The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite the public to come out to the newly renovated Douglas Park to watch the Quad City 76ers Semi-Pro Baseball Club. Their opening day for the season is Thursday, May 30th with a game against the Palmer Dragons. The concession stand will be open with beer and food options.
Founded in 1976, the 76ers are a semi pro/summer collegiate wood bat team made up of the best local and regional talent. They are Black Hawk Valley Champions for the 28th time in the last 29 years. Here is the schedule of games scheduled at Douglas Park in Rock Island:
5/30/19 76ers vs. Palmer Dragons at 7:00 pm
6/2/19 76ers vs. Geneseo Rookies at 1:00 pm
6/5/19 76ers vs. Palmer Dragons at 7:00 pm
6/12/19 76ers vs. Muscatine Flames at 7:00 pm
6/16/19 76ers vs. Whiteside Cty Wildcats at 1:00 pm
6/26/19 76ers vs. Geneseo Rookies at 7:00 pm
7/2/19 76ers vs. Muscatine Flames at 7:00 pm
7/7/19 76ers vs. Muscatine Flames at 1:00 pm
7/13/19 76ers vs. Westmont Red Sox at 12:00 pm
7/20/19 76ers vs. Palmer Dragons at 1:00 pm
7/25/19 76ers vs 76ers Alums at 7:00 pm
7/28/19 76ers vs Palmer Dragons at 1:00 pm
For more information about the QC 76ers please visit https://qc76ers.com/.
Rock Island Parks and Recreation Director John Gripp says “If you’re looking for some FREE family fun, you should come to historic Douglas Park to watch semi pro baseball. Enjoy the game, full concession stand, and new playground!”