PLAYER INFO

LEAGUE INFORMATION

  1. Well organized, high quality, competitive, wood bat summer baseball;
  2. Experienced Coaches dedicated to player development;
  3. Annual All-Star Game;
  4. Post Season Championship Tournament;
  5. The league strictly adherence to our pitch count/days rest rules and incorporate our pitcher’s live innings into a healthy throwing routine;
  6. Home games played at Lakewood Park, Norfolk, VA;
  7. Charter Bus transportation to and from games in Richmond, VA and Tarboro, NC.
  8. Experienced collegiate umpires for all regular season and post season games;
  9. Live game feeds, with league, team and player stats & standings via Game Changer;
  10. Live internet broadcast of select games via Facebook Live;
  11. Player of the Week Awards, League MVP Awards and other player recognition;
  12. Safety – The league takes the safety of our players, coaches, staff and fans very seriously and has implemented stringent COVID-19 related protocols and safety measures;

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2022 SEASON INFORMATION

Season Length – June 2nd – August 6th, 2022.

Thirty (30) “Regular Season” League Games; played at Sam Maddox Field at Lakewood Park, Norfolk, VA; Historic Hicks Field, Edenton, NC; and Tarboro Municipal Stadium, Tarboro, NC*.

Four (4) Exhibition Games vs Piedmont Collegiate Baseball League, Richmond, VA*; (teams may add additional exhibition games with other league and independent teams in the coming weeks/months).

All Star Game – TSL vs PCBL – July 23rd, 2022.

Postove Cup Championship Tournament – August 2nd – August 6th, 2022.

*Teams will travel by charter bus to and from out of town games played in Tarboro, NC and Richmond, VA.

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PLAYER ELIGIBILITY RULES

  1. Current collegiate players are eligible to participate in the TSL.
  2. High School graduates who will be playing college baseball in the fall are eligible to participate in the TSL.
  3. All players must be 18 years of age prior to participating in any league sanctioned activities.
  4. All players must have NCAA eligibility remaining to be eligible to participate in the TSL.
  5. Players who have signed a professional contract to play baseball are not eligible to participate in the TSL.

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2022 Team Membership Fee: $1,595.00

Membership fee includes baseball related expenses such as facilities, umpires, baseballs, league fees, coaches, trainer, transportation to and from games in Tarboro, NC and Richmond, VA, plus jerseys (2), hat, socks and belt;

*Please note: Players are responsible for providing themselves with two pair of baseball pants, one white pair and one grey pair. Players are also responsible for providing themselves with an adequate supply of bats for the season, their own batting helmet and a personal cooler with drinking water, Gatorade, etc.

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Payment schedule:

$595.00 due with registration

$500.00 follow through payment due – December 1, 2021

$500.00 follow through payment due – March 1, 2022

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Eligible players interested in joining us for the upcoming 2022 summer season should email the league

Subject line “PLAYER”;

You must include the following information:

1.your name;

2.cell phone number;

3. primary position you play & any secondary positions you play;

4. college you attend; (If you are a college bound high school senior, list your high school and college you will be attending this fall);

5. hometown; (if you do not live in the tidewater area, where would you be staying during the season);

Send your email to:

tidewatersummerleague@gmail.com

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Once your email has been received and the league has confirmed the availability of a roster spot for you, you will receive a confirmation email offering you a roster spot with one of our teams, along with links to our player registration and payment pages, where you will be able to complete the registration process and lock in your roster spot for the upcoming season.

Collegiate Summer Wood Bat Baseball League – est. 1946