The Kalamazoo Growlers will play 36 home games at Homer Stryker Field, located in Kalamazoo’s Mayors’ Riverfront Park.
The address at Homer Stryker Field, 251 Mills Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048. The front office number is 269.492.9966.
Homer Stryker Field seats over 4,500 fans. It originally opened in 1963 and has been home to two Frontier League teams, the Kalamazoo Kodiaks and the Kalamazoo Kings, as well as numerous youth, high school and collegiate tournaments.
The Growlers have continued to rennovate Homer Stryker Field each offseason to create one of the most comfortable, unique and fan friendly ballparks in the country. Some improvements include; adding the Miller Lite Party Zone in left field, the Bell’s Bear Cave in right field, the Home Plate Club located in the main grandstand along with an improved the sound system and concession outlets.
The Growlers play in the Northwoods League, a summer collegiate baseball league for players with remaining college eligibility. The Northwoods League features 18 teams, who are located in Iowa, MInnesota, Wisconsin, Ontario (Canada) and Michigan.
Over 141 Northwoods League alumni have made it to the major leagues, including Jordan Zimmerman, Max Scherzer, Curtis Granderson, Andy Dirks, Drew Smyly and Chris Sale. Over 190 alumni were drafted in the 2015 MLB Draft alone.
Each member of the Northwoods League will have their flag flying in the stands at Homer Stryker Field, courtesy of Kalamazoo Flag Company.