The Sports Almanac

Midwest League Baseball
A Minor League



GREAT LAKES LOONS
Current MWL Title Holders
 
Team Records  MWL Champions
Through the 2016 Season
POS
TEAMS
W
L
PCT.
GAMES
1
Lansing Lugnuts
4697 4497
.511
9194
2
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
4618
4553 .504
9171
3
Quad Cities River Bandits
4575
4240
.519
8815
4
Fort Wayne TinCaps
4514
4649
.493
9163
5
Kane County Cougars
4213
4379
.490 8592
6
Clinton Lumber Kings
4026
4299
.484
8325
7
Cedar Rapids Kernels
3699
3647
.504
7346
8
Burlington Bees
3443
3917
.468
7360
9
West Michigan Whitecaps
2592
2240
.536
4832
10
Great Lakes Loons
2551
2298
.526
4849
11
Beloit Snappers
2426
2399
.503
4825
12
Peoria Chiefs
2384
2456
.493
4840
13
South Bend Cubs
1992
2001
.499
3993
14
Dayton Dragons
1992
2019
.497
4011
15
Bowling Green Hot Rods
514
458
.529
972
16
Lake County Captains
463
507
.477
970

Midwest League Champions  Team Records
Where no loser is listed, champion of MWL won both halves of the season and champions composite won-loss record is listed
YEAR
WINNER LOSER
GAMES
1947
Belleville Stags
None
75-37
1948
West Frankfort Cardinals
Mattoon Indians
3-0
1949
Paducah Chiefs
Matoon Indians
4-3
1950
None
Weather/Military Callups
--
1951
Danville Dans
Mt. Vernon Kings
2-0
1952
Decatur Comodores
Hannibal Stags
3-1
1953
Decatur Comodores
Paris Lakers
3-2
1954
Danville Dans
Clinton Pirates
3-0
1955
Dubuque Packes
Matoon Phillies
3-0
1956
Paris Lakers
Dubuque Packers
3-1
1957
Decatur Comodores
Clinton Pirates
2-0
1958
Waterloo Hawks
Michigan City White Caps
3-2
1959
Waterloo Hawks
None
76-48
1960
Waterloo Hawks
None
81-43
1961
Quincy Giants
Waterloo Hawks
3-2
1962
Dubuque Packers
Waterloo Hawks
3-1
1963
Clinton C-Sox
None
56-68
1964
Fox Cities Foxes
Clinton C-Sox
1-0
1965
Burlington Bees
None
82-40
1966
Fox Cities Foxes
Cedar Rapids Cardinals
2-1
1967
Appleton Foxes
Wisconsin Rapids Twins
2-0
1968
Quad City Angels
Decatur Comodores
2-1
1969
Appleton Foxes
None
84-41
1970
Quincy Cubs
Quad City Angels
2-0
1971
Quad Cities Angels
Appleton Foxes
2-1
1972
Danville Warriors
Appleton Foxes
2-0
1973
Wisconsin Rapids Twins
Danville Warriors
2-1
1974
Danville Warriors
Appleton Foxes
2-1
1975
Waterloo Royals
Quad Cities Angels
2-0
1976
Waterloo Royals
Quad Cities Angels
2-0
1977
Burlington Bees
Waterloo Indians
2-0
1978
Appleton Foxes
Burlington Bees
2-1
1979
Quad City Cubs
Waterloo Indians
2-1
1980
Waterloo Indians
Quad City Cubs
2-1
1981
Wausau Timbers
Quad City Cubs
3-0
1982
Appleton Foxes
Madison Muskies
2-1
1983
Appleton Foxes
Springfield Cardinals
3-1
1984
Appelton Foxes
Springfield Cardinals
3-2
1985
Kenosha Twins
Peoria Chiefs
3-1
1986
Waterloo Indians
Peoria Chiefs
3-0
1987
Kenosha Twins
Springfield Cardinals
3-1
1988
Cedar Rapids Reds
Kenosha Twins
3-1
1989
South Bend White Sox
Springfield Cardinals
3-0
1990
Quad City Angels
South Bend White Sox
3-1
1991
Clinton Giants
Madison Muskies
3-0
1992
Cedar Rapids Reds
Beloit Brewers
3-2
1993
South Bend White Sox
Clinton Giants
3-1
1994
Cedar Rapids Kernels
Rockford Royals
3-1
1995
Beloit Snappers
Michigan Battle Cats
3-0
1996
West Michigan Whitecaps
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
3-1
1997
Lansing Lugnuts
Kane County Cougars
3-2
1998
West Michigan Whitecaps
Rockford Cubbies
3-1
1999
Burlington Bees
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
3-2
2000
Michigan Battle Cats
Beloit Snappers
3-0
2001
Kane County Cougars
South Bend Silver Hawks
1-0
2002
Peoria Chiefs
Lansing Lugnuts
3-1
2003
Lansing Lugnuts
Beloit Snappers
3-0
2004
West Michigan Whitecaps
Kane County Cougars
3-2
2005
South Bend Silver Hawks
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
3-2
2006
West Michigan Whitecaps
Kane County Cougars
3-1
2007
West Michigan Whitecaps
Beloit Snappers
3-2
2008
Burlington Bees
South Bend Silver Hawks
2-0
2009
Fort Wayne TinCaps
Burlington Bees
3-0
2010
Lake County Captains
Clinton LumberKings
3-2
2011
Quad Cities River Bandits
Lansing Lugnuts
3-0
2012
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
Fort Wayne TinCaps
3-1
2013
Quad Cities River Bandits
South Bend Silver Hawks
3-0
2014
Kane County Cougars
Lake County Captains
3-0
2015
West Michigan Whitecaps
Cedar Rapids Kernals
3-2
2016
Great Lakes Loons
Clinton Lumber Kings
3-1