Winnipeg Goldeyes @ California Quakes
The 1996 MWWL World Series was played over team viewer.
Like the 1992 World series between these two teams, a strong California lineup failed to hit. Congrats to George and it was too bad he hitters didn’t hit we were both hoping for a long tough-fought series.
The 1997 MWWL Draft Lottery will take place on June 28th, 2020 at 9:00 PM ET.
Fourteen Franchises listed below will have a chance at the #1 Pick in the 1997 MWWL Draft to be held on September 20th, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET
The Commissioner’s Office will send out a Zoom link around 8:45 PM on Sunday night 06/28/2020 if you would like to watch the event live. We will also for the first time ever be using a Zoom Meeting to have as many people viewing the event & chatting as we can.
|Long Beach Titans||13|
|New Hampshire Nighthawks||10|
|Blarney Drive Bandits||9|
|Sugar Land Skeeters||7|
|Castle Rock Hounds||6|
|Manhattan Gas Hornets||5|
|Harper Woods Expos||4|
Mid-West Winter League Commissioner’s Office – Report submitted by Jarl Jackson – Fort Worth Panthers – June 15th, 2020
A rematch of the 1991 fall classic where Winnipeg swept the Quakes although all the games were decided by only one or two runs. The Goldeyes went back to back in 91 and 92 while California won a title in 94. Winnipeg won their division by an astonishing 52 games as the other three teams lost over 100 games while Winnipeg was third overall in wins in the MWWL at 112. The AL West wasn’t decided until the final series of the year as the Quakes outlasted the Panthers taking the division by just a single game while leading all of MWWL with 116 victories.
Flossmoor’s Jeff Bagwell won the Most Valuable Player in the American League & Ken Caminiti of Santa Rosa won the National League’s Most Valuable Player Award.
Fort Worth’s Kevin Brown won the American League Cy Young as John Smoltz of Santa Rosa won the National Leagues Cy Young Award.
Mexico City’s Bobby Higginson won the American League Rookie of the Year & Derek Jeter of Manhattan won the National League Rookie of the Year.
Mel Rojas won the American League Rolaids Reliever of the Year & Robb Nen of Valdosta won the National League Rolaids Reliever of the Year Award.
World Series Managers Ken Kuryliw of Winnipeg took home the Manager of the Year Award in the National League & George Skiles of California took the honors in the American League.