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

July 9, 2023 | No. 6


Regal Plastic and 1B Luke Fricker (left) face the Adapt Prospects and RHP William Hanna (right) in a three-game series this week to wrap up the regular season. The winner will meet the Ban Johnson Legends in the American Division playoffs.

Regal Plastic, Adapt Prospects meet in winner-take-all series for final playoff spot

It’s a race to two wins as Regal Plastic and the Adapt Prospects meet during the regular season’s final week in a three-game series that will determine the Ban Johnson Collegiate League’s final postseason spot.

Regal (14-10) and the Prospects (13-11) are set to clash at 6 p.m. Monday in a doubleheader on Field No. 6 at Creekside Baseball Park with second place in the American Division on the line. The final game will be Wednesday on Field No. 3 at Creekside.

Read more about the 2023 BJCL playoff race

Manny's Pitcher of the Week

RHP Thomas Ford, MBSL Royals

Ford (St. Thomas Aquinas/Newman) struck out 13 batters in six innings Monday against Natural Baseball Academy.

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Independence Ridge Apartments Player of the Week

LF Jake Miller, Creche Innovations Stars

Four of Miller’s (Vandegrift [Texas]/Southeastern Oklahoma State) five hits last week went for extra bases, helping the Stars clinch a playoff spot.

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BJCL Week 6 Photo Gallery

2023 BJCL Schedule
2023 Top 10 Leaders
2023 BJCL Standings