Delaware American Legion Baseball
92 Seasons - First Class Baseball for the First State
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Delaware American Legion Baseball 2016
All reported games
(By Total Points)
* = Forfeit (-3 Pts)
State Tournament Seeding
State Tournament participants are the top 8 teams in overall points and seeded by total points earned, unless they have 4 or more forfeits during the season.
Delware Legion Baseball Links
Delaware American Legion Baseball Committee:
Roy S Lamberton, Chmn (Post 6)
Chuck Armbruster (Post 18)
James Bradey (Post 10)
Dennis Cini (Post 1)
Robert Manelski (Post 27)
Ken Roberts (Post 2)
Bob Stevens (Post 30)
Rich Cooper (SAL At Large)
The American Legion Baseball program in Delaware is overseen by a committee of American Legion members. The current committee has two former State chairmen as members
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Official Sponsors of American Legion Baseball
American Legion Baseball enjoys a reputation as one of the most successful and tradition-rich amateur athletic leagues. Today, the program registers more than 5,400 teams in all 50 states, including Canada and Puerto Rico.
The New Official Website is HERE
That is where you will find the Schedule, Standings, and other important information -- Thank You
Players residing in areas outside a recruiting zone may try out for and play for the team closest to their official residence in accordance with Delaware American Legion Baseball Rules.
and Here is the Official American Legion Baseball Age Eligibility Chart for 2017.
Legion Baseball continues to attract the top Delaware Talent:
Of course, everyone knows that Brett Oberholtzer is now pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Durney Post 27 Catcher Tyler Hill was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in round 19.
Delaware State's D.J. Miller named to MEAC All American 1st Team (former Durney player who also made the Dean's List and earned the DSU Leadership Award as well)
Joining Miller on the All MEAC team are: Mike Alexander and Matt McClain.
Partial list of Delaware All State Selections playing American Legion Baseball in 2013 or 2014:
Nick Spadafino, Conner Chasanov, Tevin Thomas, Seth Brosius and Kyle Mace(2013), Dominic DeSabatino, Tom Spagnolo, Chad Bell, Ryan Zwier, Matt Taylor, Connor Stevens, Brock Long, C.J. Baker, Johnny Valdez, Ty Hill, Sean Deely
We're Always Updating our History and Alumni
You can find a short history of the Delaware and American Legion Baseball history at our "history" site. We've also updated the list of Legion Baseball Alumni. You'll be amazed at who has played Legion Baseball in Delaware.
2017 Team Information:
With Rosters (when the season starts) and Contact Information:
August 11-16, 20172016 Rule Books:
Veteran's Field, Shelby, NC
Semi's and Finals on ESPN-U
Delaware Local Rules
Official American Legion Rules [pdf]
The Coach's Code of Ethics
Major League Baseball Rules Site
American Legion Code of Sportsmanship
Keep the Rules;Delaware American Legion Baseball Scholarship
Keep Faith with my teammates;
Keep my temper;
Keep myself fit;
Keep a Stout heart in defeat;
Keep my pride under in victory;
Keep a sound soul;
A clean mind;
And a Healthy body
The Francis J. Lucia, Jr. Team Sportsmanship Award
Given to the Delaware American Legion Baseball team in the State Tournament exhibiting the principles outlined in our Code of Sportsmanship (below). Both the team and sponsoring post/organization will be given a trophy to commemorate their achievement. Francis J. Lucia, Jr. was a long time supporter and participant in Delaware American Legion Baseball and was Chairman of the league in the 1980's.
2016 - Post 3 Milford
2015 - Post 3 Milford
2014 - Fox Post 2
2013 - DE Post 1
2012 - Fox Post 2
2011 - Fox Post 2
The American Legion Baseball Scholarship is an annual award by the National American Legion Americanism Commission to a baseball player in each department who demonstrates outstanding leadership, scholarship, character and citizenship, and who has a demonstrated need for funding to continue their education beyond high school. Players are nominated by their respective team managers in June, and the winner is selected by the Department Baseball Committee each July during the State Tournament.
2016 - Joel Turk - Post 1
2015* - Hunter Rivera - Post 10*
2014* - Drake Rivera - Post 10*
2013 - Dante De Ascanis - Post 10
2012* - Matt Armistead - Post 10*
2011- John Donnelly - Post 18
2010 - Heath Johnson - Post 30
2009 - Eric Husni - Post 25
2008 - Timothy Hopkins Post 3
2007 - Corey Phelan Stahl Post 30
*Selected Diamond Sports-American Legion All Academic Team
The Donald F. Kimsey Most Valuable Player Award:
Given to a player selected by the Baseball Committee as the MVP of the State Tournament.
2015 Logan Gilbert - Stahl Post 30
2014 Lonnie Funderbuck - Stahl
2013 Lonnie Funderbuck - Stahl
2012 Brandon Dooley - Stahl Post 30
2011 Zachary Mawson - Post 2
2010 Sam Goines - Durney Post 27
2009 Derrick Parker - Fox Post 2
2006 Tyler Townsend - Post 8
Tournament Most Valuable Pitcher
2016 Sean Dulin - Post 25
2015 William "Billy" Sullivan
2014 Tyler Newton - Stahl
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