Rockland Trust is Presenting Sponsor of the Cape Cod Baseball League 2014 Playoffs
HANOVER, MA - July 8, 2014 - Rockland Trust today announced its support of the Cape Cod Baseball League as a sponsor of the 2014 season and presenting sponsor of the League's playoff games. The Cape Cod Baseball League, the premier amateur baseball league in the United States, runs from June 11 through August 3 in towns throughout Cape Cod, with playoffs running from August 5-13. Rockland Trust will host player autograph signings and offer giveaways at its booth at select regular season and playoff games throughout the summer.
Started in 1885, the Cape Cod Baseball League had 256 alumni playing in Major League Baseball in 2013, while one in seven current Major League Baseball players are former members of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Players from colleges in all divisions across the country are recruited to the league, which college coaches and professional scouts cite as the best amateur summer league in America. This is Rockland Trust's second sponsorship of the league and the first time the Cape Cod Baseball League will have a presenting sponsor for its playoffs.
"We are thrilled to have Rockland Trust's support as we enter the 130th season of the Cape Cod Baseball League, the nation's paramount collegiate summer baseball league, right here on Cape Cod," said Judy Walden Scarafile, President of the Cape Cod Baseball League. "This league unites our community through the love of baseball, and offers free, wholesome entertainment to local families. We are pleased to have a partner like Rockland Trust, whose community values closely align with ours, to help make the 2014 season possible."
The Cape Cod Baseball League plays throughout Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Cotuit, Falmouth, Harwich, Hyannis, Orleans, Wareham, and Yarmouth-Dennis. For information on the 2014 baseball season or to buy tickets, please visit www.capecodbaseball.org.
About Rockland Trust
Independent Bank Corp. has approximately $6.2 billion in assets and is the holding company for Rockland Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts. Rockland Trust offers a wide range of banking, investment, and insurance services to businesses and individuals through retail branches, commercial lending offices, investment management offices, and residential lending centers located in Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, as well as through telephone banking, mobile banking, and the Internet. Rockland Trust, which has been named as one of America's "Best Banks" by Forbes for three consecutive years, is an FDIC Member and an Equal Housing Lender. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank "Where Each Relationship Matters ®", please visit www.rocklandtrust.com.
About Cape Cod Baseball League
The premier amateur baseball league in the nation since 1885, the Cape League embarks this June on one of its most exciting slates to date, featuring a 44-game regular-season schedule and an action-packed postseason made up of best-of-three quarterfinal, semifinal and championship series. Among the highlights will be the Open CCBL Tryout and the showcase event of the summer will be the 2014 Cape League All-Star game on Sunday, July 27 at Doran Park, home of the Bourne Braves. If you're interested in memorabilia, be sure to stop by the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame exhibit at the JFK Hyannis Museum at 397 Main Street, Hyannis. For more information, please visit www.capecodbaseball.org.