1962 Midwest League


Stats

Boxscores

Overall
Team W L PCT GB
Waterloo (BOS) 73 50 .593 -
Dubuque (CLE) 71 52 .577 2
Quad City (LAA) 71 54 .568 3
Quincy (NYM) 68 57 .544 6
Keokuk/Midwest (LAD) 67 57 .540 6.5
Clinton (CHW) 63 62 .504 11
Appleton (BAL) 61 63 .492 12.5
Cedar Rapids (MLN) 58 66 .468 15.5
Burlington (PIT) 44 79 .358 29
Decatur (SF) 42 78 .350 29.5

1st Half
Team W L PCT GB
Dubuque 40 20 .667 -
Keokuk 33 25 .569 6
Quincy 32 25 .561 6.5
Waterloo 33 26 .559 6.5
Quad City 31 27 .534 8
Clinton 30 30 .500 10
Cedar Rapids 26 32 .448 13
Decatur 25 34 .424 14.5
Appleton 25 36 .410 15.5
Burlington 19 39 .328 20

2nd Half
Team W L PCT GB
Waterloo 40 24 .625 -
Quad City 40 27 .597 1.5
Appleton 36 27 .571 3.5
Quincy 36 32 .529 6
Keokuk/Midwest 34 32 .515 7
Clinton 33 32 .508 7.5
Dubuque 31 32 .492 8.5
Cedar Rapids 32 34 .485 9
Burlington 25 40 .385 15.5
Decatur 17 44 .279 21.5

Tie Games, Burlington (2), Appleton, Clinton Dubuque and Decatur were involved

The Keokuk franchise failed on 8/7. The league moved them to Dubuque, recruited John Petrakis to oversee the operation, and renamed them the Midwest Dodgers. For the remainder of the season they shared Petrakis Field with the Packers. At the time of the failure, Keokuk's record for the second half was 16-16, the Dodgers posted a 18-16 record in Dubuque.

Post Season
Dubuque defeated Waterloo, 3-1

No All Star game was played



Post Season All Star Team
1B-Tony Tochia, Keokuk/Midwest
2B-Bob Kilpatrick, Clinton
3B-Orlando Centelles, Dubuque
SS-Bob Litchfield, Appleton
OF-Vince Ferguson, Cedar Rapids
OF-Ed Crawford, Quad City
OF-Felix Pizarro, Burlington
C-Milt Swift, Cedar Rapids
C-William Sebera, Keokuk/Midwest
P-Art Seifert, Dubuque
P-Ernie Kumerow, Waterloo
P-Barry Shollenberger, Waterloo
P-Jim McGlothlin, Quad City

Player of the Year-Tony Torchia, Keokuk/Midwest
Rookie of the Year-Barry Shollenberger, Waterloo
Manager-Cal Ripken Sr.

Attendence
Quad City, 75,568
Decatur, 71,461
Cedar Rapids, 61,696
Dubuque, 57,510
Waterloo, 57,054
Clinton, 53,855
Quincy, 52,788
Appleton, 41,323
Burlington, 33,037
Keokuk/Midwest, 28,787