Quad City    35 35 .500  8.0
Madison     38 32 .543  4.5  Peoria       33 36 .478  9.5
Beloit      36 32 .529  5.5  Springfield  30 40 .429 13.0
Kenosha     31 37 .456 10.5  Cedar Rapids 29 41 .414 14.0
Appleton    25 45 .357 17.5  Burlington   26 44 .371 17.0

Tie Game: Kane County vs. Kenosha (unknown date and details)


1991 Post Season

Round 1:
Madison d. Kane County, 2-0
Clinton d. Burlington, 2-0

Championship:
Clinton d. Madison, 3-0

1991 All Star Game

June 24 @ Cedar Rapids, Iowa
South 6, North 6 (10 innings)

          North             000 300 201 0 - 6 10 ?
          South             200 202 000 0 - 6 11 ?

WP: none
LP: none
MVP: Chris Hatcher (Burlington/Astros)

Box Score and Details


MWL changes during the 1990-91 off-season


Franchise changes

  • Wausau Timbers moved to Geneva, Illinois and became the Kane County Cougars. The affiliation for the franchise remained with the Orioles.
  • Burlington Astros changed name and affiliation (from Braves).

Sources:

  • Baseball America's 1992 Almanac
  • Johnson & Wolff, eds., Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball
  • Temperly, Kevin, ed, 1992 Midwest League Yearbook
  • 1991 & 1992 Programs/Yearbooks:
    • 1991 & 1992 Kenosha Twins
    • 1991 & 1992 Madison Muskies
    • 1991 & 1992 South Bend White Sox
    • 1991 Quad City Angels
    • 1991 Clinton Giants
    • 1991 Burlington Astros
    • 1991 & 1992 Kane County Cougars
    • 1992 Rockford Expos
    • 1992 Peoria Chiefs
    • 1992 Beloit Brewers



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