2010 Registration Open:
In Three Seasons 150 NYSL Players Have Signed Pro Contracts: Shouldn't You Be Next?
The NYSL is pleased to announce its plans for its 2010 season. Last season the league looked at over 1100 college players and determined that 250 of them would fit the league’s format. Unfortunately, the NYSL was only able to invite only about 60 players to participate in its 2009 season. For the 2010 season the NYSL will run expand to four teams which will play a 54 game schedule . The season will open May 28 and finish on August 6.This will allow at least 100 players to take the field. The NYSL will endeavor to place all its players on an appropriate independent professional team. Last season former NYSL players were on the rosters of every single independent professional league.The NYSL is also pleased to announce that beginning in 2010, qualified players will be placed by our co-agents on Australian, Italian, Austrian and German baseball teams. REGISTRATION FOR THE 2010 SEASON IS NOW OPEN. Players should see our FAQ section for what information to submit.
All games are played with league-approved wooden bats and the Wilson A-1010 baseball. Teams are fully uniformed. Two umpires preside over each game. Statistics are posted a daily basis. Individual player profiles will be listed on the league’s website.
Now—the important question: what does all this cost? Players who live in the NYC Metro area can drive to the field each day. They will only be assessed the Baseball Administration Fee. For out of town players, the cost breaks down as follows:
Baseball Administration Fee: $900 per 50 game schedule
Hotel /Motel: $100-150 per week (depends on accommodation)
Food: How big of an eater are you? In 2010 we have set up discounts with a number of local restaurants.
Travel: Receive substantial airfare discounts thanks to our internet travel agent if you book far enough in advance.
Jobs: If you need employment you need to register as soon as possible so we can help you find an appropriate position.