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Cape League History

The Cape Cod Baseball League is the premier collegiate summer baseball league in the nation, officially formed in 1923, but with roots dating back to 1885.  The Cape Cod Baseball League is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  Players from across the United States representing all NCAA college divisions are recruited to play in the 10-team league.  Teams are located in Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Cotuit, Falmouth, Harwich, Hyannis, Orleans, Wareham and Yarmouth-Dennis.  The Cape Cod Baseball League has a 44-game regular-season schedule and an action-packed postseason made up of best-of-three quarterfinal, semifinal, and championship series. The league operates primarily with volunteers and has since its’ inception which is another unique and appealing quality that is the Cape Cod Baseball League.

There are annually over 350 active Cape Cod Baseball League Alumni playing in the major leagues and more than 1,600 all-time.  Current major leaguers who played in the Cape Cod Baseball League include: New York Yankee Aaron Judge (Brewster 2012), Boston Red Sox Chris Sale (Y-D 2009), Alek Manoah (Chatham 2018), Pete Alonso (Bourne 2015), Kyle Schwarber (Wareham 2012), Aaron Nola (Harwich 2012), Adley Rutschman (Falmouth 2017), Shane Bieber (Y-D 2015), Corbin Burnes (Orleans 2015), and Will Smith (Brewster 2015).

The Cape League wouldn’t be where it is today without the great partnership of all of our franchises, players, fans, friends and families! We would like to thank you for your support and we are looking forward to a great 2023 season!