Since 1925, American Legion Baseball has contributed to the development of good sportsmanship and good citizenship while providing wholesome recreation for the nation's youth.
The history of American Legion Baseball has proved that American youths receive on the baseball diamond a thorough understanding of sportsmanship, teamwork, and good citizenship - valued traits for America's future leaders.
Baldwin-Patterson American Legion Post #274, located at 2211 E. 42nd St., in Des Moines will be hosting a free-will breakfast on Saturday morning. Serving starts at 7 a.m. for all tournament attendees! Breakfast items available are biscuits and gravy, pancakes, eggs, and sausage!
American Legion of Iowa State Tournament
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Rain Date: Sunday, May 10, 2015 – SE Polk High School
The American Legion of Iowa Department Baseball Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 9, at Dowling-Catholic field in West Des Moines. The field is located at 1400 Buffalo Road. Games are scheduled at 9 a.m., 12 p.m., and 3 p.m., with subsequent games beginning earlier, if possible. Legion Post sponsors of Legion Baseball are reminded to work with coaches and managers to nominate a player for The American Legion of Iowa Baseball Player of the Year, which offers a $1,500 scholarship. For scholarship applications, go to www.ialegion.org/baseball. Don, Steve, and Tim Proctor will be on hand to judge and award the Most Valuable Player in the tournament.
Dowling-Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Sponsored by American Legion Post #620 and Polk County American Legion
Schedule of Games
Dubuque County vs. Woodbury County 9 a.m.
West Des Moines vs. Carroll County 12 p.m.
Hall of Fame Induction during opening ceremony!
Just prior to the championship game, The American Legion of Iowa will induct one member into the Iowa Legion Baseball Hall of Fame.
Final Tournament Game: 3 p.m.
American Legion Baseball
Department of Iowa
American Legion Baseball in the Department of Iowa is divided into two categories, Senior and Junior.
ATTENTION BASEBALL COACHES AND MANAGERS:
If you are in need of assistance or cannot find the permission form to order your background check (required), go to https://opportunities.averity.com/ALIowa, click on The American Legion of Iowa. That will bring up another 2 options and you will click on Baseball and then apply for position. Fill out the form completely and click 'submit' on page 2 of the form.
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