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Published On: March 28th, 2014

Waterloo, Iowa – With Major League Baseball Opening Day set for Monday, March 31, the Waterloo Bucks are teaming up with local restaurants and bars for Opening Day with the Bucks.  Opening Day with the Bucks is an opportunity for Bucks Baseball and local taverns and restaurants to promote baseball in the Cedar Valley.

During the opening day contests, Opening Day with the Bucks will be at presenting sponsors located throughout the Cedar Valley.  As customers sit down at their table of spot at the bar on Monday, they will be given a 2014 Bucks pocket schedule that will include a game ticket for a Bucks game this upcoming season, while supplies last.

The following restaurants/bars will take part in Opening Day with the Bucks:

  • Beck’s Sports Brewery, Waterloo
  • Catherine Doyle’s, Waterloo
  • Curt’s, Waterloo
  • Landmark, Cedar Falls
  • Lofty’s Lounge, Evansdale
  • The Other Place-University Ave., Cedar Falls
  • The Pump Haus Pub & Grill, Cedar Falls
  • Screaming Eagle American Bar & Grill, Waterloo
  • Toads Bar & Grill, Cedar Falls

The Bucks will open the 2014 season on the road versus the Rochester Honkers on May 27, but return to Waterloo for their home opener versus Rochester on May 28.  Season tickets and group outings are currently on sale.  For more information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at

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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League.  Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind.  A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB).  All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit