Meet the Bucks on May 27
Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks will host ‘Meet the Bucks’ night on Monday, May 27 starting at 5:30 pm. The event is FREE to the public, with food and beverage available for purchase.
The Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium souvenir stand will be open showcasing NEW merchandise for the 2019 season. The Bucks Ticket Office will be open, so fans can purchase tickets to all 36 Bucks home games, including Opening Day on Tuesday, May 28 versus the La Crosse Loggers at 6:35 pm, and tickets for the 2019 Northwoods League All-Star Game presented by Experience Waterloo and Cedar Valley Sports Commission.
The 2019 Bucks players will mix and mingle with fans from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm. At 6:35 pm, the Bucks will play an intra-squad scrimmage which will allow fans to get a preview of the 2019 Bucks squad. Fans will be allowed to go onto the field after the scrimmage to run the bases and receive autographs from players and coaches.
The Bucks open their 25th season of play on May 28 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 www.waterloobucks.com 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 www.waterloobucks.com 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.