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Published On: December 2nd, 2022

Kalamazoo, MI –The Kalamazoo Growlers are set to release a documentary that will cover their 2022 season, which resulted in the team’s first championship in franchise history. Titled Unlikely, the documentary will be released in two parts, with the first part releasing on Friday, December 9th. The documentary will go behind the scenes of the 2022 season with interviews with coaches and staff as well as never before seen footage.

Unlikely will take audiences through the dramatic moments, struggles and eventual glory the Growlers saw during the 2022 season. The documentary will also explore the struggles the team saw on the field in the years leading up to this past season, and just how improbable the 2022 Growlers championship was. Entering the playoffs as the largest underdog in the field, the Growlers improbable run to the championship will all be revealed in the aptly titled Unlikely

Unlikely was directed by Evan Brown and produced by Evan Brown, Brian Colopy and Dean Thomas. Part One of the documentary hits the Growlers social media pages on December 9th, with the epic Part Two conclusion being released one week later on December 16th. A brand new trailer has also been released. The trailer can be watched here.




The Kalamazoo Growlers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Now in its’ 29th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff, 300 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at and on ESPN+. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Growlers as your favorite team.