Mattoon, Illinois


Team Names
Indians, 1947-52
Phillies, 1953-56
Athletics, 1957

Affiliations
Chicago White Sox, 1947
Cleveland Indians, 1948
Independent, 1949-51
Cincinnati Reds, 1952
Philadelphia Phillies, 1953-56
Kansas City Athletics, 1957

Ballpark
Mattoon Baseball Park

Mattoon was a charter member of the Illinois State League (MWL Predecessor), The franchise moved to Keokuk, IA, after the 1957 season. Historically this is the Wisconsin Rapids franchise. The current Fort Wayne, IN team is the Mattoon's successor

Year Club W L PCT GB Manager Attendence
1957 Kansas City 43 82 .344 33 Lew Krausse Stats
1956 Philadelphia 61 65 .484 12.5 Benny Zientara Stats
1955 Philadelphia 68 57 .544 5.5 Burl Storie Stats
1954 Philadelphia 62 64 .492 12 Don Osborn/ Carl Bush Stats
1953 Philadelphia 64 56 .533 5 Jim Deery Stats
1952 Cincinnati 35 89 .282 50.5 Charles Popovich Stats
1951 Independent 49 69 .415 34 Melvin Ivy 28,442 Stats
1950 Independent 71 48 .597 10 Chuck Hawley 27,982 Stats
1949 Independent 62 56 .525 12 Chuck Hawley 38,325 Stats
1948 Cleveland 75 44 .630 9.5 Chuck Hawley 34,754 Stats
1947 Chicago (AL) 41 64 .390 30.5 Frank Parenti 25,671 Stats