2004 Midwest League


Stats

Boxscores

Overall
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
South Bend (ARZ) 77 63 .550 -
Lansing (CHC) 77 63 0.550 -
Fort Wayne (SD) 72 68 .514 5
Battle Creek (NYY) 71 68 .511 5.5
West Michigan (DET) 69 70 .496 7.5
Dayton (CIN) 48 92 .343 29
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
Kane County (OAK) 83 56 .597 -
Cedar Rapids (ANA) 75 64 .540 8
Peoria (STL) 75 64 .540 8
Clinton (TEX) 74 64 .536 8.5
Beloit (MIL) 72 68 .514 11.5
Quad City (MIN) 68 68 .500 13.5
Wisconsin (SEA) 57 82 .410 26
Burlington (KC) 56 84 .400 27.5

1st Half
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
*South Bend 42 28 .600 -
&Lansing 38 32 .543 4
Battle Creek 33 36 .478 8.5
Fort Wayne 33 37 .471 9
West Michigan 29 40 .420 12.5
Dayton 27 43 .386 15
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
*Kane County 43 26 .623 -
&Cedar Rapids 42 27 .609 1
Peoria 38 31 .551 5
Beloit 38 32 .543 5.5
Clinton 35 33 .515 7.5
Quad City 33 33 .500 8.5
Wisconsin 31 38 .449 12
Burlington 22 48 .314 21.5

2nd Half
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
*West Michigan 40 30 .571 -
&Fort Wayne 39 31 .557 1
Lansing 39 31 .557 1
Battle Creek 38 32 .543 2
South Bend 35 35 .500 5
Dayton 21 49 .300 19
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
Kane County 40 30 .571 -
*Clinton 39 31 .557 1
&Peoria 37 33 .529 3
Quad City 35 35 .500 5
Beloit 34 36 .486 6
Burlington 34 36 .486 6
Cedar Rapids 33 37 .471 7
Wisconsin 26 44 .371 14


Playoffs
1st round
Clinton defeats Cedar Rapids, 2-0
South Bend defeats Fort Wayne, 2-0
Kane County defeats Peoria, 2-1
West Michigan defeats Lansing, 2-1

2nd round
Kane County defeats Clinton, 2-0
West Michigan defeats South Bend, 2-0

Championship
West Michigan defeats Kane County, 3-2




All Star Game, 6/22 @Cedar Rapids



Post Season All Stars
C-Daric Barton, Peoria
1B-Brian Dopirak, Lansing
2B-Howie Kendrick, Cedar Rapids
3B-Eric Duncan, Battle Creek
SS-Ian Kinsler, Clinton
OF-Kevin Collins, Lansing
OF-Chris Dickerson, Dayton
OF-Alex Frazier, South Bend
DH-Vinny Rottino, Beloit
RHSP-Brad Knox, Kane County
LHSP-Steve Bondurant, Kane County

LHRP-Clay Rapada, Lansing

MVP-Brian Dopirak, Lansing
Prospect of the Year-Brian Dopirak, Lansing
Manager of the Year-Dave Joppie, Kane County



2004 League changes
Quad City changed their named from the River Bandits to the Swing of the Quad Cities. Plus the rebuilt John O'Donnell Staduim
Dayton repleaced the scoreboard at Fifth Third Field




Attendence
Team Attendence Average
Dayton 593,663 8,361
Kane County 522,042 7,677
Lansing 392,256 5,768
West Michigan 390,033 5,571
Fort Wayne 278,351 4,034
South Bend 212,531 3,220
Peoria 211,598 3,158
Wisconsin 206,487 3,081
Cedar Rapids 177,929 2,578
Quad City 173,364 2,938
Beloit 96,677 1,487
Battle Creek 95,845 1,431
Clinton 91,804 1,434
Burlington 62,976 953