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Midland, Mich. wins Legion World Series

Midland, Mich. wins Legion World Series

Midland, Mich., Post 165 beat Medford, Ore., Post 15, 11-4, to capture The American Legion Baseball World Series.

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Web cast brings thousands to Fargo

Web cast brings thousands to Fargo

Thousands head to new American Legion Baseball Web site to watch 2009 World Series.

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Yogi Berra receives Lone Sailor Award

Yogi Berra receives Lone Sailor Award

Navy Memorial is honoring the Hall of Famer with the Lone Sailor Award, given to former sailors who have used service-learned skills to better their lives.

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"Super flag" unfurled

"Super flag" unfurled

About 250 volunteers unfurled a 160 x 300-foot U.S. Flag on Aug. 6, 2009, at David Allen Ballpark in Enid, Okla.

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History of American Legion Baseball

History of American Legion Baseball

Legion Baseball has thrived through wars, economic turmoil and national tragedies. Some 85 years later, the league is as strong as ever.

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Former star Josh Burton remembered

Former star Josh Burton remembered

Josh Burton played Legion ball in Lewiston, Idaho. He died tragically in an auto accident last year. His community honored him with an alumni game and scholarship.

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MLB greats adding commentary

MLB greats adding commentary

Major League Baseball's Jeff Kent and Luis Gonzalez are adding their lively commentary to the web cast of The American Legion Baseball World Series.

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The voice of American Legion Baseball

The voice of American Legion Baseball

Jim Darby has done play-by-play for the Legion Baseball World Series since 2007. He sat down for a question-and-answer session this summer.

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Legendary team commemorates title

Legendary team commemorates title

Fifty years ago, Detroit Edison Post 187 won a World Series. The group celebrated the title this summer by serving the community that supported them.

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Lyle Overbay named graduate of year

Lyle Overbay named graduate of year

Legion Baseball annually names a Graduate of the Year: A former player currently playing in the big leagues and best exemplifying Legion principles.

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One boy's unforgettable moment

One boy's unforgettable moment

After a long career in newspapers, writer still cherishes the day he met Babe Ruth over 50 years ago.

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