Tag Archives: Midwest League

Fall Beer Festival Held at Lugnuts’ Home

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe Fall 2014 Beerfest at the Ballpark was held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League).  Read more here.  Watch photo gallery video here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Fifth Third Field (Dayton, OH)

Dayton Dragons LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Fifth Third Field, home of the Single-A Dayton Dragons (Midwest League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Cougars Announce 2015 Capital Improvement Projects

Kane County Cougars LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Kane County Cougars, Class-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, have announced the 2015 Cougars Capital Improvement Project to further modernize the Cougars’ home at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark beginning in 2015, the 25th anniversary of the franchise. On Monday afternoon, the Cougars team concluded the most successful regular season in the 24-year history of Continue reading

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Bandits Set New Franchise Attendance Record

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – An average of 3,885 fans per game attended Quad Cities River Bandits home games at Modern Woodmen Park this season, setting a new record for the highest per-game average for a season in the 55-year history of the Quad Cities Midwest League franchise. Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Whitecaps’ Fire-Damaged Home

West Michigan White Caps LogoSteve Mortensen, an executive general adjuster for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, provides an inside look at the process for rebuilding Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps (Midwest League), after a raging fire damaged a large portion of the facility just three months before opening day.  Read more and view photos here.

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Nothing Like Modern Woodmen Park

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryThere is nothing really new here, but Steve Batterson from the Quad City Times takes a look at views and features that make Modern Woodmen Park special.  Read more here.

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Chiefs, Cardinals Renew PDC

Peoria Chiefs LogoSt. Louis Cardinals LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Peoria Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals have announced the signing of a four-year extension of the player development contract (PDC) that will run through the 2020 season. Continue reading

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