The Department Athletic Committee is soliciting bids from Department Post Sponsored teams to host the 2019 Senior and Junior 8 Team Double Elimination Championship Tournaments. Completed Bids with supporting documentation and deposit are due no later than November 15, 2018. Please click on link below to print the Memorandum.
2018 Northeast Region Tournament Champions Braintree Post 86
Congratulations to 2018 Department Champion Braintree Post 86 on its winning the 2018 Northeast Region Tournament. Braintree defeated Tournament Host Shrewsbury Post 397, 7 - 3, to become the Northeast Region Champions. This mark's the second consecutive year a Massachusetts' team advanced to the American Legion World Series.
Braintree Head Coach Cam Fox accepts Holt Memorial Trophy from Chairman Dick Paster
Congratulations to Braintree Post 86 for winning its second consecutive Department Championship.
Congratulations to Franklin Post 75 for winning the Department Junior Championship and to Runner-Up Quincy Post 294 .
Justin Pina of Mansfield, MA who plays for Foxboro Post 93 won the Lutinski Scholarship and Andrew Bryant who plays for Canton Post 24 won the National Scholarship. Both players were awarded their scholarship prior to the start of Game 4 at the Department Senior Tournament on July 28, 2018.
Department Athletic Committee Chairman. 24 Adams Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617 472-3424
The 2018 Department Rule Book is now available by clicking on the About Us link.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, email@example.com.