Rockingham County Baseball League

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Rockingham County Baseball League
Sport Baseball
Founded 1924
No. of teams 8
Country  United States
Most recent champion(s) Stuarts Draft Diamondbacks
Official website rcblonline.com

The Rockingham County Baseball League is a summer baseball league in Rockingham County, Virginia. The RCBL is the second oldest continuous baseball league in the country - trailing only major league baseball. It was founded in 1924, and has included teams from across Rockingham County and up and down the Shenandoah Valley, it currently has 8 teams. In 2013 the RCBL added a new team the Luray Cavemen.

Teams[edit]

Championships[edit]

  • Clover Hill – 16
  • Bridgewater – 15
  • Linville – 11
  • Grottoes – 9
  • Mt. Crawford - 4
  • Stuarts Draft – 3
  • Dayton – 3
  • Broadway – 2
  • Harriston – 2
  • Elkton – 2
  • Keezletown – 2
  • Ottobine – 2
  • Spring Creek – 2
  • Harrisonburg – 1
  • Twin County – 1
  • Waynesboro – 1
  • Weyers Cave - 1
  • Fishersville – 1
  • Briery Branch- 1
  • Montezuma – 1

Former teams[edit]

  • Linville Patriots
  • Fishersville Rangers
  • Fishersville Cardinals
  • Briery Branch Braves
  • Grottoes Cardinals
  • Twin County Twins
  • Harrisonburg Chic's
  • Luray Colonials
  • Shenandoah Indians
  • Spring Creek

Famous alumni[edit]

RCBL Champions[edit]

Year RCBL Champion
1924 Broadway
1925 Weyers Cave
1926 Spring Creek
1927 Bridgewater
1928 Spring Creek
1929 Dayton
1930 Dayton
1931 Waynesboro
1932 Harrisonburg
1933 No League
1934 No League
1935 No League
1936 No League
1937 No League
1938 Broadway
1939 Elkton
1940 Linvile
1941 Keezletown
1942 World War II
1943 World War II
1944 World War II
1945 World War II
1946 Mt. Crawford
1947 Mt. Crawford
1948 Mt. Crawford
1949 Mt. Crawford
1950 Ottobine
1951 Ottobine
1952 Bridgewater
1953 Grottoes
1954 Dayton
1955 Clover Hill
1956 Grottoes
1957 Grottoes
1958 Grottoes
1959 Linville
1960 Linville
1961 Linville
1962 Bridgewater
1963 Clover Hill
1964 Keezletown
1965 Harriston
1966 Grottoes
1967 Harriston
1968 Briery Branch
1969 Grottoes
1970 Harriston
1971 Grottoes
1972 Twin County
1973 Linville
1974 Linville
1975 Clover Hill
1976 Clover Hill
1977 Bridgewater
1978 Bridgewater
1979 Linville
1980 Linville
1981 Linville
1982 Clover Hill
1983 Grottoes
1984 Bridgewater
1985 Clover Hill
1986 Linville
1987 Clover Hill
1988 Bridgewater
1989 Bridgewater
1990 Bridgewater
1991 Bridgewater
1992 Bridgewater
1993 Bridgewater
1994 Bridgewater
1995 Bridgewater
1996 Grottoes
1997 Clover Hill
1998 Briery Branch
1999 Bridgewater
2000 Linville
2001 Fishersville
2002 Elkton
2003 Clover Hill
2004 Clover Hill
2005 Clover Hill
2006 Montezuma
2007 Clover Hill
2008 Clover Hill
2009 Clover Hill
2010 Clover Hill
2011 Clover Hill
2012 Stuarts Draft
2013 Stuarts Draft
2014 Stuarts Draft

External links[edit]

Administration[edit]

2013 RCBL Officers/ Commissioner: Mike Burtner/ Vice Commissioner : Steve Lough/ Secretary: Lisa Jones-Hart/ Treasurer: Martha McCoy