KALAMAZOO, Mich. (June 9, 20 14) — The Kalamazoo Growlers baseball organization is already seeing impressive attendance numbers this season at Homer Stryker Field, 251 Mills Street. In its first year with the Northwoods League, the team is made up of premier summer collegiate baseball players.
On Friday, June 13, the organization is hosting its first Purple Community Baseball Game presented by Van Andel Institute, which supports biomedical research and science education.P Purple Community empowers the community to join the fight against cancer and neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s. Fans are encouraged to wear purple to the game. Keep in mind, that a portion of every ticket package sold that day will go to the Van Andel Institute.
For just $15, you can get:
- Game-day ticket
- Hot Dog
- Instead of hot dog and pop, you can get a Growlers hat along with the opportunity to be part of an on-field photo following the game
The Growlers’ Purple Community game activities include:
• Ceremonial first pitch by Mike Coleman, cancer survivor and “voice of the Growlers;”
• Purple jersey silent auction during the game on the concourse;
• Purple bases, home plate and pitcher’s mound on Homer Stryker field;
• Free purple photo booth on the concourse;
• Purple Community logo painted on the outfield grass;
• Silent auction during the game including ticket packages to the Kalamazoo Wings, gift certificate to Bay Pointe on Gun Lake and more;
• Purple fireworks following the game presented by Walmart-Sam’s Club;
• On-field group photo after the game for ticket package holders.
To purchase your tickets, clickhere.