Storm Team 8′s own Bill Steffen threw one of the ceremonial first pitches at the West Michigan Whitecaps’ home opener Tuesday.
Check out photos of preparations, practice and fun from the West Michigan Whitecaps’ home opener at Fifth Third Ballpark.
Check out photos of the 24 Hour News 8 crew behind the scenes at Fifth Third Ballpark for the West Michigan Whitecaps’ 2014 home opener.
After one of the coldest and snowiest winters on record, the field at Fifth Third Ballpark took a beating.
The West Michigan Whitecaps will take the field in less than 30 minutes for their home opener — just months after a fire devastated part of Fifth Third Ballpark. Don’t miss 24 Hour News 8′s live broadcast at the ballpark, starting at 5 p,m.
The Whitecaps ditched digital for nostalgia, bringing back a manual scoreboard.
SPECIAL COVERAGE // As the West Michigan Whitecaps gear up for their home opener just months after a devastating fire, tune in to 24 Hour News 8 at Noon as we broadcast live from the newly reconstructed Fifth Third Ballpark.
After a fire destroyed a large section of Fifth Third Ballpark in January, the ballpark’s owners vowed to rebuild and reopen for the season opener.
Tuesday marks the home opener for the West Michigan Whitecaps’ 2014 season, and Fifth Third Ballpark looks a lot different than it did several months ago after a devastating fire.
The West Michigan Whitecaps’ home opener is less than one week away.
The West Michigan Whitecaps are ready for opening day with new food offerings.