Tidewater summer league


Congratulations to the Lakewood Legends, 2019 Tidewater Summer League Champions

Lakewood Legends –  2019 TSL Champions

photo:Richard L.Miller Photography


Congratulations to Evan Keller (LSU-Eunice) on being named 2019 Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League Most Valuable Player.

Photo: Richard L. Miller Photography

2019 Harry Postove Memorial Tournament Results

2-Jul Tuesday 1:00pm Redbirds 15 Yardbirds 11 LWP
  Tuesday 1:00pm Shredders 14 Blasters 3 VWU
  Tuesday 4:00pm Voyagers 4 Legends 10 LWP
  Tuesday 4:00pm Daredevils 7 Knights 5 VWU
3-Jul Wednesday 1:00pm Knights 0 Legends 15 LWP
  Wednesday 1:00pm Daredevils 4 Voyagers 7 VWU
  Wednesday 4:00pm Yardbirds 13 Blasters 9 LWP
  Wednesday 4:00pm Redbirds 3 Shredders 1 VWU
4-Jul Thursday 1:00pm Voyagers 6 Knights 4 LWP
  Thursday 1:00pm Shredders 4 Yardbirds 5 VWU
  Thursday 4:00pm Blasters Redbirds LWP
  Thursday 4:00pm Legends 12 Daredevils 4 VWU
5-Jul Friday 10:00am Redbirds 17 Legends 19 VWU
Site Key:          
LWP Sam Maddox Field at Lakewood Park      
  1612 Willow Wood Dr. Norfolk, VA 23509      
VWU Perry Field at Virginia Wesleyan University      
  5817 Wesleyan Dr. Virginia Beach, VA 23455      

2019 Harry Postove Memorial Tournament

July 2 – 5, 2019, Virginia Wesleyan University & Lakewood Park

Division 1

Norfolk Redbirds – 2 – 0

Portsmouth Yardbirds – 2 – 1

Virginia Beach Shredders – 1 – 2

Virginia Blasters – 0 – 2

Division 2

Lakewood Legends – 3 – 0

Suffolk Voyagers – 2 – 1

Outer Banks Daredevils – 1 – 2

Greenbrier Knights – 0 – 3

Format is Round Robin. Each team will play the other three teams in there division, and the team with the best record will advance to the Championship Game vs the winner of the other division.

Championship Game:

Lakewood Legends 19, Norfolk Redbirds 17


The Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League is excited to announce our 2019 All-Star Game.

Evan Keller, Sophomore SS, LSU – Eunice named MVP of 2019 All Star Game.

Congratulations Evan Keller, LSU – Eunice, 2019 TSL All Star Game MVP

Nine Pitchers Work Together As 2019 North All Stars Shuts Out 2019 South All Stars

2019 North All Stars defeated 2019 South All Stars 6-0 on Sunday as nine pitchers combined to throw a shutout.

2019 North All Stars secured the victory thanks to four runs in the fifth inning. The rally was led by singles by Ben BergerEvan Keller, and Austin Kirkpatrick.

A single by Patrick Blackall in the second inning was a positive for 2019 South All Stars.

Luke Verga was credited with the victory for 2019 North All Stars. He went one inning, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out one and walking zero.

Duncan Newman took the loss for 2019 South All Stars. He allowed four hits and four runs over one inning, striking out two and walking zero.

DC Arceneaux started the game for 2019 North All Stars. He lasted one inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while walking zero Ryan Andrzejczyk started the game for 2019 South All Stars. He lasted two innings, allowing two hits and zero runs

Keller went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead 2019 North All Stars in hits. 2019 North All Stars was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Kirkpatrick had the most chances in the field with six.

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2019 Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League All-Star Game

The TSL is excited to announce we will be holding our 71st Annual All-Star Game on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Perry Field on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan University. First Pitch is at 1:00pm.

Admission is free and open to the public, coolers are allowed, no glass bottles. Parking is also free, so come and enjoy a great day of baseball as the top players from the 2019 Tidewater Summer League showcase their talent in our annual All-Star game.

Visit our 2019 All Stars page to see rosters – click here.


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,  daredevils_140717_346
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.

Collegiate Summer Wood Bat Baseball League – est. 1946