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Twins Winter Caravan to make Cedar Valley Stop

Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks have announced they have teamed up with Cruisin’ 1250 AM and Hy-Vee to bring the 2015 Twins Winter Caravan to Cedar Falls on Tuesday, January 13.  The Caravan will stop at the College Square Hy-Vee and will feature Twins manager and hall of famer, Paul Molitor; Twins pitcher Glen Perkins; Twins coach Gene Glynn; Twins mascot TC Bear; Q&A sessions and autographs. Kris Atteberry, from the Twins Radio Network, will emcee the Twins Winter Caravan.

Festivities will begin at 11:30 am with an optional baseball buffet which will run until 12:30 pm.  The program will run from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm and there will be door prizes.

Bucks staff members will be on hand with 2015 schedules, season ticket and group outing information, and more.  General Manager Dan Corbin is expected to update the audience on the off-season happenings of the Bucks.

Later that night, the Caravan heads to Cedar Rapids where they will take part in the Cedar Rapids Kernels’ 19th Annual Hot Stove Banquet, featuring the induction of the Cedar Rapids Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2015.  More information on the Hot Stove Banquet may be found at the Kernels’ website:  http://cedarrapids.kernels.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20150106&content_id=105661264&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_t492&sid=t492

College Square Hy-Vee is located at 6301 University Avenue, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

The Twins Winter Caravan is one of the longest running and most extensive offseason team caravans in professional sports. It features teams of current and former players visiting schools, hospitals, corporations and service clubs during the day with a traditional "hot stove" program each evening.

The Bucks will open the 2015 season on the road versus the Alexandria Blue Anchors on May 26, but return to Waterloo for their home opener versus the Mankato MoonDogs on May 28.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.

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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 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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 120 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 (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com.