This season, when I’m on the road, I’ll be writing a short, on-the-spot blog post about each Minor League ballpark that I visit. Then, upon my return home, I will provide the everything-including-the-kitchen-sink blog coverage that you have come to know and, perhaps, even love. Let’s get to it, lest it get to us!
May 24, 2015 — Modern Woodmen Field, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Class A affiliate of the Houston Astros)
Opponent: Peoria Chiefs, 1:15 p.m. start time
Modern Woodmen Park, from the outside:
Modern Woodmen Park, from the inside:
Culinary Creation: Pork Tenderloin Sandwich (bun obscured by oversized meat patty)
At Random: My first ride in a ballpark Ferris Wheel
Your Groundbreaking and Subversive Ballpark Joke of the Day: Postponed! In it’s place, enjoy this Vine video displaying the River Bandits’ myriad cap offerings.
— Benjamin Hill (@bensbiz) May 24, 2015
It’s All Over: Well, this one never began. The ballgame was rained out.
5/25: Clinton LumberKings
5/26: Peoria Chiefs
5/27: Cedar Rapids Kernels
5/28: Omaha Storm Chasers