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Cape Cod Baseball League Games
A "Don't Miss" Attraction for the Whole Family!

Cape Cod Baseball League game Brewster vs YDBatter Up! Cape Cod Baseball League's Brewster Whitecaps vs. Y-D Red Sox

Start with a balmy summer evening on Cape Cod. Then add the best of the best collegiate baseball players, swinging a wooden bat at blistering fastballs and sneaky curves. Now, sprinkle in a few Major League scouts in search of the next MLB superstar.

What do you get? 

A Cape Cod League baseball game - the quintessential summer fun for the entire family! 

Cape League Baseball Games
The Basics

When: June 14 - August 3, 2017
(Playoffs begin August 5th)

Where: 10 fields across the Cape

Admission: Free

Best for: All ages

Time to Allot: 2+ hours

Food Available at the Game: Yes

About the Cape Cod Baseball League

The "Cape League" traces its roots back to the mid-1800s, when young men organized into village teams, traveling from town to town, playing the all-American game.

These were devoted players! History tells that in the 1870s, games were actually played on the ice on Mill Pond in Sandwich.

Over the next century, as the game of baseball was quickly becoming America's national pastime, the league grew and transformed into what is is today ...

The premier amateur league in the USA, drawing players from the top collegiate baseball programs across the country.

Mike Yastrzemski in a Cape Cod League baseball gameCarl Yastrzemski's grandson, Mike, played for Cotuit Kettleers in the Cape League. Mike was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 2014.


Today's CCBL players aren't just your average college kids playing summer ball.

These guys truly are the best of the best. They come to Cape Cod by invitation, to live, work and play baseball for the summer. And hopefully to catch the eye of the Major League scouts who come to the games in search of the next Babe Ruth.

(No, "The Babe" didn't play in the CCBL. But Chris Sale, Evan Longoria, and Buster Posey did. Thurman Munson, Carlton Fisk and other Hall of Famers played here, too.) 

Update: Spring 2017

Kody Clemens, son of Boston Red Sox icon (and future Hall of Famer?) Roger Clemens, has been invited to pitch for the Bourne Braves this summer.  

Will Kody's superstar dad be here to cheer his son on? My guess is that we'll see "The Rocket" at a few games, at least!

The Cape League Game Experience

Going to a Cape Cod Baseball League game is the ultimate "small town America" experience.

Adults set up their folding chairs or sit on the bleachers, watching the game and chatting with friends.

Lawn seating at Red Wilson Field in YarmouthFront-Row Seating at the Game


Teens hang by the dugouts and bullpens for an up-close view of the action. Younger kids bring their baseball gear and play on the lawn.

Kids playing at a Cape League gameFuture Cape Leaguers???


And really adventurous fans go high for a birds-eye view of the game!

Baseball fan sitting in tree watching the gameSee the guy in the tree? How about that for fantastic (but risky!) seating?!


Speaking of a "bird's eye view" ... this osprey has the best seat in the house for Y-D Red Sox home games!


Osprey in the nestOsprey Watching the Game at Red Wilson Field in South Yarmouth


After the game, stick around! Post-game is when the kids meet the players and get their autographs. The guys are wonderful with their young fans ...
 

Getting a Cape League player autographGetting an Autograph After the Game


Imagine how cool it'll be, a few years down the road, when you realize you have the autograph of a Major League All Star. Your kids can brag that they met him before he became famous! 


"Touching the Game:
The Story of the Cape Cod Baseball League"

 

Told by former players, coaches, and "locals" who've experienced the Cape League first-hand, this feature-length movie offers a fascinating, insider's view of a summer in the league.

Whether you're a CCBL fan like me, or you're looking forward to seeing your first game while you're here,
Touching The Game is a don't miss!

When & Where to See a Cape League Game

From mid-June to mid-August, Cape Cod League teams play almost every day. With teams in 10 different towns across Cape Cod, it's always easy to find a game nearby!


Most games don't start until 5 p.m. or after. So there's no need to make that tough choice: "Beach or baseball game?" Have a great day at the beach, then head out to the ball field to catch the game.

Click here for Cape Cod Baseball League's 2017 Game Schedule

Bats and balls at Cape Cod Baseball League game"Eat. Spit. Be Happy."
Ya gotta love baseball! ;-)


Oh ... have I mentioned that admission to CCBL games is
free?

During the game they'll "pass the hat" for donations. (Baseball caps, actually. Caps are passed along through the crowd, and we toss our donations in.)


CCBL teams are non-profit organizations, and they appreciate donations to help pay for bats, balls and other team necessities.

FYI: The cap-passing is a totally no-pressure thing. If you can give a few dollars or so, great! If not, that's perfectly okay, too.

Just come on out to the ballgame and have tons of fun!

Hyannis Harbor Hawks sign


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