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1979 Midwest League (A)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Northern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Waterloo Indians1358154.600--Cal EmeryDave Hudgens (968)John Walters (1.65)
    2Wausau TimbersNo Aff1306961.5319.5Tom RobsonBob Johnson (935)Ramon Romero (1.97)
    3Appleton Foxes1356372.46718.0Jim BreazealeVincent Bienek (759)Mike Maitland (2.03)
    4Wisconsin Rapids Twins1326072.45519.5Rick StelmaszekGeorge Dierberger (876)John Mincarcin (1.90)
    Southern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Quad Cities Cubs*1337756.579--Jim NapierJoe Hicks (854)Michael Wright (1.64)
    2Clinton Dodgers1337459.5563.0Dick McLaughlinMitch Webster (808)Mathew Reeves (1.43)
    3Cedar Rapids Giants1365878.42620.5Wayne CatoMark Benson (831)Robbie Henderson (1.73)
    4Burlington Bees1365383.39025.5Duane EspyStan Davis (806)Mark Lepson (1.79)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Waterloo IndiansLost in Finals
    Wausau TimbersLost in Semi-Finals
    Quad Cities CubsLeague Champions
    Clinton DodgersLost in Semi-Finals
    1979 Midwest League Batting Totals
    Appleton FoxesCHA637213544296811135199388358511643659934363749 .256.349.3757241659
    Burlington BeesMIL538313644206131040171305651019479619884382135 .235.327.3266531439
    Cedar Rapids GiantsSFN5878136429461510761692763528250102586812461833 .251.338.3476851488
    Clinton DodgersLAN745913341496081098174273549423298496558513852 .265.339.3456841431
    Quad Cities CubsCHN775613341846661071164394055323179696752366145 .256.359.3427011433
    Waterloo IndiansCLE8154135435770611572072012562514769623819325437 .266.355.4087631779
    Wausau Timbers-696113042007061091192241086109634640749403342 .260.355.3947491655
    Wisconsin Rapids TwinsMIN60721324161598104917015825218628527750454733 .252.334.3596931495
    1979 Midwest League Pitching Totals
    Appleton FoxesCHA63724.471351622511441135681568836599341.578.930.655.187.35
    Burlington BeesMIL53834.64136513710931040613564566198841.528.560.465.107.28
    Cedar Rapids GiantsSFN58784.661364451611221076615581635868121.488.630.514.706.51
    Clinton DodgersLAN74593.551333582310891098608430354965581.469.
    Quad Cities CubsCHN77563.641332982411241071666454406967521.578.580.325.576.02
    Waterloo IndiansCLE81543.3813545931123011577064621256238191.458.470.914.565.99
    Wausau Timbers-69614.2613039513100210917064741086407491.739.800.975.756.73
    Wisconsin Rapids TwinsMIN60723.94132477910831049598474825277501.468.720.684.386.23

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