2006 American Legion Baseball

in the 4th District of Minnesota

Last Updated: 8/20/06

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Current District 4 Season Info

4th District Banquet Scheduled for Monday, July 31st
Celebrate the close of the 4th District American Legion Season at the Annual Banquet on Monday, July 31st, hosted by Tri-City American Legion Post 513 (400 Old Highway #8 N.W. in New Brighton, 651-631-1124). "Pregame warmups" start at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m. Contact your team manager or George Bodlovick (4th District Director) for tickets.

Track Other District Playoffs Online
It's playoff time in all 10 of Minnesota's American Legion Baseball Districts! (For more information on the location of each district, visit the
Minnesota Legion Baseball Page within this site, or the Minnesota Department site at www.mnlegion.org.) Follow playoff action in the 1st District (SE Minnesota, e.g., Rochester), at www.district1scores.org. Take this link to the District 6 Playoff Bracket (St. Cloud and Brainerd area teams.) For the District 9 Bracket (NW Minnesota), see Moorhead's website. And follow the District 10 tournament, which is pool play format this year, on-line too! can be followed through thisFor information on what's going on in other Districts, search for American Legion Baseball stories on statewide newspapers at www.mnnews.com. Several Legion teams in Minnesota have websites! Here are a some to check out: Alexandria, Eden Prairie, Excelsior, Burnsville, Hopkins, Chaska, Edina, Prior Lake, Moorhead. The 3rd District bracket is now on-line within this site also!

Ron Adams honored at State Tournament Banquet for Lifetime Contributions
At the 2006 Minnesota State Tournament banquet, Ron Adams was honored as Coach of the Year. While the award is not presented each and every year, it recognizes extraordinary contributions made by a coach to the American Legion Baseball Program over a number of years. In accepting the award, Ron said, "It's icing on the cake to receive an award for something you really love doing." In addition, North St. Paul Post #39 received the Post of the Year Award, recognizing its long-term support and contributions to the American Legion Baseball Program. Todd Oaks, originally from Caledonia, MN, current Assistant Coach with the Gophers and former pitcher and coach int eh San Francisco Giants organization, was honored as the Minnesota American Legion Graduate of the Year.

Congratulations to Hamline on its State Tournament Performance!
After a tough 5-4 loss in the first round to St. Paul Park which sent the team to the losers' bracket, Hamline battled back and defeated New Ulm Gold 5-4, defeated highly-regarded Hopkins 9-3, but ultimately lost to the Rochester Redhawks 7-6 in a game which was split between two days. Review Hamline's scores, stats and highlights at the Official 2006 MN State Tournament website!


2006 District Director
George Bodlovick

2006 Coaching Rosters, by Team

Post Business Manager / Adjutant Manager/Head Coach Coach Coach
Arcade Phalen #577: Dan Stark Tony Zahradka Chris Kruger Nick Zahradka
Hamline #418 John Knox Mike Brown Pat Meyer Adric Ryan
North End #474 Roger Robert Mike Plumley Charlie Sagert Dave Herroff
North St. Paul #39 Greg Nadeau Ron Adams Bob Horner Jeff Motz
Rosetown #542 Tom Nalipinski Dave Fagerlie Steve Palmer Sean Peickert
Tri-City #513 Ed Lindquist & Elmer Buttweiler Jeff Larsen Glenn Poser  
White Bear Lake #168 Mike Martens Joe Janitschke Paul Nalipinski, Brian Farmer Craig Tacheny, John Goneau


4th District League Standings & Awards

FINAL 2006 League Standings - Through Sunday, 7/23/06

Place Team Win Loss Percent GB
1 Tri-City Red 17 1 .944 --
2 Rosetown 12 6 .667 5
3 North St. Paul 11 7 .611 6
4 Hamline 7 11 .389 10
5 Arcade-Phalen 6 12 .333 11
6 White Bear 6 12 .333 11
7 North End 4 14 .222 13

2006 District MVP:
(Announced at 4th District Banquet)

Derek McCallum Tri-City Red Shortstop

2006 Team MVP's:

Arcade-Phalen Kyle Ryan
Hamline Kyle Berg
North End Joe Davoli
North St. Paul Matt Borndale
Rosetown Sam Blevins
Tri-City Red Derek McCallum
White Bear Andy Manos

2006 All District Team:
(Announced at 4th District Banquet)

Arcade Phalen Kyle Ryan, Joe Collier
Hamline Kyle Berg, Kevin Brown, Paul Shrewsbury
North End Joe Davoli, Jon Nins
North St. Paul Matt Borndale, Dusty Adams, Brady Hannigan, Derek Holmberg
Rosetown Sam Blevins, Alex Warren, Evan Pheneger, Chad Strecker
Tri-City Red Derek McCallum, Brady Field, Joe Colwell, Billy Gazich, Chase Traeger
White Bear Jim Bircher, Tim Urbane

2006 District Banquet:

38th Annual 4th District American Legion Baseball Banquet
Monday, July 31, 2006

Tri-City American Legion Post 513
400 Old Highway #8 N.W., New Brighton, MN 55112

PREGAME: 6:00 p.m.
DINNER: 7:00 p.m.
COST: $9.50/person

Contact your Team Manager or George Bodlovick for Tickets!

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2006 4th District Tournament

The Annual 4th District Championship Tournament will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2006 through Saturday, July 29, 2006, at Midway Stadium and North St. Paul.

View and/or Print a 2006 4th District Tournament Bracket (FINAL) PDF File: 8 KB
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District 4 Championship Tournament Game Schedule
(9 inning games; Winner represents the 4th District in the State Tournament)

Game #/Date Team Score vs. Team (Home) Score at Field
Single Elimination Round (all teams, except league champion)
1-Tuesday, 7/25/06 Team 6 - White Bear (eliminated) 2 Team 3 - North St. Paul 3 North St. Paul, 6 p.m.
2-Tuesday, 7/25/06 Team 5 - Arcade-Phalen (eliminated) 1 Team 4 - Hamline 2 Midway, 5 p.m.
3-Tuesday, 7/25/06 Team 7 - North End 7 Team 2 - Rosetown (eliminated) 2 Midway, 8 p.m.
Dougle Elimination Tournament
4-Wednesday, 7/26/06 Hamline 5 North St. Paul 4 Midway, 5 p.m.
5-Wednesday, 7/26/06 North End 1 Tri-City Red (7 innings) 14 Midway, 8 p.m.
6-Thursday, 7/27/06 North End 1 North St. Paul 4 North St. Paul, 5 p.m.
7-Thursday, 7/27/06 Hamline 1 Tri-City Red 0 North St. Paul, 8 p.m.
8-Friday, 7/28/06 North St. Paul 5 Tri-City Red 9 North St. Paul, 6 p.m.
9-Saturday, 7/29/06-Championship Tri-City Red 1 Hamline 6 North St. Paul, Noon


2006 Minnesota State Tournament

The Annual Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament will be hosted by Excelsior. Play begins on Thursday, August 3, 2006 and continues through Sunday, August 6, 2006. Team check-in will take place on Wednesday, August 2, 2006, with the annual banquet being held that evening. For more information on the host facilties and locations, visit Excelsior's State Tournament Information page or the Official State Tournament website, below:

Visit the 2006 State Tournament Site

2006 Regional Championship Tournaments

The 2006 Regional American Legion Tournaments will be held as follows:

Central Plains: Aberdeen, South Dakota Thursday, 8/10/06 - Monday, 8/14/06
Great Lakes: Evansville, Indiana Thursday, 8/10/06 - Monday, 8/14/06

2006 World Series National Championship Tournament

The 2006 American Legion World Series will be held in Cedar Rapids, IA on Friday, August 18, 2006 through Tuesday, August 22, 2006.

For more information on the Regional and National Tournaments, visit Cedar Rapids's official web site, or take this link to the National American Legion Baseball Web Site.

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Links To:

Statewide American Legion Baseball Coaches' Poll
Prior Minnesota State Champions
Prior Minnesota Outstanding Tournament Players of the Year
Other State Department Awards and Trophies

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Prior District 4 Season Info

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Tri-City American Legion Post #513
400 Old Highway #8 N.W.
New Brighton, MN 55112
Phone: (651) 631-1124
Fax: (651) 631-1359

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