The Quad Cities River Bandits are the Single-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, They've been a part of the Midwest League since the franchise was founded in 1981. Then known as the Quad City Angels, the team served as the Single-A affiliate for the Los Angeles Angels. After winning the Midwest League Championship in 1990, the team was rebranded for the 1992 season. The first year of the Quad City River Bandits was 1992. It was also the last year under the Angels' umbrella. After passing through both the Houston Astros and the Minnesota Twins organizations, the team underwent another change for the 2004 season. In 2004, the team become known as the Swing of the Quad Cities. After three consecutive playoff berths and only four seasons, one more change was made to the team, and today’s Quad Cities River Bandits were finally born. The Astros took the organization over once again before the 2013 season and immediately won the team's second Midwest League Championship in three seasons. The 2020 River Bandits will look to make a fourth consecutive trip to the postseason. Get your Quad City River Bandits tickets at StubHub!
Where do the Quad Cities River Bandits play their home games?
Modern Woodman Park is certainly one of the oldest parks in Minor League Baseball. The stadium was built in 1931 and can seat over 7,000 fans when traditional seating, grassy berms and open seating bleachers are all taken into account. While the stadium is certainly old, there have been some modern touches provided in the last few years, including a 20-foot-by-35-foot video board in left field. Located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Davenport, Iowa, Modern Woodman Park provides an excellent view of the Centennial Bridge. Today, Modern Woodman Park holds the record for longest continual use of any Minor League stadium.
Who are some notable players who've played for the Quad Cities River Bandits?
Some of the names that helped the Houston Astros win the 2017 World Series played for the River Bandits on their way to Houston. Players like Jon Singleton, Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman and George Springer are all listed as Quad Cities River Bandits alumni.
Do the Quad Cities River Bandits have any rivals?
While every team in the Western Division could easily be considered a rivalry, the team’s main rivalry is with the Clinton LumberKings. This is primarily based on geography, as the LumberKings and the River Bandits make up the Midwest League's closest rivalry.
Who is the manager of the Quad Cities River Bandits?
Ray Hernandez will return as manager of the Quad Cities River Bandits for his second season with the team in 2020. Last season saw Hernandez guide the River Bandits to the ninth-best season in the 60-year history of the franchise when he put up a record of 79-57, which was good enough to earn a playoff berth. Hernandez spent three seasons in the Minor Leagues as a pitcher after being drafted in the 48th round of the MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks. After retiring as a player, Hernandez spent a few years coaching both high school and college baseball before beginning a professional career with the Astros.
Where can I buy Quad Cities River Bandits tickets?
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