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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 Set Pair of Attendance Records

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS 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

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SBJ Names Quad Cities No. 1 Minor League Market for 2015

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryThe Quad Cities, a region in southeast Iowa and northwest Illinois, is the “No. 1 market in our ranking of the nation’s top minor league markets,” David Broughton of SportsBusiness Journal said in announcing the news.  Following the Quad Cities in the Top 10 are Toledo (OH), Fort Wayne (IN), Tulsa (OK), Charleston (SC), Des Moines (IA), Sioux Falls (SD), Inland Empire (CA), Hershey-Harrisburg (PA), and Grand Rapids-Comstock (MI).  Read more here.

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Bandits Take 2015 Promotions to New Level

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS 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

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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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Main Street Baseball Officially Takes Reins of Billings Mustangs

Billings Mustangs LogoPRESS RELEASE – Main Street Baseball, LLC, has officially taken the reins of the Billings Mustangs, the rookie-level Pioneer League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the team announced Tuesday. Major League Baseball has approved the team’s sale, formally bringing the Mustangs into the Main Street Baseball family, led by Dave Heller and Bob Herrfeldt. Continue reading

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Bandits Set New Franchise Attendance Record

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – An average of 3,885 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 55-year history of the Quad Cities Midwest League franchise. Continue reading

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