One of the oldest and most well-established sports in America, baseball is an extremely large sport that is played at all levels of the collegiate pyramid. There are almost 60,000 players playing across NCAA D-I, NCAA D-II, NCAA D-III, NAIA and NJCAA, which means if you have the dedication and desire to play at the next level, there are ample opportunities to fund your education! Baseball is an equivalency sport, which means there are scholarship limits. They are as follows: NCAA D-I: 11.7 scholarships, NCAA D-II: 9 scholarships, NAIA: 12 scholarships, NJCAA: 24 scholarships. In terms of team sizes, 34 players is the average, which means multiple players can be recruited in each position, which is only a positive for prospective student athletes.
Baseball Season and more info:
Competitive play for baseball typically starts in February and runs until June where the season culminates with respective conference championships and the World Series. At the NCAA D-I level, the school with the most championships is USC. The most recent champion is Oregon State, who won their third title. (2018) The most recent NJCAA and NAIA champions are Chipola and Southeastern University, respectively.