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Follow Allentown - 2022 New Jersey State Champs

Allentown will participate in the Mid -  Atlantic Regional Tournament (Region 2) in Morgantown, WV.  The dates of the Tournament are August 3-7, 2022.  

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Saturday Aug 6, 6:30 PM Update:

Allentown lost today to Chesapeake Post 280, VA . Final score was 5-4.  Allentown finished the Regional Tournament with a record of 2 Wins and 2 Loses.

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You can also watch the game via "YouTube". - Link Below"

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr6aB8a2JA8Ff9N4BP-eZSQ

Link to Tournament Brackets below: You can see all the scores, game statistics, tournament brackets, and follow the game in progress.

https://americanlegion.sportngin.com/page/show/7162227-region-2-mid-atlantic

 

2022 New Jersey American Legion State Tournament

The New Jersey, American Legion State Baseball Tournament will start at 4 District Tournaments locations on July 15th and July 16th.  Sixteen (16) teams from around the state will compete for the State Championship and the prize of representing New Jersey at the Mid Atlantic Regional Tournament August 3-7 in Morgantown, WV.

Each District comprised of 4 teams, will play 5 games producing a District Winner and a District Runner Up. These qualifying teams will go on to the State Finals starting Friday, July 22nd at the Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex in Wood-Ridge, NJ.

Click on link below to get additional information and tournament game results.

2022 State Tournament (njamericanlegionbaseball.com)

History of State Championships

To see the list of past New Jersey State Championships, click on link below:

Current and Past NJ State Tournaments (njamericanlegionbaseball.com)

New Rules for 2022

In early October 2021, the National American Legion Baseball Committee approved for the 2022 Baseball Season several changes to the 2022 Baseball Rule Book.

TEAM ENROLLMENT LIMITATION INCREASED

Perhaps the most significant is the increased Team's School Enrollment Limitation from 6000 to 7500

Other rule changes can be found by clinking on the link below:

Recent AL Baseball Rule Changes(njamericanlegionbaseball.com)

 

The American Legion Baseball Program

Since 1925, the American Legion has sponsored a nationwide youth baseball program. During these past eight decades, millions of young players have enjoyed playing baseball. The American Legion and their 2.8 million members have raised millions of dollars each year for players to learn the importance of teamwork, discipline, leadership and good sportsmanship. The American Legion sponsors American Legion Baseball to give players an opportunity to develop their skills, personal fitness, leadership qualities and to have fun.

American Legion Baseball is a highly competitive program primarily comprised of high school ball players that want to compete and further develop their baseball skills after the school baseball season ends.  Many Players use it as a step between High School Baseball and College Baseball.

Unlike travel and showcase baseball, all American Legion baseball coaches are vetted by a criminal background check.  American Legion registered teams are required to have Liability and Supplemental Medical Insurance.

American Legion Baseball costs a fraction of the expense to play when compared to playing summer travel baseball. There is ample opportunity for new players to join and for coaches who want to start a team.

American Legion Baseball has a long history in New Jersey. The season typically begins around the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The state tournament is normally held in mid-July. Post Season Play also includes a Regional Tournament and a World Series held annually in Shelby, NC.

 

2022 New Jersey American Legion Baseball Scholarships

The New Jersey American Legion Baseball Committee will award Two $4000 Scholarships to 2022 Players who will graduate in June of 2023.  The Deadline for submission of your Application is December 31, 2022.  To obtain an Application and more information on how to apply, click on Link below:

How to Apply for a NJ ALBaseball Scholarship (njamericanlegionbaseball.com)

National American Legion Baseball Scholarship Information

Diamond Baseball

Diamond Baseballs are the Official Baseballs for the New Jersey American Legion Baseball Program

Diamond D1-AL EMBLEM American Legion Baseballs (DZ)


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