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Welcome to Alabama American Legion Baseball's website!


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 so there’s ample opportunity for new players to join, for coaches who want to start a team, for umpires, and for individuals or groups interested in volunteering. 

American Legion Baseball has a long history in Alabama. The league strives to provide a good mix of flexible schedules and good competition. The season typically begins after the academic school year ends which is near the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The state tournament is normally held in mid-July. The possibility of advancing to the American Legion World Series tournament is available to teams that can advance through the tournament levels. The season offers both full and part time play. The program has league focused teams, tournament teams and hybrid organizations.

Regular season and tournament games are held within the State of Alabama. The American Legion is run as a not for profit league with the goal of improving our young people within a positive, competitive environment while preparing our players for high school and collegiate level play.

The Baseball program offers opportunities in three age divisions: Junior Varsity, Varsity and 19U for state championships.  The 19U division state champion can advance to Regional tournament and possibly the American Legion World Series. 

The Junior Varsity division is designed for the rising 10th grade and younger player. 

The Varsity division is open for all players with at least one remaining season of High School athletic eligibility. 

The 19U (Senior Division) division is designed for recent high school graduates and younger players with a possibility that some prior year graduated players may be eligible.

The American Legion will observe a January 1st cut-off date. Thirteen (13) year olds are the youngest players in American Legion Baseball with a date of birth in 2006.

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Mobile Baybears American Legion Classic
The 2019 Mobile Bay Bears American Legion Classic is played in Mobile,...
19U Base Schools
Each team has a base school. Players from these schools can not...
2019 Key Dates
June 25th: Team roster deadline to submit on the National website. July...
Mobile Baybears American Legion Classic

The 2019 Mobile Bay Bears American Legion Classic is played in Mobile, Alabama. Teams will be scheduled to play three games during the Classic. In order to accommodate the teams requesting to play this year, the Classic requires games to be played on Thursday and an additional field to be used. Games begin at 9am on Friday morning, the Thursday games will be scheduled for 2:00pm, 4:30pm and 7pm start times for the teams that are able to play. Most of the games will be in the Mobile Bay Bears stadium during the weekend of June 27 - June 30, 2019. Every team will be scheduled to play two or three games in Hank Aaron stadium with the exception of the 3 last teams that registered for the Classic. Each team will bring a dozen new baseballs for use during the weekend. No coolers or outside food in the stadium or Matthews Park for the attendees. No admission fee at the Matthews Park (Davidson HS baseball field). Admission fee at Hank Aaron Stadium is $10 per day. Children 10 and under are free. Players and coaches have free entrance while in uniform. American Legion members, active and reserve military members and retired military personnel get in free with valid ID card. Points of emphasis: Teams will be dressed in full uniform upon arrival at the stadium/field. Coaches will be dressed in full uniform and will wear protective helmets while coaching on the field. Batting cages are available. Players will not wear spikes while using the batting cages. Warm-up throwing and stretching will be conducted in the outfield. Hank Aaron stadium requires that the players not use the foul lines for warm-ups. The players will need to move 10 feet inside the lines. In the event of rain and a tarp needs to be placed on the field then players will assist in placing the tarp. Players will need to remove cleats prior to assisting. No refunds will be provided after 6 June 2019 unless a complete cancellation of the entire event is required. In the event of a complete cancellation then a partial refund will be provided. Add these three entities as additional insured to your insurance certificates: City of Mobile 48 North Sage Avenue Mobile, AL 36607 Mobile Sports Authority 301 Government St suite 204 Mobile, AL 36602 Mobile County Commission 205 Government St Mobile, AL 36602
by posted 06/14/2019
19U Base Schools
Each team has a base school. Players from these schools can not be recruited by another 19U American Legion team. National Rule 4.B.2 Teams may not recruit a player(s) from another team's base school. Post 555 - Pelham HS// Post 237 - Huntsville HS// Post 133 - New Life Christian// Post 76 Mobile - Murphy HS// Centre - Adairsville HS// Post 107 - Leeds HS// Post 70 - Pike Liberal// Post 255 - Clay-Chalkville HS// Post 255 Fultondale - Fultondale HS// Post 34 - Hillcrest HS
by posted 05/15/2019
2019 Key Dates
June 25th: Team roster deadline to submit on the National website. July 12-14: Junior Varsity and Varsity Division State Championship Location: Shelby County, AL July 15th: American Legion Baseball scholarship applications due to department July 19-21:19U State Championship Location: Rickwood Field and Pelham HS July 26-28:Varsity Regional tournament Location: Rickwood Field, Birmingham, AL Participating departments: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Virginia and Tennessee Aug. 2 Department 19U tournaments must be completed by midnight
by posted 02/03/2019
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