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Cape Cod Baseball League

Cape Cod Baseball League
Sports League information
League NameCape Cod Baseball League
MottoWhere the Stars of Tomorrow Shine Tonight
No. of teams10
CountryUnited States
Most recent championCotuit Kettleers

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The Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL) is a collegiate summer baseball league located on Cape Cod in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, in which many college baseball stars play during the summer. Many future Major League Baseball players have started there during their college years; MLB has provided financial support to the Cape League for over 40 years. During the 2008 MLB season, 205 CCBL alumni played in the majors or were on injured reserve; additionally over 1,000 CCBL alumni were playing in professional baseball in 2006. The league is also notable for its continuing use of wooden bats. Because it draws top-tier college players, the level of play is often considered the equivalent of high-A Minor League Baseball.

The CCBL Hall of Fame is located in the "Dugout", the lower-level of the JFK Museum in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The Cape Cod Baseball League is one of eight leagues in the National Alliance of Summer Baseball.

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