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West Michigan Whitecaps Expect to Rebuild

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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Whitecaps After Fifth Third Ballpark Fire: ‘They Will Come Again’ [Video]

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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‘Anchorman 2′ Features West Michigan Whitecaps

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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Six (Maybe Seven) Detroit Tigers Heading To All-Star Game, Fielder To Defend Home Run Derby Title

The Detroit Tigers are sending at least six players to the 2013 All-Star Game.  That's the most since 1985.

It's still possible they could add another player to the team, if they do, that would be the most Detroit Tigers on an All-Star team in franchise history.

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Watch a Gymnast Throw the Best Opening Pitch Ever

If you've seen an opening pitch better than this, please let us know. At Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, rhythmic gymnast* Shin Soo-ji threw this opening pitch.

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Reporter Almost Gets Her Head Taken Off By Baseball While Taking Selfie

Having your picture taken and taking a picture both require a certain degree of concentration. So when you're taking a "selfie" (and performing both of these tasks at once) you tend to be pretty oblivious to anything else going on around you.

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The New York Yankees Have A New Product.

Sports teams are always finding new ways to provide their fans with unique products and experiences. From on field campouts, to bringing pets to special days at the game, to new food items (Read: 5th 3rd Burger!) sports teams are always looking for new ways to satisfy their fans hunger for their favorite teams!

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Whitecaps Media Food Tasting Day Means Opening Day Not Far Away!

Ah, it's a rough life, but someone's gotta eat it! Today Matt Hendricks and I had to cover serious hard news at Fifth Third Ballpark. It was the 3rd annual "Whitecaps Media Food Tasting Day" or, “New Ballpark Food” media lunch as Mickey Graham from the Whitecaps puts it. All the new food items for the 2012 season were up for grabs in the Pepsi Stadium Club. Tough assignment today! :)

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Minor League Manager Flips Out and Climbs Outfield Wall

You know those amazing videos we see of managers flipping out and getting ejected from games in emphatic fashion? Check this out!

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Dad Drops Kid to Catch Foul Ball

Wow, I guess this guy got caught up in the moment...  Funny, yet kind of not.  The Kid looked to be okay, but still. I kind of like how security gave the guy a lecture afterwards...   Anyway, check this out and see if it's funny or not!

 

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Play Ball!

Check out this dude...  I mean this is pretty cool, but pretty useless.

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