About Missouri American Legion Baseball
American Legion Baseball is not just another place for our youth to play the game, but provides a stepping stone to adulthood for our youth who have gone on to serve their country, serve their community, raise families, or play the sport they love at the highest level. We work with our youth to develop their skills not only on the field as a team, but off the field as well while promoting equality to make teammates out of young athletes regardless of their background, their income, or their social standing. At the end of the day we are a community. The importance of sportsmanship, good health, active citizenship reside at the heart of legion baseball to provide our youth an environment of hard work, support, and good character to help them achieve their goals and compete at a high level. Find out how you can be involved whether you are an athlete, coach, or simply want to support the program you can find more details, contact your Zone Commissioner or District Manager.
Missouri ALB Division 2 Baseball
Creating Opportunities for Competitive Baseball
What is D2 League
This was the first year of the new league.
The New Missouri American Legion Division 2 will be composed of teams with less than a 750-enrollment cap. The Division 1 league, for example, has an enrollment cap of 7,500. The Division 2 league is designed with smaller cities in mind. The idea is to provide a high school in a small town the opportunity to play baseball in the summer without having to compete with the larger D1 communities.
Travel logistics will try to be kept to a minimum of 50 miles. There will be season ending tournaments e.g., Zone and State.
How to get started
Age eligibility will be from 14-18. Why such a large range? Because we are trying to support smaller high schools that may only have 16 or less on the team and their ages may span freshmen to seniors.
Coaches who want to start a team click on the link below and Contact State Chairman Tom Rhoads.
The department will send a new team packet, which includes copies of the state rules, insurance information and registration forms. The Department needs to know of your interest in playing by March 1st, 2023, to set up the leagues geographically around the state.
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2022 MO HOF Inductees
Mike Rooney and Gary Stone.
Left to Right: Mike Rooney, Zone 2 Comm. Jim Moran, Gary Stone.
Submit your Nominees for 2023. Nomination Letter and Form are below.