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Whitecaps make history in 18 inning game

Whitecaps make history in 18 inning gameWhitecaps make history in 18 inning game
  • Sports
  • 12 months ago
Sports

Baseball: Whitecaps lose to Timber Rattlers, 6-1

Baseball: Whitecaps lose to Timber Rattlers, 6-1Baseball: Whitecaps lose to Timber Rattlers, 6-1
  • Sports
  • 1 year ago
News

Timelapse: Rebuilding Fifth Third Ballpark

Timelapse: Rebuilding Fifth Third BallparkTimelapse: Rebuilding Fifth Third Ballpark
  • News
  • 1 year ago
Sports

A fun look at the Whitecaps by the numbers

A fun look at the Whitecaps by the numbersGet ready for the Whitecaps with a full list of stats and facts.
  • Sports
  • 1 year ago
Sports

Fans stream into remodeled Fifth Third Ballpark

Fans stream into remodeled Fifth Third BallparkFans stream into remodeled Fifth Third Ballpark
  • Sports
  • 1 year ago
Sports

Whitecaps Opener - Interview with Ben Verlander

Whitecaps Opener - Interview with Ben VerlanderWhitecaps Opener - Interview with Ben Verlander
  • Sports
  • 1 year ago
Watchdog

Fire upgrades added to Fifth Third Park, more coming

Fire upgrades added to Fifth Third Park, more comingImprovements will help firefighters get water on flames quicker and prevent the devastation caused by Jan. 3 blaze
  • Watchdog
  • 1 year ago
News

Whitecaps co-founder reflects on Opening Day

Whitecaps co-founder reflects on Opening DayWhitecaps co-founder reflects on Opening Day
  • News
  • 1 year ago
Comstock-park

Finishing touches underway at Fifth Third ballpark

Finishing touches underway at Fifth Third ballparkLast minute preparations are underway at Fifth Third Ballpark in advance of Tuesday's West Michigan Whitecaps home opener.
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 year ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Family hosts Whitecaps players for seven years

Family hosts Whitecaps players for seven yearsMike and Lucia Page are empty nesters and have been hosting players for over seven years. They and 20 other West Michigan families take in Whitecaps players each year.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 year ago
Events

Whitecaps Opening Day: New Food

Whitecaps Opening Day: New FoodSee what's new when it comes to food at the ballpark.
  • Events
  • 1 year ago
News

Peter Ross samples Whitecaps' 2014 menu

Peter Ross samples Whitecaps' 2014 menuPeter Ross samples Whitecaps' 2014 menu
  • News
  • 1 year ago
Comstock-park

Former bat boy returns to help rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark

Former bat boy returns to help rebuild Fifth Third BallparkA summer job at Firth Third Ballpark: it's something many in West Michigan have done, and some have continued to do it for many years.
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Sports

Meet the Australian manager of the Whitecaps

Meet the Australian manager of the WhitecapsMeet the Australian manager of the Whitecaps
  • Sports
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
News

Memorable Moments at Fifth Third Ballpark

Memorable Moments at Fifth Third BallparkFifth Third Ball Park Memories
  • News
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
News

Fifth Third Ballpark Fire - 1/3/14

Fifth Third Ballpark Fire - 1/3/14Fifth Third Ballpark Fire - 1/3/14
  • News
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Comstock-park

Whitecaps reveal ballpark improvement plans following fire

Whitecaps reveal ballpark improvement plans following fireJust a few the major changes include a new souvenir shop called The Capsized, which will be three times larger than the old one. There will also be a larger first base concession stand that will provide an additional 1,700 square feet of space.
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Made-in-michigan

Made in Michigan: Irwin Seating

Made in Michigan: Irwin Seatinghe Whitecaps will be playing ball at Fifth Third Ballpark. The park suffered heavy damage from a January fire, but it's springing back to life thanks to some Made in Michigan products.
  • Made-in-michigan
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Life

Spectrum Health Sports Medicine: Baseball Injuries

Spectrum Health Sports Medicine: Baseball InjuriesSee some of the most common injuries that baseball players face.
  • Life
  • 1 year ago
Comstock-park

Three new fire hydrants planned for Fifth Third park

Three new fire hydrants planned for Fifth Third parkAfter Jan. 3 fire, the iconic West Michigan ballpark will add more fire hydrants
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Tigers

Bat is calling card for Tigers prospect Gerber

Bat is calling card for Tigers prospect GerberGerber is batting .341 for West Michigan, complete with a .371 on-base average and an .837 OPS.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Comstock-park

Whitecaps to host Relay for Life event at May 16 game

Whitecaps to host Relay for Life event at May 16 gameThis season, the West Michigan Whitecaps are scheduled to play 70 home games at Fifth Third Ballpark, but one game day in May will be unlike any other this year, or any year before.
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Grbj

GRBJ: Drive meets goals for first season

GRBJ: Drive meets goals for first seasonThe president of the Grand Rapids Drive says d the community rallied around the team more quickly than he had imagined.
  • Grbj
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
JEFF SEIDEL

Host mom has big heart for Latin players in Tigers' system

Host mom has big heart for Latin players in Tigers' systemSharon Haner of Grand Rapids has been a host for the Tigers' Class A affiliate West Michigan Whitecaps since 1997.
  • JEFF SEIDEL
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Comstock-park

Rain clears, Whitecaps start season with win

Rain clears, Whitecaps start season with winRain kept the Whitecaps from playing their first game of the season on Thursday and delayed the start of Friday's game, too.
  • Comstock-park
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Sports

BC sports history: Battle Cats' opener snowed out

BC sports history: Battle Cats' opener snowed outBill Broderick takes a look at sports history this week in Battle Creek in weekly column
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Comstock-park

Whitecaps prep for Opening Day

Whitecaps prep for Opening DayThe West Michigan Whitecaps kick off its season on Thursday and crews are spending their final days cleaning up the ballpark before the home opener.
  • Comstock-park
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago