The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. The 2017 season will mark the 24th season of the Northwoods League. It is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 160 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).
CONNECT WITH THE NORTHWOODS LEAGUE
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WHAT ARE THEY SAYING ABOUT THE NORTHWOODS LEAGUE
"It may well be one of the great success stories of American (and Canadian) baseball." – Digitalballparks.com
"For me it was a time where I really got to break out and shine." – 2-Time Cy Young Winner Max Scherzer (pictured right), on his experience playing in the Northwoods League for the La Crosse Loggers
"I credit a lot of my success to one of my pitching coaches I had in the Northwoods League. Without him doing a lot of those things for me I definitely wouldn't be here [in MLB] today." – Dan Jennings, P, Chicago White Sox
"It was one of the funnest experiences of my life." – Chris Sale, P, Boston Red Sox, on his time playing in the Northwoods League