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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 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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Rebuilding the Whitecaps’ Fire-Damaged Home

West Michigan White Caps LogoSteve Mortensen, an executive general adjuster for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, provides an inside look at the process for rebuilding Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps (Midwest League), after a raging fire damaged a large portion of the facility just three months before opening day.  Read more and view photos here.

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Goo Goo Dolls & Daughtry to Co-Headline One Night of Three-Day Concert Series at Whitecaps Home

Whitecaps LogoThe Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will co-headline one night of a three-day concert series at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps (Midwest League).  Read more hereGo to ballpark website here.

West Michigan Whitecaps Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry 8.27.14

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Whitecaps Open in Front of 7,128 at Restored Ballpark

Whitecaps LogoPRESS RELEASE – For three months, the West Michigan community watched and waited as the West Michigan Whitecaps worked to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark after a devastating fire in early January. On Tuesday, at long last, they finally reaped their rewards. Continue reading

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