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2018 Senior Championship Tournament Awarded

Morrisette Manager, Steve Maze and Department Chairman Dick Paster

The Athletic Committee has accepted the Bid of Quincy, Morrisette, Post 294 to host the 2018 Senior Department Championship Tournament to be held at Adams Field, Quincy, MA commencing on Saturday, July 28, 2018.  The winner of this Tournament will advance to the Region One Tournament which will be hosted by Shrewsbury Post 397 at Fitton Field on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA commencing on August 8, 2018.  The winner of the Region One Tournament will advance to the permanent home of the American Legion World Series, held at Keeter Stadium, Shelby, North Carolina.

2018 Junior Tournament Bid Awarded

The Department Athletic Committee awarded North Attleboro Post 49 the Bid to host the 2018 Department Junior Tournament at its meeting on Sunday, February 18, 2018.  The Tournament is scheduled to commence on July 28, 2018 and will run for 5 days, weather permitting.  The Tournament will be predominately played at Cummings Field, North Attleboro, Massachusetts.

2018 John Lutinski Scholarship Application Now Available

The Massachusetts Athletic Committee awards a $1000 scholarship annually to an American Legion Baseball player to be used for their education expenses in their freshman year of college.  The scholarship will be presented at the Department Senior Baseball Tournament which will be held at Adams Field, Quincy, Massachusetts beginning on July 28, 2018.  Completed Applications are due no later than July 15, 2018.  For more details and to print the Application, click on the following link.

Dick Paster

Department Athletic Committee Chairman. 24 Adams Street, Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: 617 472-3424

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2018 Department Rule Book Now Available

The 2018 Department Rule Book is now available by clicking on the About Us link.

How to find to an American Legion team

Players who have played American Legion Baseball in prior years must register, tryout and play for the last team they played for.  In certain instances, players who fail to make the team they last played for may request a Transfer from their team manager and, if granted, must register and tryout for the next closest Base School team to their parent's legal residence.  Players who are otherwise eligible for a Transfer may only obtain one Transfer during their American Legion eligibility.

Players who have not played American Legion Baseball in a prior year, with certain exceptions, must register and tryout for the Base School team closest to their parent's legal residence.  A player's legal residence is established as of March 31 of each year.  Players who do not attend the public high school serving their parent's legal residence, in most cases, have a one time option to play for the Base School team closest to their parent's legal residence or the Base School team closest to the school they attend.  Once this option has been exercised, it becomes final and binding for the remainder of their eligibility.   MapQuest is used to determine which Base School team is closest to a player's legal residence or closest to the school the player attends. For the list of Senior and Junior Base School teams, click on Programs, then Senior or Junior and Team List.

The recruiting rules are established by the National organization and can be confusing.  The rules are available on the National web site Specific questions may be addressed to the local District Chairman, (see the list of District Chairmen on the About Us tab) or to the Department Chairman, Dick Paster,

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