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Craw new Quad Cities River Bandits GM

Harold Craw, previously assistant general manager with the Charleston RiverDogs (Low Class A; Sally League) is the new general manager of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Low Class A; Midwest League). He replaces Stefanie Brown, named as executive director of Modern Woodmen Park, a new position created specifically for her. She is the only female […]

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Ferris wheel on tap in Quad Cities?

Davenport (Ia.) officials and the owners of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Low Class A; Midwest League) are looking to add a Ferris wheel and carousel to Modern Woodmen Park, which would change the downtown skyline. We’re not talking about a London Eye kinda installation here, but something large enough to be seen from a […]

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River Bandits welcome 7 millionth fan

The Quad Cities River Bandits reached a franchise milestone last night, welcoming the seven-millionth fan to attend a game since the team began playing in the Midwest League in 1960. With the River Bandits’ crowd of 2,898 at Modern Woodmen Park for Saturday’s game against the Clinton Lumberkings, a total of 7,000,201 fans have witnessed […]

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Adelanto: Yes, we want the Mavericks

After years of apparent apathy toward the High Desert Mavericks (High Class A; California League), Adelanto officials now say they want the team to commit to a longer-term lease at Stater Bros. Stadium. Why the change of heart? Money. The ballpark was once viewed as a drain on city resources and the site of potential redevelopment, […]

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$5 tickets on tap in Quad Cities

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 […]

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Goodman leaving River Bandits

Kirk Goodman, the energetic vice president/general manager of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Low Class A; Midwest League), is leaving the team before the end of the calendar year to pursue other interests; he’ll be replaced by Stefanie Brown. The team has scheduled a 3 p.m. press conference to discuss the departure. We hear his […]

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