The Hudson River Collegiate Baseball League Futures Dvision is designed for local High School players who live within 2 hours from the field.
18-20 regular season games including Championship: (Weather Permitting)
The top two teams will play each other in the Championship.
Teams typically play 2-4 games per weekend at Hudson Greenport Park and Ricky Cramer Field.
The season runs from September and October including the Championship Series. ON WEEKENDS ONLY.
All applications must be approved by the league. Typically, High School players grades 9-12 have eligibility. Roster spots are very limited.
Full uniform included –Home/Away Jerseys, Pants, Hats & Belt
Great field with Pitcher’s Mound and plate tarps to ensure field is in good condition.
Field Maintenance Team at field for every game. Fields are dragged and lined after every game including doubleheaders.
Roster Size is 25 players minimum.
DH and EH means more at bats for hitters.
Music & Sounds Effects like Minor League Baseball and PA announcer at every game. Walk up music for players.
Full time head coaches.
We are frequently scouted by College Coaches. If an HRCBL Futures player has a request for a specific college coach to visit the field to evaluate a player requests should be made through head coaches or league President. This is typically done for Juniors and Seniors.
Games scored on Pointsteak and Stats available on the Website for College Coaches and players to view year round.
Twitter. Live Tweets during games so College Coaches can see when player does something great during the summer season. Follow us @Hudsonrivercbl also on Instagram
HRCBL Provides Equipment- Helmets, Bats
Pitcher Care Station- upstairs in scorer’s booth which includes ice and wrap for pitchers after pitching.
One to Two Batting Cages available the entire season for teams to take batting practice before games and throughout the season. Cages equipped with balls holders, L Screens and Batting Box Turf.
New Baseballs for every game.
Awards-HRCBL awards the top defensive player with a “Gold Glove” award, the player with the top batting average with the “Hit Man” award and the pitcher with the lowest ERA with the “Ace Award”. These awards are presented at the leagues Championship series. These awards are based on regular season results and eligibility. Championship stats do not count for consideration for receiving these awards. Awards presented at Championship Series.
Players are given raffle tickets which are the equivalent of their registration cost to sell. Players sell the raffle tickets and keep the cash. Players must return raffle ticket stubs to the league. HRCBL raffles off $1000.00 in cash prizes in between the Championship series games.
2021 League Fee: $699.00 if paid by check and $725.00 if paid by credit card. Payment plan available starting In September
Payment plans available and plans start In April. Full payment is due on or before August 1st. Payment plans must be followed if player is not paying in full at the time of registeration. To Guarentee your roster spot your $200.00 deposit must be received by the HRCBL within 10 days of registeration. The HRCBL has the right to replace a player on the roster if payments are not made in accordance with the payment plan schedule.