Some History

Department of Michigan Champions (District 2)
Adrian Post 275 - 2012 (AA); 2001;
Adrian Post 97 - 1966, 1963;
Blissfield Post 325 - 2007; 2003; 1994; 1977;
Hudson Post 180 - 2011 (A); 2013 (A);
Jackson Post 324 - 1974;
Jackson Post 29 - 1940;

American Legion National Champions (Michigan)
2009 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
1959 - Detroit Post 187

KiKi Cuyler (AA) and Hal Newhouser (A) State Tournament MVP Awards (District 2 winners only)
2012 - Phil Carey - Adrian Post 275; 2010 - Shane Shroyer - Ida Post 514; 2007 - Tim Duffy - Blissfield Post 325; 2003 - Eric Rose - Blissfield Post 325; 2001 - Brent Coudron - Adrian Post 275; 1991 - Daniel C. Lock - Adrian Post 275; 1979 - Fred Ambs - Blissfield Post 325; 1977 - David Pagel - Blissfield Post 325; 1966 - Thomas Allen - Adrian Post 97; 1963 - Doug Nelson - Adrian Post 97; 1940 - Henry Karwas - Jackson Post 29

Department of Michigan Baseball Scholarship Award (District 2 winners only)
2013 - Jacob Britt (Adrian Post 275); 2012 - Joel Crozier (Ida Post 514); 2011 - Eric Schmidt (Blissfield Post 325); 2010 - Camron Moorehead (Adrian Post 275); 2009 - Taylor Milligan (Hudson Post 180); 2001 - Jay Threet* (Adrian Post 275);
* - named American Legion Player of the Year (http://www.legion.org/baseball/awards/player)

Department of Michigan Robert Jones Memorial Scholarship Award* (District 2 winners only)
2015 - Grant Anschuetz (Adrian Post 275); 2013 - Hunter Hayes (Adrian Post 275);
*information / application - http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/turner20152.pdf

District 2 Teams

District 2 American Legion Baseball programs - 2016

Adrian Post 275 "G. Chandler Bond" (AA)
Head Coach: Don Cappeletty; Home Field: Nicolay Field, Adrian College / Siena Heights University
Web - http://www.post275baseball.com

Blissfield Post 325 "Robert Meachen" (A)
Head Coach: Larry Tuttle; Home Field: Blissfield High School

Hudson Post 180 "Hannan-Colvin" (A)
Head Coach: Wayne Perry; Home Field: Hudson High School

Ida Post 514 "Lynn C. Weeman" (A)
Head Coach: Jared Janssen; Home Field: Ida High School / Britton-Deerfield High School

Blissfield Post 325 / Junior "Robert Meachen" (A)
Head Coach: Greg Sayler; Home Field: Blissfield High School

Hudson Post 180 / Junior "Hannan-Colvin" (A)
Head Coach: Ben Woods; Home Field: Hudson High School

Some Posts that have sponsored American Legion Baseball teams -
(Adrian Post 97; Ann Arbor Post 46; Brooklyn Post 315; Jackson Post 29; Jackson Post 324; Ypsilanti Post 282)

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

08/03 - Bonus - Pickerington, Ohio Post 283 is the Ohio American Legion Champion

08/03 Pickerington Post 283 is the Ohio State Champion

On Sunday July 31 Pickerington Post 283 defeated Toledo / Adams Township Post 553 6-5 in twelve innings to win the 2016 Department of Ohio American Legion Class championship.

Media coverage -
Ohio American Legion Baseball - http://www.ohioalbb.org/tournaments/state/
(box scores, rosters, brackets available here)

Ohio - Pickerington Post 283 - 2016 Department of Ohio Champion
Sponsored by DAVID JOHNSTON MEMORIAL
Team manager - Chris Weber
Coaches - Jeff Smith; Matt Connor; Mike Harvell
Team Roster -
#2 Derek Buckalew - Center Field - Fairfield Union/2018
#3 Anthony Snyder - Shortstop - Pickerington North/2016
#4 Andrew Troup - Catcher - Fairfield Union/2017
#5 Collin Conrad - Second Base - Sheridan/2015
#6 Donald Waldrop - Shortstop - Fairfield Union/2017
#9 Evan Young - Left Field - Canal Winchester/2016
#10 Alexander Ritton - Left Field - Fairfield Union/2017
#11 Connor Ayers - Second Base - Pickerington North/2016
#12 Thomas Green - Pitcher - Fairfield Union/2016
#14 Jack Sheppard - Second Base - Bloom-Carroll/2016
#15 Mitchell Lohr - Catcher - Newark Catholic/2016
#17 Justin Grubb - First Base - Pickerington North/2016
#18 Nicholas Whetnall - Right Field - Pickerington North/2016
#19 Brady Balsimo - Pitcher - Canal Winchester/2015
#21 Jacob Hulse - Pitcher - Watkins Memorial/2014
#22 John Putnam III - Pitcher - Liberty Union/2016
#24 Brandon Harlan - Third Base - Liberty Union/2016
#27 Kyle Gannon - Pitcher - Watkins Memorial/2015

State Senior Tournament -
+Sunday 07/31 - Pickerington Post 283-6, Toledo Adams/Township Post 553-5 - 12 innings - championship game
+Saturday 07/30 - Pickerington Post 283-13, Sidney Post 217-1
+Saturday 07/30 - Pickerington Post 283-17, Toledo Adams/Township Post 553-7
+Friday 07/29 - Pickerington Post 213-9, Utica Post 92-3
Thursday 07/28 - Pickerington Post 283-6, St. Clairsville Post 159-2
Wednesday 07/27 - Circleville Post 134-4 Pickerington Post 283-3

Region 6 Tournament -
+Wednesday July 20 - Pickerington Post 283-15, Lancaster Post 11-3 - championship
+Monday Ju;ly 18 - Pickerington Post 283-11, Jackson Post 81-1
+Sunday July 17 - Pickerington Post 283-13, Lancaster Post 11-1


Toledo / Adams Wownship Post 553 - 2016 Department of Ohio Runner-up
Sponsored by ADAMS TOWNSHIP
Team manager - Dave Harris
Coaches - Brett Kuebler (assistant manager); Brian Killian; Michael Miller; Tom Mitchell; Ryan Moebius
Team Roster -
#2 Chase Lawniczak - Third Base - Toledo Whitmer/2016 - Bluffton
#3 Joe Dandino - Second Base - Toledo Central Catholic/2016 - Capitol
#4 Jude Neary - Catcher - Cardinal Stritch/2016 - Defiance
#5 Colin Kaucher - Catcher - Toledo Central Catholic/2015 - Ohio Dominican
#6 Stephen Johnson - Pitcher - Cardinal Stritch/2017
#7 Sean Killian - Pitcher - Cardinal Stritch/2016 - Urbana
#8 Tyler Smith - Second Base - Toledo Whitmer/2016 - Heidelberg
#9 Nick Lankard - Right Field - Toledo St Francis/2016 - Ohio State
#12 Noah Childress - First Base - Toledo Start/2016
#13 Scott Seymour - Center Field - Holland Springfield/2016 - Ohio State
#13 Jay Denman - Left Field - Toledo St Francis/2016 - Lourdes
#14 Alec Bucawski - Pitcher - Toledo Whitmer/2017
#17 Tristan Faunce - Pitcher - Toledo Central Catholic/2016 - Saginaw Valley
#21 Joey Peternel - Catcher - Toledo Whitmer/2018
#22 Drew Stasczak - Pitcher - Cardinal Stritch/2017
#24 Dominic Adduci - Second Base - Ottawa Hills/2017
#25 Owen Burnett - Pitcher - Toledo Whitmer/2017
#33 Charles Lemay - Pitcher - Toledo Whitmer/2015

State Senior Tournament -
+Sunday 07/31 - Pickerington Post 283-6, Toledo Adams/Township Post 553-5 - 12 innings - championship game
+Saturday July 30 -Pickerington Post 283-17, Toledo Adams/Township Post 553-7
+Friday July 29 - Toledo Adams/Township Post 553-1, Circleville Post 134-0
+Thursday July 28 - Toledo Adams/Township Post 553-13, Utica Post 92-1
+Wednesday July 27 - Toledo Adams/Township Post 553-2, Sidney Post 217-1

Region 1 Tournament -
+Sunday July 17 - Toledo/Adams Township Post 553-12, Pemberville Post 183-4 - championship
+Saturday July 16 - Toledo/Adams Township Post 553-14, Pemberville Post 183-10
+Thursday July 14 - Toledo/Adams Township Post 553-11, Whitehouse Post 384-2
+Wednesday July 13 - Toledo/Adams Township Post 553-7, Findlay Post 3-6
*

Ohio American Legion Baseball site - http://www.ohioalbb.org/

National American Legion Baseball site - http://www.legion.org/baseball


Disclaimer - As always - none of this is official; it is my own interpretation, spellings and all the mistakes are also mine!

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

08/02 - Bay City Post 18 is Class AA State Champion

08/02 - Bay City Post 18 is Class AA State Champion

August 2, 2016 - UNOFFICIAL and only as accurate as my fingers

On Saturday July 30 Bay City Post 18 defeated Midland Berryhill Post 165 4-2 to win the 2016 Department of Michigan American Legion Class AA championship at Adrin College's Nicolay Field. Bay City Post 18 advances to the Great Lakes Regional in Edwardsville, IL - link - http://www.legion.org/baseball/tournaments/greatlakes
Great Lakes Regional schedule for Wednesday August 3 -
+(1)
Madison,WI Post 501 (33-3) vs Bay City, MI Post 18 (32-1)
+(2) Beloit, WI Post 48 (29-7) vs Shelbyville, KY Post 37 (23-7)
+(3) Rockport, IN Post 254 (27-1) vs Danville, IL Post 210 (35-4-1)
+(4) Pickerington, OH Post 283 (39-11) vs Edwardsville/Alton, IL Post 199/126 (17-6)
Registered teams (Illinois-157; Indiana-48; Kentucky-20; Michigan-32; Ohio-54; Wisconsin-226);

Media coverage -
(box scores available here)

Recent Department of Michigan Class AA Champions -
2016 - Bay City Post 18
2015 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2014 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2013 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2012 - Adrian Post 275
2011 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2010 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2009- Midland Berryhill Post 165
2008 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2007 - Blissfield Post 325
2006 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2005 - Midland Berryhill Post 1654
2004 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2003 - Blissfield Post 325
2002 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2001 - Adrian Post 275
2000 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
1962 - Bay City Post 18
1960 - Bay City Post 18

KiKi Cuyler award winners (Class AA State tournament MVP - first awarded in 1929) -
2016 - Brady Wood - Bay City Post 18
2015 - Derek Clyde - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2014 - Adam Fitzgibbon - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2013 - Adam Fitzgibbon - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2012 - Phil Carey - Adrian Post 275
2011 - Colton Loomis - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2010 - Shayne Shroyer - Ida Post 514
2009 - Jordan Dean - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2008 - Matt Skiriving - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2007 - Tim Duffy - Robert Meachen Post 325 (Blissfield)
2006 - Josh Peterson - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2005 - Cody Allen - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2004 - Kenneth Hoffman - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2003 - Eric Rose - Robert Meachen Post 325 (Blissfield)
2002 - Brian Mitzel - Midland Berryhill Post 165
2001 - Brent Coudron - G. Chandler Bond Post 275 (Adrian)
2000 - Christopher Cohoon - Midland Berryhill Post 165
1960 - Walter D. Szczepanski - Harding / Oak / Craidge Post 18 (Bay City)
1958 - Henry Townsend - Harding / Oak / Craidge Post 18 (Bay City)
1931 - Steve Glazo - Bay City Post 18

Bay City Post 18 - 2016 Department of Michigan Class AA Champion
(Champion in Zone 4)
Sponsored by HARDING-OAK-CRAIDGE
Manager - Aaron Koin
Coaches - Gilbert Garcia; Matt Koin; John O'Keefe; Sam Raminez;
*Players -
2 - Brady Wood - Frankenmuth/16 - 2016 KiKiCuyler Award Winner (Class AA MVP)
4 - Brandon Wise - Bay City Western/16 - Saginaw Valley
5 - Monte Petre - Sanford-Meridian/16
6 - Derek Willis - Boyne City/16
7 - Austin Koin - Standish-Sterling/16 - Saginaw Valley
8 - Clay Crouterfield - Standish-Sterling/18
9 - Jaret Koin - Standish-Sterling/16 - Alma
10 - Jack Tagget - Frankenmuth/16 - Kalamazoo
11 - Aaron Rodriguez - Bay City Western/15
12 - Cheyne Maier - Midland/16
14 - Ethan Lesperance - Essexville-Garber/16 - Delta College
15 - Jason Clark - Bay City Western/16 - Saginaw Valley
15 - Connor Sonnier - Bay City Western/16 - Saginaw Valley
20 - Zean O'Keefe - Standish-Sterling/17
22 - Christian Petre - Sanford-Meridian/16
23 - Jacob Wright - Owendale-Gagetown/16
28 - Mason Erla - Cass City/16 - Michigan State
30 - Tyler Wiechec - Bay City Central/15
*

State Class AA Tournament -
+Saturday 07/30 - Bay City Post 18-4, Midland Berryhill Post 165-2 - championship game
+Friday 07/29 - Bay City Post 18-5, Adrian Post 275-4 - 12 innings
+Thursday 07/28 - Bay City Post 18-13, Sault Ste Marie Post 3-2, 8 innings/10-run rule
+Thursday 07/28 - Bay City Post 18-7, Midland Berryhill Post 165-4

Zone 4 Class AA Tournament -
+Saturday July 23 - Bay City Post 18-7, Midland Berryhill-4 - championship
+Friday July 22 - Bay City Post 18-9, Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-5
+Thursday July 21 - Bay City Post 18-11, Gladwin Post 171/SR-1
+Wednesday July 20 - Bay City Post 18-8, Midland Berryhill Post 165-4

Midland Post 165 - 2016 Department of Michigan Class AA Runner-up
(awarded empty Zone 3 position)
Sponsored by BERRYHILL
Team manager - Steve Cronkright
Coaches - Dan Cronkwright; Adam Goodwin; Deron Gross; Bill McDonald; Ben Wright
Team Roster -
#1 Zach Schirner - Second Base - Bay CityWestern (16) / Lansing CC
#3 Matthew Fisher - Second Base - Bay City John Glenn (17)
#4 Noah Ingram - Second Base - Mount Pleasant (17)
#5 Gabriel Denton - Catcher - Clare (17)
#6 Jordan Patty - Shortstop - Midland (17)
#7 Jordan Jachens - First Base - Midland (15) / Delta College
#8 Colton Brooks - Right Field - Bay City John Glenn (16) / Saginaw Valley
#9 Jordan Dopp - Center Field - Bullock Creek (15) / Delta College
#10 Tyler Jones - Third Base - Hillman (15) / Delta College
#11 Garrett Willis - Pitcher - Mildland (18)
#12 Cody Freed - Pitcher - Bay City Western (17)
#13 Anthony Robbins - Pitcher - Bay City Western (16)
#15 Alec Justin - Pitcher - Bay City Western (15) / Florence-Darlington JC
#16 Cameron Schneider - Pitcher - Beaverton (17)
#17 d'Artagnan Booth - Pitcher - Midland (16)
#18 Logan Buczkowski - Right Field - Mount Pleasant (17) / Central Michigan
#21 Martin Money - Left Field - Midland (18)
#22 Hunter Buczkowski - Pitcher - Mount Pleasant (16) / Central Michigan

State Class AA Tournament -
+Saturday 07/30 - Bay City Post 18-4, Midland Berryhill Post 165-2 - championship game
+Saturday 07/30 - Midland Berryhill Post 165-7, Adrian Post 275-0
+Friday 07/29 - Midland Berryhill Post 165-6, Sault Ste Marie Post 3-5 - 10 innings
+Friday 07/29 - Midland Post 165-14, Fort Dearborn Post 364-2 - 7 innings/10-run rule
+Thursday 07/28 - Bay City Post 18-7, Midland Berryhill Post 165-4

Zone 4 Class AA Tournament -
+Saturday July 23 - Bay City Post 18-7, Midland Berryhill-4 - championship
+Friday July 22 - Midland Berryhill Post 165-13, Gladwin Post 171/SR-3
+Friday July 22 - Midland Berryhill Post 165-9, Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-4
+Thursday July 21 - Midland Berryhill Post 165-7, Mount Pleasant Post 110-1
+Wednesday July 20 - Bay City Post 18-8, Midland Berryhill Post 165-4
*

Michigan American Legion Baseball site - http://www.michiganlegion.org/baseball.html

National Americn Legion Baseball site - http://www.legion.org/baseball

2016 Michigan Department Baseball Rules (includes Zone and District contacts) - http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/finalmirulesbook2016.pdf

List of American Legion Posts in Michigan (by Post #) - http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/locate_number.pdf


Disclaimer - As always - none of this is official; it is my own interpretation, spellings and all the mistakes are also mine!

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08/02 - Hudson Post 180 is 2016 Michigan American Legion Class A Champion

08/02 - Hudson Post 180 is 2016 Michigan American Legion Class A Champion
UNOFFICIAL and only as accurate as my fingers

On Sunday July 31 Hudson Post 180 defeated Menominee Post 146 2-1 at Siena Heights University to win the 2016 Department of Michigan American Legion Class A championship.

Media coverage -
(box scores available here)

Department of Michigan Class A Champions (first year was 2011) -
2016 - Hudson Post 180
2015 - Marquette Post 44
2014 - Gladstone Post 71
2013 - Hudson Post 180
2012 - Kingsford Post 363
2011 - Hudson Post 180

Hal Newhouser award winners (Class A State tournament MVP) -
2016 - Scott Boden - Hudson Post 180
2015 - McKinley Larson - Marquette Post 44
2014 - Samuel Pouliot - Gladstone Post 71
2013 - David Falish - Escanaba Post 82
2012 - Kyle Sexton - Kingsford Post 363
2011 - Cory Larson - Negaunee Post 114

Hudson Post 180/SR - 2016 Department of Michigan Class A Champion
(Host / champion in Zone 2; Hudson Post 180 also sponsored a "junior" team)
Sponsored by HANNAN-COLVIN
Team manager - Wayne Perry
Coaches - Cody Nelson
Team Roster -
#1 Parker Randall - Third Base - Sand Creek/2017
#4 Charles Ropp - Second Base - Concord/2016
#5 Scott Boden - Shortstop - Hanover Horton/2017 -2016 Hal Newhouser award winner
#7 Austin Hinkle - Pitcher - Michigan Center/2017
#8 Matthew Rogers - Third Base - Pittsford/2016 - Glen Oaks CC
#9 Travis Carson - Second Base - Sand Creek/2018
#11 Gunnar Snyder - Pitcher - Hanover Horton/2016 - Milwaukee School of Engineering
#17 Jared Mains - Pitcher - Jonesville/2016
#18 Jacob Randall - Pitcher - Concord/2017
#19 Spencer Hawkins - Left Field - Sand Creek/2016
#20 Trenden Peacock - Center Field - Sand Creek/2016
#21 Tony Brooks - Catcher - Concord/2017
#24 Dylan Roddy - Catcher - Sand Creek/2017
*

State Class A Tournament -
+Sunday 07/31 - Hudson Post 180/SR-2, Menominee Post 146-1 - championship game
+Saturday 07/30 - Hudson Post 180/SR-4, Escanaba Post 82-1
+Saturday 07/30 - Hudson Post 180/SR-3, Menominee Post 146-1
+Friday 07/29 - Menominee Post 146-5, Hudson Post 180/SR-3
+Thursday 07/28 - Hudson Post 180/SR-3, Escanaba Post 82-0

Zone 2 Class A Tournament -
+Saturday 07/23 - Hudson Post 180/SR-5, Ida Post 514/JR-1 - championship
+Friday 07/22 - Hudson Post 180/SR-17, Gladwin Post 171/JR-0

Menoninee Post 146 - 2016 Department of Michigan Class A Runner-up
(awarded empty Zone 3 position)
Sponsored by MENOMINEE
Team manager - John Lauzer
Coaches - Kyle Durow, Chris Janquart
Team Roster -
#1 Caleb Kleiman - Second Base - Menominee/2016
#2 Gage Furmanski - Second Base - Menominee/2017
#3 William Poquette - Right Field - Menominee/2018
#4 Jacob Rivard - Right Field - Menominee/2018
#5 Coleton Kotecki - Left Field - Menominee/2018
#6 Brayden Wickstrom - First Base - Menominee/2017
#7 Levi Kempka - Catcher - Menominee/2017
#8 Mark Pulver - Third Base - Menominee/2015
#9 Andrew Leinonen - First Base - Menominee/2016
#11 Tyler Bray - Left Field - North Central Area/2017
#12 Jacob Anglehart - Center Field - Menominee/2017
#21 Adam Nolde - Shortstop - Menominee/2016
#25 Sam Larson - Center Field - Menominee/2017
#26 Jason Janquart - Third Base - Menominee/2018
#26 Spencer Howell - Center Field - Menominee/2016
#36 Nathan Nowack - Pitcher - Menominee/2016

State Class A Tournament -
+Sunday 07/31 - Hudson Post 180-2, Menominee Post 146-1 - championship game
+Saturday 07/30 - Hudson Post 180-3, Menominee Post 146-1
+Friday 07/29 - Menominee Post 146-5, Hudson Post 180-3
+Thursday 07/28 - Menominee Post 146-7, Kingsford Post 363-5 - 9 innings (scheduled 7)
+Thursday 07/28 - Menominee Post 146-9, Gladwin Post 171-2

Zone 5 Class A Tournament -
+Sat 07/23 - Escanaba Post 82-4, Menoninee Post 146-3 (9 Innings)
+Friday 07/22 - Menominee Post 146-9, Marquette Post 44-5
+Friday 07/22 - Menominee Post 146-14, Hancock Post 186-4
+Thursday 07/21 - Gladstone Post 71-6, Menominee-0
*

Michigan American Legion Baseball site - http://www.michiganlegion.org/baseball.html

National Americn Legion Baseball site - http://www.legion.org/baseball

2016 Michigan Department Baseball Rules (includes Zone and District contacts) - http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/finalmirulesbook2016.pdf

List of American Legion Posts in Michigan (by Post #) - http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/locate_number.pdf


Disclaimer - As always - none of this is official; it is my own interpretation, spellings and all the mistakes are also mine!

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Friday, July 29, 2016

07/29 Jim's Baseball Notes for Friday July 29, 2016 - American Legion Class A tournament

07/29 Jim's Baseball Notes for Friday July 29, 2016 - American Legion Class A tournament
*

#Department of Michigan Class A Tournament at Siena Heights University (July 28-31) -
Game box scores by Siena Heights University - http://www.shusaints.com/sports/bsb/2016-17/releases/20160727hxz5l2
*double elimination / 10 run after 5 innings mercy
*American League Baseball rules with exceptions
*seven (7) inning games
*no more than two games per day for any one team
*Department (State) champion does not advance to national tournament
Schedule (as I make it - check first, mine is NOT OFFICIAL)

Sunday 07/31 -
+(11) 10am - If Necessary - Winner G10 (1 loss) vs Loser G10 (1 loss) - championship game/1

Saturday 07/30 -
+(9) 10am - Loser G8 (1 loss) vs Winner G7 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(10) 1pm - Winner G8 (no losses) vs Winner G9 (1 loss) - championship game/1

Friday 07/29 -
+(5) 9am - Ida Post 514/JR (1 loss) vs Kingsford Post 363 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(6) 11:30 - Gladwin Post 171/A (1 loss) vs Escanaba Post 82 (1 loss) - elimination game
RRN Sports coverage (live) - Escanaba Cubs vs Gladwin. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com
+(7) 2pm - Winner G5 (1 loss) vs Winner G6 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(8) 5pm - Menominee Post 146 (no losses) vs Hudson Post 180/SR (no losses)

Thursday 07/28 -
+(1) Menominee Post 146-9, Gladwin Post 171/A-2

+(2) Escanaba Post 82-4, Ida Post 514/JR-2

+(3) Menominee Post 146-7, Kingsford Post 363-5 - 9 innings (scheduled 7 innings)
*Nathan Nowack throws a complete game win for Menominee in nine innings;

+(4) Hudson Post 180/SR-3, Escanaba Post 82-0
*Spencer Hawkins throws a complete game (7in) shutout for Hudson;
*

07/29 Jim's Baseball Notes for Friday July 29, 2016 - American Legion Class AA Tournamend


07/29 Jim's Baseball Notes for Friday July 29, 2016 - American Legion Class AA Tournamend

*
#Department of Michigan Class AA Tournament at Nicolay Field (Adrian College) (July 28-31) -
*double elimination / 10 run after 7 innings mercy
*American League Baseball rules with exceptions
*nine (9) inning games
*no more than two games per day for any one team
*Department (State) champion advances to Great Lakes Regional (Edwardsville, IL) - http://www.legion.org/baseball/tournaments/greatlakes
*Regional champion advances to the 90th American Legion World Series (Shelby, NC) - http://www.legion.org/baseball/worldseries
Schedule -
Sunday 07/31 -
+(11) 10am If Necessary - Winner G10 (1 loss) vs Loser G10 (1 loss) - championship game/2
Saturday 07/30 -
+(9) 10am - Loser G8 (1 loss) vs Winner G7 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(10) 1pm - Winner G8 (no losses) vs Winner G9 (1 loss) - championship game/1
Friday 07/29 -
+(5) 9am - Stevensville Post 568 vs Sault Ste Marie Post 3 - elimination game
+(6) noon - Midland Post 165 vs Fort Dearborn Post 364 - elimination game
+(7) 3pm - Winner G5 (1 loss) vs Winner G6 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(8) 6pm - Bay City Post 18 (no losses) vs Adrian Post 275 (no losses)

Thursday 07/28 -
+(1) Bay City Post 18-7, Midland Berryhill Post 165-4

+(2) Fort Dearborn Post 364 -10, Stevensville Post 568-1

+(3) Bay City Post 18-13, Sault Ste Marie Post 3-2

+(4) Adrian Post 275-2, Fort Dearborn Post 364-1
*Adrian's Jacob Land out-duels Fort Dearborn's Austin Atwood as both throw complete (9 inning) games;
*

Monday, July 25, 2016

07/25 - Michigan American Legion Baseball State Tournament (Zone scores, state schedules)

Department of Michigan American Legion Baseball State Tournament (updated Monday 07/25) -

Zone scores and tournament schedules

American Legion Baseball - http://www.legion.org/baseball
Department of Michigan American Legion Baseball - http://www.michiganlegion.org/baseball.html

2015 Awards / Champions -
*KiKi Cuyler Award (Class AA MVP) - Derek Clyde (Midland Berryhill)
*Hal Newhouser Award (Class A MVP) - McKinley Larson (Marquette Post 44)
*American Legion Baseball Scholarship Award - Adam Dawdy (Fort Dearborn Post 364)
*Robert Turner Baseball Scholarship - Camden Dice (Gladwin Post 171)
*Marquette Post 44 (Blues) - Department of Michigan Class A Champion
*Midland Berryhill Post 165 - Department of Michigan Class AA Champion
*Midland Berryhill Post 165 - American Legion Great Lakes Region Champion

Zone 1 (AA) - Fort Dearborn Post 364 is the Zone Champion
*

Zone 2 (A) - Hudson Post 180/SR is Zone champion
Saturday 07/23 -
+(S1) Hudson Post 180/Sr-5, Ida Post 514/JR-1
+(S2) Hudson Post 180/Jr-13, Blissfield Post 325/JR-0 - Blissfield Post 325 eliminated
+(S3) Hudson Post 180/Jr-6, Ida Post 514/JR-2 - Ida Post 514 eliminated
Friday 07/22 -
+Ida Post 514/JR-5, Blissfield Post 325/JR-1
+Hudson Post 180/SR-17, Gladwin Post 171/JR-0
+Ida Post 514/JR-6, Hudson Post 180/JR-2
+Blissfield Post 325/JR-9, Gladwin Post 171/JR-3 - Gladwin Post 171/JR eliminated
*

Zone 2 (AA) - Stevensville Post 568 is the Zone Champion
Saturday 07/23 -
+Championship/1 - Stevensville Post 568-13, Adrian Post 275-1
Friday 07/22 -
+(1) Stevensville Post 568-11, Adrian Post 275-7
+(2) Stevensville Post 568-6, Blissfield Post 325-5
+(3) Adrian Post 275-6, Blissfield Post 325-5 - Blissfield Post 325 eliminated

Zone 4 (AA) - Bay City Post 18 is the Zone Champion
Saturday July 23 -
+Championship/1 - Bay City Post 18-7, Midland Berryhill-4
Friday July 22 -
+Midland Berryhill Post 165-13, Gladwin Post 171/SR-3
+Bay City Post 18-9, Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-5
+Midland Berryhill Post 165-9, Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-4
Thursday July 21 -
+Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-8, Mount Pleasant Post 110-0
+Bay City Post 18-11, Gladwin Post 171/SR-1
+Midland Berryhill Post 165-7, Mount Pleasant Post 110-1 - Mount Pleasant Post 110 eliminated
Wednesday July 20 -
+Bay City Post 18-8, Midland Berryhill Post 165-4

Zone 5 (A) - Kingsford Post 363 is the Zone Champion
Sunday 07/24 -
+Championship - Kingsford Post 363-11, Escanaba Post 82-4
Saturday 07/23 -
+Escanaba Post 82-4, Menominee Post 146-3 - 9 innings - Menominee Post 146 eliminated
+Escanaba Post 82-11, Kingsford Post 363-1
Friday 07/22 -
From RRN Sports - http://www.rrnsports.com/story.cfm?story=2260
+Menominee Post 146-14, Hancock Post 186 / Copper Country-4 - Hancock Post 186 eliminated
+Marquette Post 44-13, Gladstone Post 71-4 - Gladstone Post 71 eliminated
+Kingsford Post 363-13, Escanaba Post 82-2
+Menominee Post 146-9, Marquette Post 44-5 - Marquette Post 44 eliminated
Thursday 07/21 -
Kingsford Post 363-3, Marquette Post 44-0
Gladstone Post 71-6, Menominee Post 146-0
Kingsford Post 363-9, Hancock Post 186 / Copper Country-0
Escanaba Post 82-6, Gladstone Post 71-3
*

State Tournament Schedules (July 28-31) -

Department of Michigan Class A Tournament at Siena Heights University (July 28-31) -
*six teams
Zone 1 - Escanaba Post 82 - runnerup in Zone 5
Zone 2 - Hudson Post 180/JR - runnerup in Zone 2
Zone 3 - Menoninee Post 146 - third place in Zone 5
Zone 4 - Gladwin Post 171/A - champion
Zone 5 - Kingsford Post 363 - champion
Host - Hudson Post 180/SR - champion in Zone 2
*double elimination / 10 run after 5 innings mercy
*American League Baseball rules with exceptions
*seven (7) inning games
*no more than two games per day for any one team
*Department (State) champion does not advance to national tournament
Schedule (as I make it - check first, mine is NOT OFFICIAL)
Sunday 07/31 -
+(11) If Necessary - Winner G10 (1 loss) vs Loser G10 (1 loss) - championship game/1
Saturday 07/30 -
+(9) Loser G8 (1 loss) vs Winner G7 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(10) Winner G8 (no losses) vs Winner G9 (1 loss) - championship game/1
Friday 07/29 -
+(5) Loser G2 (1 loss) vs Loser G3 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(6) Loser G1 (1 loss) vs Loser G4 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(7) Winner G5 (1 loss) vs Winner G6 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(8) Winner G3 (no losses) vs Winner G4 (no losses)
Thursday 07/28 -
+(1) Menominee Post 146 (Zone 3*) vs Gladwin Post 171/A (Zone 4)
+(2) Hudson Post 180/JR (Zone 2) vs Escanaba Post 82 (Zone 1*)
+(3) Kingsford Post 363 (Zone 5) vs Winner G1
Opening Ceremony
+(4) Winner G2 vs Hudson Post 180/SR (host)
Note - Zone x* indicates Zone did not field a team and the slot was filled by teams from Zone 5 (runner-up and 3rd place teams);

Department of Michigan Class AA Tournament at Nicolay Field (Adrian College) (July 28-31) -
*six teams
Zone 1 - Fort Dearborn Post 364 - champion
Zone 2 - Stevensville Post 568 - champion
Zone 3 - Midland Berryhiil Post 165 - runnerup in Zone 4
Zone 4 - Bay City Post 81 - champion
Zone 5 - Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers - champion
Host - Adrian Post 275 - runnerup in Zone 2*double elimination / 10 run after 5 innings mercy
*American League Baseball rules with exceptions
*nine (9) inning games
*no more than two games per day for any one team
*Department (State) champion advance to Great Lakes Regional (Edwardsville, IL) - http://www.legion.org/baseball/tournaments/greatlakes
*Regional champion advances to the 90th American Legion World Series (Shelby, NC) - http://www.legion.org/baseball/worldseries
Schedule (as I make it - check first, mine is NOT OFFICIAL)
Sunday 07/31 -
+(11) If Necessary - Winner G10 (1 loss) vs Loser G10 (1 loss) - championship game/1
Saturday 07/30 -
+(9) Loser G8 (1 loss) vs Winner G7 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(10) Winner G8 (no losses) vs Winner G9 (1 loss) - championship game/1
Friday 07/29 -
+(5) Loser G2 (1 loss) vs Loser G3 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(6) Loser G1 (1 loss) vs Loser G4 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(7) Winner G5 (1 loss) vs Winner G6 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(8) Winner G3 (no losses) vs Winner G4 (no losses)
Thursday 07/28 -
+(1) Midland Berryhill Post 165 (Zone 3*) vs Bay City Post 18 (Zone 4)
+(2) Stevensville Post 568 (Zone 2) vs Fort Dearborn Post 364 (Zone 1)
+(3) Sault Ste Marie Post 3 (Zone 5) vs Winner G1
Opening Ceremony
+(4) Winner G2 vs Adrian Post 275 (host)
Note - Zone x* indicates Zone did not field a team and the slot was filled by runner-up from Zone 4;

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