California Collegiate League

The California Collegiate League (CCL), founded in 1993, is a collegiate summer baseball league headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, United States. It is associated with the National Baseball Congress.

The CCL hosts a 39-game summer season including a north-vs.-south All-Star Game.[1] Players use wooden bats and professional-level baseballs to further their development as potential professional ballplayers.

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HistoryEdit

A total of 261 collegiate athletes participated in the league in 2012, representing 22 NCAA Division I conferences and 72 Division I schools.

Four new teams from Northern California joined the CCL in 2014 (Menlo Park Legends, Neptune Beach Pearl, Pacific Union Capitalists and Walnut Creek Crawdads).[2]

Teams (2016)Edit

Team Location Home field
Academy Barons Compton MLB Urban Youth Academy
Conejo Oaks Thousand Oaks Sparky Anderson Field
Healdsburg Prune Packers Healdsburg Recreation Park
Menlo Park Legends Menlo Park Colts Field at Cañada College
Neptune Beach Pearl Oakland Laney College
Orange County Riptide Irvine CUI Eagles Field
San Luis Obispo Blues San Luis Obispo Sinsheimer Park
Santa Barbara Foresters Santa Barbara Caesar Uyesaka Stadium
Southern California Catch La Mirada Biola University Eagles Diamond
Ventura Halos Ventura Ventura College Baseball Complex
Walnut Creek Crawdads Oakland Laney College

New teams for 2017Edit

  • Auburn Wildcats
  • Long Beach Legends
  • Pasadena Rock Hounds

Former teamsEdit

  • Glendale Angelenos
  • Los Angeles Brewers
  • Monterrey Bay Sox
  • Oxnard Suns
  • PUF Capitalists
  • Team Vegas

ChampionsEdit

Season Winner Runner-up Result
2012 San Luis Obispo Blues
2013 Los Angeles Brewers Santa Barbara Foresters 2-1 (best of 3)
2014 Los Angeles Brewers Neptune Beach Pearl
2015 Neptune Beach Pearl

Notable alumniEdit

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