American Legion Baseball is a National Program. 2013 will be the 88th anniversary of the National Program. In 2012, there were more than 5400 teams registered. New Jersey had 197 Senior and Junior Teams.
In 2013, American Legion Baseball is open only to players born on or after January 1st, 1994.
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.
In 2012, there were 17 leagues in New Jersey - 9 Senior Leagues (19&U), 8 Junior Leagues (17&U), and 2 Sophomore Leagues (15& 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.
2013 Baseball Season
Regular local league play starts in late May and must end no later than Friday, July 19th for the Senior Division. The Senior Tournament playoffs, at the District level will start Sunday, July 21. The State Finals will start Sunday, July 28. In previous years, two teams out of NJ have qualified for the National Regional Tournament. The Regional Tournaments will start August 8th. Winners from New Jersey will play at Campbell's Field in Camden, NJ. The 2013 World Series will be played at Keeter Staduim in Shelby, North Carolina starting "TBD".
Links to Leagues and Teams within each District.
Links to Rules and Administrative Information
Links to Organizational Information
Links to State and National Tournament Information