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Brooklawn players share their MLB experience

Brooklawn players share their MLB experience

The 2013 Legion World Series champions, Brooklawn, N.J., Post 72, were recognized on the field during the MLB World Series in Boston.

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New Jersey wins 87th Legion World Series

New Jersey wins 87th Legion World Series

Brooklawn Post 72 claims title against Petaluma, Calif., on 10-run mercy rule victory.

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Player of the year from New Jersey

Player of the year from New Jersey

Anthony Harrold, first baseman for 2013 World Series championship team, is George. W. Rulon Player of the Year; see more award recipients.

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2013 Legion All-Academic team announced

2013 Legion All-Academic team announced

Nine Legion Baseball players will receive a scholarship, sponsored by Diamond Sports, for their scholastic achievements.

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World Series: New Jersey awaits rival

World Series: New Jersey awaits rival

Waipahu, HI and Petaluma, Calif., will compete at 5 p.m. (EDT) to see who will be in the Legion World Series championship game against Brooklawn, N.J.

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NASCAR driver makes pit stop at Series

NASCAR driver makes pit stop at Series

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. stopped by the Legion World Series to visit players, fans and National Guard members.

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Read the World Series Journal

Read the World Series Journal

Former sports reporter and Legion Baseball coach Carl Hennell covers highlights from each game.

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Medal of Honor recipients watch World Series

Medal of Honor recipients watch World Series

Sgt.Maj. Robert Martin Patterson and Army Col. Walter Joseph Marm, Jr., recognized on field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby.

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Shelby breaks 2012 attendance record

Shelby breaks 2012 attendance record

Total paid attendance was more than 104,000 for the 15-game 2013 American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C.

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Share your thoughts on Legion Baseball

Share your thoughts on Legion Baseball

12-question survey will gather information for the betterment of the program.

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2013 World Series field set

2013 World Series field set

Eight Legion Baseball teams advance to World Series in Shelby, N.C., Aug. 16-20; watch all games live on ESPN3.com.

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64 Legion teams advance to regionals

64 Legion teams advance to regionals

American Legion Baseball regional tournaments begin Aug. 8.

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Legion alum named ‘coach of the year’

Legion alum named ‘coach of the year’

Indiana University’s head baseball coach Tracy Smith played American Legion ball in Remington, Ind.

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MLB player sponsors Legion team

MLB player sponsors Legion team

Minnesota Twins pitcher and Legion Baseball alumnus Brian Duensing donates $10,000 to Nebraska Post 374 teams for new uniforms.

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Concert lineup set for World Series

Concert lineup set for World Series

Five award-winning music artists, festival will kick off the 2013 American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C.

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1930s Legion Baseball uniform found, returned

1930s Legion Baseball uniform found, returned

Legionnaire Joe Price of Frederick, Md., was surprised to receive his Post 11 baseball uniform after 80 years.

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Free admission to National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum

Free admission to National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum

American Legion members who purchase tickets to the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown, N.Y., will receive free admission to the museum.

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Yankees visit West Point for exhibition game

Yankees visit West Point for exhibition game

The Army Black Knights battled on the field at Johnson Stadium against the New York Yankees; two teams that feature former Legion Baseball players.

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MLB player has Legion Baseball jersey retired

MLB player has Legion Baseball jersey retired

Jordan Zimmermann’s No. 23 Blue Devils Post 54 jersey will be on display at Hackman Field in Marshfield, Wis.

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World Baseball Classic features Legion alumni

World Baseball Classic features Legion alumni

Five Legion Baseball alumni players are competing in the international baseball tournament on Team USA.

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World Series $1 million challenge

World Series $1 million challenge

An anonymous donor is challenging Shelby, N.C., to match a $1 million gift that will help with upgrades to Keeter Stadium, home of the Legion World Series.

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Baseball team delivers gifts to veterans

Baseball team delivers gifts to veterans

For the eighth consecutive year, the Colchester Cannons American Legion Baseball team from Vermont participated in a community service project at a nearby VA hospital.

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Legionnaire’s longtime goal accomplished

Legionnaire’s longtime goal accomplished

Within months after opening its doors, Post 281 in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., supported and sponsored two Legion Baseball teams.

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Baseball background checks mandated

Baseball background checks mandated

A background check screening for American Legion Baseball coaches, managers and volunteer staff will become effective Jan. 1, 2013.

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World Series champs earn more recognition

World Series champs earn more recognition

New Orleans Post 125 players and coaches recognized during the MLB World Series in San Francisco.

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Shelby receives World Series through 2019

Shelby receives World Series through 2019

Shelby’s contract to host The American Legion World Series has been extended thanks to the community’s outstanding performance for the past two years.

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'Everyone and everything was great!'

'Everyone and everything was great!'

American Legion Baseball parent writes letter praising city of Shelby, N.C., and everyone involved in 2012 World Series.

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Legion honors Dodgers player

Legion honors Dodgers player

Los Angeles second baseman Mark Ellis is the Legion’s Graduate of the Year for 2012.

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Louisiana becomes wooden-bat league

Louisiana becomes wooden-bat league

Legion Baseball senior league teams in Louisiana switched to wood bats, including the 2012 Legion World Series championship team.

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Rays pay tribute to Legion Baseball

Rays pay tribute to Legion Baseball

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon used a lull in the season to honor Legion ball and give his players a rest.

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