League History

About American West Baseball League (AWBL)

American West Baseball League was formed in 2012 and will play its inaugural season in 2014. The league hasĀ 0 teams that will play in the inaugural 2014 season; the teams are located in California, Arizona and New Mexico.

The league supports the team members and their organizations, provides an opportunity that ball players would be looked at by scouts and other leagues, all the while providing Fun Friendly, Family Entertainment. AWBL will operate in cities not served by Major or Minor League Baseball teams and is an Independent Minor Baseball League. Though not part of the official minor league system, its level of play is considered to be comparable to A-AA level.

Baseball players who suffer from diabetes can help offset costs by selling extra diabetic test strips as well as finding part time work through our AWBL sponsor program. Housing and meal plans exist for low income players as well.