Decatur, Illinois


Team Names
Commodores, 1952-74

Affiliation
Independent, 1952-54
St. Louis Cardinals, 1955-57
Detroit Tigers, 1958-61
San Francisco Giants, 1962-74

Ballpark
Fan's Field

Joined the Mississippi-Ohio Valley League as an expansion team in 1952. The franchise moved to Wausau, WI after the 74 season. This franchise is the ancestor to the current Kane County

Year Club W L PCT GB Manager Attendence
1974 San Francisco 55 69 .414 10.5 Bob Hartfield 45,550 Stats
1973 San Francisco 63 62 .504 4 John Van Ornum 34,385 Stats
1972 San Francisco 48 79 .378 26 Jim McKnight 43,100 Stats
1971 San Francisco 54 70 .435 18.5 Frank Funk 39,921 Stats
1970 San Francisco 63 56 .529 8 Frank Funk 47,633 Stats
1969 San Francisco 53 66 .445 28 Frank Funk 33,160 Stats Boxscores
1968 San Francisco 69 48 .590 - Denny Sommers 51,789 Stats
1967 San Francisco 62 58 .517 10.5 Denny Sommers 37,730 Stats
1966 San Francisco 49 76 .392 34 Richard Klaus 50,572 Stats
1965 San Francisco 60 60 .500 21 Richard Klaus 47,265 Stats
1964 San Francisco 61 63 .492 20 Richard Klaus 83,043 Stats
1963 San Francisco 62 61 .504 20.5 Richard Klaus 68,812 Stats
1962 San Francisco 42 78 .350 29.5 Richard Klaus 71,461 Stats
1961 Detroit 57 65 .467 16 Johnny Groth 65,094 Stats Boxscores
1960 Detroit 51 71 .418 29 Al Federoff 53,531 Stats
1959 Detroit 63 61 .508 13 Stubby Overmire 75,834 Stats
1958 Detroit 59 66 .472 12 Frank Carswell 40,047 Stats Boxscores
1957 St. Louis 76 51 .598 1 Al Unser 52,660 Stats
1956 St. Louis 62 64 .492 11.5 Al Unser 64,263 Stats
1955 St. Louis 62 64 .492 12 Al Unser 54,260 Stats
1954 Independent 74 52 .587 - Johnny Lucadello 38,776 Stats Boxscores
1953 Independent 68 50 .576 - Ray Taylor 96,337 Stats
1952 Independent 73 52 .584 13 Julio Acosta 94,300 Stats Boxscores