Haven’t heard of the Cape Cod Baseball League? It is pretty hard not to have by this point. The most prestigious collegiate summer baseball league has received an amazing amount of press this season. Whatever news outlet is your go to, by now it seems that they have all covered the Cape League.
Most recently, Derek Jeter’s Players Tribune did a nice photo story on the league that featured the Harwich Mariners and the legend that is host mom Mrs. E. (http://www.theplayerstribune.com/cape-cod-league-baseball-photo-galery/)
NECN (New England Cable News) and weatherman Matt Noyes came out to the Cape earlier in the season and did live weather updates while featuring league officers, coaches, and general managers. (http://www.necn.com/on-air/as-seen-on/NECN_061115_daytripsCCBL_5am_NECN-306903681.html)
The Boston Globe, The New York Times, and other major news publications have done features on the Cape League that has gained national attention. (https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/2015/07/21/sons-are-rising-cape-cod-league/pVWRr296Aw5YRyIMNYQ1mM/story.html)c
Fox College Sports does a Game of the Week, each week throughout the season, allowing audiences all over to watch the premier college players excel on the Cape while in the comfort of their own homes.
Outstanding local coverage is also present thanks to Cape Cod Times, Barnstable Patriot, Chronicle, Wareham Week and the Enterprise.
Upcoming, the league will be featured on the television program Small Town Big Deal which highlight’s the amazing and inspiring things going on in our small towns and farm communities throughout the US.
So, if you’re not as lucky as some of us to live on Cape Cod in the summer, you can still be exposed to the wonders of the Cape Cod Baseball League. And, if your friends are still unaware that baseball exists in its purest form here on Cape Cod, spread the word!
Sarah Steinberg, contributor