Nokona Baseball To Join Elite New 'Premier Baseball Conference'
The Premier Baseball Conference (PBC) will bring together the top 16 baseball clubs and development programs in the northeast, comprising more than 200 teams from Cape Cod to Maine with ballplayers aged 9 to 18. Play will begin in the spring of 2020.
The newly-created conference will not only have premier competition, but focus on player development and growing and promoting the game of baseball. The PBC will heighten the level of play and challenge for college-bound players seeking to reach the pinnacle of their sport.
The announcement was made official today:
BOSTON, Ma. — Sixteen of the top baseball clubs in New England will come together to form the Premier Baseball Conference, which will feature more than 200 teams between the ages of 9 and 18. Clubs will span from Cape Cod to Maine, and include New England’s top club owners and coaches. Play will begin in the spring of 2020.
The Premier Baseball Conference (PBC) will not only have premier competion, it will also focus on development and growing and promoting the game.
“The PBC will provide our clubs a platform to compete and develop players at the highest level and offer a first-class postseason experience at New England’s finest venues,” said PBC commissioner Pat Mason, a former head coach at Virginia Tech who has more than 20 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. “We’re excited to help grow the game with some of the best clubs, coaches and players in the region.”
Premier Conference Members include: Northeast Hurricanes, Seacoast United, Nokona Baseball, Show Baseball, Mass Hurricanes, TC Kings, Maine Lightening, Nor’easters, East Coast Eagles, JR Spinners, Team Boston, Dugout Dawgs, JR Bay Sox, NE Gators and Mizuno Northeast Runbirds.
“This is an exciting and important time in youth baseball,” said Mason. “We’re thrilled to be able to bring the best players and clubs together in a one-of-a-kind league.”
For more information on the PBC, go to www.premierbaseballconference.com online or follow the PBC on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with the handle @PBConference.
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