Bandits game postponed by snow, cold


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Posted Online: April 14, 2014, 6:28 pm
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By Marc Nesseler, nesseler@qconline.com
Monday night's game between the Quad Cities River Bandits and West Michigan Whitecaps at Modern Woodmen Park was postponed because of snow and cold weather. The game will be made up in a doubleheader at 5:30 p.m. today. Gates will open with free admission at 4:30 p.m. Any individual tickets for Monday's game may be exchanged at the box office for any remaining 2014 home game.

The free-admission Quad Cities Community Appreciation Night today will now feature two baseball games. Quad Cities (5-5) and West Michigan (6-4) are scheduled to play a pair of seven-inning games. It will be the third doubleheader of the season for the River Bandits.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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