Decatur, Illinois Encyclopedia

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Decatur, Illinois

Decatur, Illinois Table
Year Lg Lev Tm W L W-L%
1974Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores5569.444
1973Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores6362.504
1972Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores4879.378
1971Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores5470.435
1970Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores6356.529
1969Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores5366.445
1968Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores6948.590
1967Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores6258.517
1966Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores4976.392
1965Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores6060.500
1964Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores6163.492
1963Midwest LeagueADecatur Commodores6261.504
1962Midwest LeagueDDecatur Commodores4278.350
1961Midwest LeagueDDecatur Commodores5765.467
1960Midwest LeagueDDecatur Commodores5171.418
1959Midwest LeagueDDecatur Commodores6361.508
1958Midwest LeagueDDecatur Commodores5966.472
1957Midwest LeagueDDecatur Commodores7651.598
1956Midwest LeagueDDecatur Commodores6264.492
1955Mississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueDDecatur Commodores6264.492
1954Mississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueDDecatur Commodores7452.587
1953Mississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueDDecatur Commodores6850.576
1952Mississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueDDecatur Commodores7352.584
1950Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores5274.413
1949Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Cubs
1948Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1947Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1946Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1942Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1941Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1940Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1939Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1938Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1937Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1935Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1932Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1931Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1930Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1929Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1928Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1927Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1926Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1925Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1924Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1923Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1922Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1915Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1914Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1913Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1912Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1911Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBSpringfield Senators/Decatur Nomads
1910Northern AssociationDDecatur Commodores
1909Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1908Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1907Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1906Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1905Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1904Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1903Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1902Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDecatur Commodores
1901Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueDDecatur Commodores
1900Central LeagueNo ClassificationDecatur Commodores
1889Illinois-Indiana LeagueNo ClassificationDecatur
1888Central Interstate LeagueNo ClassificationDecatur

About the Register Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by and

About the Negro League Data


This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.


Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

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