Tag Archives: Homer Stryker Field

Homer Stryker Field Flooded

Homer Stryker Field, home of the Kalamazoo Growlers (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), is significantly flooded due to the rising waters of the Kalamazoo River.  Fortunately, the Growlers don’t open their season until Tuesday, May 30.  Read more and view video and aerial photo here.

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Homer Stryker Field to Host Michigan’s Largest Reggae Festival

Kalamazoo Growlers Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – This year is the 20th anniversary of the Kalamazoo Island Festival. The festival will be taking place August 27th-29th at Mayor’s Riverfront Park, Homer Stryker Field. We are very excited to be making this transition and working with the Growlers in this endeavor. Continue reading

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Growlers Announce Ballpark Upgrades

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadPRESS RELEASE – The Kalamazoo Growlers have unveiled multiple stadium renovations of Homer Stryker Field set to be completed by the team’s home opener on May 29th. Continue reading

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A Record 6,064 Turn Out for Growlers, America

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadPRESS RELEASE – On Red, White, and Boom Night, the Kalamazoo Growlers recorded one of the largest crowds in Summer Collegiate baseball history, a record 6,064 fans packed the stands this Fourth of July. Continue reading

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Team Kalamazoo Set to Unveil Team Branding, Ballpark Renovations and More

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – Kalamazoo Baseball LLC, the group bringing a Northwoods League baseball franchise to Kalamazoo in 2014, is throwing a “Baseball is Back in Kalamazoo!” event at Homer Stryker Field on Friday, November 15th at 5pm.  The event and press conference will be held indoor at the teams’ front office and Parks and Recreation building and conference center. Continue reading

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Northwoods League Coming to Kalamazoo

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkYou knew this was eventually going to happen.  The Kalamazoo (MI) City Commission on Monday approved a contract with Kalamazoo Baseball LLC to bring a summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise to Homer Stryker Field in 2014.  The team will pay $35,000 per year to lease the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Northwoods League Sole Bidder for Kalamazoo

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkAs we have discussed in the past, the summer collegiate Northwoods League has been eyeing the Kalamazoo (MI) market to compliment the circuit’s Battle Creek (MI) franchise.  It is now being reported that the city of Kalamazoo issued an RFP (request for proposal) to use Mayor’s Riverfront Park (formerly Homer Stryker Field), and Kalamazoo Baseball LLC representing the Northwoods League was Continue reading


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