IMPORTANT 2021 DATES:


Junior Tournament

July 15-18, 2021

Beavers Field, Lancaster Ohio

Click Here for Tournament Results

Senior Tournament

July 27- 31, 2021

Beavers Field, Lancaster Ohio

Click Here for Ohio American Legion State Tournament Bracket and Standings – TBD

Senior Tournament Showcase Banquet

July 26, 2021

Crossroads

2095 W Fair Ave

Lancaster, OH 43130


With an alumni base that includes more than half of current Major League Baseball players, American Legion Baseball is one of the most prominent and tradition-rich amateur athletic leagues in existence.

The program is always growing, and participation is easy.

About 5,000 teams compete each year, so there’s ample opportunity for new players to join, and for coaches who want to start a team. The league also employs a large number of umpires and other volunteers.


General (Forms will be updated as they become available from National Headquarters)

2021 Tournament Bracket(s)

2021 American Legion National Baseball Rule Book – TBD

2021 Ohio Baseball Rules Manual

2021 Insurance Procedures – TBD

2021 Player Age Chart

American Legion Emblem use request form

Legion Baseball Liability Warning

Baseball Risk Management Guidebook

Baseball Ethics


We are looking for sponsors for The American Legion Senior Tournament Program. If teams, parents, local sponsors or community members would like place an ad in the program, please click HERE – (TBD)


Forms (Forms will be updated as they become available from National Headquarters)


HOW TO APPLY FOR A BACKGROUND CHECK:

GO TO THE AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL WEBSITE: https://baseball.legion.org/

1. CLICK ON: Background Checks
2. Follow the instructions on the “Protect Youth Sports” application and when complete hit “submit”

American Legion Baseball is the finest summer baseball program for high school students in Ohio and the nation today. American Legion Baseball serves as the largest source of talent to major league teams of any youth baseball program. In 2019, over 55% of all players on 30 major league team rosters played American Legion Baseball. 2021 marks the 95th year for American Legion Baseball, an enviable anniversary in any field. For these past 94 years American Legion Baseball has strived to maintain the reputation as the highest regarded youth baseball program in the nation.
This year’s senior tournament will kick off on July 31st at Beavers Field in Lancaster Ohio. This tournament is an 8 team, double elimination tournament.

 

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game”

-Babe Ruth

2021 Baseball Commission

Richard L. Beeker Region 1 4188 Reese Rd. Pemberville OH 43450 419-287-4584
William Lonsbury Region 2 13181 E Miami Shelby Rd Piqua OH 45356 937-654-1434 Interim
Ted Sturzinger Region 3 1514 W. Bogart Road Sandusky OH 44870 419-626-4745
Region 4
Bret Mavis Region 5 400 Northwoods Dr Chillicothe OH 45601 740-703-9721
Phil Lightfoot Region 6 556 Church St Logan OH 43138 740-603-3758
BJ Long Region 7 5398 Overton Rd Burbank OH 44214 330-263-1489
Jack Hill Region 8 P.O. Box 257 Lowell OH 45744 740-896-2566
Marv Shamhart 11977 State Route 78 Glouster OH 45732 CHRM 740-343-3012

2021 District Chairmen

Bryce Ager 1 District Baseball Chairman 1010 E. 2nd St. Ottawa OH 45875 419-969-4231
William Lonsbury 2 District Baseball Chairman 13181 Miami Shelby R. Piqua OH 45356 937-654-1434
Charles Morris 3 District Baseball Chairman 520 2nd Street Piqua OH 45356 937-778-0931
Jerry Wilson 4 District Baseball Chairman 10700 Campbell Rd. Harrison OH 45030 513-476-1969
Michael Nye 5 District Baseball Chairman 155 South U.S. Highway 23 Fostoria OH 44830 419-435-4230
Steve Thorp 6 District Baseball Chairman 2097 Ryan Rd Heath OH 43056 740-644-1034
Bret Mavis 7 District Baseball Chairman 400 Northwoods Dr Chillicothe OH 45601 740-73-9721
Phil Lightfoot 8 District Baseball Chairman 556 Church St Logan OH 43138 740-603-3758
Brad Teis 10 District Baseball Chairman 2901 Lancer St NW North Canton OH 44720 330-263-1489
Michael Higgins 12 District Baseball Chairman 1165 Rockwood Pl Columbus OH 43229 614-208-4076

Last Season’s Results:


Senior Tournament Champion

Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750

Senior Tournament Runner-up

Wayne County Post 68

Region 1 – Winner

Pemberville Post 183

Region 2 – Winner

Sidney Post 217

Region 3 – Winner

Wayne County Post 68

Region 4 – Winner

Lancaster Post 11

Region 5 – Winner

Circleville Post 134

Region 6 – Winner

Meigs Post 39

Region 7 – Winner

Conneaut Post 151

Region 8 – Winner

Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750