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Whitecaps Unveil Top-10 Food Items for Fan Voting

The West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) are ready for the fans to have their say! The tenth-annual fan voting contest, presented by visit Central Florida, to determine Fifth Third Ballpark’s next culinary delight starts today – Wednesday, February 27.

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Whitecaps Asking Fans to Submit Food Ideas

The West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) are asking fans to submit their ideas for what new food item they would like to have at Fifth Third Ballpark.  Read more here.

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Two Miles of Christmas Lights at Fifth Third Ballpark

For the past two decades, twinkling lights of every color have paved the way for families, warm in their vehicles, to drive through West Michigan’s largest Christmas light display at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League). Read more and view photos here.

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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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AHL’s Griffins to Sport Whitecaps-Inspired Baseball Jerseys

The Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) and the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) will host a cross-promotion Friday, March 16, at Van Andel Arena, whereby the Griffins will sport baseball inspired jerseys.  There will even be a home-run derby between periods.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Fan Food Vote 2018

For the ninth year in a row, the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) are letting fans help them choose a new food item to serve up for the 2018 season.  Fans can vote for their favorite between now and Friday, March 9th at 4:00 p.m.  The winner will be announced later in March.  The 10 choices are Deep Fried Beer; Gator-Tator; Grub Glove; Heater with Some Meater; Hey, Pita, Pita, Pita; Johnny Brunch; Koolickles Pickles; Mochi Ice Cream; Mt. Wing-suvius, the Wing-Ring Volcano; and The Fry Cobb.  See photos and vote here.

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Whitecaps Hold Food Preview Event

While the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) players start getting in shape for their 25th season, Fifth Third Ballpark is getting ready to bring in some serious eats.  Read more and watch videos here.

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