Riverfront Stadium



Park Name: Cost Cutters Field at Waterloo Riverfront Stadium
Tenants: Waterloo Bucks (Northwoods League)

Opened: 1946
Address: 850 Park Road, Waterloo, Iowa 50703
Dimensions: 335' (L), 375' (C), 335' (R)

Former Names:
Municipal Stadium (1946-1993)

Former Tenants: 
Waterloo White Hawks (Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League) 1946-1956
Waterloo Hawks (Midwest League) 1958-1969
Waterloo Royals (Midwest League) 1970-1976
Waterloo Indians (Midwest League) 1977-1988
University of Northern Iowa Panthers (NCAA Division I) 1979-2009
Waterloo Diamonds (Midwest League) 1989-1993


The view from behind home plate at Riverfront Stadium.


The view from down the first base line.


The view from down the third base line.


The grandstand at Riverfront Stadium, as seen from the left field corner of the park.


The press box sits at the top of the grandstand behind home plate.


Most of the seating in the grandstand is on blue wooden benches.


Two levels of seating boxes featuring traditional stadium seats are located behind the backstop.


Several sections of open bleacher seating run down the third base line.


Banners along the top of the bleachers celebrate the Bucks division and league championships.


Open seating boxes in the left field bleachers.


A fenced off picnic area sits beside the Bucks bullpen in the left field corner of Cost Cutters Field.


A wooden party deck sits at the right field end of the grandstand.


Batting cages sit behind the party deck.


Bucky’s Backyard Ballpark, a child-sized baseball field, sits behind the grandstand at Riverfront Stadium.


A children’s play area on the outer concourse features Bucks themed inflatables and video games.


The concourse runs behind the grandstand, with concession stands and a souvenir store under the stands.


The ballpark features a wide area of foul territory behind home plate.


The outfield wall comes to a sharp corner in the deepest part of center field.


The scoreboard stands above the right field fence.


A freight train runs behind the left field corner of the park during a game.


The Waterloo Bucks on the field during a game at Riverfront Stadium.




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