Grand Rapids, Michigan


Known as West Michigan

Team Names
Whitecaps, 1994-present

Affiliations
Oakland Athletics, 1994-1996
Detroit Tigers, 1997-2014

West Michigan moved to Grand Rapids from Madison, Wisconsin in 1994

Fifth Third Ballpark, 1994-present

Year Affiliate W L PCT GB Manager Attendence
2013 Detroit 69 70 .496 13.5 Larry Parrish 337,948 Stats Boxscores
2012 Detroit 72 68 .514 11.5 Ernie Young 362,554 Stats Boxscores
2011 Detroit 70 69 .504 12.5 Ernie Young 372,555 Stats Boxscores
2010 Detroit 62 77 .446 28 Joe Depastino 371,575 Stats Boxscores
2009 Detroit 81 59 .579 13 Joe Depastino 356,642 Stats Boxscores
2008 Detroit 72 65 .526 6 Joe Depastino 367,532 Stats Boxscores
2007 Detroit 83 57 .593 - Tom Brookens 377,412 Stats Boxscores
2006 Detroit 89 48 .650 - Matt Walbeck 356,155 Stats Boxscores
2005 Detroit 73 67 .521 11 Matt Walbeck 370,153 Stats Boxscores
2004 Detroit 69 70 .496 14 Matt Walbeck 390,033 Stats Boxscores
2003 Detroit 67 73 .479 13.5 Phil Regan 361,545 Stats Boxscores
2002 Detroit 83 57 .593 3 Phil Regan 400,166 Stats Boxscores
2001 Detroit 65 72 .464 22.5 Brent Gates 422,892 Stats
2000 Detroit 88 52 .629 - Bruce Fields 436,751 Stats Boxscores
1999 Detroit 68 72 .486 11.5 Bruce Fields 462,515 Stats Boxscores
1998 Detroit 83 57 .593 - Bruce Fields 500,083 Stats
1997 Detroit 92 39 .702 - Bruce Fields 536,029 Stats Boxscores
1996 Oakland 77 61 .558 3 Mike Quade 547,401 Stats
1995 Oakland 67 69 .493 19.5 Jim Colborn 307,989 Stats
1994 Oakland 74 65 .532 15 Jim Colborn 475,212 Stats

Coaching Staff
Year Manager Pitching Coach Hitting Coach
2013 Larry Parrish Mike Henneman Scott Dwyer