MLW Wiffle Ball is the world's most popular professional wiffle ball league in the world with over 170,000 subscribers and 25 million views on YouTube, as well as 85,000 Instagram followers.
Our league was built no different than you and your neighborhood friends' league. In fact, all the way back in the fall of 2009 (when I was 10 years old), that's exactly what happened. Me and my two brothers partnered up with our two neighborhood friends to form a 5-person, 2-team league. We would play wiffle ball every chance we could in the summer and its safe to say we were hooked from the start. The oldest player of our league at the time was 12 while the youngest was 7.
Since our first organized season in the summer of 2010, MLW quickly began to grow into so much more. We saw our YouTube channel -- a place we'd always post highlight videos of our series, home run derbies, playoff matches, etc. -- gain a lot of momentum and a fanbase started to ignite.
And every single year since then, the league has grown in all aspects and has been a blessing for me to see.
So where do we stand now?
MLW currently features an 8-team league based out of Brighton, Michigan, as well as a tournament circuit where we host tournaments in Michigan, Ohio, New York, Massachusetts, and Illinois (as of 2020 so far) where anyone from the public can play. Over the years, we have been thrilled to have been featured on SportsCenter, MLB, Bleacher Report, Barstool Sports, Yahoo Sports, Whistle Sports, among many others, and we can't credit the fans enough for putting us in that position.
We truly thank you guys for everything -- from each YouTube view to each supportive comment to each merchandise purchase -- thank you.
We've come so far already but that doesn't mean we are satisfied. We have very high hopes for MLW -- way higher than you think -- and we want you right there with us along for the ride.
Kyle Schultz // Founder & CEO, MLW Wiffle Ball