California Collegiate League Presents Annual Showcase Game Live to National Audience on July 14 at MLB Academy

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Updated: June 28, 2021

COMPTON, CA – The California Collegiate League will host the 2021 CCL Showcase Game presented by ABDG on Wednesday, July 14 at 7 pm at the MLB Academy in Compton, Calif. The annual event is a celebration of the collegiate summer league’s most outstanding players. Sixty of the CCL’s top players—30 from the North Division and 30 from the South Division—will showcase their talents to a national audience on Bally Sports TV (formerly Fox Sports).

California Collegiate League Executive Director, Aaron Milam, is looking forward to the mid-summer event.

“I applaud our Board of Directors, general managers, coaches, and staff for making the CCL such a player-centric league,” said Milam. “The CCL Showcase Game is a great example of this, and everything we do both in and out of season is about putting our players in the best positions for success.”

New CCL commissioner and former MLB coach and front office executive for the Angels, Rick Turner, has first-hand experience working with MLB All-Star games and is excited to feature the league’s best. Turner said the league’s first priority is focusing on the competition on the field.

“Our CCL rosters are filled with players from the most competitive college conferences in the country,” said Turner. “We can’t wait for July 14—it’s going to be a fun night for everyone involved.”

2021 CCL Showcase Game

Presented by ABDG

Wednesday, July 14 // 7 pm PST

Watch on Bally Sports TV // Tickets may be purchased at the gate

MLB Academy Stadium // 901 E. Artesia Blvd, Compton, CA 90221

Player Combine // MLB Scouts & College Coaches // 4 pm PST

Players are nominated by team managers and selected by the CCL Showcase Selection Committee. Managers are chosen by compiling the two best winning percentages in league play as of July 9.

Angels radio broadcaster, Trent Rush, veteran baseball announcer, Wes Clements, and reporter Anna Connelly, will bring you all of the coverage live on Bally Sports. The replay of the game will be broadcast regionally in July and August. Check local listings for viewing instructions.

Showcase Game position players will begin the day at 4 pm PST by participating in a pre-game workout for MLB scouts and college coaches.

Tickets for the 2021 CCL Showcase Game may be purchased at the front gate.

Follow the action on social media using the hashtag #CCLBaseball.

Contributor // Emily Morton, CCL Reporter