PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
To inculcate in youth a better understanding of the American way of life and to promote the principles of 100 percent Americanism.
To instill in the nation’s youth a sincere desire to develop within themselves a feeling of citizenship, sportsmanship, loyalty and team spirit.
To aid in the improvement and development of the physical fitness of our country’s youth.
To build for the nation’s future through our youth.
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL CODE OF SPORTSMANSHIP
Keep the rules
Keep faith with my teammates
Keep my temper Keep myself fit
Keep a stout heart in defeat
Keep my pride under control in victory
Keep a sound soul, a clean mind, and a healthy body
Do you want to compete in the American Legion, Department of Michigan Baseball Annual Tournament?
Where to begin, the following is a list of resources to begin the process. Registration for baseball teams begins in January of each year. See the American Legion, Department of Michigan rule book for exact dates each season. If you have any questions about the baseball program call
Ashley Zimmer at (517) 371-4720 ext. 23 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE ALL COACHES AND VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK. To complete the background check visit:
2018 American Legion Baseball Tournament Schedule
Napoleon, OH, August 8-12
Shelby, North Carolina, August 16-21
To be notified of baseball updates:
Scholarships are available to the players of American Legion Baseball teams
- Department Scholarship: The Robert Turner Baseball Scholarship Application
- National Baseball program scholarship: https://www.legion.org/documents/baseball/baseball_scholarship.pdf
2018 Robert Turner Baseball Scholarship Recipient
Clark Nelson of Clinton
Awards given to players showing sportsmanship and outstanding play
- Class A Hal Newhouser award winner
- Kiki Cuyler award