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Published On: May 8th, 2014

Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks continue to unveil their promotional schedule for the 2014 season with today’s announcement of this summer’s Fireworks Extravaganzas.  The Bucks will have will have a total of nine post-game fireworks shows this season, one-quarter of their regular season home schedule.

Opening Day will host the first of many fireworks extravaganzas this summer, as the Bucks play the Rochester Honkers on Wednesday, May 28.  The next fireworks display on June 14 will begin the Bucks’ “Saturday Fireworks Series,” as the Bucks will host a post-game fireworks show after all five regular season Saturday home games in 2014.

This season, the Second Half Opening Day begins a three-game homestand which will feature two fireworks shows.  The Eau Claire Express come to town to begin the second half of Northwoods League play and the Bucks will celebrate the season’s second Home Opener with a post-game fireworks show.  Two days later, the Bucks will shoot off their Independence Day fireworks extravaganza; a show that nobody will want to miss. 


DATE                                     OPPONENT                                         FIRST PITCH

Wednesday, May 28       Rochester Honkers                         6:35 pm

Saturday, June 14            Duluth Huskies                                  7:05 pm

Saturday, June 21            Duluth Huskies                                  7:05 pm

Wednesday, July 2          Eau Claire Express                            6:35 pm

Friday, July 4                      Rochester Honkers                         7:05 pm

Saturday, July 12              Willmar Stingers                               7:05 pm

Saturday, July 19              Mankato MoonDogs                      7:05 pm

Saturday, August 2          Battle Creek Bombers                    7:05 pm

Wednesday, August 6    Thunder Bay Border Cats              6:35 pm


The Bucks will announce more pieces of their 2014 promotional schedule in the coming weeks.

The Bucks will open the 2014 season on the road versus the Rochester Honkers on May 27, but return to Waterloo for information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633.  All 72 games may be heard on 1330 AM ESPN (KWLO).  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 21stseason 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 via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit