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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?"

After pondering long and hard, I think I've come up with my must-have list. Take a look and see what you think.

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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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Photo Courtesy of the West Michigan Whitecaps
Photo Courtesy of the West Michigan Whitecaps
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Hot-To-Tot Wins 2015 West Michigan Whitecaps’ Food Vote

The votes have been tallied, and the winner of the sixth annual West Michigan Whitecaps food contest is Hot-To-Tot.

The buffalo chicken and bleu cheese covered tater tot concoction will be on the menu at Fifth Third Ballpark this season.

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Voting’s Now Open for West Michigan Whitecaps’ Newest Menu Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are preparing for their 2015 season. As part of that, they’re doing a lot of things and asking for the public’s input.

Currently, they are asking for the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
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West Michigan Whitecaps, Detroit Tigers Extend Contract to 2020

The Detroit Tigers and West Michigan Whitecaps announced today that it has agreed to a two-year extension of its player development contract.

The agreement will keep Detroit Tigers prospects playing at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park through the 2020 season.

Tigers Director of Minor League Operations Dan Lunetta said that moving forward with the Whitecaps was an easy decision.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Who Does the Free Beer Bobblehead Look Like? [Poll]

The local Midwest League Class A baseball team, the West Michigan Whitecaps, approached us a few months ago about doing a bobblehead night for a member of the show.

Free Beer was selected this year's recipient of having a bobblehead made in his likeness. He also won our online contest to see if it should be him.

His bobblehead night was Thursday night at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Mich.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Free Beer and Eric Zane Throw Out First Pitch [Video]

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" crew members have been fortunate to throw out the first pitch at baseball games on a number of occasions.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: 50 Cent Throws Out Worst First Pitch Since Hot Wings [Video]

A couple years ago, when Hot Wings threw out the first pitch at a West Michigan Whitecaps Midwest League baseball game, we thought that it was the worst first pitch to ever be thrown.

But step aside, Mr. Wings. There's a new worst first pitch in town!

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West Michigan Whitecaps’ Home Opener Today!

Today is the day that we can officially say goodbye to the snow and welcome in the warmth of spring!
This winter was just horrible; it took forever to end.

So, why not head on out to Fifth/Third Ballpark today for the West Michigan Whitecaps' home opener and celebrate the warming up weather!

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Photo courtesy of Chris (my boyfriend)
Photo courtesy of Chris (my boyfriend)
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West Michigan Whitecaps Rebuild Fifth/Third Ballpark [Video/Photos]

Following the fire in January that devastated many in West Michigan and left Fifth/Third Ballpark in a state that had many of us wondering if Opening Day would happen on time, the West Michigan Whitecaps have been hard at work rebuilding their home.

Opening Day for the Whitecaps at Fifth/Third Ballpark in Comstock Park is Tuesday, and West Michiganders are eagerly awaiting their first look at the revamped ballpark. I managed to get some sneak peek photos of the rebuild courtesy of my boyfriend (he's been on the crew rebuilding the park).

Check out the progress after the jump!

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