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2014 Iowa Spring Wood Bat League

Mar 22, 2014 - May 11, 2014

Various Ballparks- Iowa - - -, IA 00000 Map

- Various Ballparks- Iowa
  - -, IA 00000 Map   

- Cedar Valley Sportsplex
  300 Jefferson Street Waterloo, IA 50701 Map   

- Wartburg College
  5th Avenue NW & Lyman St Waverly, IA 50677 Map   

- South Tama HS
  1715 Harding St. Tama, IA 52339 Map   

- Glenwood HS
  400 Sivers Rd Glenwood, IA 51534 Map   

- Roland-Story HS
  Hillcrest Dr & Cedar St Story City, IA 50248 Map   

- Waterloo East HS
  214 High St. Waterloo, IA 50703 Map   

- Des Moines Roosevelt
  4419 Center St. Des Moines, IA 50312 Map   

- Ames HS @ Brookside Park
  1325 6th St Ames, IA 50010 Map   

- Cedar Falls HS
  3626 West Twelfth Street Cedar Falls, IA 50613 Map   

- Duane Banks Field (Iowa)
  960 Stadium Dr Iowa City, IA 52246 Map   

- Waterloo West HS
  425 East Ridgeway Avenue Waterloo, IA 50702 Map   

- Perfect Game Indoor Facility
  850 Twixt Town Road NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 Map   

- Riverfront Stadium
  850 Park Road Waterloo, IA 50703 Map   

- Solon HS
  600 West Fifth Street Solon, IA 52333 Map   

- Atlantic HS
  1300 Maple St. Atlantic, IA 50022 Map   

- Washington HS
  2205 Forest Dr SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Map   

- Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium
  950 Rockford Rd SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 Map   


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Since its inception in 1996, the Iowa Spring League has been the most scouted and most competitive spring league in the state of Iowa.  Every single high school draftee from the state of Iowa has participated in the Iowa Spring League.  College coaches and pro scouts know that the best players in Iowa play in the PG league, thus they follow the league very closely.

Players sign up as individuals and PG separates them into teams based upon position.  In a lot of instances, players from the same high school are placed on the same team.  Each team plays two games on Saturdays and two games on Sundays.  There will be no games scheduled on Easter Sunday.  Rosters and schedule will be announced on the website March 12.  Any schedule changes and weather delays will be announced through the website once league play begins.  

New to the league this year will be the addition of a PG Super 25 Tournament for all 2015, 2016, and 2017 players.  That tournament will be played the weekend of May 3-4, and will have teams from across the Midwest participating.  Due to age and grad year restrictions, the 2014's will be unable to participate in that tournament.  The 2014's will be playing that weekend in normal league play.

Games are played at various locations across Iowa.  Typically games are spread out between Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Ames, Carroll, Iowa City, and the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area.  For any questions about the league, contact Steve James at sjames@perfectgame.org or 319.298.2923 x 121

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Event History Since 1996

Event Records  

Category Time/Velo Name St Event year Draft Commitment
60 Yard 6.97 sec La-Montie Gause IA 2002  
Fastball 97 mph Jacob Brentz MO 2013 Blue Jays 11 Missouri, Jefferson College
Pop-Time 1.85 sec Spencer Navin IA 2010 Dodgers 11 Vanderbilt
CVelo 82 mph Jeff Clement IA 2002 Mariners 1 Southern California
CVelo 82 mph Anthony Harper WI 2002 Dodgers 11
1BVelo 78 mph Mark Voelliger IA 2002  
IFVelo 85 mph Robert Brockel WI 2002   Purdue
OFVelo 88 mph Ryan Sweeney IA 2002 White Sox 2 San Diego State

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