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Bandits Close to Returning to Modern Woodmen Park

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.

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Double-Decker Carousel Debuts at Modern Woodmen Park

The double-decker carousel is now open at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A, Midwest League):

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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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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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‘River Rocker’ Latest Addition to Modern Woodmen Park Amusements

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS 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

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River Bandits Seek Advance for New Kitchen

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryThe 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.

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Bandits Expanding Deck at Modern Woodmen park

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryDavenport (IA) aldermen approved an $803,027 contract Wednesday for concourse deck expansion at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits (Midwest League).   Read more here.

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Nothing Like Modern Woodmen Park

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryThere 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.

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River Bandits Expand Amusements with ‘Space Camp’

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits and Main Street Amusements will open another new ride at Modern Woodmen Park Thursday night, as “Space Camp” makes its debut at the ballpark. Continue reading

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Taking the First Ride on the Bandits New Ferris Wheel

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryQuad-City Times columnist Bill Wundram and Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba were among the first passengers to take a ride on the new Ferris wheel at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits.  Read more and view photos hereRead about the May 24 Inaugural Ride event here.

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Bandits Schedule Official Lighting of the Ferris Wheel, Inaugural Ride

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Inaugural Ferris Wheel Ride event and fundraiser is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, to kick off a Memorial Day Weekend grand opening for the new attraction. Ticket proceeds from the event at Modern Woodmen Park will go to benefit the Genesis Health Services Foundation in the Quad Cities. Continue reading

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Modern Woodmen Park Voted Best Minor League Ballpark

Quad Cities River Bandits LogoPRESS RELEASE – After four weeks of nationwide voting by fans and readers of 10Best.com and USA TODAY, Modern Woodmen Park, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits, is the “Best Minor League Ballpark” in the 2013 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards. USA TODAY and 10Best.com announced the Top 10 ballparks Wednesday. Continue reading

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Work Begins on River Bandits’ Ferris Wheel

Quad Cities River Bandits LogoMore than three weeks after the Single-A Quad-Cities River Bandits (Midwest League) and city of Davenport had hoped to have a Ferris wheel erected and operational at Modern Woodmen Park, work for the base of the structure has begun.  Read more here.

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Amusement Rides for Riverfront, Modern Woodmen Park?

Quad Cities River Bandits LogoThe owner of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits (Midwest League) is exploring the idea of adding a Ferris wheel and carousel to the city’s waterfront next to Modern Woodmen Park.  There are obstacles, not the least of which would be protecting the new rides from potential flood waters.  Read more here.

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Bandits Open New Sky Deck Lounge

PRESS RELEASE – Construction crews have completed work on the latest improvement at Modern Woodmen Park – a new glass-enclosed upscale lounge for the popular group area on the third level of the ballpark. The “Sky Deck Lounge,” as it will be known, offers Quad Cities residents a terrific view of the field from above the third-base dugout along with all of the modern amenities currently Continue reading

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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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Hawkeyes, Leathernecks to Play at Modern Woodmen Park

PRESS RELEASE – NCAA Division I baseball returns to Modern Woodmen Park this month when the Iowa Hawkeyes and Western Illinois Leathernecks take to the field on Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30pm. Continue reading

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River Bandits to Hold Mock Reception to Showcase Ballpark Banquet Area, Lounge

PRESS RELEASE – Every year, hundreds of parties, receptions, fund-raisers, charitable events and corporate meetings are held in the Mediacom Sports Lounge and/or the banquet area of Modern Woodmen Park’s suite level. The River Bandits are putting these areas on display during a mock reception on Sunday, February 20. Continue reading

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