American Legion Baseball is a National Program. 2016 will be the 91st anniversary of the National Program. In 2015, there were more than 5000 teams registered. New Jersey had approximately 125 Senior and Junior Teams.
In 2016, American Legion Baseball is open only to players born on or after January 1st, 1997. In New Jersey, there are two divisions. The Senior program is designed for Players 19 years old and under. The Junior Program is designed for Players 17 years old and under - Players born on or after January 1st, 1999.
In 2015, there were 11 leagues in New Jersey - 7 Senior Leagues (19&U) and 4 Junior Leagues (17&U).
American Legion Baseball is regulated by both National Rules and State Rules. The leagues are organized and run at the county level by a County Baseball Chairman appointed by the American Legion County Commander.
2016 Baseball Season
Regular local league play starts in late May and must end no later than Thursday, July 14th for the Senior Division. The Senior Tournament playoffs, at the District level will start Saturday, July 16th. The State Finals will start XXXday, July xxth. The Regional Tournaments will start August xth. The Winner from New Jersey will play at -To Be Announced - The 2016 World Series will be played at Keeter Staduim in Shelby, North Carolina starting August xx.
Notice for 2015 Season - Diamond Baseballs will be Required - Click on ---->
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