Delaware American Legion Baseball

Delaware American Legion Baseball

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Delaware American Legion Baseball 2014

Final Standings
All reported games

(By Total Points)
  1. Stahl Post 30 (25-2) - 75
  2. Middletown Post 25 (22-5) - 66
  3. Fox Post 2 (20-6) - 60
  4. Delvets Post 1 (15-11) - 45
  5. R.C. Dupont Post 18 (15-12) - 45
  6. Post 10 Generals (12-14) - 36
  7. Durney Post 27 (7-19) - 18*
  8. Post 6 Patriots (8-12) - 12****
  9. Delaware Post 1 (7-18) - 9****
  10. Milford Post 3 (1-26) - 0****
* Adjusted for Forfeited Games
[Overall Point Standings]
[2014 Schedule with Results]
[Reported Game Scores by Team]

Weekly Results

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.



Delaware American Legion Baseball Committee:
Roy S Lamberton, Chmn (Post 6)
Chuck Armbruster (Post 18)
James Bradey (Post 10)
Stan Bradley (Post 30)
Dennis Cini (Post 1)
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


The Delaware Baseball Coach's Assn (DBCA)

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The 2014 Delaware American Legion Baseball Department Tournament:

Game Opening


Day 5 - Wednesday, July 30:
Game 11: 7 PM: Post 25 Middletown vs Post 10 Generals

Day 4 Tuesday, July 29:
Game 9: 7 PM - Post 25 Middletown @ Stahl Post 30
Game 10: 3 PM - Post 10 Generals - 6, Fox Post 2 - 5
Game 9: [Scorebook and Box Score]
7:00PM
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9
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Post 25 Middletown
0
0
0
0
0
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0
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3
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Stahl Post 30
0
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
x
5
6
0
Pitching: P25:  Spagnolo, Modica (8) and Zwier
Stahl:
Walter and Joines
WP: Walter LP: Spagnolo

Game 10: [Scorebook and Box Score]
3:08 PM
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Post 10 General
0
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4
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0
0
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2
6 6
4
Fox Post 2
0
2
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
5
8
1
Pitching: P10: Cipolla , Morton (8)and Freeland
P2: Lawson, Rivera (8) and Killen
WP: Morton  LP: Rivera

Day 3 - Monday, July 27: [First Elimination Round]

Game 7: 3 PM - R.C. DuPont Post 18 - 9, Fox Post 2 - 10
Game 8: 7 PM -
Post 10 Generals @ Delvets Post 1 

Game 8: [Scorebook and Box Score]
7:00 PM
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Post 10 General
6
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1
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Delvets Post 1
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
2
5
10
1
Pitching: P10: D. Rivera, H Rivera (4), Morton (9) and Freeland
DV: Harris, Sheehan (1), Smith (7) and Parks
WP: H. Rivera  LP: Harris

Game 7: [Scorebook and Box Score]
3:05 PM
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R.C. DuPont Post 18
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7
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0
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9
12
5
Fox Post 2
0
0
0
0
3
2
4
1
x
10
13
4
Pitching: RC: Voge, Brady (7) and Forwood
P2: Dill, Spangler (5), Johnson (7), Rivera (9) and Killen
WP: Johnson  LP: Brady  SV: Rivera

Day 2:
Game 6: 10 AM - Post 10 Generals - 13, Durney Post 27 - 3 (7)
Game 5: 2 PM -  Post 25 Middletown - 11,
Fox Post 2 - 4
Game 4: 6 PM -
Stahl Post 30 - 12, Delvets Post 1 - 0 (7)

Game 4:
[Scorebook and Box Score]
6:00 PM
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Delvets Post 1
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0
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0
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0
2
1
Sthal Post 30
2
4
5
0
1
0
x
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-
12 15 0
Pitching: DV: Deely, Haines (4), Moore (6) and Parks
ST: Newton, Campbell (7) and Joines
WP: Newton LP: Deely

Game 5: 
[Scorebook and Box Score]
2:00 PM
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
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Fox Post 2
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
1
0
4
13
2
Post 25 Middletown
2
0
3
0
0
0
5
1
x
11
12
1
Pitching: Fox P2: Spadafino, Johnson (5), Spangler (7), Lawson (8) and Killen
P25:
Disagatino, Pitroli (7) and Zwier
WP: Dominic DeSabitino  LP: Spadafino

Game 6: [Scorebook and Box Score]
10:00 AM
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Durney Post 27
0
0
1
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0
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2
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3
7
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Post 10 Generals
2
0
4
3
4
0
x
-
-
13
16
2
Pitchers: P27: Lasako, Treml (4), Brittingham (4), Phillips (4), Cox (5) and Boc
P10: Zicarelli, Marien (5) and Freeland
WP: Marien  LP: Lasako

Day 1:
Game 1: 10 AM - #5 R.C. DuPont Post 18 (1) @ #4 Delvets Post 1 (8)
Game 2: 2 PM #6 Post 10 Generals (2) @ #3 Fox Post 2 (4)
Game 3: 6 PM #7 Durney Post 27 (3) @ #2 Post 25 Middletown (19)
Game 3: [Scorebook and Box Score]
6:01 PM
1
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8
9
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Durney Post 27
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0
0
0
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2
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3 6 2
Post 25
4
0
13
0
2
0
x
-
-
19
19
1
Pitchers: P27- Reyes, Boc (3), Hodgeson (3) and Christiana
P25 - Stevens and Zwier
WP: Stevens  LP: Reyes

Game 2: [Scorebook and Box Score]
2:08 PM
1
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8
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Post 10 Generals 0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
3
1
Fox Post 2
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
x
4
4
2
Pitchers: P10 - Reich, Knight (3) and D. Rivera
P2 - Chasanov, Dill (8) and Killen
WP: Chasanov LP: Reich SV: Dill

Game 1: [Scorebook and Box Score]
10:18 AM
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R.C. DuPont
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0
1
0
0
0
0
1
5
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Delvets
0
2
1
0
3
0
2
0
x
8
3
2

Pitchers: RC - Hillsgrove, Jump (6) and Forwood
DV - Bacher and Parks
WP: Bacher  LP: Hillsgrove

Runs through July 31st at Schutte Park in Dover. We are using a 7 team, double elimination tournament as outlined  by the National American Legion Baseball organization. The full schedule link is to the right >>>


The 2014 American Legion Baseball Scholarship

The Baseball Committee is evaluating the candidates and will announce the winner on Thursday

Prior winners from Delaware have also been selected by the National American Legion as members of the Diamond Sports All Academic team.


Upcoming Games: (Weather Permitting*)

Delaware American Legion State Tournament:

Day 6 - Thursday, July 31: Championship Round
Game 12: 3 PM - Winner of Game 9 vs Winner of Game 11
Game 13: 7 PM - Winner Game 12 vs Loser of Game 12
(if needed)
If Games are rained out or shortened by weather, those games will be played or continued beginning at 9:30 AM the following day, weather and field conditions permitting.

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Legion Baseball continues to attract the top Delaware Talent:

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.

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

Recruiting:
[Note: Some Recruiting Boundaries changed for 2013]

and Here is the Official American Legion Baseball Age Eligibility Chart

The 18 man Team Rosters became official Sunday, June 30th, 2014. Thanks to all who have participated in American Legion Baseball in Delaware this year. 

Legion LogoWe'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.

Follow the Links to: History and Alumni

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2014 Team Information:

With Rosters (when the season starts)  and Contact Information:

Delaware Post 1
Wilmington
Steve Lex
Sussex West Post 6 Patriots
Seaford - Laurel - Woodbridge
Steve Hearn
Charles F. Durney Post 27
Elsemere area
Bob Manelski

Delvets Post 1
Wilmington
Mike Buono

The Post 10 Generals
Newark - Christiana
Kevin Green

JosephB. Stahl Post 30
Wilmington - New Castle
Bob Anderson
Fox Post 2
Dover
Zach Carter
R.C. DuPont Post 18 Aviators
Claymont
Chris Maczynski

Milford Post 3
Bill Kent
Middletown Post 25 Firehawks
Appoquinimink-Middletown
Ed Colaprete



2014 Weekly Results
2013 Weekly Results

Week 1 (6/1-6/7)
Week 2 (6/8 - 6/14)
Week 3 (6/15-6/21)
Week 4 (6/22-6/28)
Week 5 (6/29-7/5)
Week 6 (7/6-7/12)
Week 7 (7/13-7/19)
Week 8 (7/20-7/24)
2014 DE State Tournament
Week 1 (6/2-6/9)
Week 2 (6/10-6/17)
Week3 (6/18 - 6/23)
Week 4 (6/24 - 6/30)
Week 5 (7/1 - 7/7)
Week 6 (7/8 - 7/14)
Week 7 (7/15-7/21)
Week 8 (7/22-7/24)


2012 Weekly Results
2011 Weekly Results
2010 Weekly Results: 2009 Weekly Results:
Week 1 (6/2-7)
Week 2 (6/9-14)
Week 3 (6/16-21)
Week 4 6/23-28)
Week 5: (6/30 - 7/5)
Week 6: (7/7- 12)
Week 7: (7/14-7/19)
Week 8: (7/21-26)
2012 DE State Tournament
Week 1 (6/2-9)
Week 2 (6/9-15)
Week 3 (6/16-6/22)
Week 4 (6/23 - 6/30)
Week 5 (7/1-7/7
Week 6 (7/8-7/14)
Week 7 (7/15-7/23)
2011 DE State Tournament
Week 1 (6/3-11)
Week 2 (612-617)
Week 3 (6/18-6/24)
Week 4 (6/25-7/1)
Week 5 (7/2 - 7/8)
Week 6 (7/11-7/15)
Week 7 7/16-7/28
2010 DE State Tournament
Week 1 (6/4-12)
Week 2 (6/14-6/19)
Week 3 (6/21-6/26)
Week 4 (6/28-7/3)
Week 5 (7/4-7/10)
Week 6 (7/12-7/17)
Week 7 (7/19-7/25)
Week 8 (7/26-7/31)
2009 StateTournament
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July 26 - 31, 2014
Schutte Park, Dover
Host is Fox Post 2 - Dover


Mid AtlanticAmerican Legion Baseball Mid - Atlantic Regional

August 7-11, 2014
Campbell's Field
Brooklawn, NJ


Legion WS88th American Legion Baseball World Series

August 2014
Keeter Stadium
Veteran's Field, Shelby, NC
and on ESPN3

2014 Rule Books:
Delaware Local Rules
Official American Legion Rules [pdf]

The Coach's Manual
Major League Baseball Rules Site


American Legion Code of Sportsmanship

I will:

Keep the Rules;
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.

2013 - DE Post 1
2012 - Fox Post 2
2011 - Fox Post 2

Delaware American Legion Baseball Scholarship

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.

Prior Winners:
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

The Donald F. Kimsey Most Valuable Player Award:
Given to a player selected by the Baseball Committee as the MVP of the State Tournament.
Past winners:
2013 Lonnie Funderburk - 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


Past Stories and Columns:
Stories:
Why Play Legion Baseball
From the "Commish"

Its about the Kids
June 23, 2008
June 19 2008



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