The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

As the 2021 Collegiate Baseball season winds down, student athletes turn their attention towards summer baseball leagues. Here in New England, we have so many outstanding summer baseball league opportunities for players. And some of the most highly regarded leagues in all of the United States, whose rosters include top Major League baseball prospects. In …

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The New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) is a 14 team summer baseball organization that features top collegiate talent playing on some of the best baseball fields in New England. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and like a lot of other summer baseball organizations, the NECBL did not have a season in 2020. The anticipation …

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The sun is shining, the temperature is above freezing, the melting has started, and fields around Rhode Island are thawing out from a very busy winter season. However, as of today, February 25, here in Rhode Island, we are not out of the winter woods yet. Just when you dust off that road bike, catcher’s …

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Billy Butler is a Sophomore Outfielder for the University of Rhode Island Baseball Team (Rhody Baseball). Butler was an All-State talent at Ponagansett High School and has had the attention of Rhode Island baseball fans and professional scouts for many years running. He is the type of player that you put your phone down when …

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With many Rhode Island baseball leagues, organizations, teams, and players moving indoors soon, there is still a lot of news to report on. Here is a recap from this week’s social media posts and emails I have received regarding Rhode Island baseball: In a press release and social media campaign, the Ocean State Makos announced …

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This past Sunday, I had an opportunity to watch a live baseball game at Cardines Field, Newport. The Newport Collegiate Baseball League (NCBL), newly formed in the wake of the New England Collegiate Baseball League cancelling its 2020 Summer season, began its league schedule this past week, with Opening Day/Night on Thursday July 9th. Mike …

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I follow the New England Collegiate Baseball League on social media and caught a really cool tweet this morning. The NECBL announced its 2020 summer baseball schedule of games, events, and special occasions on its website – NECBL. Here are some highlights that I pulled from their press release and website that relate to our …

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In Rhode Island, we are so lucky to have the New England Collegiate Baseball League represented by the Newport Gulls and the Ocean State Waves. This summer, I wanted to feature more RI Collegiate baseball players than I have in past years. With the help of several local RI coaches and their connections, I was …

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Every summer, I tried to catch the Newport Gulls in action at their historic home park, Cardines Field. Having played at Cardines as a high school baseball player here in Rhode Island, it is one of the most special baseball fields I visit every year. There are so many great memories of not only games …

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