MISSION/GOALS

  • Provide participants with a player-focused collegiate summer league experience without sacrificing physical development.

  • Create a Summer schedule that is conducive to our primary mission (4 to 5 games a week) while maintaining a traditional college Summer league atmosphere

  • Provide players with elite coaches, training, facilities (mixture of professional fields, Gardens Park (Cressey Training Facility), & local high schools)

  • Players will be exposed to nutritional/training seminars with option to train with national leaders in player development - Cressey Sports Performance

causes for action

  • After 60 game Spring seasons, players continue to wear themselves down throughout Summer with intense schedules

  • Currently players are essentially forced to choose between no summer baseball in exchange for physical development or traditional summer leagues to improve baseball skills

  • Many leagues place players at risk with inadequate implementation of pitch count regulations in Summer (Highest rates of TJ today than ever before)

  • Academics take back seat to baseball careers due to demanding Summer schedules

  • Long bus rides, absence of strength coaches and physical trainers

League direction 

  • 2020 will mark the 4th year of the CLPB (8 teams in the league this year)​

  • League will attract many local and out of state D1, D2, and JUCO players

  • Ultimately, grab attention of and draw top draft prospects who see value in league vision (physical development combined with professional arm care)

League structure 

  • 8 Teams of College players only Competing

  • Each team will involve following structure:

  • Head Coach

  • Pitching Coach

  • Cressey Sports Performance Intern

  • Sports Management Interns

  • 2020 Player Fee: $1000

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does the league cost?

League fee for 2020 is $1,000 dollars.
(This is the fee to participate in the league and will cover our fees for buying all supplies for the league, uniforms for players, field rentals, umpires, baseballs, paying our staff, etc.)

 

Housing:

Players are responsible for setting up their own housing and living situations over the course of the summer. Here are some ways that players have made this work the past couple of years.

  • Stay with friends & family who live locally

  • Participate in the league with a college teammate who is from the area and stay with them

  • Rent an appt with a group of teammates locally

Does the league have any suggestions if we are looking to rent?

  • Official CLPB Housing Partner: Jupiter Bay Resorts – Contact them for a great deal on a fully furnished 2 bedroom appt that comfortably sleeps 4.

  • Peter Marrano – marranop@aol.com

  • Link to Jupiter Bay Resorts: jupiterbayresortrental.com

 

Cressey Sports Performance:

The opportunity that the players are given to train at the Cressey Sports Performance facility over the course of the summer is an experience that creates tremendous value for our league and we take extreme pride in this. The cost for Cressey will be $299 per month for CLPB Players.

When do players report?

The first day of league activity will be June 1st.

How is the schedule normally formatted?

For the Summer of 2020, we will feature a 30-35 game schedule. Teams should expect to have 4-5 games per week.

When does the league normally end?

The final day of the CLPB will be July 31st.

 

How do players contact the CLPB with interest in participation for playing with the PB Marlins Organization?

Click request invite link below.