If you’re considering taking a trip to Cape Cod this summer to take in a Cape League baseball game, this pod is a must-listen for you.
With the Cape League set to kick off with a full slate of Opening Day games on June 12, we set out to provide an Insider’s Guide to the Cape League — with recommendations for top ballpark experiences, food stops, and youth development clinics.
Harwich play-by-play announcer Tim Foley shares his Cape League experience from growing up on the Cape, interning for the league, and now broadcasting for Harwich. He described why the Cape League is so unique in its ability to give fans a behind-the-scene look at the game’s top college talent.
“Part of what makes the atmosphere so great is that all of these teams are playing on high school fields, middle school fields or elementary school fields,” Foley said. “These small fields have a very rustic feel to them. There are ads around the ballpark and whatnot, but it doesn’t feel very commercialized. The players don’t even get walk-up songs. It’s really just about the game in its purest form.