Ad Hoc Leagues Hoping To Fill Void


Despite recent news of summer leagues canceling their seasons, some leagues are forming to provide a summer season in some way or another. 

As of April 29, the following leagues are accepting registrations for the summer 2020 season. This list will be updated accordingly. 

Albuquerque Baseball Academy 

Albuquerque Baseball Academy is looking to field teams to play 18-25 games in El Paso, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico if possible this summer. So far, they have received 70 registrations. The academy traditionally focuses on youth teams but is expanding their regular 15U to 18U summer programming to include the new collegiate league. 

Players should register by emailing ryanbrewer32 at gmail dot com. 

Baseball U PA 

The Pennsylvania Baseball U organization traditionally fields teams from 8U to 18U, but this summer, BUPA planning to put on a four-team collegiate summer baseball league. Each roster will have 18-22 players, and teams will be managed by local college coaches. They are planning to play 18 games, starting at the end of June. The league will be based in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area. Any collegiate player with remaining eligibility can join the league. Registration can be completed online

Louisville Summer Collegiate League

The Louisville Summer Collegiate League a “just in case” league to provide a potential place for players if their original plans get canceled. They have 82 players registered and are hoping to fill 108 spots in the wood bat league. The plan is to play 30 games, starting on June 1. Tentative prices have been announced but payments will not be required until the league has a guarantee they will be able to play. 

Registration can be completed online.

Additionally, there are plans for an 18-Year-Old League for high school players graduating in the class of 2020. Play is scheduled to begin on June 8, and include 30 games plus a single-elimination tournament and a senior night. 

There is a separate form for interested high school players. 

If necessary, the two leagues will be combined. 

 

Please reach out to media@csbn.co if your league is playing this summer and still accepting player registrations. 

 

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