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Whitecaps Announce Salute to Beer City Night, Unveil Special ‘Bung Hammers’ Uniforms

PRESS RELEASE – Fans of the West Michigan Whitecaps, the Single-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, know that the team has embraced Grand Rapids’ thriving craft beer culture. From a special logo for the 2014 Midwest League All-Star game logo, to our “Craft Clubhouse” presented by Founders, to the annual Michigan Brewer’s Guild Winter Beer Festival held at Fifth Third Ballpark every February, the Whitecaps love craft beer. Now the Whitecaps are taking the next step with the local craft beer community and changing the team’s name for one special night.

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Christmas Lite Show Opens at Fifth Third Ballpark

The 20th annual Christmas Lite Show started lighting up the Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park this week.  The popular event is set to run through Dec. 31.  The show consists of nearly two miles of more of than a million lights, which includes animated displays and lighted tunnels.  Read more and view photos here.

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Whitecaps Announce Fifth Third Ballpark Improvements

West Michigan White Caps LogoPRESS RELEASE – The players have all packed up and returned home for the off-season. Road construction season is winding down with the coming freeze, but construction season at Fifth Third Ballpark is just beginning. Continue reading

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Whitecaps Look to Attract A-List Acts by Doubling Ballpark’s Concert Capacity

West Michigan White Caps LogoThe owners of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) are working to determine the full capacity of Fifth Third Ballpark if the entire field were used for a concert, not just the infield as it has for past shows.  The estimated 16,000 capacity or more could make the ballpark the largest venue in the region and open up a host opportunities for big name concerts.  Read more here.

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Whitecaps Unveil ‘Social Media Night’ Jersey

Whitecaps LogoThe West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) will be wearing the emoji-covered jerseys below on June 30 for Social Media Night:

West Michigan Whitecaps Emoji Jersey

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Whitecaps Calling on Fans for the Next Great Food Item(s)!

Whitecaps LogoPRESS RELEASE – The 2015 Midwest League Champion West Michigan Whitecaps and Daily Deals Food Outlet are teaming up to look for ideas for some championship food items to be served at Fifth Third Ballpark this year. Starting today, fans can submit ideas for what new food items they would like to see served at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer. Continue reading

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Whitecaps’ Social Media Night Includes Fan-Designed Jersey

West Michigan White Caps LogoOn June 4, the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps (Midwest League) will hold Social Media Night featuring “everything” chosen by fans via social media, including the fan-designed jersey the players will be wearing, the giveaway item, the music at the ballpark, and the post game band.  Learn more and design a jersey here.

West Michigan Whitecaps Social Media Jersey Night

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