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)

Legion LogoFor the 2014 Managers and Those who might want to Coach in 2015:

Season Wrapup meeting and potential 2015 rules discussion meeting - at Post 25 in Odessa

Sept 9th, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Fall Tryouts:
  • Middletown Post 25 Firehawks will hold their fall tryout on Sunday,  September 28th at Middletown High School Field from 1 PM to 4 PM.  Senior Team ages 15 to 19,  Junior Team 14 to 17.  Any further information contact Ed Colaprete, General Manager at ecolaprete@aol.com.

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Legion LogoCongratulations to Drake Rivera

of the Post 10 Generals on being named to the Diamond Sports sponsored

2014 American Legion Baseball All-Academic Team


Legion LogoStahl Post 30 wins 2014 Delaware State Championship!
Stahl Post 30 Champs

Recap of the entire State Tournament is here
Tournament Batting, Fielding, and Pitching Statistics

Wilmington News Journal story on the Final Game

Tournament Awards:

The Donald F. Kimsey Tournament Most Valuable Player Award:
Lonnie Funderburk - Stahl Post 30
.546 Tournament Batting Avg, 1.000 Slugging, No fielding errors, 1 HR, 2 Doubles, 6 RBIs

The Tournament Most Valuable Pitcher Award:
Tyler Newton - Stahl Post 30
2 Wins, 18 Strikeouts, 0.00 ERA

Francis J. Lucia Team Sportsmanship Award:
Fox Post 2

The American Legion Baseball Scholarship:
Drake Rivera - Post 10 Generals

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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.

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

Recruiting:
[Note: Some Recruiting Boundaries may change for 2015]

and Here is the Official American Legion Baseball Age Eligibility Chart for 2014

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

Legion Logo2014 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
Delaware American Legion BaseballDelaware American Legion Baseball State Tournament              

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 Watch Live 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.

2014 - Fox Post 2
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.

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.

2014 Lonnie Funderburk - Stahl
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

Tournament Most Valuable Pitcher

2014 Tyler Newton - Stahl

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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