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Tourney News

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Great Lakes Champ – Rockport, IN bows out of ALWS in semis.

http://www.legion.org/baseball/233813/vidrine-leads-arkansas-title-game

By | August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IL Congressman Rodney Davis meets the Metro East Bears

By | August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final Pitch and Closing of the Tournament

By | August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Field of Dreams” appears at Legion Tourney

The Alton Giant VBBC helped us bring in Friday night's game 11 Edwardsville vs. Rockport Jenkins Post 254 Baseball.

By | August 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scenes from the Great Lakes Opening Ceremony

By | August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Derrick Ater Interview

Regional Tourney Director Derrick Ater gives his views on the importance of American Legion Baseball and its future.

By | August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Love of Legion baseball runs deep for Great Lakes Regional tourney hosts

Belleville News Democrat releases an article about our local Alton/Edwardsville Team.   Check out the whole article at here: http://www.bnd.com/sports/high-school/prep-baseball-softball/article93268087.html

By | August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Matt Slater, St. Louis Cardinal Director of Player Personnel, addresses the American Legion baseball teams at the Great Lakes Regional Tournament Banquet

All 8 teams gathered last night at Edison's for the Great Lakes Regional Tournament. ON DEMAND VIDEO of Tuesday’s banquet, in its entirety, can be viewed here: www.riverbender.com/video

By | August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Lakes Regional Tournament updates and events!

Join us next week for the Great Lakes Regional Tournament from August 3-7th! We'll have some family fun events going on during that time too! Check out more about the events here: http://legionbb.com/promotions/ ‎ Family [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alton’s Junior Legion team advances to state tournament

Riverbender.com releases an article about our local Alton American Legion Post 126's junior baseball team. "METROPOLIS – Alton American Legion Post 126's junior baseball team is heading to this weekend's Illinois state tournament in Decatur [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release: Businesses Step Up To Welcome American Legion Regional To Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, ILLINOIS – “Thanks to the City of Edwardsville, more than 20 businesses, and SIUE, all of whom have contributed nearly $30,000 in cash and services, the American Legion National Baseball Tournament is shaping up [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Doing our part as an American: Meet our proud sponsor Quality!

Today our sponsor highlight beings with David Stevenson from Quality. Quality has been serving the bi-state area since 1958 and is a Buick, GMC, and Cadillac dealership. They’ve recently moved into Jerseyville with a new [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Helping tomorrow move forward by contributing today”: Meet our sponsors, Scott Credit Union & Holiday Inn Express!

Today in our sponsor highlight beings with David Janes from Scott Credit Union. Scott Credit Union was “formed out of Scott Air Force Base in O'Fallon, Illinois. We obviously have deep ties to the military [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Once in a lifetime event: Meet our sponsors, Edison’s & EdGlen Today!

Today in our sponsor highlight, we begin with Matt McSparin from Edison’s Entertainment Complex. He reminds us that “this really truly is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime event”.   This event is really exciting for [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“American legion baseball is an American icon”: Meet our sponsors, Anderson Hospital & Confluence Business Advisors!

“We all have a tremendous responsibility in delivering important messages [to our youth]”, Ron tanner, from Confluence Business Advisors explains. In an especially turbulent and chaotic time, American Legion takes on that responsibility; helping our [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the love of the Game: Bank of Edwardsville & Roberts Motors Supports American Legion Baseball!

There’s nothing like community support around sports, especially baseball. American Legion Baseball has nearly a century of service and life-changing accomplishments. To have support from the Bank of Edwardsville and Roberts Motors means continued support [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Title Sponsor, City of Edwardsville Supports American Legion Baseball!

Baseball: It’s more than just a game. Head coach, Dennis Sharp, of our local American Legion Baseball team, Metro East Bears, explains the importance of this organization and the mentality both coaches and players take [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Cardinals Exec Headlines 2016 American Legion Regional Tournament Player’s Banquet

EDWARDSVILLE, ILLINOIS – The American Legion National Baseball Tournament showcases some the best amateur talent anywhere and that attracts the attention of major league scouts. Those players from 6 Midwestern states, along with professional and [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Media, sponsors|0 Comments

ESPNU to televise more Legion World Series games

It was just announced that the final six games of the 2016 American Legion Baseball World Series in Shelby, N.C., will be telecast live.  The World Series will feature the winner from the Great Lakes [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Player’s Perspective

By | April 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sponsorships Available

Gearing up for the next Great Lakes Regional Tournament in Edwardsville, IL.  It's a wonderful civic and marketing opportunity.

By | April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sponsor Matt McSparin, CEO, Edison’s Entertainment Complex

Matt McSparin talks about the value of being a sponsor for the American Legion Baseball Tournament.  Watch the video and then click here to review the packages. If you're interested in supporting the event you [...]

By | March 27th, 2016|sponsors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hello Legion Baseball Fans!

ALTON, ILLINOIS – “The partnership between Alton Post 126 and Edwardsville Post 199 in hosting the 2015 American Legion Great Lakes Regional at Lloyd Hopkins field was a very successful endeavor,” noted Wally Owczarzak, Alton Post [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments