When Mississippi River floodwaters went down late last week, a temporary solution went up which will allow baseball to return soon to Davenport’s (IA) Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A, Midwest League). The River Bandits have had to move eight games of their 70-game home schedule to other venues in the first three weeks of the season. Read more here.
The double-decker carousel is now open at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A, Midwest League):
Quad Cities Times sports reporter Don Doxsie argues that the in-place and coming amusement rides at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A, Midwest League), are not interfering with baseball. Some fans might disagree. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits are proud to introduce a brand new official alternate logo. Featuring an outline of Rascal’s eyes, the logo will be featured on the 2017 River Bandits home alternate game day cap. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In the midst of the most successful run in Quad Cities baseball history, the River Bandits and Main Street Baseball today announced a change in the ownership of the Quad Cities River Bandits. Iowa State Senator Roby Smith has joined managing partner Dave Heller as owners of the team. Continue reading
Brian Merzbach from BallparkReviews.com recently visited Modern Woodmen Park, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A, Midwest League). View photos and review here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits and surrounding community celebrated a milestone during Friday night’s game at Modern Woodmen Park. The eight-millionth fan, Braeden Billings, came through the gates of the Friendliest Ballpark in America during the Bandits home game against the Peoria Chiefs. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Modern Woodmen Park will really be rockin’ on the river this summer. The Quad Cities River Bandits and Main Street Amusements announce that their newest attraction, the River Rocker, will open at the Friendliest Ballpark in America this season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits are known for helping young professional baseball players reach their ultimate goal of playing in Major League Baseball. This off-season; however, the River Bandits helped several front office staff members take the next step in their careers. Continue reading
The Davenport City Council will consider advancing the Quad-Cities River Bandits money for a new kitchen at Modern Woodmen Park as prior advances already are depleting the ballpark’s capital improvement fund. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – An average of 3,906 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 56-year history of the Quad Cities Midwest League franchise. A total of 250,004 attended River Bandits regular season games this year, setting the single-season attendance record since the full-stadium renovation following the 2003 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Following a year in which the Quad Cities River Bandits set the all-time franchise record for per-game attendance, the Midwest League club is planning an action-packed promotional schedule – full of new giveaways, fireworks shows, charity events, theme nights and community celebrations – to take family fun and entertainment to a new level at Modern Woodmen Park in 2015. Continue reading
There 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.
PRESS 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
More changes could be coming to Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits (Midwest League), as Davenport (IA) Public Works on Thursday night will consider allowing additional improvements to the facility, including expanding the left field concourse and adding fireplace decks, bullpen seats, and an outfield river view deck. Read more here. View aerial rendering here.