FROM BASEBALL AMERICA PRESS RELEASE DURHAM, N.C.–The Southeastern Conference once again dominated Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 20 college summer leagues and Team USA, which have been released at BaseballAmerica.com. The SEC leads all conferences with 31 players on the lists, followed by the Pacific-12 (24 players), the Atlantic Coast (16) and the Big […]
Central Illinois Collegiate League
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Columbus, OH – Frank Pergolizzi, Commissioner of the Central Illinois Collegiate League (CICL), has announced a major expansion of the league which will now stretch from Missouri to Pennsylvania. The expanded league will begin play in the summer of 2009.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE DURHAM, N.C.-Louisiana State and Texas lead all schools by placing five players apiece on Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 19 different summer college leagues and Team USA. It’s the second straight year Texas has placed five players on BA’s summer lists.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES CICL Coaches voted the following post-season awards for the 2008 season: Mike Schmidt Player of the Year – Dan Kaczrowski (Danville) Pitcher(s) of the Year – Bryce Shafer (Springfield) and Brad Riegler (Dupage) Galen Woods Fireman – Logan Mahon (Springfield) Top Pro Prospect – Tyler Hess (Danville)
FROM SPRINGFIELD JOURNAL-REGISTER Springfield Sliders co-owner Jesse Bolder confirmed it by telephone Friday afternoon while attending the American Baseball Coaches Association convention with other CICL owners in Philadelphia. “It is definite, and we are tickled pink,” Bolder said. “Everything has gone through. I’m meeting with fellow owners and commissioner (Frank Pergolizzi) here in Philadelphia, and […]