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West Michigan

+ Midwest League (A)
Current Nickname: Whitecaps
League: Midwest League
Stat Years Available: 1994-2017
Team Location: Grand Rapids,Michigan

Ballparks:   Fifth Third Ballpark (2000-2017), Old Kent Park (1994-1999)
Organization Affiliates:MLB: Detroit Tigers (MLB-AL)   AAA: Toledo Mud Hens (IL)   AA: Erie SeaWolves (East)   A+: Lakeland Flying Tigers (FSL)   A: West Michigan Whitecaps (Midw)   A-: Connecticut Tigers (NYPL)   Rk: Dominican Tigers (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (GCL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Tigers West (GCL)  

Affiliate History
Nickname History: Whitecaps (1994-2017)

Affiliate History: DET (1997-2017)   OAK (1994-1996)
  • Current Roster for Pro teams reflects actual active roster. The College roster is the playing roster for the most recent college season.
  • Yearly Results
    YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionOrgWLWPctGBLRankManagerAttendancePlayoffs
    2017West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern9145.669--1Mike Rabelo383,983Yes
    2016West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern7165.52211.53Andrew Graham386,416Yes
    2015West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern7564.5402.52Andrew Graham391,055Yes
    2014West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern8258.5861.52Andrew Graham391,653Yes
    2013West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern6970.49613.54Larry Parrish377,948  
    2012West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern7268.51411.53Ernie Young362,554  
    2011West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern7069.50412.55Ernie Young372,555  
    2010West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern6277.446285Joe Depastino371,575Yes
    YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionOrgWLWPctGBLRankManagerAttendancePlayoffs
    2009West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern8159.579133Joe Depastino356,642Yes
    2008West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern7265.52633Joe Depastino367,532Yes
    2007West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern8357.593--1Tom Brookens359,725Yes
    2006West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern8948.650--1Matt Walbeck356,155Yes
    2005West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern7367.521112Matt Walbeck370,153Yes
    2004West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern6970.4967.55Matt Walbeck390,033Yes
    2003West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern6773.4797.55Phil Regan361,545  
    2002West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern8357.593--1Phil Regan400,166Yes
    2001West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern6572.474174Brent Gates422,892  
    2000West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest League-8852.629--Bruce Fields0  
    YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionOrgWLWPctGBLRankManagerAttendancePlayoffs
    1999West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern6872.48694Bruce Fields457,350  
    1998West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern8357.593--1Bruce Fields500,083Yes
    1997West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern9239.702--1Bruce Fields536,029Yes
    1996West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern7761.558--1Mike Quade547,401Yes
    1995West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueEastern6789.429173Jim Colborn507,989Yes
    1994West Michigan WhitecapsMidwest LeagueNorthern7465.532154Jim Colborn475,212Yes

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