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1961 Midwest League

1961 > Class D > League History
Overall: 498 games, 8 teams, approx. 124 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1960 / 1962

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1960 / 1962

League Standings

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Waterloo Hawks BOS 75 51 .595 --
Clinton C-Sox CHW 69 56 .552 5.5
Davenport Braves MLN 68 56 .548 6
Quincy Giants SFG 67 59 .532 8
Dubuque Packers CLE 64 61 .512 10.5
Decatur Commodores DET 57 65 .467 16
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 55 65 .458 17
Keokuk Cardinals STL 40 82 .328 33
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
Waterloo Hawks BOS 21.0 6.84 128 4963 4107 876 1119 222 18 155 769 101 771 1022 .272 .385 .449 .833 1842 51 34
Dubuque Packers CLE 20.1 6.10 126 4794 4133 769 1111 195 35 121 668 92 576 960 .269 .356 .421 .777 1739 57 28
Clinton C-Sox CHW 20.0 5.72 125 4816 4071 715 1090 170 45 87 504 66 639 799 .268 .364 .396 .760 1611 67 39
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 21.1 5.58 121 4652 3962 675 995 160 25 119 620 51 623 962 .251 .352 .394 .746 1562 50 17
Quincy Giants SFG 20.8 5.17 126 4686 4098 651 1083 169 46 93 551 65 509 966 .264 .343 .396 .739 1623 50 29
Decatur Commodores DET 20.8 5.15 123 4610 4047 634 1045 170 36 58 542 108 480 746 .258 .334 .361 .695 1461 47 36
Davenport Braves MLN 20.7 4.89 124 4774 3992 606 955 156 34 59 522 42 679 832 .239 .348 .340 .687 1356 72 31
Keokuk Cardinals STL 20.3 4.25 123 4398 3894 523 912 139 28 61 432 71 442 886 .234 .311 .331 .642 1290 41 21
League Totals 20.6 5.47 996 37693 32304 5449 8310 1381 267 753 4608 596 4719 7173 .257 .350 .386 .736 12484 435 235

League Pitching

Tm Aff PitchAge 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 H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
Davenport Braves MLN 20.6 4.77 68 56 .548 3.90 124 124 55 69 13 1060.1 1014 592 460 88 440 904 45 1 67 4641 1.371 8.6 0.7 3.7 7.7 2.05
Clinton C-Sox CHW 21.2 5.00 69 56 .552 4.06 125 125 67 58 7 1040.2 1091 625 470 75 461 741 47 5 44 4748 1.491 9.4 0.6 4.0 6.4 1.61
Quincy Giants SFG 20.0 5.13 67 59 .532 4.54 126 126 80 46 9 1049.2 1032 646 529 76 593 884 34 5 68 4749 1.548 8.8 0.7 5.1 7.6 1.49
Decatur Commodores DET 20.8 5.18 57 65 .467 4.47 123 123 81 42 10 1028.1 1003 637 511 92 553 821 35 7 52 4634 1.513 8.8 0.8 4.8 7.2 1.48
Waterloo Hawks BOS 20.2 5.24 75 51 .595 4.30 128 128 77 51 9 1046.2 1051 671 500 91 531 936 48 1 88 4761 1.511 9.0 0.8 4.6 8.0 1.76
Dubuque Packers CLE 19.7 5.68 64 61 .512 4.57 126 126 84 42 8 1040.2 955 716 529 103 745 1079 38 1 116 4844 1.634 8.3 0.9 6.4 9.3 1.45
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 20.3 6.28 55 65 .458 5.62 121 121 83 38 3 1016.2 1099 760 635 125 646 909 42 3 82 4773 1.716 9.7 1.1 5.7 8.0 1.41
Keokuk Cardinals STL 19.8 6.52 40 82 .328 5.44 123 123 79 44 7 1012.0 1065 802 612 103 750 899 48 5 107 4896 1.793 9.5 0.9 6.7 8.0 1.20
League Totals 20.3 5.47 495 495 .500 4.61 996 996 606 390 66 8295.0 8310 5449 4246 753 4719 7173 337 28 624 38046 1.571 9.0 0.8 5.1 7.8 1.52

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Quincy Giants SFG 126 3149 1215 189 98 .958 42 Buddy Kerr
Davenport Braves MLN 124 3181 1244 221 90 .952 31 n/a
Kokomo Dodgers LAD 121 3050 1243 223 113 .951 28 Donald Domenichelli
Decatur Commodores DET 123 3085 1229 236 93 .948 34 Johnny Groth
Clinton C-Sox CHW 125 3122 1280 245 82 .947 29 Dick Kinaman
Waterloo Hawks BOS 128 3140 1214 246 107 .947 35 Matt Sczesny and Bill Slack
Dubuque Packers CLE 126 3122 1199 266 98 .942 55 Pinky May
Keokuk Cardinals STL 123 3036 1193 277 87 .939 36 Al Unser
League Totals 996 24885 9817 1903 768 .948 290