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West Michigan Whitecaps Host First 3-D Printed T-Ball Game Tonight [Video]

Baseball is a sport that has been built on traditions for more than 150 years. Tonight, tradition will meet the future when the West Michigan Whitecaps host the first-ever game played by using equipment printed by 3D, or additive manufacturing, technology.

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Whitecaps Fifth Third Ballpark Re-build is Nearly Finished

The rebuilding of Fifth Third Ballpark is nearly finished a few weeks ahead of schedule.

We all remember the devastating January fire that heavily damaged the ballpark and destroyed the first base concourse. But, our news partner, WZZM TV13, reports the Whitecaps, along with super work crews were able to pull together and get the work finished earlier than expected.

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David Lee, ThinkStock
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Fifth Third Ballpark Rebuilding Complete

Fire damaged the West Michigan Whitecaps home park, Fifth Third Ballpark, on January 3.

The season began on April 8 while repairs on the first base concourse and suites continued.

Repairs are now complete and the new suites are open at Fifth Third Ballpark.

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West Michigan Whitecaps Win Longest Game in Franchise History [Video]

Monday night was a long night for the West Michigan Whitecaps, as the team played its longest game in franchise history.

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West Michigan Whitecaps fan share Opening Day experience on Twitter

Opening Day at Fifth Third Ballpark was a perfect start to the season for fans.

Many fans took to Twitter to share the fun.

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Share your Whitecaps memories on Opening Day 2014

The Whitecaps have been a part of West Michigan since 1994.

Thousands have made countless memories with the Whitecaps over the years.

As the 2014 season begins, share your favorite memories of the Whitecaps.

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Watch a Time-Lapse Video of West Michigan Whitecaps Rebuilding Fifth Third Ballpark

Check out this time-lapse video of the Whitecaps rebuilding Fifth Third Ballpark and get ready for baseball!

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Vote for the Whitecaps’ Newest Food Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are rebuilding their ballpark following the fire back in January and preparing for their season. As part of that, they're doing a lot of things and asking for the public's input.

First, they asked fans to design their jerseys for Social Media Night. Then, they asked for suggestions for the name of their new mascot. Now, they want the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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Whitecaps-Nick Castellanos
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Whitecaps Tickets on Sale Saturday at Fifth Third Ballpark Open House

Play ball!

Baseball is just around the corner; really. Spring training and the regular season bring us eternal hope that the snow will be gone and it will be warm!

For the West Michigan Whitecaps, their season will open soon enough, and, yes, at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park. Construction continues and crews work to restore the first base side of the ballpark from the disastrous fire earlier this year. 

However, Fifth Third Ballpark will be open Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for an open house to celebrate the start of individual game ticket sales for the 2014 season.

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‘Anchorman 2′ Features West Michigan Whitecaps

Well, this is pretty cool. The West Michigan Whitecaps have a part in the new Will Ferrell movie "Anchorman 2," which is in theaters now.

We saw the story on FOX17 on Thursday night.

Apparently, a company shot video at Fifth Third Ballpark a fe

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flickr/ Michael Bentley
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How About a Garlic and Chili Ice Cream Cone

Okay Ice Cream lovers, here is a cool idea.

A West Michigan man is creating a buzz with his new creation of uniquely flavored ice cream cones.

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Fried Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Whitecaps NEW Ballpark Food

It's a new season for baseball, almost.  So of course the Whitecaps are thinking of new and unique feed items to serve up.  You may remember last years 5 or 6 thousand calorie hamburger, right?

At least one of this year's food items would make Elvis Presley, The King, smile

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