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Whitecaps Making a Few Changes to Fifth Third Ballpark

The players have all packed up and returned home for the off-season. Road construction season is winding down with the coming freeze, but that never stops the West Michigan Whitecaps, because construction season at Fifth Third Ballpark is just beginning.

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The Transition of Fifth Third Ballpark into a Football Field

With the Whitecaps season over, bats and mitts are being traded for pigskin and shoulder pads at 5/3rd Ballpark.

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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West Michigan Whitecaps Announce Their New Menu Item for 2016 Season

Looks like you'll be able to get some "Dutch Love" at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer. The flatbread sandwich has been named the winner of the 2016 Fan Food Vote.

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The Ultimate Michigan Summer Baseball Road Trip: 7 Games, 7 Stadiums, 7 Days

It wouldn't be a Michigan summer without baseball and road trips. Combine the two and you'll have a memorable summer vacation.

Enjoy a week of great baseball this summer while exploring seven stadiums and some great Michigan cities!

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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Whitecaps Fans Can Vote For Their Favorite New Food

What do you think, yummy? It's a Deep Fried Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Pie! Oh, my!

My mouth is watering and I'm beginning to drool over the finalist list of possible new food at Fifth Third Ballpark and the Whitecaps, and this is one of the eight finalists!

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Minor League Baseball Team Hosts ‘Appliance Race’ Between Innings [Video]

Minor league sporting events are always good for entertainment. While the caliber of play on the field may not be up to par with the big leagues, these teams usually shine at providing an entertaining experience for the fans. West Michigan's hometown team, the West Michigan Whitecaps, is no different!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Throw Out the First Pitch [Video]

We've been fortunate to throw out the first pitch at baseball games on a number of occasions.

This is the first time we've all done it together. And it went... well... it went.

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The Winner of the Free Beer & Hot Wings Bobblehead is…

For the past few weeks, we asked you to join us on WGRD.com to vote on which Free Beer & Hot Wings member should be immortalized as a bobble head at the Whitecaps game on June 18.

The votes have been casted, and the results are in.

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10 West Michigan Foods to Devour on ‘Eat What You Want Day’

Today, May 11, is national "Eat What You Want Day", and it got me to thinking, "Which West Michigan favorites should I devour on this glorious day where calories don't exist...

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Vote For Which Free Beer & Hot Wings Show Member Should be a Bobblehead! [Poll]

It's that time of the year again!

Time to vote which Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show member should be this year's bobblehead!

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