Items Tagged with 'baseball'


New sports complex hosts MSU scrimmage

September 12, 2014
Michigan State University’s baseball team will make a visit to West Michigan on Saturday. Read More

Tigers caravan covers bases

January 27, 2014
Everyone needs a little ice cream on their birthday. Read More

Whitecaps register good season off the field

20th anniversary year yields revenue hikes across the board.

September 20, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Although the team failed to make the Midwest League playoffs, the West Michigan Whitecaps still had a good business year. Read More

Art Van Sports Complex names ex-pro ballplayer manager

August 8, 2013
A new sports venue that is expected to bring more tourism dollars into Kent County has its leadoff hitter. Read More

Video Chat: Whitecaps CEO Lew Chamberlin tells story of minor league baseball in West Michigan

August 1, 2013
During a live video chat Wednesday at, Lew Chamberlin fondly recalled going to Tiger Stadium as a child, walking out of a dark tunnel and seeing the bright green field staring back at him. Read More

Video Chat: Whitecaps CEO Lew Chamberlin fields your questions

July 30, 2013
Twenty years ago, Lew Chamberlin and Dennis Baxter brought professional baseball to Grand Rapids. Read More

Nate Hurwitz Field on deck at Art Van Sports Complex

May 13, 2013
The first step in making the Nate Hurwitz baseball field a reality takes place on Wednesday, when the West Michigan Miracle League holds a groundbreaking ceremony to honor the memory of the 16-year-old who loved the game. Read More

Mitten Brewing laces up for Mondays

April 1, 2013
The Mitten Brewing Co. leads off the Major League Baseball season with an Opening Day celebration today at the brewery. Read More

Davenport throws first pitch at Farmers Athletic Complex

March 18, 2013
Davenport University will hold an official dedication ceremony for its new Farmers Athletic Complex on Wednesday. Read More

A field of dreams — and dorms

Cornerstone University builds unique project with city’s help.

January 5, 2013
The Grand Rapids Economic Development Corp. unanimously agreed last week to issue revenue bonds on behalf of Cornerstone University for the school’s latest construction project, which will create a new baseball stadium, an athletic center for the team’s players, and an undergraduate residence hall. Read More