The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

The Rhode Island Little League District All Star Tournaments have concluded and we now have a clear picture as to which teams will face off in the Rhode Island State Tournaments. For the past week or so players, coaches, fans, and family members have battled the raindrops and downpours, postponed games due to weather and …

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The 2021 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All Star Game was played Sunday night at Rhode Island’s Cardines Field, home of the Newport Gulls. Representatives from all 14 NECBL teams made their way into Rhode Island, over bridges and through the gates of one of America’s most historic baseball fields to showcase their talents …

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This past February, I had the great fortune to sit down with a group of Rhode Island baseball players to discuss the state of baseball following the 2019-2020 cancelled Rhode Island High School baseball season. These student athletes all attended different high schools, were from different parts of Rhode Island, but all belonged to the …

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Pick just about any town, city, village, or baseball field in Rhode Island and drive about 30 minutes in any direction. What do you find? Another state!!! The Rhode Island Baseball Experience is possible for me (partly) because Rhode Island is a small state to travel top to bottom and side to side to watch …

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The 2021 Prospect Select Baseball (PS Baseball) Boston Open started tournament play this Thursday, July 8th in baseball parks all over Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Locally here in Rhode Island, 16U and 18U divisions headed to some of our area’s premier high school and college baseball fields. Just here in Rhode Island, there were games …

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The baseball fan experience is back at most ballparks nationwide due in part to CDC restrictions being lifted for outdoor events, like baseball games. Here in Rhode Island, I am especially thankful that the 2021 Cardines Field and Newport Summer baseball experience is back and in full swing. Newport Summer Baseball Fans, just a year …

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Early Saturday morning, this July 3rd, 197 teams playing in the Firecracker 4th of July Showcase Classic were handed some rather bad news. “Unfortunately, we have made the tough decision to cancel the rest of the weekend due to rain and fields being flooded. It would be unsafe to continue playing on the fields. We …

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As the summer season begins, so do the Rhode Island Little League District All Star Tournaments. Throughout Rhode Island Little League fields starting in late June, players competing in 10U, 11U, 12U as well as Juniors and Seniors divisions will host home games and travel to face cross town rivals. The players are ready with …

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Welcome to the Summer Baseball Tournament season everyone. Whether it is a local, community tournament benefitting a charity or a huge regional tournament, these summer baseball tournaments are great for the Rhode Island economy. Hotels are booked for the weekend. Restaurants are booked for team meals. Coffee shops are cranking out java after java and …

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By definition, a comeback story is the return of some thing or some one to a former status. Up to and including 2019, Rhode Island High School student athletes participated in a wide range of athletic competitions, games, tournaments, and championships throughout the state with tons of adoring fans in attendance. Every year for as …

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