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2012 World Series champs: New Orleans

2012 World Series champs: New Orleans

New Orleans Post 125 shutout Brooklawn, N.J., 4-0, to capture its first championship in 52 years.

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Legion All-Academic Team announced

Legion All-Academic Team announced

Nine players who earned scholarships for their scholastic achievements were recognized at the Legion World Series.

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Final game is New Orleans vs. New Jersey

Final game is New Orleans vs. New Jersey

Legion World Series championship game is: New Orleans vs. Brooklawn, N.J. Game will start at 8 p.m. EDT.

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World Series Day 3: Four teams remain

World Series Day 3: Four teams remain

New Jersey vs. Nebraska will begin at 5 p.m. (EDT) today and New Orleans vs. Washington will begin at 8 p.m. (EDT).

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World Series Day 2: Eliminations, comebacks

World Series Day 2: Eliminations, comebacks

Rain postponed Game 8, Washington vs. New Jersey, to 10 a.m. (EDT) today.

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World Series Day 1: Victories, losses

World Series Day 1: Victories, losses

Tough defense and top hitters bring opening wins for four teams; Day 2 games begin at 9:30 a.m. (EDT).

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World Series teams ready for game-time

World Series teams ready for game-time

Thursday evening, Legion Baseball players enjoyed a banquet in their honor, as well as a country music concert.

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Unbridled enthusiasm in Shelby

Unbridled enthusiasm in Shelby

National Commander Fang A. Wong’s welcome to site of American Legion World Series includes banquet in his honor featuring country music artist Lee Greenwood.

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Watch World Series games live on ESPN3

Watch World Series games live on ESPN3

ESPN3.com is live streaming all 15 games; get direct access to the games here.

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Eight teams en route to World Series

Eight teams en route to World Series

The field is set for the 2012 American Legion Baseball World Series, which takes place Aug. 17-21.

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Legion players invited to recruiting seminar

Legion players invited to recruiting seminar

Baseball Factory is hosting a college recruiting seminar on Aug. 16 in Shelby, N.C., to help kick off the Legion World Series.

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Legion World Series schedule of events

Legion World Series schedule of events

Regional tournaments going on now; World Series games get under way Aug. 17.

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64 baseball teams advance to regionals

64 baseball teams advance to regionals

American Legion Baseball regional tournaments get under way Aug. 8-13.

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Ohio baseball team gives back to veterans

Ohio baseball team gives back to veterans

The Strongsville Dirtbags Legion Baseball team honors veterans through their volunteer efforts, annual picnic and jerseys.

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Legion post receives $10,000 donation

Legion post receives $10,000 donation

An anonymous donor gives back to the post who sponsored their son’s Legion Baseball team, Albert Atkinson Doylestown Post 210 in Pennsylvania.

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ESPN3 to show Legion World Series

ESPN3 to show Legion World Series

All 15 games of The American Legion Baseball World Series will be streamed live on ESPN3.com.

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Player of the Year honored in New York

Player of the Year honored in New York

Blake Schmit from Eden Prairie, Minn., received his Legion Player of the Year award during the Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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Legion baseball team honors fallen veterans

Legion baseball team honors fallen veterans

A New York American Legion Baseball team pays tribute to fallen soldiers just hours before a big tournament.

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Legion players join USA Baseball tourney

Legion players join USA Baseball tourney

Eighteen American Legion Baseball players will compete in the upcoming USA Baseball Tournament of Stars.

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MLB All-Star FanFest spokesman is Legion alum

Alex Gordon, an American Legion Baseball alumnus, is the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest spokesman.

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Diamond steps up to the plate

Diamond steps up to the plate

Diamond Sports is now the official scholarship sponsor of The American Legion Baseball All-Academic Team.

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World Series concert tickets on sale

World Series concert tickets on sale

American Legion World Series concert tickets for Montgomery Gentry and MercyMe are available online.

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2013-2014 baseball regional sites set

2013-2014 baseball regional sites set

Eight cities have been selected to host their division’s Legion Baseball regional tournaments.

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Wong accepts $40,000 check from MLB

Wong accepts $40,000 check from MLB

American Legion National Commander Fang A. Wong met with Major League Baseball officials to accept the annual donation to Legion Baseball.

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NCAA decertifies another bat

Effective immediately, the 33-inch Reebok Vector-TLS bat has been banned from competition, including Legion Baseball.

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CDC helps coaches recognize a concussion

CDC helps coaches recognize a concussion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a free online training course that allows coaches to recognize and react to concussions in youth sports.

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Christian concert set for World Series

Award-winning Christian music artist MercyMe has put Shelby, N.C., on its tour list.

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2012 Legion Baseball Rule Book

The 2012 American Legion Baseball Rule Book is being sent to all state chairman for distribution to coaches.

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NCAA decertifies a Marucci bat

Effective immediately, the 33-inch Marucci 2011 Cat 5 Squared adult baseball bat has been banned from competition.

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World Series concert headliner announced

World Series concert headliner announced

The country music award-winning duo, Montgomery Gentry, will kick off the 2012 American Legion Baseball World Series with a live performance.

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