2023 Cape Cod Travel Guide - Magazine - Page 90
I love baseball as much as anyone. But the
length of an average MLB game is over 3 hours.
If you add to that the time spent driving to
CCBL IS RICH
Founded in 1885, the CCBL has been the
Fenway and negotiating a parking space, most
people are looking at a seven or eight-hour
round trip. The Cape League games average
roughly 2-2:30 in length, and with travel time
and parking much less of a hassle, it is possible
to make a CCBL game part of a great day, not
an entire day in itself.
premier amateur baseball league in the
country for generations. Watching a game
makes you a part of that continuing history.
The CCBL became the first collegiate
summer league to use wooden bats in
1985, which made it even more popular
with players and scouts. In 1963, it became
officially sanctioned by the NCAA; before
this, the league was populated mostly with
Everyone who works behind the scenes
for the CCBL - from the grounds crew and
local and regional players, and even GIs
volunteers to those staffing the snack
returning from WWI and WWII.
bars and souvenir stands - does their very
best to make sure that the tradition and
history of the Cape League is carried on
MORE THAN JUST
and enjoyed by each and every person
who takes in a game. It is these people
who are the unsung heroes of the CCBL,
and make going to a game the total
package of fun and excitement.
The CCBL also holds summer youth clinics for
children, in hopes of paving the way for the
next generation of aspiring ballplayers. Each
of the 10 teams has qualified staff to teach
the fundamentals of baseball to the children,
and share their love of the game.
CAPE COD TRAVEL GUIDE « 2023
The 2023 season kicks off
Saturday, June 10. Visit the
league website for game
schedules, rosters and more!