FAQs

PLAYERS & COACHES

How do I register to play?

Those interested in playing ND Legion Baseball should go to legion.baseball.org and log in.

How old do I have to be to play?

Please see the American Legion Baseball age chart to determine your eligibility.

Where can I find the background check form to submit as a coach?

Thanks for supporting our baseball players! Background checks are important and can be completed by downloading the form at legion.baseball.org.

How many play American Legion Baseball?

More than 3,400 teams and 55,000 youths from all 50 states and Canada take part in Legion Baseball each year.

RULES/POLICIES

What’s in the ND American Legion Baseball Policy Manual?

The manual includes playing regulations, player eligibility, certification, conduct and tournaments. Download it here.

What rules apply to Legion Baseball?

The rule book comes annually from national headquarters and can be downloaded here.

How many teams advance to National Tournaments?

National Tournaments will comprise of a 64-team field across 8 regional tournaments, with each region having no greater than 8 teams. No single department may have greater than 2 teams playing in a regional tournament. 

FAMOUS ALUMNI

Where can I find members of the North Dakota American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame?

The full list of North Dakota American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame inductees, beginning in 1976, is here

Who are some of the more notable Legion Baseball alumni?

More than half of the current Major League lineup, as well as most MLB managers, played Legion Baseball. Among the most recognizable names are Yogi Berra, Ted Williams, Frank Robinson, Justin Verlander, Ryne Sandberg, Roy Campanella, Dusty Baker, Albert Pujols, Greg Maddux, Chipper Jones and Bob Feller.

Who are some of the more famous Legion Baseball players who didn’t play for the MLB?

American Legion Baseball alumni include Former Vice President Dick Cheney (Wyoming), journalist Tom Brokaw (South Dakota), and Former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (Pennsylvania).

How many former American Legion players are in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY?

81

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