The Intercounty Baseball League (@IBL1919), Canada's top independent baseball league, is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with HRD Bat Co.  In addition to being the official bat sponsor of the IBL for the 2024 season, HRD will be the exclusive sponsor of the IBL’s Brian Kerr Memorial Trophy for the league's Rookie of the Year Award, Player of the Week Award, and Pitcher of the Week Award.  HRD is a Pro-Approved bat manufacturer which is one of the fastest-growing bat suppliers in North America.  In 2023, HRD was the official custom bat supplier to the MLB Draft League and is used by many players in the IBL.

About The IBL

The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is the top-level baseball league in Canada, boasting ex-major league professionals and elite NCAA college baseball players. The 2023 season marked the IBL’s 105th year in operation. The IBL is one of the longest continuously operated baseball leagues in the world and serves as a valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff. More than 40 IBL players have advanced to Major League Baseball or returned to the IBL following their MLB careers. The league is comprised of teams from Barrie, Brantford, Chatham-Kent, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Toronto and Welland. For more information, visit or @ibl1919 on Instagram and Twitter.