Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

Former Madison Muskies president Bob Drew dies

This news item is from the Monday edition of the Wisconsin State Journal: Bob Drew, who served as president of the Madison Muskies in the 1980s and worked closely with general manager Ed Janus, died Sunday. He was 81. Drew … Continue reading

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Guide to the 2017 Midwest League coaching staffs

As the start of the 2017 Midwest League season draws near, you may be wondering who the coaches are for each team this year. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers pitching coach rest of … Continue reading

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Fan voting begins for new Whitecaps food item

For the eighth consecutive year, the West Michigan Whitecaps are asking fans to vote for a new unique food item to be added to the menu at Fifth Third Ballpark. There are 10 choices this year. Here are photos and descriptions of … Continue reading

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Avila to be inducted into Whitecaps Hall of Fame

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila will be inducted into the West Michigan Whitecaps Hall of Fame during his former Midwest League team’s winter banquet Thursday. Avila played seven seasons with the Tigers before spending last year with the Chicago White … Continue reading

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Construction continues at Fifth Third Ballpark

Construction on multiple offseason projects at Fifth Third Ballpark continues, and I have photo proof thanks to the West Michigan Whitecaps, who have been posting pictures regularly on their Facebook page. Here is a look at work on a new hospitality … Continue reading

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