2001 Midwest League


Stats

Boxscores

Overall
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
Michigan (HOU) 82 55 .599 -
Dayton (CIN) 82 57 .590 1
South Bend (ARZ) 70 66 .515 11.5
West Michigan (DET) 65 72 .474 17
Lansing (CHC) 65 75 .464 18.5
Fort Wayne (SD) 54 83 .394 28
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
Kane County (FLA) 88 50 .638 -
Wisconsin (SEA) 84 52 .618 3
Quad City (MIN) 80 57 .584 7.5
Beloit (MIL) 67 71 .486 21
Cedar Rapids (ANA) 60 77 .438 27.5
Peoria (STL) 57 81 .413 31
Burlington (KC) 55 79 .410 31
Clinton (MON) 51 85 .375 36

1st Half
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
Dayton 41 29 .586 -
Michigan 38 30 .559 2
West Michigan 33 34 .493 6.5
South Bend 32 35 .478 7.5
Fort Wayne 29 40 .420 11.5
Lansing 27 43 .386 14
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
Kane County 47 21 .691 -
Wisconsin 42 26 .618 5
Quad City 42 26 .618 5
Burlington 30 36 .455 16
Cedar Rapids 30 37 .448 16.5
Beloit 30 39 .435 17.5
Clinton 28 39 .418 18.5
Peoria 28 42 .400 20

2nd Half
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
Michigan 44 25 .638 -
Dayton 41 28 .594 3
South Bend 38 31 .551 6
Lansing 38 32 .543 6.5
West Michigan 32 38 .457 12.5
Fort Wayne 25 43 .368 18.5
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
Wisconsin 42 26 .618 -
Kane County 41 29 .586 2
Quad City 38 31 .551 4.5
Beloit 37 32 .536 5.5
Cedar Rapids 30 40 .429 13
Peoria 29 39 .426 13
Burlington 25 43 .368 17
Clinton 23 46 .333 18.5


Postseason
1st round
South Bend defeats Michigan, 2-0
Dayton defeats Lansing, 2-0
Kane County defeats Beloit, 2-0
Wisconsin defeats Quad City, 2-0

2nd round
South Bend defeats Dayton, 2-0
Kane County defeats Wisconsin, 2-0

Championship
Kane County defeats South Bend, 1-0


Playoffs ended and Kane County declared champion due to terrorist acts of September 11th, 2001


All Star Game



Post Season All Star Team
C-Garett Gentry, Michigan
1B-Adrian Gonzalez, Kane County
2B-Pedro Liriano, Wisconsin
3B-Blair Barbier, Lansing
SS-Miguel Cabrera, Kane County
OF-Wily Mo Pena, Dayton
OF-Will Smith, Kane County
OF-Jamal Strong, Wisconsin
DH-Jim Kavourias, Kane County
DH-Samone Peters, Dayton
RHSP-Chad Qualls, Michigan
LHSP-Luke Lockwood, Clinton
RHRP-Henry Bonilla, Quad City
LHRP-Ferenc Jonejan, Lansing

MVP-Adrian Gonzalez, Kane County
Prospect of the Year, Adrian Gonzalez, Kane County
Manager of the Year, Russ Morman, Kane County



League Changes
Burlington: changed affiliation from White Sox to Royals
Clinton: changed affiliation from Reds to Expos
Quad City: sold during season, This sale collapsed after the season ended
Michigan: sold during season

Quad City: John O'Donnell Staduim flooded in April, team spent much of the first half on the road
Beloit: had fire in the first base grill shortly before game on 7/14



Attendence
Team Attendence Average
Dayton 578,578 8,385
Kane County 523,222 7,694
West Michigan 422,892 6,219
Lansing 404,429 6,128
Fort Wayne 239,112 3,569
Wisconsin 207,823 3,197
South Bend 188,404 3,039
Peoria 144,772 2,161
Cedar Rapids 132,722 1,952
Quad City 129,961 2,096
Clinton 70,106 1,062
Beloit 69,682 1,089
Michigan 66,088 1,180
Burlington 54,564 853