Kernels Finalize Purchase of Bucks

Cedar Rapids Kernels LogoWaterloo Bucks LogoPRESS RELEASE – The sale of the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League to the Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc. (d.b.a. Cedar Rapids Kernels) is official. Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc. President Gary Keoppel, Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson and Waterloo Bucks General Manager Dan Corbin were on hand for the official signing today.

Cedar Rapids Kernels Finalize Purchase of Waterloo Bucks“Waterloo has a tremendous baseball history, the team receives excellent support from the community and is close enough to Cedar Rapids to share resources,” said Cedar Rapids Ball Club’s president, Gary Keoppel.

“The Waterloo Bucks will remain in Waterloo and continue to play at Riverfront Stadium in the Northwoods League,” added Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson. “Dan Corbin has built an excellent front office team, our plan is not to mess with a winning formula.”

Waterloo Bucks owner Steve Marso and Cedar Rapids Ball Club Inc. President Gary Keopple sign the papers to complete the purchase of the Bucks by the Kernels.

Waterloo Bucks owner Steve Marso and Cedar Rapids Ball Club Inc. President Gary Keopple sign the papers to complete the purchase of the Bucks by the Kernels.

“For years the Waterloo Bucks have provided the people of the Cedar Valley with wholesome, family entertainment and we feel this will only be strengthened with the addition of the resources we are able to share with the Kernels,” said Dan Corbin, Bucks General Manager.

During the next several months a detailed plan will be developed for the 2015 season. It’s anticipated that the team will become more active in the community, make improvements to Riverfront Stadium and enhance the promotions during the games to create an even more enjoyable fan experience for the people of the Cedar Valley.

Keep up to day with the Waterloo Bucks at http://www.waterloobucks.com. For questions or more information please contact Doug Nelson at (319) 896-7617 or Dan Corbin at (319) 232-0500.

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