What:
The Western League is an Independent Professional Winter Baseball in the United States beginning January 2019. The League will consist of five teams, five weeks, four weeks of games and one weeking of Training Camp. The league will be completed before MLB Spring Training Report Date and will allow players to showcase themselves to be signed or resigned by Minor League Baseball Teams.

When:
Training Camp will occur from January 24-31. There will be a draft of players on January 31. Regular season will begin February 1, 2019. The league will be a four week league without a Championship Series.

Where:
The Western League will be based in California with Ballpark Locations in Bakersfield. The primary stadium will be Sam Lynn Ballpark.

Player Information:
All players who are wanting to play must register. Registration Page is here. The Western League is open to all players who are 18 and over and trying to get signed into affliated minor league baseball. There are no restrictions due to prior participation in other leagues.

Scouts:
The Western League will have scouts from the following traditional summer leagues: The League will hold a league wide training tryout camp from January 24-January 31 in Bakersfield at Sam Lynn Ballpark. Opening Day is February 1, 2019.

There will be no single day tryout camps for the Western League. Players who wish to play must attend Training Camp. There will be a draft on January 30 and Opening Day will be January 31. All players are eligible to tryout There are no restrictions on players based on age or previous league participation.

Contact Information:
Phone: 661-520-1714
Address: Sam Lynn Ballpark
4009 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93301
info@thewesternleague.com