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Lincoln, NE 68505
(402) 464-6338



 

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

 
Aug 9, 2014
Silent Auction Fundraiser for Jim Sake
There will be a fundraising supper and silent auction to benefit Jim Sake, who lost his legs to diabetes recently.  Jim has been involved in American Legion Baseball and younger leagues for many years.  The event will be held at the Valley Veteran's Club on August 23rd from 5:00 to 8:00pm.    Please contact Kieth Hansen with questions at 402-637-4535.
 
Aug 9, 2014
Post-season Meeting Scheduled
The 2014 post-season meeting will be held October 18, 2014 at the Columbus American Legion Post 84 home. 
 
Aug 9, 2014
Hebron player selected at Nebraska American Legion Baseball Player of the Year
Benjamin Hintz of Hebron has been selected as the 2014 Nebraska American Legion Player of the Year. Each year thousands of America’s youth participate in American Legion Baseball across the State. This year Benjamin Hintz, of the Hebron Baseball team, was selected above all others as the Nebraska American Legion Baseball Player of the Year. Ben has shown extensive support to baseball, education and to his community. As a Catcher, he was instrumental in assisting Hebron’s rise in the State playoffs. His accomplishments in sports continued past baseball, being selected to All-State Band, All-State Vocal, Academic All-State Football, Basketball, Track and was a State Quizbowl qualifier.
 
Aug 6, 2014
Regional Tournament Information
The 2014 American Legion Baseball Central Plains Regional Tournament starts up on Thursday, August 7.  The play by play of all games involving KB Building Services (Omaha Westside), P.I. Midwest (Creighton Prep) in the Central Plains Region-6 American Legion Baseball TournamentAugust 7-11 will be webcast on http://lincolnmetrosports.com  It is a new website that has been used in the past few days for State Tournament webcasts, using the U-Stream app on desktops, tablets, I-phones and the like, with audio and limited cell-phone video.  Dick Janda and Thom Corritore will handle the play x play.

BRACKET

T
he first round webcast schedule:

Thursday, August 7:

1 pm:  PI Midwest (Creighton Prep) vs St Cloud (MN) Chutes

5 pm:  KB Building Services (Omaha Westside) vs Bismarck (ND) Governors

The complete tournament can also be monitored via Gametracker on http://www.legion.org/uploads/baseball/2013/mainreg.htm
 
Jul 31, 2014
Class A Playoff
The 2014 Class A playoff game has been scheduled for 12:00pm at the Omaha Westside home field on Saturday, August 2nd.  The game is American Division Champion KB Building Services vs National Division Champion PI Midwest. 

KB Building Services 16
PI Midwest 2

Both teams advance to the Central Plains Regional tournament at Fargo, ND. KB Building Services will play North Dakota in Game 3. PI Midwest will play the Minnesota Runner-Up in Game 2. 

Follow the Nebraska teams in the Regional tournament at http://www.post2baseball.com/2014cpt
 
Jul 30, 2014
State Tournament Brackets COMPLETE
The 2014 State Tournament brackets have been updated through Championship games completed 7/30.
 
Jul 22, 2014
Baseball Showcase August 6 - Omaha
The Omaha Storm Chasers have teamed up with The Strike Zone training facility to provide top local amateur baseball players the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of professional baseball scouts and college coaches at Werner Park.  Over 100 college coaches and professional scouts have been invited to attend this event.  Those interested in registering for the showcase, or in getting more information, should go to www.strikezoneomaha.com or call The Strike Zone at 402-398-1238.  Click HERE for showcase flyer.
 
Jul 8, 2014
State Tournament Umpire Listing Available
The 2014 State Tournament Umpire listing is available HERE.   
 
Jul 8, 2014
Updated Umpire Listing Available (as of July 7)
The 2014 Registered or Certified Umpire list is available HERE.   
 
Jun 30, 2014
Changes to Area Tournaments
There are several changes to the Area tournaments.  Please see the Tournaments page (changes in red). 
 
Mar 26, 2014
NALB DEADLINE REMINDERS

- Deadline for team registration – May 3rd

- Deadline for paying all fees – May 15th

- Deadline for submitting From 76 (transfer form) – May 31st

- Deadline for submitting Form 1 (team Roster) – June 15th

Team Registration website: http://baseball.legion.org/

 

- Background Checks are required each year.

Background Check website: https://opportunities.averity.com/Application.aspx?oid=14260

 

- Concussion training is required every 2 years – and for most, it has been 2 years, certificates must be kept at team level.

Concussion Training links: http://www.nelegionbaseball.net/concussion/Links%20on%20Concussions%20for%20Website.pdf

 
Feb 5, 2014
NALB Umpire Test now available
 
2014 Umpire TEST has been linked on the Umpires Page
 
Jan 15, 2014
NALB Background Application website link
The link for the background investigation form is at https://opportunities.averity.com/Application.aspx?oid=14260
 
Nov 6, 2013
2013-2014 School Enrollment Information
The form has been loaded on the Rules and Forms page or is avaible HERE.
 
Oct 24, 2013
NALB Tournament Application Form posted
The form has been loaded on the Rules and Forms page or is avaible HERE.
 
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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