1961 Midwest League


Boxscores
Stats

Boxscores

Overall
Team W L PCT GB
Waterloo (BOS) 75 51 .595 -
Clinton (CHW) 69 56 .552 5.5
Davenport (MIL) 68 56 .548 6
Quincy (SF) 67 59 .532 8
Dubuque (CLE) 64 61 .512 10.5
Decatur (DET) 57 65 .467 16
Kokomo (LAD) 55 65 .458 17
Keokuk (STL) 40 82 .328 33

1st Half
Team W L PCT GB
Waterloo 38 24 .613 -
Clinton 35 28 .556 3.5
Dubuque 33 29 .532 5
Quad City 32 30 .516 6
Quincy 29 33 .468 9
Kokomo 27 33 .450 10
Keokuk 22 39 .361 15.5

2nd Half
Team W L PCT GB
Quincy 38 26 .594 -
Quad City 36 26 .581 1
Waterloo 37 27 .578 1
Clinton 34 28 .548 3
Dubuque 31 32 .492 6.5
Kokomo 28 32 .467 8
Decatur 26 34 .433 10
Keokuk 18 43 .295 18.5

1st Half
Tie Games: Dubuque, Decatur, Kokomo and Keokuk
Forfeited game:Keokuk defeated Waterloo, 6/14, Waterloo refused to send a batter to the plate when umpire Howard Miller ejected batter Jim Busby and manager Matt Sczesny for protesting a call in the second inning.

2nd Half
Quincy and Waterloo met in a single game playoff on 9/1, which is counted in these standings

Playoffs
Championship
Quincy defeats Waterloo, 3-2

No All Star Game was played



Post Season All Star Team
1B-Antulio Martinez, Quincy
2B-Larry Rojas, Dubuque
3B-Pete Jernigan, Waterloo
SS-John Butler, Dubuque
OF-Ken Berry, Clinton
OF-Tom Richards, Kokomo
OF-Hector Cardenas, Dubuque
C-Ron Staples, Waterloo
C-Doyle Wagnes, Quad City
UT-Dick Krotz, Kokomo
UT-Bill Dixon, Quincy
P-Steve Busby, Waterloo
P-Dennis Ribant, Quad City
P-Bob House, Clinton
P-Tom Newton, Quad City

Player of the Year-Hector Cardenas, Dubuque
Rookie of the Year-Dennis Ribant, Quad City
Manager of the Year-Buddy Kerr, Quincy

Attendence
Quad City, 74,617
Waterloo, 70,025
Dubuque, 67,864
Decatur, 65,094
Clinton, 57,162
Kokomo, 30,041
Quincy, 26,094
Keokuk, 25,064