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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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Flood Waters Recede From Field at Clemens

Hannibal Cavemen LogoMississippi River flood waters have receded from the playing surface at Clemens Field, home of the summer collegiate Hannibal Cavemen (Prospect League), but there is plenty of standing water around the ballpark.  Read more and view photo gallery hereView photo of Clemens head deep in water.

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Flood Waters Won’t Stop Bandits

Quad Cities River Bandits LogoThe Mississippi River is rising again this spring in Davenport (IA), as crews worked Friday to build an elevated pedestrian walkway into Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Midwest League).  Like last year, the completed path will take visitors over the temporary flood wall, which has been built to 22 feet above flood stage outside the stadium.  Read more and view news clip here.

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Modern Woodmen Park Flood Protection Update

PRESS RELEASE – The City of Davenport will be providing fans with safe and easy access into Modern Woodmen Park during the current Mississippi River flood. Currently, flood panels are in place around the front plaza of Modern Woodmen Park. The upcoming homestand, April 15-20, will still take place as scheduled. A pedestrian walkway will be in place allowing fans to safely and easily pass over Continue reading

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