Another anniversary: to honor five years of Main Street Baseball ownership of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Low Class A; Midwest League), the team is offering $5 ducats.
The offer is good for non-suite tickets to next week’s homestand.
“This is our fifth year owning the team, so we wanted to do something special for our fans to say thank you,” said team owner Dave Heller. “We’ve packed the schedule with more giveaways, more promotions, more bobbleheads, more entertainers, and more fun than ever before. We’ve added great new menu items and cut concession prices. So now all that’s left is to cut ticket prices, and that’s exactly what we’re doing. Five dollars for any seat for all three games next week. That’s the most family-friendly, fun deal in town.”
Heller and Bob Herrfeldt, owners of Main Street Iowa, LLC, a division of Main Street Baseball, LLC, bought the team in 2007, and changed the Quad Cities team’s name back to the River Bandits, a nickname held by the franchise from 1992 to 2003. Since the two took over, attendance has soared. The team has consistently averaged around 3,500 fans per game after averaging just over 2,200 under previous ownership. In addition, Heller and Herrfeldt sold the ballpark naming rights to Modern Woodmen of America, and the team has brought in dozens of new sponsors all across the Quad Cities.
Main Street Iowa has also built a solid partnership with the City of Davenport, leading to a myriad of exciting ballpark improvements, including the newly-enclosed Sky Deck, an enormous new high-definition video board, an 80-foot long, high-definition, electronic ribbon board, new concession stands, concourse-level loge boxes, and new group areas throughout the ballpark.
“We love the Quad Cities, and we love helping bring smiles to people’s faces,” said Bob Herrfeldt. “A great baseball game, discounted tickets, discounted concessions, and even a chance to get your bills paid – that’s what we call entertainment Bandit-style. These three games will be a great time, and at just five bucks a ticket, everyone can afford to come.”
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