Last Updated: 5/23/17
|Season Notes & News|
|Accomplishments||Official Team Roster||Coaching Staff|
|Season Schedule||Playoff Tournament||State Tournament|
|Regional Tournament||World Series Tournament||Post Season Events|
Tri-City Red / MN State Tournament Night at the St. Paul Saints Game
Wednesday, July 26, 2017:
As part of Tri-City Red's hosting of the 2017 Minnesota American Legion State Tournament, the St. Paul Saints will be honoring all state tournament teams (those who wish to participate in this event) at their game on Wednesday, July 26th (versus the Sioux City Explorers, 7:05 pm game start time.) Players will be advised at a later date as to what time they need to arrive.
Tri-City Red playes and coaches will receive free tickets.
Parents, family, friends, etc. who wish to attend the game must purchase tickets through the Saints: http://saintsbaseball.com/tickets/
It is suggested that tickets be purchased early, in view of the fact that many Saints games sell out!
Parent / Player Meeting Information (May 19, 2017)
A pre-season Parent / Player meeting will be held on Monday, May 22nd at approximately 7 pm (following Mounds View's home game against Park Center) in the Forum at MVHS.
- It is important that at least one parent (preferably both) attend this meeting. This season's schedule will be reviewed and procedural issues, general expectations, etc. will be covered -- and you will have the opportunity to ask any and all questions that you might have. Uniforms will also be distributed.
- Please bring your completed Player Form 2, signed by both the player, as well as one parent.
- In addition, please bring the player's ORIGINAL birth certificate (which will be securely held for the duration of the season by the team), as well as the 2017 registration fee. (Checks should be made payable to "Tri-City Red Baseball.")
Tri-City Red Announces 2017 Roster (April 29, 2017)
Thank you to all who registered and attended tryouts for Tri-City Red this season.
The following players have been named to the 2017 roster.
Ian Bahn Erik Holloman Matt Laursen Channing Cole Ross Indlecoffer Joey Lawson Adam Davidson Ben Jepko Jeff LeMay Riley Flanagan Scott Kalthoff Ryan Nickel Nate Fredrickson Ty Koehn Trevor Stephan Matt Herold Justin Langer John Solfest
Although the team wishes it could have rostered all those who registered, very difficult decisions always need to be made -- especially considering the fact that the team needs to balance its roster with the proper mix of players by position, while only being able to roster a maximum of 18 players. We strongly encourage eligible players who were not rostered this year to register and tryout again next season!
As a reminder, the Tri-City Red season begins Sunday, June 11th -- and continues non-stop through the State Tournament, July 31st. (The American Legion Regional and World Series follow during the two weeks thereafter.) We, and your teammates, look forward to your solid particpation commitment for the duration of the entire season. (Any schedule concerns or issues should be directed to Head Coach, Nik Anderson.)
A Parent/Player meeting will be held in the coming weeks (date yet to be announced). At least one parent needs to attend (preferably both). The season schedule will be reviewed, along with general procedural issues and expectations, and uniforms and equipment will be distributed -- plus there will be ample time for questions. At that time, the registration fee will be due, along with player forms (which will be distributed in advance by email). An ORIGINAL of the player's birth certficate must also be provided, which will be held for the duration of the season. Therefore, parents are encouraged to locate the player's birth certificate now (and order an additional original, if desired.)
Please direct any questions or concerns to Head Coach, Nik Anderson (651-497-7222) or to Administrator, Gail Kalata (651-592-4279). Thank you!
Info Pertaining to the 2017 Season:
(also see 2017 Tournament Schedule info, further below)
*PRELIMINARY PRINTABLE SEASON SCHEDULE
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
MEET THE 2017 TRI-CITY RED STAFF! 2017 TRYOUT REGISTRATION INFO / FORM TRI-CITY LEGION BASEBALL "101"
2017 STAFF CONTACT INFO 2017 PRE-REGISTRATION GENERAL INFO
VISIT THE 4th DISTRICT WEB PAGE
(TC Red's League)
TRI-CITY RED PAST ACCOMPLISHMENTS
LEGION ROSTERING RULES - Summary Info
*Refer to table below for schedule updates.
2017 American Legion State Tournament, Hosted by Tri-City Red !
This season, Tri-City Red is extremely excited to be hosting the 92nd Annual American Legion State Tournament. As host, Tri-City Red automatically earns a berth in the double-elimination tournament, and will compete against 15 other teams from around the state for the Minnesota State Championship.
Wednesday, July 26th: The St. Paul Saints will be honoring State Tournament teams (those who wish to participate in this event) at their game - 7:05 pm game start; versus Sioux City Explorers. Tri-City Red players and coaches will receive tickets. Parents, family, friends who wish to attend the game must purchase tickets directly from the Saints - http://saintsbaseball.com/tickets/
(It is recommended that tickets be purchased early, due to the fact that Saints games often sell out.)
Thursday, July 27th: All teams will check-in at CHS Field mid-day, then participate in opening ceremonies and events, which will include a Home Run Derby. An opening banquet will take place that evening, attended by all teams. Tickets will also be available for family and friends, as well as the general public.
Friday, July 28th: Games begin at for area sites, including CHS Field, Siebert Field at the University of Minnesota, Toni Stone Field at the Dunning Sports Complex in St. Paul, as well as at Hargis Park at Bethel University. Each site will host 4 games on Friday. Tri-City Red will play at CHS Field -- first game being at 1pm against the Sub-State 2 Playoff Champ (SW Minnesota area).
Saturday, July 29th: Games continue throughout the day at CHS Field and Siebert Field. Tri-City Red's games would be at CHS Field.
Sunday, July 30th: The 6 surviving teams will all compete at CHS Field, for the right to move on to Championship Monday.
Monday, July 31st: The final three teams will square off, with the Semi-Final game scheduled for 10 a.m. at CHS Field. The Championship game will follow at 1 p.m.
Your support and assistance will help make this year's State Tournament a great success -- as well as one of the most memorable tournaments ever held!
VISIT TRI-CITY RED'S HOST SITE FOR THE 2017 STATE TOURNAMENT
(but which is -- and will continue to be -- under construction!)
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Tri-City Red Announces Tournament Schedule for 2017 (Feb. 1, 2017)
Are you excited for another great season of Tri-City Red American Legion Baseball? We certainly are!!!
We are especially excited about the 2017 tournament schedule! Red will return to some favorite, traditional venues this season, as well as participate in new competitions as well. Schedule highlights are shown below. (Ultimately, the FINAL schedule will shown in the table section of this web page; so later on, for the latest available information, refer to that section only.)
PRELIMINARY PRINTABLE SEASON SCHEDULE
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
June 10, 2017 (Sat):
Red will be OFF this day, thus, it will be a great day for Senior to hold graduation parties!
June 16-18: (Fri-Sun)
Rosemount Wood Bat Tournament (Print Complete Tournament Schedule) - not yet available)
This is an 8-team, wood-bat tournament, played at Irish Field in Rosemount. The host has indicated that they do not plan to charge an admission gate fee for spectators. Concessions are expected to be available.
June 23-25: (Fri-Sun)
Burnsville Snake Pit Tournament - Alimagnet Park in Burnsville (Print Tournament Schedule)
Played at beautiful Alimagnet Park in Burnsville, this 12-team, pool-play tournament will include great competition against very good teams. Pool-play games will be held on Friday and Saturday. On Sudnay, the three pool winners will compete in the championship bracket; meanwhile, the remaining teams will compete in a consolation bracket.
June 29-July 1: (Thur-Sat)
45th Annual Fargo - Moorhead Invitational (Print 2016 Complete Tournament Schedule) - 2017's not yet available)
Red returns to one of its all-time favorite tournaments -- with Red being the longest-running participant in the tournament's history. Red will be playing in the Matson Pool (thus, pool-play games will be at Matson Field in Moorhead.) The championship game (matching the two pool winners against each other) will be played on Saturday. Spectators will be charged a gate admission fee; a wide range of very tasty concession food will be available -- plus, the Fargo/Moorhead area has a wealth of food and entertainment spots to visit in between games. Hotel information will be provided to parents, when available.
July 7-9: (Fri-Sun)
3rd Annual Karnas Klassic (Print Tournament Schedule)
Held at Spartan Field in Richfield, this tournament is named for former, long-time State American Legion Baseball Director, George Karnas, who passed away in 2016. Eight teams will compete in this bracketed tournament. The tournament host has indicated that they do not plan to charge a gate admission fee; concessions will be available. (See table below for participating teams and schedule info.)
(exact dates TBA)
Sub-State 8 Playoff Tournament
Fifteen "Sub-State Playoff Tournaments" will be held across MN. Red will be seeded into Sub-State #8, which is anticipated to include the following teams: TCR, Tri-City Maroon (Irondale), Tri-City Blue (St. Anthony), the North St. Paul Pioneers, White Bear, Lino Lakes (Centennial), Stillwater, Forest Lake, and Chisago Lakes. Full info on the playoff tournament will be provided, as it approaches. The other 4th District teams -- the North St. Paul 39ers, Hamline Purple, Hamline Red, and Rosetown -- are currently scheduled to play in Sub-State #7.
July 26- July 31:
Minnesota State Tournament - HOSTED BY TRI-CITY RED
As tournament host, Tri-City Red is automatically assigned a berth in the State Tournament.
On Wednesday, July 26, the Tri-City Red team will be honored at the Saint Paul Saints game. On Thursday, July 27th, teams report for check-in, team photographs, opening events, and the annual team banquet. The 16-team tournament (largest in the United States) begins on Friday, July 28th. (Four sites are utilized the first day of the tournament, which include CHS Field, Siebert Field at the University of MN, Hargis Park at Bethel University, and Toni Stone Field at the Dunning Sports Complex in St. Paul.) Games continue through Monday, July 31st -- when the semi-final and championship games are held.
Central Plains Regional in Dickinson, ND.
Teams must report on Tuesday, August 1st. Games run Wednesday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 6th.
American Legion World Series in Shelby, NC
Team reporting date is Tuesday, August 8th, with teams transported directly from their respective Regional tournament. Four days of pool play commences Thursday August 10th, with each team getting one day off during that phase. Two semi-final games will be held on Monday, August 14th, with the Championship being held on Tuesday, August 15th. The two semi-final games, plus Tuesday's championship game, will be broadcast LIVE on ESPNU.
Tri-City Red Uniform Washing Tips (Feb. 1, 2017)
Prior to leaving the program, Sharon Hanzalik (whose son, Jake, played for Tri-City Red from 2011 through 2013) shared her tried-and-true
uniform washing tips, for the benefit of all future Tri-City Red families. (Thank you, Sharon! We continue to distribute your tips every season!)
Show Your Red Pride ! (Tri-City Red T-Shirts and Baseball Caps) (Feb. 1, 2017)
"RED" T-shirts are available in limited quantities in the following sizes (printable flyer).
Men's S, M, L, XL: $ 18.00 each
Men's XXL & XXXL: $ 20.00 each (Contact Gail to get yours!) In addition, a limited number of TCR baseball caps are available in various sizes and colors. Please see team staff for exact availability of sizes / colors.
The Tri-City Red Shutterfly Page
Have photos from the season that you would like to share with others? Post them on TCRed's Shutterfly page!
Tri-City Red American Legion Baseball Shutterfly page.
(A big thank you to Larry Carnahan for serving as the Tri-City Red photographer during recent past seasons!
More pics from prior seasons will be added as time permits!)
Other Local, State and National News
Over the course of a number of years, Tri-City Red staff was involved in the CHS Field construction effort, by testifying at the MN Legislature, attending related events, and helping to grow grass-root support for a new ballpark to replace Midway stadium (which was recently torn down). As a result, Fourth District American Legion Baseball also enjoys a unique relationship with the City of St. Paul, enabling us to use the park for Legion games, when it is avaialble. In fact, during the construction of CHS, a time-capsule was installed within the walls of the park (to be opened in 2065) -- and materials pertaining to Tri-City Red and 4th District Legion Baseball were contributed to it. Learn more about CHS Field (in St. Paul's Lowertown) through its web site.
4th DISTRICT LEGION BASEBALL:
Tri-City Red competes within the 4th District, with respect to League Play. For more info about the 2017 season, visit the 4th District Legion Baseball web page.
MN AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL:
For more info about the 2017 season, visit the Minnesota American Legion Baseball web page.
Minnesota American Legion Baseball is also on Facebook. Visit -- and "like" the page -- to receive status updates on your Facebook news feed.
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL, NATIONAL-LEVEL:
Did you know that the National American Legion Baseball web site includes a nation-wide listing of registered teams, as well as links to individual team web sites? Visit National's List of Registered Teams, to truly see the extent and popularity of American Legion Baseball across the nation-- as well as Minnesota's leading position, with respect to its number of registered teams.
Follow Tri-City Baseball in the Bulletin and Shoreview Press
Stories can be accessed on The Bulletin's Sports page -- or by doing a search on The Bulletin's homepage.
In addition, don't forget to check for articles in the Shoreview Press!
Show Your Support of the Tri-City Legion!
As has been the case with many Legion Posts in recent years, the long-time sponsor of our baseball teams, Tri-City American Legion Post 513, has faced struggles in recent years due to the difficult economy -- and was forced to close its building as a result. (The Legion continues as a chartered Post -- it simply no longer has a building at which to hold community events.) You can show your onogoing appreciation to the Legion for all of the valuable contributions it makes to the community (in addition to sponsorship of the Legion baseball teams!), by supporting their continuing programs that benefit our area schools, veterans, youth, and the community at large. For information on current events (e.g., the collection of items for charitable garage sales, craft sales, etc.), please make sure to visit the Legion's web site, as well as its Facebook page. Also, if you are a veteran -- or if an immediate member of your family is a veteran -- please consider joining the Tri-City family as a member (Legion, Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion)!
(Because my father was a WWII veteran, I can proudly say that I am an American Legion Auxiliary member! Gail)
|For league standings (and scores
from other teams' games), please hop over to the District
4 web page.
Visit Tri-City Red's "Home Page" to review archived rosters and results from all prior seasons!
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2016 Printable Tri-City Red
(2017's not yet available)
Inquiries from scouts can be directed to Nik Anderson and/or Steve Grasley
Tri-City Red Team Picture
(not yet available)
Note: the information below will be completed / finalized following receipt and processing of the Player Form 2s.
|Name||High School||Uniform #||Position(s)||Height||Weight||Bats||Throws||Grad Yr.|
|Bahn, Ian||Mounds View||20||6'0"||200||S||R||2020|
|Cole, Channing||Mounds View||8||5'8"||165||R||R||2018|
|Davidson, Adam||Mounds View||13||Pitcher||6'2"||165||L||L||2017|
|Flanagan, Riley||Mounds View||4||Left Field, Right Field||6'1"||185||R||R||2017|
|Fredrickson, Nate*||Mounds View||2||Catcher, 2nd Base||5'9"||160||R||R||2016|
|Herold, Matt||Mounds View||15||5'10"||155||R||R||2019|
|Holloman, Erik||Mounds View||6||Shortstop, Pitcher||5'9"||165||R||R||2017|
|Indlecoffer, Ross||Mounds View||11||1st Base, 3rd Base||6'2"||210||R||R||2017|
|Jepko, Ben||Mounds View||6'2"||180||R||R||2018|
|Kalthoff, Scott||Mounds View||6'1"||170||R||L||2018|
|Koehn, (Ben) Ty||Mounds View||7||Center Field, Pitcher||6'0"||175||L||L||2018|
|Langer, Justin||Mounds View||17||Pitcher, 3rd Base||6'0"||190||R||R||2017|
|Laursen, Matt||Mounds View||18||Pitcher, Right Field||6'0"||180||R||R||2017|
|Lawson, Joey||Mounds View||5'6"||135||R||R||2018|
|LeMay, Jeff*||Mounds View / St. Scholastica||10||Center Field, Catcher||5'10"||185||R||R||2016|
|Nickel, Ryan*||Mounds View||5||2nd Base, Shortstop||5'10"||180||L||R||2017|
|Solfest, John||Mounds View||16||6'0"||165||R||R||2019|
|Stephan, Trevor||Mounds View||21||Pitcher, Left Field||6'4"||190||R||R||2017|
MEET THE 2017 TRI-CITY RED STAFF
|Manager & Head Coach::||Nik Anderson, #3|
|Assistant Coaches:||Lars Anderson, #22||Scott Becker, #19|
|Assistant Coaches:||Brett Becker, #14|
|Team Administration:||Gail Kalata|
|Team Business Manager:||Stephen Grasley|
|Legion (Sponsor) Representative/Adjutant:||Norb Stachowski|
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+Denotes 4th District League Game
(If highlighted, click on the opposing team's name for its team web site.)
|Game # / Date||Team (Click on name for web site)||Score||vs. Team (Home)||Score||at Field||W||L|
|1 --- Sunday, 6/11/17+||North St. Paul Cavaliers||Tri-City Red||6:00 pm, Mounds View HS|
|2 --- Monday, 6/12/17+||Hamline Red||Tri-City Red||6:00 pm, Mounds View HS|
|3 --- Tuesday, 6/13/17+||Tri-City Red||Tri-City Maroon||6:00 pm, Irondale HS|
|4 --- Wednes, 6/14/17+||Tri-City Red||Hamline Purple||6:00 pm, Cretin-Derham Hall|
|----- Thursday, 6/15/17|
|Rosemount Wood Bat Tournament|
View / Print Complete Tournament
|5 --- Friday, 6/16/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|6 --- Friday, 6/16/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|7 --- Saturday, 6/17/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|8 --- Saturday, 6/17/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|9 --- Sunday, 6/18/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD|
|10 - Sunday, 6/18/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD|
|11 - Monday, 6/19/17+||Tri-City Red||White Bear||6:00 pm, White Bear South HS|
|12 - Tuesday, 6/20/17+||Rosetown||Tri-City Red||6:00 pm, Mounds View HS|
|13 - Wednes, 6/21/17+||Tri-City Red||North St. Paul Cavaliers||6:00 pm, Hill-Murray School|
|----- Thurs, 6/22/17|
|Burnsville Snake Pit Tournament|
tournament (Friday and Saturday); three pools of four
Link to Burnsville's Google Doc for Score Updates & Schedule Changes during the tournament.
|14 - Friday, 6/23/17||Eden Prairie (B team?)||Tri-City Red||7:00 pm, Ali-Magnet Field #2|
|15 - Saturday, 6/24/17||Tri-City Red||Woodbury East Ridge||Noon, Ali-Magnet Field #2|
|16 - Saturday, 6/24/17||Tri-City Red||Austin||4:30 pm, Ali-Magnet Field #1|
|17 - Sunday, 6/25/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|18 - Sunday, 6/25/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|19 - Monday, 6/26/17+||Tri-City Red||Hamline Red||6:00 pm, St. Paul Academy|
|20 - Tuesday, 6/27/17+||North St. Paul 39ers||Tri-City Red||6:00 pm, Mounds View HS|
|21 - Wed, 6/28/17+||Tri-City Maroon||Tri-City Red||6:00 pm, Mounds View HS|
|45th Annual Fargo-Moorhead Invitational Tournament|
Tournament Notes & Info:
View / Print
Complete Tournament Schedule
|Pool Play format (2 pools, 6 teams each),
played at Jack Williams Stadium in Fargo (map) and Matson Field (map) in Moorhead.
A bridge across the Red River connects the two fields (15th Avenue on the MN side and 12th Avenue on the ND side.)
Jack Williams Stadium is located at Elm Street & 12th Avenue North in Fargo, just east of the NDSU campus.
Matson Field is at the intersection of 15th Avenue North (Hwy 83) and 11th Street (enter parking lot on 15th Avenue).
2016 Jack Williams Pool: Fargo Post 2, Hopkins, Pierre SD, Minot ND, Aberdeen SD, Tri-City Red
2016 Matson Field Pool: Moorhead Blues, Mandan Chiefs ND, Fridley Gold (Totino-Grace), Brookings SD, Andover, West Fargo
During/after the tourney, make sure to search for stories at the The Fargo Forum Website: Newspaper Sports Section (use on-site search to find articles on American Legion Baseball, Tri-City Red, Fargo-Moorhead tournament, etc.)
(Home/away designation for unplayed games below is not necessarily correct -- subject to coin flip, with exception that Fargo and Moorhead are always home.)
|22 - Thurs., 6/29/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|23 - Thurs, 6/29/17||Tri-City Red||TBD||TBD|
|24 - Friday, 6/30/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD|
|25 - Friday, 6/30/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD|
|26 - Saturday, 7/1/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD|
|27 - Saturday, 7/1/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD|
|28 - Wed., 7/5/17+||White Bear||Tri-City Red||6:00 pm, Mounds View HS|
|Richfield Karnas Klassic Tournament|
Tournament Notes & Info:
Link to Richfield's Google Doc for Score Updates & Schedule Changes during the tournament.
NOTE: Home / Away designations below are not necessarily correct, as yet undetermined if pre-arranged or the result of a coin flip.
|29 - Friday, 7/7/17||Rosemount||Tri-City Red||5:30 pm, Spartan Field, Richfield|
|30 - Saturday, 7/8/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD (5 or 8 pm), Spartan Field, Richfield|
|31 - Sunday, 7/9/17||TBD||Tri-City Red||TBD, Spartan Field, Richfield|
|32 - Monday, 7/10/17+||Tri-City Red||Rosetown||6:00 pm, Rosetown|
|33 - Tuesday, 7/11/17+||Hamline Purple||Tri-City Red||6:00 pm, Mounds View HS|
|34 - Wed, 7/12/17+||Tri-City Red||North St. Paul 39ers||8:00 pm*, McKnight Legion Field, NSP|
|----- Thursday, 7/13/17|
|----- Friday, 7/14/17|
|Notes:||*Directions for accessing McKnight Legion Field: From Highway 36, go north on McKnight to 11th Ave East (first stop light), right/east on 11th Avenue, then right/south (first right) onto 3rd Street North. Parking is on the right, just north of tennis courts. Ball field is just south of tennis courts.|
|Final Weekend, Non-League Games & Make-up, as applicable:|
|----- Saturday, 7/15/17|
|----- Sunday, 7/16/17|
|2017 Sub-State Playoffs:|
number in ( ) is the team's seeding for playoffs.
See the District 4 web page, for BRACKET and most up-to-date schedule / score information.
|---- Tuesday, 7/18/17||( )||( ) Tri-City Red||TBD - White Bear South HS or CHS Field|
|---- Wed., 7/19/17||( )||( ) Tri-City Red|
|---- Thurs, 7/20/17||( )||( )|
|---- Friday, 7/21/17||( )||( )|
|---- Sat, 7/22/17||( )||( )|
|Tuesday, 7/25/17||4th District Banquet (see banquet section below) - All parents, family, friends welcome! Contact ___________ regarding tickets!|
Minnesota State Tournament - St. Paul:
(see State section below -- and the State Tournament page, for most up-to-date schedule / score information) as well as Tri-City Red's tournament host web page
|---- Wednesday, 7/26/17||7:05 pm
Saints Game (vs. Sioux City Explorers).
Players & Coaches will attend free; Parents / friends who wish to attend must purchase tickets - http://saintsbaseball.com/tickets/
|---- Thursday, 7/27/17||Team Check-in and Opeing Ceremonies & Events (afternoon); Banquet (evening)|
|---- Friday, 7/28/17||Sub-State 2 Champ||Tri-City Red||1:00 pm - CHS Field|
|---- Friday, 7/28/17||TBD|
|Tournament / Season Notes:|
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As in the past four seasons, this year, 15 "Sub-State Playoff Tournaments" will be held across Minnesota, instead of 10 District tournaments -- eliminating the past practice of multiple teams from certain District playoff tournaments earning berths in the State Tournament. (In addition to the 15 Sub-State Champions, the State Tournament Host team, TRI-CITY RED in 2017, automatically receives a berth, which rounds the State Tournament field out to 16 teams.)
4th District teams have been assigned to two different Sub-State playoff tournaments:
Sub-State 8 participants (9 teams) include (SUBJECT TO CHANGE YET!): North St. Paul Cavalry, Tri-City Red, Tri-City Maroon, and White Bear -- along with Lino Lakes (Centennial) and Chisago Lakes from the 10th District -- and Stillwater, Forest Lake, and the Burnsville Pythons (#2 team) from the 3rd District. (The Tournament Director is Gail Kalata. The seeding for the tournament was completed by the participating coaches, on Saturday July 15th.)
Sub-State 7 participants (9 teams) include (SUBJECT TO CHANGE YET!): North St. Paul, Hamline Purple, Hamline Red and Rosetown, along with Oakdale, Mahtomedi, West St. Paul, and Rosemount Irish Blue from District 3, and Fridley Eagle Gold (Totino-Grace) from District 10. (The Tournament Director is Bill Gardner of North St. Paul.)
State-Wide Info Sub-State #8 Info Sub-State #7 Info
Full list of 2016 teams assigned to ALL
Minnesota Sub-State Playoff Tournaments
(2017's NOT YET AVAILABLE)
2016 Sub-State 8 Tournament Bracket
(updated with scores nightly)
(2017's NOT YET AVAILABLE)
2015 Sub-State 7 Tournament Bracket
(2017's NOT YET AVAILABLE)
Scores / Schedules from ALL Sub-State Playoff Tournaments Across the State
(Click on "Divison I Scores" in the Menu Bar, and then select the applicable Sub-State Tournament)
2016 Sub-State 8 Pairings List / Schedule
2016 Sub-State 8 Team Rosters
(2017's NOT YET AVAILABLE)
See Table in Playoff Section of
District 4 Web Page for 2016
Sub-State 7 Schedule & Scores
(2017's NOT YET AVAILABLE)
To view the complete tournament schedule in table format, as well as other information (e.g., SS #7 schedule and scores),
Visit the District 4 Page within this Site
(To return to this page, use the "back" button on your browser.)
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2017 Minnesota State Tournament
The 92nd Annual Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament will be hosted by TRI-CITY RED. Play begins on Friday, July 28, 2017 and continues through Monday, July 31, 2017. Team check-in will take place on Thursday, July 27, 2017, with the annual banquet being held that evening.
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The Regional American Legion Tournament will be held as follows:
Central Plains: Bismarck, ND Team Reporting & Banquet: Tuesday, 8/1/17
Games played: Wednesday, 8/2/17 - Sunday, 8/6/17
(Note, beginning in 2011, National began assigning both the Minnesota State Champ and the Minnesota State Runner up to the
Central Plains Regional, whereas, previously, Champ was assigned to Central Plains and Runner-Up was assigned to Great Lakes.)
For more information on the Regional Tournaments, take this link to the National American Legion Baseball Web Site.
The 2017 (91st) American Legion World Series will be held in Shelby, NC. Teams will begin reporting on Tuesday, August 8, 2017
(with teams being transported directoy to Shelby from their respective Regional tournaments.) A concert and other events taking place on
Wednesday, August 9th. Games (pool play beginning in 2015) will run Thursday, August 10 - Tuesday, August 15, 2017.
NOTE: In 2017, ESPNU will once again broadcast the semi-finals and championship games LIVE. Therefore, the World Series will be a pool play tournament,
running over six days (instead of being a five-day double-elimination tournament), in order to compensate for any potential weather-delays
during the tournament -- so that ESPNU's broadcast schedule is not impacted.
For more information on the National Tournaments, visit Shelby's official web site, or take this link to the National American Legion Baseball Web Site.
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Season Events & Awards
2017 - 49th Annual Fourth District American Legion Baseball Banquet:
|49th Annual 4th District American
Legion Baseball Banquet
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
North St. Paul Post 39
2678 East 7th Avenue, North St. Paul 55109
PREGAME: 6:00 p.m.;
DINNER & AWARDS PROGRAM: 7:00 p.m.
COST: $12.00 / person
Parents, family & Friends: Contact ________ for Tickets!
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