Jim Colborn

League Commissioner

Jim Colborn Jim was born in Santa Paula, California, graduated from Santa Paula High School, went on to Whittier College. He has played in the Major Leagues from 1969 through 1978. He was also a Major League baseball coach from 1984 to 2010. During his 25+ year career, he has been part of the LA Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, Oakland A's, Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals, and Milwaukee Brewers.

2013 Supporters

JCBL is a nonprofit tax exempt California corporation.

Interested player inquire at: raraiza@missionpro.com

JCBL Scholarship

Jenney Colborn The JCBL has setup a player college scholarship in memory of Jenney Colborn. Scholarships Totaling $3,750 were awarded for 2011 season, $2,500 in 2012 and $4,000 for 2013. Donations can be mailed to the JCBL office.

  • JCBL
  • Scholarship fund
  • 590 W. Main St. #244
  • Santa Paula, CA 93060

JCBL Allstar Team


"Everybody wins in this league."
The Jim Colborn Baseball League (JCBL) is an independent competitive baseball league. The league is open to players sixteen or older. The league provides a high quality and competitive venue. Expert managers and coaches provides skill building and personal development to all players. Quality field crews and professional umpires are at all our games. The season lasts from June through August every year.

Mission Statement

"Our organization was formed to provide the youth from our area, that are sixteen years or older, an opportunity to compete and learn with the best mentors in our area. Advancement through baseball provides players not only the ability to receive personal guidance, but a chance to showcase their skills while having fun and demonstrating good sportsmanship through our league. We are educating our players on what is needed to move on in life, not just on the field but any field our players choose to endeavor."


In an unprecedented finish, the 2014 season ended with 4 teams tied for second place with 4-4 records. And, to further underscore "competitive balance", in the first round of the playoffs, the 6th seed, Instant Baseball, beat the number one seed, Southbat Orioles, to force a final playoff game next Sunday, August 17th. Last year's champion, El Rio Hawks, was as close as it comes to advancing to the semi-finals. They were sitting on a one-run lead with 2 outs and 2 strikes on right handed...