On January 3, Fifth Third Field, the home of the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps, caught fire. Almost all of the first base side was destroyed as smoke and flames shot high into the sky that day, with all of the carnage captured on video. And it wasn’t pretty at all:
@FifthThirdBall park on fire. I am here. pic.twitter.com/Jt5OZIlTWG
— John Gonzalez (@MichiganGonzo) January 3, 2014
Today, a much more uplifting sight. The ballpark being rebuilt in 30 seconds via time-elapse video:
Ready in time for their hope opener tomorrow night against Wisconsin.