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2005 Northern League

2005 > Class Independent > League History
Overall: 572 games, 12 teams, approx. 95 games in season
Attendance: 2,189,151 (3,827/game)
Other Years: 2004 / 2006
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2004 / 2006

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2004 / 2006

League Standings

Regular Season

May 20, 2005 to September 4, 2005 · 96 games

North Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks 68 27 .716 --
Calgary Vipers 51 44 .537 17
Edmonton Cracker-Cats 47 48 .495 21
Winnipeg Goldeyes 47 48 .495 21
Sioux City Explorers 44 52 .458 24.5
Sioux Falls Canaries 35 60 .368 33

South Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
St. Paul Saints 55 40 .579 --
Gary Southshore Railcats 54 42 .563 1.5
Lincoln Saltdogs 52 44 .542 3.5
Kansas City T-Bones 45 49 .479 9.5
Schaumburg Flyers 38 58 .396 17.5
Joliet Jackhammers 36 60 .375 19.5

Semifinals

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Lincoln Saltdogs 26.4 6.28 96 3924 3459 603 1043 220 17 105 558 81 26 336 476 .302 .370 .466 .836 1612 84 63 29 37 14
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks 26.3 6.11 95 3755 3293 580 959 199 16 114 534 65 25 349 637 .291 .364 .465 .829 1532 69 51 22 40 18
St. Paul Saints 26.0 5.59 95 3724 3322 531 955 185 18 80 483 68 21 300 527 .287 .353 .426 .779 1416 81 48 31 23 15
Calgary Vipers 27.1 5.47 95 3720 3307 520 946 179 38 69 479 150 34 304 545 .286 .353 .426 .778 1408 63 53 26 30 11
Kansas City T-Bones 27.1 5.14 94 3679 3249 483 893 187 24 89 453 70 26 323 621 .275 .347 .429 .776 1395 55 48 36 23 25
Edmonton Cracker-Cats 25.8 5.11 95 3736 3337 485 901 183 26 60 446 70 29 312 507 .270 .334 .394 .728 1316 76 26 22 39 19
Winnipeg Goldeyes 26.2 5.01 95 3722 3271 476 929 179 19 62 433 108 46 345 515 .284 .358 .407 .765 1332 97 45 35 26 15
Sioux City Explorers 26.3 4.99 96 3871 3391 479 922 172 13 68 438 78 26 341 541 .272 .348 .390 .738 1324 79 71 35 33 16
Gary Southshore Railcats 26.5 4.89 96 3673 3208 469 852 178 25 48 432 106 51 327 583 .266 .339 .382 .721 1224 65 51 47 40 11
Sioux Falls Canaries 26.7 4.85 95 3635 3203 461 857 174 15 84 404 69 40 320 678 .268 .339 .410 .749 1313 83 37 54 21 18
Schaumburg Flyers 25.8 4.50 96 3689 3251 432 849 155 13 86 406 49 36 304 569 .261 .335 .396 .731 1288 71 69 44 21 15
Joliet Jackhammers 26.4 4.40 96 3697 3339 422 894 149 18 77 397 83 35 241 553 .268 .325 .392 .717 1310 77 54 39 24 7
League Totals 26.4 5.19 1144 44825 39630 5941 11000 2160 242 942 5463 997 395 3802 6752 .278 .347 .416 .763 16470 900 616 420 357 184

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks 25.8 4.03 68 27 .716 3.65 95 95 91 4 5 26 852.1 809 383 346 67 343 15 581 37 1 43 3668 1.352 8.5 0.7 3.6 6.1 1.69
Gary Southshore Railcats 25.9 4.41 54 42 .563 3.88 96 96 91 5 7 23 845.2 867 423 365 64 244 14 530 53 5 32 3607 1.314 9.2 0.7 2.6 5.6 2.17
Winnipeg Goldeyes 25.6 4.82 47 48 .495 4.16 95 95 88 7 5 21 839.1 864 458 388 59 302 18 604 53 4 36 3668 1.389 9.3 0.6 3.2 6.5 2.00
St. Paul Saints 26.9 4.89 55 40 .579 4.24 95 95 89 6 4 32 835.0 890 465 393 77 283 29 522 52 3 48 3656 1.405 9.6 0.8 3.1 5.6 1.84
Schaumburg Flyers 26.1 4.90 38 58 .396 4.25 96 96 86 10 6 18 843.1 839 470 398 59 336 7 624 47 5 50 3687 1.393 9.0 0.6 3.6 6.7 1.86
Kansas City T-Bones 28.0 4.97 45 49 .479 4.04 94 94 82 12 3 18 833.1 865 467 374 87 320 13 552 51 3 43 3669 1.422 9.3 0.9 3.5 6.0 1.73
Lincoln Saltdogs 25.2 5.36 52 44 .542 4.61 96 96 83 13 4 17 860.1 918 515 441 80 295 5 590 77 6 36 3784 1.410 9.6 0.8 3.1 6.2 2.00
Edmonton Cracker-Cats 25.0 5.37 47 48 .495 4.71 95 95 90 5 1 23 848.2 954 510 444 76 337 26 546 34 4 60 3767 1.521 10.1 0.8 3.6 5.8 1.62
Calgary Vipers 24.8 5.39 51 44 .537 4.92 95 95 85 10 7 17 829.0 926 512 453 72 336 10 534 60 6 53 3712 1.522 10.1 0.8 3.6 5.8 1.59
Sioux City Explorers 25.5 5.66 44 52 .458 4.96 96 96 93 3 2 22 867.1 1031 543 478 98 309 16 539 41 5 54 3917 1.545 10.7 1.0 3.2 5.6 1.74
Joliet Jackhammers 24.8 6.13 36 60 .375 5.30 96 96 92 4 4 13 846.2 1006 588 499 104 320 11 580 50 1 71 3818 1.566 10.7 1.1 3.4 6.2 1.81
Sioux Falls Canaries 25.3 6.39 35 60 .368 5.76 95 95 91 4 1 21 830.0 1031 607 531 99 377 20 550 61 12 45 3878 1.696 11.2 1.1 4.1 6.0 1.46
League Totals 25.7 5.19 572 572 .500 4.54 1144 1144 1061 83 49 251 10131.0 11000 5941 5110 942 3802 184 6752 616 55 571 44831 1.461 9.8 0.8 3.4 6.0 1.78

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Gary Southshore Railcats 96 2537 1058 90 77 .976 11 73 45 38% 151,850 Greg Tagert
St. Paul Saints 95 2505 1088 92 85 .975 19 73 35 32% 283,886 George Tsamis
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks 95 2557 1007 92 94 .975 16 55 19 26% 181,829 Doug Simunic
Edmonton Cracker-Cats 95 2546 1075 97 109 .974 28 116 35 23% 107,987 Terry Bevington
Schaumburg Flyers 96 2530 1013 100 95 .973 20 91 30 25% 200,267 Andy McCauley
Sioux City Explorers 96 2602 1003 102 81 .972 26 79 34 30% 113,590 Billy Williams and Steve Shirley
Joliet Jackhammers 96 2540 1017 103 96 .972 17 82 40 33% 201,149 Jeff Isom
Calgary Vipers 95 2487 1040 106 85 .971 15 75 36 32% 55,066 Mike Busch
Winnipeg Goldeyes 95 2518 1084 106 86 .971 9 118 24 17% 322,758 Hal Lanier
Lincoln Saltdogs 96 2581 1093 114 95 .970 12 70 28 29% 207,744 Tim Johnson
Sioux Falls Canaries 95 2490 990 111 85 .969 12 89 31 26% 118,611 Mike Pinto
Kansas City T-Bones 94 2500 1135 144 83 .962 13 76 38 33% 244,414 Al Gallagher
League Totals 1144 30393 12603 1257 1071 .972 198 997 395 28% 2,189,151