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Published On: May 17th, 2019

Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks are seeking nominations for their All-Star First Responder Team.  The Bucks will be honoring 10 First Responders who are currently serving or have served the Cedar Valley area as an EMT, Police Officer, Sheriff, Paramedic, or Firefighter before their June 9th game versus the Rochester Honkers as part of their First Responder Appreciation Day festivities.

First Responders who are chosen will not only be honored on the field but will also receive four tickets to that game and a customized Bucks All-Star First Responder jersey.  That day, the Bucks take on the Honkers at 2:05 pm.  Tickets to the game will be available starting May 1st.

Nominations for the All-Star First Responder Team will be taken until April 19th.  Nomination forms can be accessed by visiting the Waterloo Bucks offices during normal business hours or online at  Nominations can be e-mailed to the Bucks at or mailed directly to the Bucks offices.  A PDF version of the nomination form can be downloaded by clicking here.

For more information on the All-Star First Responder Team, or to access a nomination form, please contact Dan Corbin at (319) 232-0500 or by e-mail at

All Bucks home games are played at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium which will host the 2019 Northwoods League All-Star Game.  The ballpark welcomed a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association.  Team ownership has invested more than $300,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, kids zone inflatables, and concessions equipment.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks by utilizing their website at or utilizing the Northwoods League Mobile App.

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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bucks as your favorite team.