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2000 Western League

2000 > Class Independent > League History
Overall: 358 games, 8 teams, approx. 89 games in season
Attendance: 620,875 (1,734/game)
Other Years: 1999 / 2001
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1999 / 2001

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1999 / 2001

League Standings

North Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Chico Heat 57 33 .633 --
Solano Steelheads 45 45 .500 12
Feather River Mudcats 41 49 .456 16
Tri-City Posse 40 50 .444 17

South Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Zion Pioneerzz 54 34 .614 --
Yuma Bullfrogs 45 43 .511 9
Sonoma County Crushers 38 52 .422 17
Valley Vipers 38 52 .422 17
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
Zion Pioneerzz 26.6 7.43 88 3672 3125 654 923 189 19 113 574 112 40 428 606 .295 .388 .476 .865 1489 61 67 22 30 15
Chico Heat 26.7 6.47 90 3713 3165 582 923 180 7 65 532 102 47 439 529 .292 .381 .415 .795 1312 74 42 24 43 12
Solano Steelheads 26.4 6.47 90 3683 3211 582 923 182 18 79 537 118 33 366 577 .287 .366 .429 .795 1378 47 50 28 28 5
Yuma Bullfrogs 26.3 6.06 88 3548 3105 533 883 169 33 70 474 104 34 336 604 .284 .358 .428 .786 1328 49 37 42 28 18
Sonoma County Crushers 25.3 5.50 90 3644 3093 495 860 167 13 78 438 101 63 410 599 .278 .370 .416 .786 1287 82 61 47 33 15
Feather River Mudcats 26.6 5.40 90 3559 3027 486 807 141 7 65 446 47 23 420 587 .267 .363 .382 .745 1157 59 57 21 34 3
Tri-City Posse 27.4 4.87 90 3518 3058 438 802 141 13 61 393 108 40 364 591 .262 .348 .377 .725 1152 74 50 23 23 10
Valley Vipers 25.8 4.86 90 3542 3099 437 818 149 29 31 370 145 43 337 604 .264 .339 .361 .700 1118 51 34 36 36 14
League Totals 26.4 5.88 716 28879 24883 4207 6939 1318 139 562 3764 837 323 3100 4697 .279 .364 .411 .775 10221 497 398 243 255 92

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
Chico Heat 26.0 4.91 57 33 .633 3.91 4.92 90 90 84 6 4 28 808.0 798 442 351 63 340 9 617 48 1 48 3549 1.408 8.9 0.7 3.8 6.9 1.81
Tri-City Posse 27.5 5.44 40 50 .444 4.77 5.55 90 90 85 5 2 27 794.0 822 490 421 55 446 11 611 47 8 47 3626 1.597 9.3 0.6 5.1 6.9 1.37
Valley Vipers 27.2 5.74 38 52 .422 4.78 5.86 90 90 85 5 4 20 794.2 862 517 422 66 340 7 552 45 4 71 3570 1.513 9.8 0.7 3.9 6.3 1.62
Zion Pioneerzz 27.6 5.78 54 34 .614 5.25 5.89 88 88 79 9 6 21 778.1 878 509 454 77 370 13 563 56 9 68 3536 1.603 10.2 0.9 4.3 6.5 1.52
Sonoma County Crushers 25.4 6.13 38 52 .422 5.20 6.27 90 90 85 5 2 14 792.0 879 552 458 72 404 25 558 51 4 55 3647 1.620 10.0 0.8 4.6 6.3 1.38
Feather River Mudcats 25.5 6.24 41 49 .456 5.15 6.44 90 90 85 5 2 13 785.0 919 562 449 70 389 7 605 51 8 71 3669 1.666 10.5 0.8 4.5 6.9 1.56
Yuma Bullfrogs 26.2 6.34 45 43 .511 5.05 6.43 88 88 86 2 1 17 780.2 858 558 438 63 404 11 547 45 1 58 3599 1.617 9.9 0.7 4.7 6.3 1.35
Solano Steelheads 26.5 6.41 45 45 .500 5.77 6.54 90 90 87 3 5 14 794.0 923 577 509 96 407 9 644 55 8 63 3694 1.675 10.5 1.1 4.6 7.3 1.58
League Totals 26.5 5.88 358 358 .500 4.98 5.98 716 716 676 40 26 154 6326.2 6939 4207 3502 562 3100 92 4697 398 43 481 28890 1.587 9.9 0.8 4.4 6.7 1.52

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Zion Pioneerzz 88 2335 980 89 91 .974 26 66,738 Mike Littlewood
Tri-City Posse 90 2382 848 111 70 .967 22 67,396 Chris Catanoso and Wally Backman
Solano Steelheads 90 2382 893 116 88 .966 24 87,535 Bo Dodson
Chico Heat 90 2424 979 133 84 .962 19 119,904 Charlie Kerfeld
Feather River Mudcats 90 2355 1031 152 67 .957 31 87,179 Rex Gonzalez
Valley Vipers 90 2384 1005 158 100 .955 29 35,412 Bob Welch
Sonoma County Crushers 90 2376 879 155 86 .955 23 86,151 Jeffrey Leonard
Yuma Bullfrogs 88 2342 1012 161 72 .954 32 70,560 Bill Plummer
League Totals 716 18980 7627 1075 658 .961 206 620,875

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