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1959 Midwest League

1959 > Class D > League History
Overall: 498 games, 8 teams, approx. 124 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1958 / 1960

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1958 / 1960

League Standings

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Waterloo Hawks BOS 76 48 .613 --
Clinton Pirates CHW 71 52 .577 4.5
Decatur Commodores DET 63 61 .508 13
Keokuk Cardinals STL 62 60 .508 13
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 60 65 .480 16.5
Paris Lakers CHC 57 68 .456 19.5
Dubuque Packers PIT 56 68 .452 20
Michigan City White Caps SFG 51 74 .408 25.5
This league's standings, if available, are based on full season team pitching records. Leagues may have have split season and postseason results that are not currently available.

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
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 21.5 5.94 125 4901 4089 742 1053 170 16 147 656 71 721 935 .258 .366 .415 .781 1696 57 34
Keokuk Cardinals STL 20.3 5.93 123 4816 4073 729 1065 187 43 70 596 95 668 749 .261 .362 .380 .742 1548 33 42
Waterloo Hawks BOS 21.2 5.60 124 4840 4004 695 1026 163 22 83 602 39 726 688 .256 .368 .370 .738 1482 82 28
Dubuque Packers PIT 20.5 5.60 124 4679 4044 694 1073 172 29 123 594 124 571 1010 .265 .354 .413 .768 1672 39 25
Clinton Pirates CHW 20.6 5.52 124 4756 3961 685 1011 165 47 61 574 87 678 815 .255 .361 .367 .728 1453 77 40
Decatur Commodores DET 21.1 5.44 124 4826 4117 675 1017 179 39 94 561 50 612 943 .247 .342 .378 .720 1556 65 32
Paris Lakers CHC 21.5 5.32 126 4768 4209 670 1092 186 62 88 547 72 484 905 .259 .334 .396 .730 1666 46 29
Michigan City White Caps SFG 20.2 4.83 126 4652 3978 609 982 153 24 81 511 107 597 943 .247 .343 .358 .701 1426 48 29
League Totals 20.9 5.52 996 38238 32475 5499 8319 1375 282 747 4641 645 5057 6988 .256 .354 .385 .739 12499 447 259

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
Waterloo Hawks BOS 21.7 4.22 76 48 .613 3.48 124 124 65 59 13 1053.2 967 523 407 72 517 887 53 1 65 4600 1.408 8.3 0.6 4.4 7.6 1.72
Clinton Pirates CHW 20.8 4.69 71 52 .577 3.58 124 124 80 44 8 1049.2 1003 582 418 65 518 846 41 2 64 4681 1.449 8.6 0.6 4.4 7.3 1.63
Decatur Commodores DET 20.7 5.36 63 61 .508 4.16 124 124 66 58 13 1059.0 1024 665 489 77 625 889 39 6 72 4819 1.557 8.7 0.7 5.3 7.6 1.42
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 21.2 5.82 60 65 .480 4.79 125 125 82 43 1 1061.0 1098 728 565 111 637 875 47 4 70 4936 1.635 9.3 0.9 5.4 7.4 1.37
Keokuk Cardinals STL 20.4 5.89 62 60 .508 4.77 123 123 81 42 7 1030.2 987 725 546 95 726 791 62 3 93 4934 1.662 8.6 0.8 6.3 6.9 1.09
Paris Lakers CHC 19.8 5.93 57 68 .456 4.80 126 126 70 56 9 1067.1 1100 747 569 94 697 983 50 4 96 5032 1.684 9.3 0.8 5.9 8.3 1.41
Michigan City White Caps SFG 20.3 5.98 51 74 .408 5.09 126 126 85 41 5 1025.2 1107 754 580 116 604 874 37 9 99 4831 1.668 9.7 1.0 5.3 7.7 1.45
Dubuque Packers PIT 19.9 6.25 56 68 .452 5.11 124 124 66 58 6 1025.2 1033 775 582 117 733 854 45 3 97 4886 1.722 9.1 1.0 6.4 7.5 1.17
League Totals 20.6 5.52 496 496 .500 4.47 996 996 595 401 62 8372.2 8319 5499 4156 747 5057 6999 374 32 656 38719 1.598 8.9 0.8 5.4 7.5 1.38

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Waterloo Hawks BOS 124 3161 1288 181 127 .961 47 Elmer Yoter
Decatur Commodores DET 124 3177 1174 218 110 .952 22 Stubby Overmire
Keokuk Cardinals STL 123 3092 1159 227 108 .949 45 Frank Calo
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 125 3183 1235 247 111 .947 31 Edward Serrano
Clinton Pirates CHW 124 3149 1307 253 109 .946 28 Johnny Hutchings
Paris Lakers CHC 126 3202 1223 280 104 .940 45 Rube Walker
Michigan City White Caps SFG 126 3077 1167 277 86 .939 62 Buddy Kerr
Dubuque Packers PIT 124 3077 1195 308 103 .933 41 Wally Millies, Syd Thrift, Al Kubski and John Armstrong
League Totals 996 25118 9748 1991 858 .946 321