Kalamazoo, MI – The Kalamazoo Growlers full game schedule for 2023 has been released. 2023 will be the tenth season for the team. The Growlers will also be defending their 2022 Northwoods League championship. The team will play a total of 72 games throughout the summer with 36 of them being home games at Homer Stryker Field.
The Growlers open up the season May 29th on the road in Kenosha, WI. The first two home games will both be played at 11am for Education Days on May 31st and June 1st, where local area schools will be able to attend. Friday, June 2nd will be the Growlers big opening night with fireworks and pregame ceremonies celebrating the 2022 championship season. June 21-23 will see the Traverse City Pit Spitters travel to Kalamazoo for the first time since the Growlers beat them in the divisional round of the 2022 playoffs. Then on July 15-16 the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will be at Homer Stryker Field for a rematch of the 2022 Great Lakes East Championship.
The only way to secure tickets to a Growlers game right now is to become a Zoo Crew member. The new membership package will get you tickets to five of the best games this upcoming summer, as well as other perks like all-you-can-eat food, a free hat and jersey, year-round events and more. Single game tickets will go on sale in the spring. View and print the full schedule here.
Group Outings and Corporate Memberships are also now open to book.
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 watchnwl.com and on ESPN+. For more information, visit www.growlersbaseball.com 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.