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Congratulations to Franklin Post 75 on winning its 2nd Consecutive Department Sr Championship

2023 Department Senior Tournament Champion Franklin Post 75

congratulations to pittsfield on winning the 2023 department junior tournament

Opening Ceremony at the 2021 Region One Tournament

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,

Baseball Committee Accepts Bids to Host the 2024 & 2025 Senior Department Championship Tournaments

The Baseball Committee announced that it has accepted Bids to host the 2024 & 2025 Senior Department Championship Tournaments. The 2024 Tournament will be hosted by Shrewsbury Post 397 which begins on Saturday, July 27, 2024 at Fitton Field on the campus of The College of the Holy Cross while the 2025 Tournament will be hosted by Quincy Morrisette Post 294 and will be played at Adams Field in Quincy. 2025 marks the 100th year of American Legion Baseball. The Northeast Region One Tournament returns to Holy Cross in 2025.

Thom Roache Manager of Rockland Post 147 named 2023 Department Graduate of the Year

Department Baseball Chairman Paster and Thom Roache

2023 Senior Tournament MVP Christopher Goode

Baseball Committee names Diamond Baseball Official Baseball for 2022 through 2024 Seasons

The Athletic Committee has named Diamond Baseball model D1-AL-MA again as the only baseball authorized for use in Massachusetts during the 2022 through 2024 regular and post seasons. Diamond reports that there may be some supply problems in 2022 in which case the D1-AL ball may be used. The following retailers are direct retailers for Diamond Sports and may be contacted to obtain balls for the 2022 season:

On Deck Sports/Pro Mounds, Braintree
Tricon Sports, Lexinton
Grogan Marciano Sports, Mansfield
Beacon Sporting Goods, Quincy
Gibney's, Worcester
Butler's Sporting Goods, Hyannis
Piesco Sporting Goods, No Easton
Rockland Athletic, Rockland
Tri Valley Sports, Medway
NEATCO, Peabody
Whip's Sports, Springfield

Dick Paster

Dick Paster

Department Athletic Committee Chairman. 1212 Hancock Street, Suite 110, Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: 617 472-3424

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