The purpose of the league is to allow youngsters from ages 13 to 19 the opportunity to play baseball during the summer months.

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Baseball League


May 13, 2020 Update


Last Night we made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 summer season. We are not willing to put our players, coaches, umpires, and specators at risk of contracting COVID-19. In addition, our insurance carrier will not cover COVID-19 related claims. As painful as this decision is, it is the right decision for everyone's safety. Any payments made for summer will be refunded.

We are not ruling out a fall season. We will continue to monitor State and Local decisions on what is allowable, and if we can find we can play safely and with insurance coverage, we will run a fall program.

We appreciate everyone's support, and we will keep you informed as we get closer to fall.



Dan Turkeltaub                   Pete Kokinis

Director of Operations        League Director


April 23, 2020 Update

Today the CIAC canceled spring tournaments and indicated there may be a regular season depending if schools can open. We at the League remain on stand-by, with our priority the health and safety of our players, coaches, umpires, and families.

We ask that if you must go out, that you practice social distancing and that the appropriate precautions.

If you have any quesions, please contact any of our Supervisors, Directors, Pete K, or me.


Dan Turkeltaub                   Pete Kokinis

Director of Operations        League Director


March 19, 2020 Update

To our Club Reps, Managers, and Coaches:

We are living in unprecedented times. Every day is bringing new challenges and great uncertainty. We are hopeful we will be able to present a summer program, but for now, we recommend no baseball activitied while schools remain closed and the state of emergency exists.

We are putting a hold on organizing the summer season. Teams may continue to register at If you have not sent in a deposit, please hold off until we determine our direction. We are postponing all meetings until we know what the CIAC plans for spring sports.

For now, observe social distancing and heed the direction of state, federal, and local authorities.

We will answer your questions as best we can, please contact any of our Directors or Supervisors.

Stay Safe!



Dan Turkeltaub

Director of Operations

Baseball Lifer - Pete Kokinis

Baseball Lifer - Pete Kokinis

Click here to read the article in July 2019 LIFE publications

Thank you Dave Heuschkel

by posted 05/01/2020
New League Logo and Patch

New League Logo & Patch

With our new name we have a new logo and League Patch, which must be on all uniforms. 

We encourage all teams to silkscreen our patch onto shirts. The size of the patch is 3.5" by 3.5". A file is available for your uniform vendor in the Documents section of our website. Sew-on patches will be available at our League meetings, while suppiles last, at no cost.

Patches must appear on the right arm two inches up from the bottom of the sleeve. On a vest, the logo is worn on the right side opposite the heart.

by posted 02/01/2020
Player/Coach Registration Online
Player and Coaches Now Register Online

We are now requiring all players and coaches to register on our site. Note the team must be registered before players and coaches can register for the team. Parents of players under the age of 18 must register their player. Players 18 and over may register themselves.

A birth certificate is MANDATORY for all players. Please have a scan or photo ready to upload when you register.

Click here for player registration directions. If you have trouble registering, please contact Dan Turkeltaub,

by posted 12/30/2019
League History

70 Years of Baseball History

The Pete Kokinis Life Baseball League prides itself on its philosophy that players should develop skills, develop an appreciation for the game of baseball, and, most importantly, to have fun. Thousands of Connecticut teens have helped make our League one of the largest and oldest independent baseball programs in the country. Below are some of the articles and artifacts we've gathered over the past 70 years. The collection is growing, if you'd like to contribute, please contact Dan Turkeltaub, Our League History page contains a list of alumni whom have gone on to Collegiate, Minor, and Major League success. 


Check out these albums of articles and pictures from our history

1940's through 1950's

1960's through 1970's

1980's through 1990's

2000's through 2010's

Do you have any articles or pictures we could share? Contact Dan Turkeltaub,

by posted 05/03/2017
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