Baseball

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

I will:

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 legion@michiganlegion.org

.


Resources:

1. The American Legion Baseball 2018 Rule Book

2. American Legion, Department of Michigan Baseball rule book

3. The American Legion Baseball official website

4. The American Legion Baseball Program resources website

5.  Public school headcounts

6.  Private school headcounts

NOTE ALL COACHES AND VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK.  To complete the background check visit:

http://opportunities.averity.com/ALDeptMichigan


2018 American Legion Baseball Tournament Schedule

State Tournament:
Class A, Menominee, August 1-4  Tournament Bracket
Class AA, Sault Ste. Marie, July 25-29  Tournament Bracket

Regional Tournament:
Napoleon, OH, August 8-12

World Series: 
Shelby, North Carolina,  August 16-21


To be notified of baseball updates:

List members will receive updates to forms and dates of the American Legion, Department of Michigan Baseball Program.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: American Legion Department of Michigan, 212 N. Verlinden Ave, Lansing, MI, 48915, http://www.michiganlegion.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Scholarships are available to the players of American Legion Baseball teams

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
2017 Class AA State Champions-American Legion Midland Berryhill Post 165
2017 Class A Champions- American Legion Gladstone Post 71