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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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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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River Bandits Honor Retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin with Bobblehead

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits will give away a bobblehead of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin at Modern Woodmen Park at their 1:15 p.m. game Sunday, Aug. 17, which will be a Celebration and Appreciation of Senator Tom Harkin for 40 years of Service to Iowa in Congress. The day will be sponsored by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Continue reading

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Bandits Open New Amusement Ride at Modern Woodmen Park

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits and Main Street Amusements will open another new ride at Modern Woodmen Park Tuesday night, as the Mediacom “Drop’N Twist” makes its debut in the ballpark’s Party Plaza. Continue reading

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Modern Woodmen Park Once Again Surrounding by Mississippi River Waters, Show Must Go On

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryIt’s that time of year again, and Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits (Midwest League), is once again surrounding by Mississippi River flood waters.  Read more and view photos hereView photo gallery here.  But the show must go on, as the police and fire “Battle of the Badges” charity softball game will be played on Saturday, July 5, before the River Bandits take on the Timber Rattlers.

Davenport and Rock Island will compete in the Battle of the Badges Saturday, July 5. The Davenport Police & Fire Departments will face the Rock Island Police & Fire Departments in a softball game from 3:45-5:00 p.m. before the River Bandits' 6 p.m. game against Wisconsin. The event will raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City.

The Davenport Police & Fire Departments and Rock Island Police & Fire Departments will compete in the Battle of the Badges charity softball game Saturday, July 5.

 

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River Bandits Expand Amusements with ‘Space Camp’

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits and Main Street Amusements will open another new ride at Modern Woodmen Park Thursday night, as “Space Camp” makes its debut at the ballpark. Continue reading

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Taking the First Ride on the Bandits New Ferris Wheel

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryQuad-City Times columnist Bill Wundram and Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba were among the first passengers to take a ride on the new Ferris wheel at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits.  Read more and view photos hereRead about the May 24 Inaugural Ride event here.

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