IBL Announces Partnership with B45 Baseball

Mississauga - The Intercounty Baseball League (@IBL1919), Canada's top baseball league, announced a partnership with B45 Baseball as an official league supplier and marketing partner for the 2023 season.

Through the new partnership, B45 will become the presenting partner of the 2023 IBL Players of the Week. Beginning with the May 14th week of games, two IBL players will be selected as the league's top offensive and defensive players of the week.

"The IBL is excited to partner with a strong Canadian baseball brand such as B45 Baseball," said IBL Marketing Chair and Welland Jackfish Owner, Ryan Harrison. "This partnership will allow teams access to B45 Baseball equipment and also honour our amazing players."

Each player of the week will receive a bat from B45 Baseball as part of being named a recipient of the weekly award.

"B45 is thrilled with this new partnership and with the idea of working more closely with a baseball league with such standing as the IBL has built over the years," said B45 Baseball Director of Operations, Marie-Pier Gosselin.

About B45 Baseball

Based out of Quebec City, Canada B45 Baseball has been in the wood-bat business for 19 years. Now more than ever, B45 Baseball is known for its products of the highest quality and innovation in this industry and is the #1 supplier of yellow birch baseball bats. A top wood baseball bat supplier throughout the North American professional baseball circuit and used by such MLB professionals as Carlos Gonzalez, Jonathan Lucroy, Ender Inciarte, Eduardo Escobar, and many more, they are the official supplier of over 25 professional baseball teams in North America. Visit B45 Baseball online today at www.b45baseball.com.

About the Intercounty Baseball League (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 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.