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Our Ballpark

Some sad news today in Grand Rapids. Our single-A ballpark, home to the West Michigan Whitecaps in the Detroit Tigers’ organization, caught fire:

My friends and family have been going there every year since it opened 20 years ago in 1994.

 

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1 Comment

  1. oldschoola oldschoola
    January 4, 2014    

    …………………..this was like watching your house go up in flames………..it is the gathering point for all who love the sport and we waited for years to enjoy it……..you can’t stop it now…………its sad but we will use this as an opportunity to rebuild and come back better…….see you in the spring………..Go Whitecaps!

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