ALWS Host City Welcome

A child poses behind a cutout of a catcher during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
A child poses behind a cutout of a catcher during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
Members of the Bryant, Ark team line up before a medal ceremony during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
Members of the Bryant, Ark team line up before a medal ceremony during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event medals sit on a table Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event medals sit on a table Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
National Adjutant Daniel S. Wheeler has his photo made behind a pitcher cutout during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
National Adjutant Daniel S. Wheeler has his photo made behind a pitcher cutout during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
David Causby, Shelby City Council member, drapes a medal on a member of the Hopewell, New Jersey Post 339 team during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The America
David Causby, Shelby City Council member, drapes a medal on a member of the Hopewell, New Jersey Post 339 team during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The America
Spectators watch the band play during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
Spectators watch the band play during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
Ryne Nelson from Henderson, Nevada Post 40 reacts after receiving a medal during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
Ryne Nelson from Henderson, Nevada Post 40 reacts after receiving a medal during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
Members of the Randolph County, N.C., team celebrate after coming from behind to defeat Midland, Mich., during the cornhole tournament at the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.
Members of the Randolph County, N.C., team celebrate after coming from behind to defeat Midland, Mich., during the cornhole tournament at the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.
Members of the Midland, Mich., look on nervously while the Randolph County, N.C., team stage a come-back to the cornhole tournament at the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.
Members of the Midland, Mich., look on nervously while the Randolph County, N.C., team stage a come-back to the cornhole tournament at the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.
Members of the Randolph County, N.C., team celebrate after winning the cornhole tournament during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.
Members of the Randolph County, N.C., team celebrate after winning the cornhole tournament during the American Legion World Series Host City Welcome event Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in uptown Shelby, N.C.. Photo by Matt Roth/The American Legion.