Eight teams won their respective divisions’ regional tournaments for a spot in the 2013 American Legion Baseball World Series in Shelby, N.C., Aug. 16-20. Follow the eight teams live in action by watching all games on ESPN3.com. And click here to view box scores, game photos and the pairings bracket.
The following are the eight American Legion World Series teams:
Northeast Region – Branford, Conn.; sponsored by Post 83
Mid-Atlantic Region – Brooklawn, N.J.; sponsored by Post 72
Southeast Region – Wilmington, N.C.; sponsored by Post 10
Mid-South Region – Gonzales, La.; sponsored by Post 81
Great Lakes Region – Napoleon, Ohio; sponsored by Post 300
Central Plains Region – Burnsville, Minn.; sponsored by Post 1700
Northwest Region – Waipahu, Hawaii.
Western Region – Petaluma, Calif.; sponsored by Post 28
Two of the Legion teams advancing to the World Series are familiar with the field at Keeter Stadium — Brooklawn Post 72 played in the Series in 2011 and was the runner-up in 2012 after losing the championship game to New Orleans Post 125. Waipahu played in the Series in 2011.