IBL Announces 2023 Home Openers

MISSISSAUGA - The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) today announced 2023 regular-season home openers for all eight member teams.

The 168-game IBL regular season opens on Sunday, May 14 with action in Toronto as the Maple Leafs welcome the two-time defending champion London Majors to Christie Pits. Opening Week action continues on Thursday, May 18 with two home openers followed by an additional two on Friday, May 19, and two others on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21.

The entire 2023 Intercounty Baseball League regular-season schedule will be released on Wednesday, January 11 at 11:00 am.


Barrie Baycats: Thursday, May 18 vs. Toronto at 7:35 pm

Brantford Red Sox: Friday, May 19 vs. Kitchener at 8:00 pm

Guelph Royals: Saturday, May 20 vs. Kitchener at 1:00 pm

Hamilton Cardinals: Friday, May 19 vs. Guelph at 7:35 pm

Kitchener Panthers: Sunday, May 21 vs. Welland at 2:00 pm

London Majors: Saturday, May 20 vs. Toronto at 1:05 pm

Toronto Maple Leafs: Sunday, May 14 vs. London at 2:00 pm

Welland Jackfish: Thursday, May 18 vs. Hamilton at 7:25 pm

The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is the top-level baseball league in Canada, boasting ex-major league professional and elite NCAA college baseball players. The 2022 season will mark the IBL’s 104th 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, Kitchener, London, Toronto, Guelph, Welland, and Hamilton. For more information, visit www.theibl.ca.