2019 SEASON INFORMATION
The Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League (est. 1946) combines experience, professionalism and an unwavering commitment to player development; with a high quality, well organized, competitive summer baseball program and the opportunity to spend part of your summer in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA.Teams will be scheduled to play 30 games, including a 27 game regular season and three games in the post season’s Postove Cup Championship Tournament, plus our annual All-Star Game. The season will run from June 2nd – July 9th, 2019.
Games are 9 innings in length, played on high quality fields, with a 3-man crew of collegiate umpires. Games are played at Perry Field, located on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan University in Virginia Beach and at Sam Maddox Field at Lakewood Park in Norfolk.
For player’s not living in the Virginia Beach area, the league offers an outstanding housing option. For an additional fee, players can stay in the dorms at Virginia Wesleyan University, 2 players per room, and receive two meals per day in the dining hall and have access to all campus amenities, including the weight room and baseball training facilities.
Visit our 2019 Season Information page to learn more about player eligibility, member benefits and important dates.
Visit our Housing page for more information about the housing and meal plan.
Founded in 1946 in Norfolk, VA and currently located in Virginia Beach, VA, the TSL has consistently delivered a great summer baseball experience for over 70 years. More than 50 of our former players have went on to play professional baseball,
and over a dozen of them have played in the Major Leagues, some earning All Star recognition, among other various awards, and one even winning the National League Batting Title.
The Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League is a “wood bat” league, as are most of the major college summer leagues, playing games in Virginia Beach and the surrounding area. As one of the country’s top developmental leagues, the Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League remains focused on providing our players with a professionally ran summer playing experience.
Tidewater Summer League (formerly known as the Norfolk City League & Norfolk Summer League) has been fielding baseball teams across the greater Hampton Roads area for over 70 years. Our goal remains to provide quality playing and development opportunities for collegiate baseball players; to maintain a quality venue for area college coaches and professional scouts to evaluate potential prospects; to help connect collegiate programs and players; to provide a high quality, well organized platform that assists in helping to develop players, coaches, interns and umpires; to assist in the maintenance and improvements of our area fields and facilities; and to continue providing great family entertainment for our area’s baseball fans, as we have done since 1946.
Visit our League Info page for more information about the league, it’s 70+ year history, alumni, champions and more.