New York Collegiate Baseball League - NYCBL

Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Name: New York Collegiate Baseball League

Founded: 1978

Associations: National Association of College Summer Baseball (NACSB)

Regular Season Length: May 30th- July 25th

Regular Season Games: 46

Baseball: Diamond

Bat: Wood or composite

Roster Limit: unlimited

Division Format:
Eastern Division: Cortland Crush,Geneva Redwings, Oneonta Outlaws, Sherrill Silversmiths, Syracuse Junior Chiefs, Syracuse Salt Cats

Western Division: Genesee Rapids, Geneva Twins, Hornell Dodgers, Niagara Power, Olean Oilers, Rochester Ridgemen, Wellsville Nitros

Eligibility Requirements:
Player must have remaining college eligibility to participate. Player
must have completed at least one full year of school or have at least one year remaining. Graduating high school seniors are eligible depending on circumstances.

Doubleheaders: Doubleheaders will consist of a nine-inning game followed by a seven-inning game. If a rain out causes a doubleheader, there will be two seven-inning games. If a resumed game is played and a second game follows, each game will consist of nine full innings. Only a rescheduled doubleheader where neither game has been previously started will consist of two seven-inning games.

Playoff Teams:
Eight– The top four teams in the each division advance to the playoffs.

Playoff Format:
Three rounds beginning on July 26th. The first round will feature the #1 seeded team vs. #4 seeded team and the #2 seeded team vs. #3 seeded team in a best or series with the highest seeded team being the home team in game one and game three if necessary. The winners of these series will advance to the play in the Division Championship series best-of-three series. The winner's of those two series will play for the NYCBL Championship in a best of three series. The highest seeded team will be the home team in game one and game three if necessary.