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Midwest League 1992

Summary

  • Midwest League Champion: Cedar Rapids Reds (Reds)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record: Quad City River Bandits (Angels) 91-46, .664
  • Most Valuable Player: Steve Gibralter (Cedar Rapids/Reds)
  • Prospect of the Year: Steve Gibralter (Cedar Rapids/Reds)
  • Manager of the Year: Tom Poquette (Appleton/Royals)

  • League Attendance: 1,743,863
    • 14 teams in two divisions played a 140 game, split-season schedule which began on April 9 and ended on April 3. A two-tier postseason playoff determined the league championship.
    • 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       70  62   .530   (6)
Beloit          Brewers         Brewers      77  58   .570   (4)
Burlington      Astros          Astros       47  89   .346  (14)
Cedar Rapids    Reds            Reds         82  56   .594   (3)
Clinton         Giants          Giants       59  79   .428  (13)
Kane County     Cougars         Orioles      61  76   .445  (10)
Kenosha         Twins           Twins        63  70   .474   (8)
Madison         Muskies         Athletics    59  75   .440  (11)
Peoria          Chiefs          Cubs         62  74   .456   (9)
Quad City       River Bandits   Angels       91  46   .664   (1)
Rockford        Expos           Expos        66  70   .485   (7)
South Bend      White Sox       White Sox    73  64   .533   (5)
Springfield     Cardinals       Cardinals    84  56   .600   (2)
Waterloo        Diamonds        Padres       59  78   .431  (12)

First Half

North       W  L   Pct  GB   South        W  L   Pct  GB
Appleton    41 23 .641  ---  Cedar Rapids 44 24 .647  ---
Beloit      37 29 .561  5.0  Quad City    43 25 .632  1.0
South Bend  35 33 .515  8.0  Springfield  42 28 .600  3.0
Madison     33 36 .478 10.5  Clinton      30 39 .435 14.5
Rockford    33 36 .478 10.5  Peoria       28 39 .418 15.5
Kane County 30 39 .435 13.5  Waterloo     28 41 .406 16.5
Kenosha     29 38 .433 13.5  Burlington   22 45 .328 21.5

First half ended on June 20.

Tie Game: South Bend vs. Kenosha (unknown date and details)


Second Half

North       W  L   Pct  GB   South        W  L   Pct  GB
Beloit      40 29 .580  ---  Quad City    48 21 .696  ---
South Bend  38 31 .551  2.0  Springfield  42 28 .600  6.5
Kenosha     34 32 .515  4.5  Cedar Rapids 38 32 .543 10.5
Rockford    33 34 .493  6.0  Peoria       34 35 .493 14.0
Kane County 31 37 .456  8.5  Waterloo     31 37 .456 16.5
Appleton    29 39 .426 10.5  Clinton      29 40 .420 19.0
Madison     26 39 .400 12.0  Burlington   25 44 .362 23.0

1992 Post Season

Round 1:
Beloit d. Appleton, 2-1
Cedar Rapids d. Quad City, 2-0

Championship:
Cedar Rapids d. Beloit, 3-2

1992 All Star Game

June 22 @ Peoria, Illinois
North 7, South 5

          North             100 212 100 - 7 13 ?
          South             014 000 000 - 5  9 ?

WP: Brian Bevil (Appleton/Royals)
Sv: Heath Haynes (Rockford/Expos)
LP: Brian Kenny (Peoria/Cubs)
MVP: Tyrone Horne (Rockford/Expos)

Box Score and Details


MWL changes during the 1991-92 off-season


Franchise change

  • Quad City River Bandits changed name (from Angels).

Sources:

  • Baseball America's 1993 Almanac
  • Johnson & Wolff, eds., Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball
  • Temperly, Kevin, ed, 1993 Midwest League Yearbook
  • 1992 & 1993 Programs/Yearbooks:
    • 1992 Kenosha Twins
    • 1992 & 1993 Madison Muskies
    • 1992 & 1993 South Bend White Sox
    • 1992 Rockford Expos
    • 1993 Rockford Royals
    • 1992 Peoria Chiefs
    • 1992 Beloit Brewers
    • 1993 Cedar Rapids Reds
    • 1993 Clinton Giants
    • 1993 Kane County Cougars
    • 1993 Fort Wayne Wizards



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