The West Coast League is the West’s premier summer collegiate wood bat baseball league. Encompassing Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alberta, the WCL showcases pro prospects from major conferences around the nation. Every summer, the league features unparalleled fan and player experiences, with the best summer weather in North America. Last year’s MLB amateur draft began with former Corvallis Knight Adley Rutschman selected with the overall No. 1 pick by the Baltimore Orioles. MLB drafted a total of 90 players in the 2019 draft who had played in the West Coast League. Also in 2019, 317 WCL alums appeared or were active in affiliated professional baseball, including 45 in the major leagues. In fact, 4 WCL alumni were named starters for MLB opening day this year! In 2019, overall fan attendance in the West Coast League increased to nearly half a million. The West Coast League's season typically runs from early June through the middle of August. The WCL consists of 5 Canadian based teams and 10 American based teams.