List of collegiate summer baseball leagues

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The following is a list of collegiate summer baseball leagues. These are amateur baseball leagues featuring players who have attended at least one year of college and have at least one year of athletic eligibility remaining. Generally, they operate from early June to early August. Players use wooden baseball bats, hence the common nickname of these leagues as "wood bat leagues".

To find a collegiate summer team, they work with their college coaches and prospective teams' general managers. They report to summer leagues after completing their spring collegiate season with their NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA teams. Some players arrive late due to their college team's postseason play, which sometimes runs into early June. In some cases, players are drafted during the collegiate summer season. These draftees can remain with their collegiate summer team until they sign a professional contract. During the season, players are housed by volunteer host families and bussed to and from road games.[1]

The leagues vary greatly in their attendances, quality of play, and ability to attract scouts. The Cape Cod League is considered the premier collegiate summer league.[2][3] The amount of coverage that a league receives from baseball media outlets is one way of gauging its quality. In 2011, Baseball America scouted and ranked Top 10 prospects from 19 leagues, indicated below with (BA).[4] OurSportsCentral.com follows nine leagues, indicated below with (OSC).[5] Ballpark Digest tracks attendance for 14 leagues, indicated below with (BD).[6] Eight leagues are followed by all three outlets: the Cape Cod Baseball League, Coastal Plain League, Futures Collegiate Baseball League, New England Collegiate Baseball League, Northwoods League, Prospect League, Texas Collegiate League, and West Coast League.

National Alliance of College Summer Baseball[edit]

Source: [7]

National Amateur Baseball Federation[edit]

National Baseball Congress[edit]

Other leagues[edit]

Defunct leagues[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grunebaum, Dave (6 August 2012). "Summer Baseball Grooms Players for Majors". VOANews.com. Voice of America. Archived from the original on 2012-08-07. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Summer College Leagues: Top 10 Prospects
  3. ^ 10 Best College Baseball Summer Leagues
  4. ^ 2011 Summer League Top 10 Prospects
  5. ^ College Wood Bat on OSC
  6. ^ 2011 Summer Collegiate League Attendance by Leagues
  7. ^ http://www.nacsb.org
  8. ^ http://www.greatlakesubl.com/
  9. ^ http://midwestcollegiateleague.com/
  10. ^ http://www.alaskabaseballleague.org/
  11. ^ http://www.calsummerball.com/
  12. ^ http://www.centexbaseballleague.com/
  13. ^ http://www.coastalbaseball.com/
  14. ^ http://www.ccblbaseball.com/
  15. ^ http://www.jayhawkbaseballleague.org/
  16. ^ http://www.minkleaguebaseball.com/
  17. ^ http://www.pacificinternationalleague.com/
  18. ^ http://www.rmblcolorado.com/
  19. ^ http://www.eteamz.com/soonerball/
  20. ^ http://www.walterjohnsonbaseball.com/
  21. ^ http://www.westernbaseballassociation.com/
  22. ^ http://www.azsummerball.com/
  23. ^ http://www.banjohnson.com/
  24. ^ http://boisesummerleague.net/
  25. ^ http://www.cvscl.com/
  26. ^ http://www.fortcollinsfoxes.com/thefoxden.html
  27. ^ http://coastalplain.com/
  28. ^ http://www.cble.org/
  29. ^ http://www.ctcollegebaseballleague.org
  30. ^ http://www.farwestleaguesummerbaseball.com/
  31. ^ http://thefuturesleague.com/
  32. ^ http://gscbl.com/
  33. ^ http://hawaii-cbl.com.s80909.gridserver.com/site/
  34. ^ http://www.summerbaseballseries.com/
  35. ^ http://www.lewisclarkbaseball.com/
  36. ^ http://www.midplainsleague.com/
  37. ^ http://www.mtwestsummercollegebaseball.com/
  38. ^ http://www.thebeachleague.org/
  39. ^ http://www.necbl.com/
  40. ^ http://www.newjerseyabl.com/
  41. ^ http://www.northwoodsleague.com/
  42. ^ http://www.ohiovalleyleague.com/
  43. ^ http://www.ocsummerball.com/
  44. ^ http://pacificwestbaseball.com/
  45. ^ http://pgcbl.com/
  46. ^ http://www.prospectleague.com/
  47. ^ http://rcblonline.com/
  48. ^ http://sccbaseball.com/
  49. ^ http://www.texascollegiateleague.com/
  50. ^ http://beachleaguebaseball.com//
  51. ^ http://thestrikezone.us//
  52. ^ http://www.wccbl.com/
  53. ^ http://www.wmbl.ca/
  54. ^ https://www.gamechanger.io/g/wmblcollege/schedule
  55. ^ http://www.ecblbaseball.com/

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