Tag Archives: Midwest League

Traditional Baseball vs. Modern Day Ballpark Entertainment

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.

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Filed under Amenities & Features, Fun & Atmosphere, Promotions & Entertainment, Stadium Issues

Rattlers Present the Potawatomi Party Deck

PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have been busy at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium during the first six weeks of the season and now they are ready to unveil their project. The new seating area is the Potawatomi Party Deck presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and will take the place of the old beach area beyond the outfield wall in right-center field. Continue reading

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Dow Diamond Hosts Prom

“Take me out to the ballpark” was the theme for Swan Valley High School’s 2017 prom, which took place over the weekend at Dow Diamond baseball stadium, home of the Great Lakes Loons (Single-A, Midwest League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Midwest League to Honor George H. Spelius with Jersey Patch in 2017

PRESS RELEASE – Throughout the 2017 season, all 16 Midwest League teams and umpires will honor the late President Emeritus George H. Spelius, who passed away in September of 2016, with a sleeve patch. The black patch bearing the initials G.H.S in white text will be sewn on the cuff of the left sleeve of all regular team uniforms (right sleeve of umpire uniforms) throughout the 2017 campaign. Spelius served as President Emeritus and Director of Midwest League Umpire Development until his passing. Continue reading

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River Bandits Introduce New and Returning Alternate Logos

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

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Officials Break Ground on Residential Development at Four Winds Field

The baseball season won’t start for a couple more weeks at Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League), but the construction season is now underway, as officials broke ground on a $22-million housing project being built beyond the left field fence.  Read more here.  View renderings here.

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Lugnuts Introduce New Caps

PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts, Class-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, are proud to unveil three brand new Official Team Caps to be worn during the upcoming season. Continue reading

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