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Published On: December 12th, 2022

Kalamazoo, MI – Unlikely, the Growlers two-part documentary series has released the first episode. Unlikely takes audiences through the Growlers 2022 championship season, the first championship in team history. Go behind the scenes with interviews and never-before-seen footage that will reveal just how the Growlers did the improbable.

Part One of the series dives briefly into the Growlers history before 2022, while keeping focus on the 2022 regular season. The 2022 season for the Growlers was full of peaks and valleys, as well as some firsts in team history. Go behind the scenes of how the Growlers secured a playoff spot, and see just how big of underdogs they were once the playoffs began. Featuring interviews with Growlers owner Brian Colopy and manager Cody Piechocki, Unlikely will give fans a look into just what was going on behind closed doors during the 2022 season.

Part One of Unlikely has officially been released on both the Growlers YouTube channel and Facebook page. Unlikely was directed by Evan Brown and produced by Brian Colopy and Dean Thomas. Part Two will be released on December 16th.




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.