PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
To inculcate in youth a better understanding of the American way of life and to promote the principles of 100 percent Americanism.
To instill in the nation’s youth a sincere desire to develop within themselves a feeling of citizenship, sportsmanship, loyalty and team spirit.
To aid in the improvement and development of the physical fitness of our country’s youth.
To build for the nation’s future through our youth.
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL CODE OF SPORTSMANSHIP
- Keep the rules
- Keep faith with my teammates
- Keep my temper
- Keep myself fit
- Keep a stout heart in defeat
- Keep my pride under control in victory
- Keep a sound soul, a clean mind, and a healthy body
Do you want to compete in the American Legion, Department of Michigan Baseball Annual Tournament?
Where to begin, the following is a list of resources to begin the process. Registration for baseball teams begins in January of each year. See the American Legion, Department of Michigan rule book for exact dates each season. Visit the Department of Michigan Baseball site or, if you have any questions about the baseball program, call Ashley Zimmer at (517) 371-4720 ext. 23 or email