Burlington Bees Baseball – Burlington, Iowa

Burlington Bees Baseball – Burlington, Iowa – The stadium was originally built in 1947, burned in 1971 and was rebuilt and reopened in 1973. In 2005 the stadium was renovated with the labor of volunteers.

The Burlington Bees are a Class A minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Kansas City Royals, that plays in the Midwest League.

The Burlington Bees and the Clinton LumberKings are generally the least expensive places in the USA to see professional baseball.

The team was known as the Bees from 1962-81, but starting with the 1982 season they used the nickname of their major league parent club. The Bees nickname was revived for the 1993 season.

In addition to Billy Williams, the first Bee inducted into the Hall of Fame, former players who have enjoyed major league success include Sal Bando, Vida Blue (who struck out a team-record 231 batters in 1968), George Hendrick, Phil Garner, Chet Lemon, Claudell Washington, Hall of Famer Paul Molitor, Randy Ready, Larry Walker, Ruben Sierra, Kenny Rogers, Jose Vidro, Ugueth Urbina, Javy Lopez, Mark Buehrle, Mike Mordecai, Shawn Estes and Ruben Gotay.

Individual Game Ticket Prices
Adult Box Seat $7.00
Adult General Admission $5.50
Senior/Student/Military
(Seniors ages 60 and older) $4.00
Ages 5 and Under FREE

Season tickets, special promotions, group tickets and youth ticket prices vary, contact the stadium for information.

Location: From Hwy US 34, take US Hwy 61 North to Mt. Pleasant Street, turn east 1/8 mile.

Phone: (319) 754-5705  

 

Comments

  1. FLOYD HUNTLEY says:

    DID THE BURLINGTON BEES USED TO BE A CHICAGO CUB’S FARM TEAM?

  2. No, they were with the Chicago White Sox in 1999-2000

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