American Legion Baseball

The American Legion baseball program . . . second to none:  every year, over 100 American Legion baseball teams compete in sectional, regional, and state tournament play within the State of Illinois.  Comprised of high school players, under the direction, coaching, and sponsorship of American Legion members. The American Legion Baseball Program does stress winning, but more importantly, stresses the importance of good sportsmanship, fair play and teamwork.

BASEBALL COMMITTEE of The American Legion shall promote The American Legion Baseball program and shall coordinate schedules of District, Division and Department tournaments. It shall actively participate in interpretation of the Baseball Rules and Regulations pertaining to Post and District and Division play.

2022 Tournaments Dates to Remember
  •  Division: July 18—July 24 (Senior)

  •  Division: July 19 - July 25 (Junior)

  •  State Senior Legion: July 28—July 30 (Aviston Post 1239)

  •  Banquet - TBD

  •  State Junior Legion: July 29-July 31 (Trenton Post 778)

  •  Regional: August 2—7 (Midland, MI)

  •  World Series: August 11—16 (Shelby, NC)

Baseball Senior-Junior-Prep Teams


Rules & Regulations


Chairman: Donald Wallis
Vice Chairman: Harry Rakers

Members by Division:

  1. Paul Knudtson
  2. Don Castella
  3. John W. Gosney
  4. Harry Rakers
  5. Donald Wallis