Modern Woodmen Park voted best Minor League Ballpark

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After weeks of voting, Modern Woodmen Ballpark in Davenport has been selected as the best.

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - announced the Top 10 ballparks. Among 20 finalists, Modern Woodmen Ballpark received the most votes.

Click here to see the Winners of the Best Minor League Ballparks.

River Bandits owner, Dave Heller said the win is a great honor for Davenport and everyone in the region.

“We will continue to work to constantly improve and make even better this baseball diamond that has become the crown jewel of the Midwest and the nation,” said Heller.

The River Bandits will host a recognition event for the Quad Cities community before the next home game begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2013, according to a spokesperson from the River Bandits.

A banner is available for fans to sign throughout the 2013 season naming Modern Woodmen Park the “Best Minor League Ballpark.” The banner will be hung inside Modern Woodmen Park.

The director of media relations said the River Bandits will celebrate their top spot ranking by offering $1 general admission tickets to the 7 p.m. game on Monday, August 19.