The 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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PRESS 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
Davenport (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.
PRESS 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
PRESS 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
There 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.
PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits will give away a bobblehead of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin at Modern Woodmen Park at their 1:15 p.m. game Sunday, Aug. 17, which will be a Celebration and Appreciation of Senator Tom Harkin for 40 years of Service to Iowa in Congress. The day will be sponsored by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Continue reading