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AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL NEBRASKA AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

Since 1925, The American Legion has sponsored a nationwide youth baseball program.  During these past eight decades, over 10 million players have enjoyed playing the game of baseball.  The American Legion and the 2.7 million members have raised millions of dollars each year to give young baseball players an opportunity to learn the importance of teamwork, team loyalty, discipline, leadership and good sportsmanship.  The purpose of American Legion Baseball has always been to help develop America's youth that will someday step forward and become the nation's future leaders. VISIT  www.legion.org/baseball
In 2014, Nebraska American Legion Baseball supported over 280 Junior and Senior teams across the state, comprised of over 4,000 players.Posts, sponsors, parent groups and countless volunteers successfully conducted 41 District tournaments and State tournaments, with two Class A teams qualifying to play in Region 6 of the National Tournament and one team moving on to the American Legion World Series.  Nebraska American Legion Baseball continues to be one of the top five programs in the nationa when ranked by number of teams registered.
THE AMERICAN LEGION
The American Legion is the largest veteran's organization in the world with a membership of nearly 3 Million war-time veterans in the United States, District of Columbia and four foreign countries.  Members of The American Legion are honorably discharged men and women who served their country on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States during World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama and Persian Gulf Wars and Conflicts.  The American Legion was founded and organized in 1919.  Since that time, The American Legion has touched virtually every facet of American life, fulfilling its main objective of service to the community, state and nation. VISIT www.legion.org to learn more about the programs and purpose of The American Legion.

Purpose and Scope of American Legion Baseball

 American Legion Code of Sportsmanship


 
- To inculcate in youth a better understanding of the American way of life and to promote the principles of 100% 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.
 

  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 in victory
 - Keep a sound soul, a clean mind, and a healthy body

 

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Jun 17, 2016
Final Umpire List
Here are the links to the final 2016 Registered/Certified Umpires by CITY and by NAME.  Area Tournament Directors should scrub this list to ensure that all Area Tournament Umpires are Certified.
 
June 9, 2016
New Tournament Posted
Holdrege has tournament openings for their SENIOR tournament on June 18-19.  Please see the Tournaments page for more information.
 
May 31, 2016
Umpire List as of June 7
Here is the June 7 Umpire's List
 
Feb 12, 2016
Golf Tournament
MVP4Life is hosting our Thirteenth Annual Golf Fundraiser on July 30, 2016 at the beautiful Dodge Riverside Golf Course to support MVP4Life and its Corn Belt Summer Baseball League.  Our collegiate summer league is about more than just playing baseball. Information
 
Feb 12, 2016
Coaching Position Available
Concordia High School has a position open for a reserve coach.  Contact Dan Kraft, dankraft13@cox.net or call 402-515-3559
 
Jan 30, 2016
2016 Umpire Application
The 2016 Nebraska American Legion Umpire Application has been posted on the Umpire's page.  The test and answer sheet are forthcoming.
 
Jan 1, 2016
2016 Area and State Tournament Sites Announced
The 2016 Area and State tournament sites were selected by the Athletic Committee during the Mid-Winter American Legion Convention held at Nebraska City January 15-17, 2016.  The sites can be found on the Tournaments page.
 
Jan 1, 2016
2016 Enrollment Information
The 2016 high school enrollment information is available here.
 
Oct 25, 2015
2016 Tournament Application
The NALB Tournament Application (fillable PDF) has been posted on the Rules and Forms page and is available here.
 
Oct 25, 2015
2016 Birth ID Card
The Nebraska American Legion Baseball date of birth ID card will be MANDATORY starting in the 2016 season. Players/Programs will be REQUIRED to obtain a Legion Birth ID card from the state office in order to participate. Coaches/Managers/Administrators are no longer allowed to collect up and retain Certified Birth Certificates, NE Drivers License or Passports. A new Birth ID Card request form is posted on our “Rules & Forms” page. The Head Coach will be required to validate age eligibility and sign the form and submit it to this HQ. Penalty for false or fraudulent age eligibility will be permanent suspension from Legion baseball. At no time will a person from the program retain any version of a Birth Certificate, drivers license or passport. When a players age eligibility is challenged, that player or legal guardian, will have to provide documentation of age (in person) NLT a date and location determined by the Area Committee member.
 
Oct 25, 2015
2016 Coaching Opportunities
St. Paul Legion Baseball Post 119 is looking for Jr Legion and Sr Legion Head and Assistant Coaches for 2016.  Call Steve Schenck at 308-750-6383 or email at sschenck01@gmail.com.

Wahoo is in search of a head coach for their American Legion Baseball program.  Contact Eric Hancock at eric@anchor4me.com
 
Jul 8, 2015
SCORES FOR AREA & STATE TOURNAMENTS
To find scores for Area and State Nebraska American Legion Baseball games, go to scores.nelegionbaseball.net.  Click on the "Subscribe" button and have scores for tournaments you follow automatically sent to your email address when they are posted!!
 
June 15, 2013
NALB Team Photo Identification Form (PDF Fillable)
The form has been loaded on the Rules and Forms page or is avaible HERE.
 
Other Nebraska American Legion Programs
If you need information on additional Nebraska American Legion Programs, like the National High School Oratorical Scholarship information or Eagle Scout of the Year, visit www.nebraskalegion.net.  A great deal of information is available on Americanism Programs, Veterans Resources, Post information, etc.
 

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