minor league baseball

6:37 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Growlers' First Season Seen as a Financial Success

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Kalamazoo's minor league baseball team averaged 2,243 fans a game for its first season.
The crack of a baseball bat was again a part of the soundtrack of summer in Kalamazoo, and by most indicators, it looks to stay that way for the foreseeable future. From league-leading attendance to strong sales of both merchandise and sponsorships, the amateur Kalamazoo Growlers have found success in the Southwest Michigan city during the team's first season.
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6:08 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Baseball's Return to Kalamazoo Seen As a Success So Far

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Growlers averaging just 2,100 fans per game at Homer Stryker Field
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Struggling is a word that has not come up in many conversations around Homer Stryker Field in the last few months. Sure, the Kalamazoo Growlers are having a hard time stringing together wins on the baseball field, but the organization feels it is hitting a home run in its inaugural season based on impressive attendance figures, booming merchandise sales and a positive buzz in the park and around town.
6:23 am
Tue May 27, 2014

New Kalamazoo Baseball Team Opens Season Tuesday

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Growlers play home opener Friday against Battle Creek
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The new baseball team in town has yet to throw out a pitch, but leaders of the Kalamazoo Growlers organization are confident their brand of baseball is here to stay.
10:00 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Ballpark Ready for Whitecaps' Opener Three Months After Fire

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Work is still ongoing but home opener will be played Tuesday
COMSTOCK PARK, MI - Denny Baxter made the promise, and on Tuesday he backs it up. The co-owner of the West Michigan Whitecaps and thousands of baseball fans will enter the gates to the once fire-damaged and now renovated Fifth Third Ballpark in time for the Detroit Tigers affiliate's home opener.
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10:52 am
Tue September 24, 2013

WestSouthwest: Baseball coming back to Kalamazoo

Battle Creek Bombers - file photo
Credit Battle Creek Bombers

Interview with Brian Calopy and John Bollinger

Kalamazoo has not had a minor league baseball team since the Kings ceased operations after the 2010 season. 

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