Tag Archives: Midwest League

Mini Golf at Lugnuts Ballpark

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe field at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), has been transformed into a unique 18-hole mini golf course ahead of renovations to the field.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Modern Woodmen Park (Davenport, IA)

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryBrian 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.

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Bandits, Astros Extend PDC

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryHouston Astros New LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits and Houston Astros announced that they will be extending their player development contract through the 2018 season. River Bandits owner Dave Heller and Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow affirmed the two-year extension with a joint press conference Tuesday at Modern Woodmen Park. Continue reading

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Cougars Announce ‘Political Corruption Night’

Kane County Cougars New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Kane County Cougars announced today that the budget has been approved to hold Political Corruption Night on Thursday, August 18 when they take on the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in a 6:30 p.m. game at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.kccougars.com or call the box office at 630-232-8811. Continue reading

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Bandits Welcome 8-Millionth Fan

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS 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

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Flolid Returns as Beloit’s GM

Beloit Snappers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Beloit Snappers are pleased to announce the return of Seth Flolid as General Manager, effective immediately. Continue reading

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Whitecaps Look to Attract A-List Acts by Doubling Ballpark’s Concert Capacity

West Michigan White Caps LogoThe owners of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) are working to determine the full capacity of Fifth Third Ballpark if the entire field were used for a concert, not just the infield as it has for past shows.  The estimated 16,000 capacity or more could make the ballpark the largest venue in the region and open up a host opportunities for big name concerts.  Read more here.

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