News and information about the 96th season of the

Ban Johnson Collegiate League, Kansas City's premier

wood-bat league for college and college-bound players

June 4, 2023 | No. 1


BJ Raiders RF Dylan Zimmerman (Platte County/Highland CC) slides in safely at home May 30 during a win against the KC Knights. The 96th season of the Ban Johnson Collegiate League is underway and the league's popularity is soaring.

Interest in Ban Johnson Collegiate League continues to grow as 96th season dawns

It’s clear in talking to general managers and coaches that as the Ban Johnson Collegiate League’s 96th season dawns that the league is as popular as ever.

BJCL rules allow teams to have up to 30 players on their rosters and there were more than enough quality players to accommodate however many players each team wanted to carry for the 2023 season.

Read more about why the BJCL continues to flourish

Manny's Pitcher of the Week

RHP Jack Scott, Milgram Mustangs

Scott handcuffed Creche Innovations Stars in the season opener.

Read more about Scott's performance

Independence Ridge Apartments Player of the Week

SS Billy Rivera, Ban Johnson Legends

Rivera had strong opener at the plate.

Read more about Rivera's performance

BJCL Week 1 photo gallery

2023 BJCL schedule