Appleton, Wisconsin


Known as Wisconsin

Team Names
Foxes, 1962-1994
Timber Rattlers, 1995-present

Affiliation
Baltimore Orioles, 1962-65
Chicago White Sox, 1966-1986
Kansas City Royals, 1987-1992
Seattle Mariners, 1993-2008
Milwaukee Brewers, 2009-2020

In 1962 Appleton joined the league as an expansion team from the Three I league

Fox Cities Staduim, 1995-present
Goodland Field (1962-1994)

Midwest League Champions, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 2012

By The Numbers
Attendence
Transactions
Roster
Year Affiliate W L PCT GB Manager Attendence
2017 Milwaukee 59 79 .428 20 Matt Erickson 230,326 Stats Box scores
2016 Milwaukee 71 69 .507 15 Matt Erickson 243,767 Stats Box scores
2015 Milwaukee 50 89 .360 38.5 Matt Erickson 247,577 Stats Box scores
2014 Milwaukee 72 67 .518 18.5 Matt Erickson 250,131 Stats Boxscores
2013 Milwaukee 59 76 .437 27.5 Matt Erickson 241,938 Stats Boxscores
2012 Milwaukee 78 61 .561 - Matt Erickson 240,509 Stats Boxscores
2011 Milwaukee 67 72 .482 15.5 Matt Erickson 240,998 Stats Boxscores
2010 Milwaukee 58 80 .420 31.5 Jeff Isom 244,331 Stats Boxscores
2009 Milwaukee 58 81 .424 34.5 Jeff Isom 253,240 Stats Boxscores
2008 Seattle 56 80 .412 21.5 Terry Pollreisz 190,263 Stats Boxscores
2007 Seattle 53 85 .384 29 Jim Horner 197,511 Stats Boxscores
2006 Seattle 54 86 .386 38.5 Jim Horner 209,033 Stats Boxscores
2005 Seattle 76 63 .547 7.5 Scott Steinmann 211,927 Stats Boxscores
2004 Seattle 57 82 .410 26 Steve Roadcap 206,487 Stats Boxscores
2003 Seattle 69 66 .511 9 Daren Brown 198,001 Stats
2002 Seattle 53 86 .381 32.5 Gary Thurman 199,210 Stats
2001 Seattle 84 52 .618 3 Gary Thurman 207,823 Stats
2000 Seattle 78 60 .565 9 Gary Thurman 215,612 Stats
1999 Seattle 72 66 .522 6.5 Steve Roadcap 223,814 Stats
1998 Seattle 72 65 .526 9.5 Gary Varsho 227,306 Stats
1997 Seattle 76 63 .547 20 Gary Varsho 227,104 Stats
1996 Seattle 77 58 .570 1.5 Mike Goff 233,797 Stats
1995 Seattle 63 75 .457 24.5 Mike Goff 209,159 Stats
1994 Seattle 75 64 .540 14 Carlos Lezcano 76,281 Stats
1993 Seattle 62 73 .459 18.5 Carlos Lezcano 56,036 Stats
1992 Kansas City 70 62 .530 18.5 Tom Poquette 46,576 Stats
1991 Kansas City 58 81 .417 23 Joe Breeden 72,601 Stats
1990 Kansas City 62 71 .466 25.5 Joe Breeden 84,396 Stats
1989 Kansas City 67 68 .496 19.5 Brian Poldberg 76,223 Stats
1988 Kansas City 58 82 .414 29 Brian Poldberg 85,310 Stats
1987 Kansas City 71 69 .507 11 Ken Berry 81,208 Stats
1986 Chicago (AL) 56 83 .403 29.5 Duke Sims/Rico Petrocelli 60,001 Stats
1985 Chicago (AL) 85 54 .612 - Sal Rende 76,860 Stats
1984 Chicago (AL) 87 49 .640 - Sal Rende 54,281 Stats
1983 Chicago (AL) 87 50 .635 - John Boles 68,751 Stats
1982 Chicago (AL) 81 59 .579 6.5 Adrian Garrett 81,970 Stats
1981 Chicago (AL) 54 80 .400 31.5 Sam Ewing 66,780 Stats
1980 Chicago (AL) 76 63 .547 9 Gordy Lund 74,207 Stats
1979 Chicago (AL) 63 72 .467 18 Jim Breazeale 72,011 Stats
1978 Chicago (AL) 97 40 .708 - Gordy Lund 94,730 Stats
1977 Chicago (AL) 54 84 .391 26 Gordy Lund 65,584 Stats
1976 Chicago (AL) 56 74 .431 22 Jim Napier 55,398 Stats
1975 Chicago (AL) 50 77 .394 42.5 Gordy Lund 45,838 Stats
1974 Chicago (AL) 73 50 .593 4.5 Gordy Lund 69,210 Stats
1973 Chicago (AL) 44 76 .367 27 Deacon Jones/ Bert Thiel 61,693 Stats
1972 Chicago (AL) 76 51 .598 - Bert Thiel 72,851 Stats
1971 Chicago (AL) 79 44 .642 - Joe Sparks 83,881 Stats
1970 Chicago (AL) 64 60 .516 9.5 Ira Hutchinson 83,818 Stats
1969 Chicago (AL) 84 41 .672 - Tom Saffell 67,028 Stats
1968 Chicago (AL) 57 61 .483 12.5 Gary Johnson/ Stan Wasiak 45,436 Stats
1967 Chicago (AL) 71 46 .607 - Alex Cosmidis 48,186 Stats
1966 Chicago (AL) 77 47 .621 5.5 Stan Wasiak 57,496 Stats
1965 Baltimore 55 63 .466 25 Billy DeMars Stats
1964 Baltimore 81 43 .653 - Billy DeMars Stats
1963 Baltimore 55 65 .458 26 Cal Ripken Stats
1962 Baltimore 61 63 .492 12.5 Cal Ripken Stats

Awards
1962, Cal Ripken Sr (Manager of the Year)
1967, Alex Cosmidis (Manager of the Year)
1971, Joe Sparks (Manager of the Year)
1978, Gordon Lund (Tied for Manager of the Year)
1992, Tom Poquette (Manager of the Year)

Officers
Year President General Manager
1979 Bill Sands Jim Choudoir
1980 Bill Sands Ollie Burrows/Sue Iverson
1981 Bill Sands Phil Kliber
1982 Bill Sands Jeff Overton
1983 Milt Drier Bill Smith
1984 Ron Anderson Bill Smith
1985 A.G. Patterson Bill Smith
1986 A.G. Patterson Bill Smith
1987 A.G. Patterson Larry Dawson
1988 A.G. Patterson Larry Dawson
1989 Milt Drier Larry Dawson
1990 Paul VanderHeyden Jim Rodgers
1991 Paul VanderHeyden Jim Rodgers
1992 Doug Hahn Kevin Scotellaro
1993 Doug Hahn Frank Gahl
1994 John Wollner Frank Gahl
1995 John Wollner Steve Malliet
1996 John Wollner Mike Birling
1997 John Wollner Mike Birling
1998 Kevin Doyle Mike Birling
1999 Kevin Doyle
2000 Larry Trucco
2001 Larry Trucco
2002 Larry Trucco Larry Trucco/Rob Zerjav
2003 Rob Zerjav Rob Zerjav
2004 Rob Zerjav Rob Zerjav
2005 Rob Zerjav Rob Zerjav
2006 Rob Zerjav Rob Zerjav
2007 Rob Zerjav Rob Zerjav
2008 Rob Zerjav Rob Zerjav
2009 Rob Zerjav Rob Zerjav

Coaching Staff
Year Manager Pitching Coach Hitting Coach
1979 Jim Breazeale
1980 Gordy Lund
1981 Sam Ewing
1982 Adrian Garrett Mike Pazik
1983 John Boles Bill Atkinson
1984 Sal Rende Mitch Lukevics
1985 Sal Rende Mitch Lukevics
1986 Duke Sims/ Rico Petrocelli Buzz Capra
1987 Ken Berry Mike Alvarez Brian Poldberg
1988 Brian Poldberg/ Paul Kirsch Andre Rabouin Allard Baird
1989 Brian Poldberg Andre Rabouin Allard Baird
1990 Joe Breeden Andre Rabouin Mike Jirschele
1991 Joe Breeden Mike Mason Mike Jirschele
1992 Tom Poquette Mike Mason
1993 Carlos Lezcano Paul Lindblad Orlando Gomez
1994 Carlos Lezcano JUan Eichelberger Delwyn Young
1995 Mike Goff Joaquin Contreras Delwyn Young
1996 Mike Goff Pat Rice Joaquin Contreras
1997 Gary Varsho Pat Rice Omer Munoz
1998 Gary Varsho Steve Peck Omer Munoz
1999 Steve Roadcap Steve Peck Omer Munoz
2000 Gary Thurman Rafael Chaves Scott Steinmann
2001 Gary Thurman Scott Budner Scott Steinmann
2002 Gary Thurman Brad Holman Dana Williams
2003 Daren Brown Brad Holman Dana Williams
2004 Steve Roadcap Brad Holman Dana Williams
2005 Scott Steinmann Brad Holman Dana Williams
2006 Jim Horner Lance Painter Tommy Cruz
2007 Jim Horner Lance Painter Dana Williams
2008 Terry Pollreisz Jaime Navarro Rafael Santo Domingo
2009 Jeff Isom Chris Hook Matt Erickson
2013 Matt Erickson David Chavarria Dusty Rhodes
2014 Matt Erickson Elvin Nina Chuckie Caufield Ken Dominguez
2015 Matt Erickson Gary Lucas Chuckie Caufield Liu Rodriguez
2016 Matt Erickson Gary Lucas Al LaBoeuf Chuckie Caufield
2017 Matt Erickson Steve Cline Hainley Statia

Post Season
Year Round Result
1964 C Fox Cities d Clinton, 1-0
1966 C Fox Cities d Cedar Rapids, 2-1
1969 C Appleton won both halves
1971 1 bye
C Quad City d Appleton, 2-1
1972 1 Appleton d Wisconsin Rapids, 1-0
C Danville d Appleton, 2-0
1974 1 Appleton d Wisconsin Rapids, 2-0
C Danville d Appleton, 2-1
1978 1 Appleton d Waterloo, 2-0
C Appleton d Burlington, 2-1
1982 1 Appleton d Springfield, 2-0
C Appleton d Madison, 2-1
1983 1 Appleton d Waterloo, 2-1
C Appleton d Springfield, 3-1
1984 1 Appleton d Madison, 2-1
C Appleton d Springfield, 3-2
1985 1 Kenosha d Appleton, 2-1
1992 1 Beloit d Appleton, 2-1
1996 1 Wisconsin d Peoria, 2-1
2 Wisconsin d Quad City, 2-1
C West Michigan d Wisconsin, 3-1
1997 1 Kane County d Wisconsin, 2-1
1998 1 Rockford d Wisconsin, 2-0
1999 1 Wisconsin d Rockford, 2-0
2 Wisconsin d Lansing, 2-0
C Burlington d Wisconsin, 3-2
2000 1 Wisconsin d Kane County, 2-1
2 Beloit d Wisconsin, 2-1
2001 1 Wisconsin d Quad City, 2-0
2 Kane County d Wisconsin, 2-0
2003 1 Beloit d Wisconsin, 2-0
2005 1 Wisconsin d Beloit, 2-1
2 Wisconsin d Clinton, 2-0
C South Bend d Wisconsin, 3-2
2012 1 Wisconsin d Burlington, 2-1
2 Wisconsin d Clinton, 2-0
C Wisconsin d Fort Wayne, 3-1
2014 1 Kane County d Wisconsin, 2-0
2016 1 Cedar Rapids d, Wisconsin, 2-1

Radio Announcers
1975, Bob Lloyd, Jim Choudoir
1985 none
1994-1999, Tim McCord, Greg Hofer
2000-2017, Chris Mehring