Welcome to

4th District
American Legion Baseball

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Last Updated: 7/2/15

Home of more Minnesota State Champions than any other District in the State!

We Take Great Pride in our Legion Baseball on the East Side!

Page Index

Key Links

MN Legion Baseball Home Page (Team Resources & Info, Rule Books, Registration Instructions, Forms, Tournament Listings and much more.)
National AL Baseball Home Page (Team Registration System, National Directory of Legion Teams, Nationwide Tournament Listings, and much more.)
Weekly Statewide Legion Poll
MN State Tournament Home Page
Gopher Classic Tournament Page
St. Paul Baseball Old Timers
4th District LEGION Home Page
Friends of St. Paul Baseball
CHS Field Home Page
Saint Paul Saints
MN State High School League
Contact Us

Tools / Info for Coaches:

St. Paul Municipal Athletics:
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Umpire Schedule (& Handbook)
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Umpire Handbook (direct link)
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Umpire Evaluation Form (fillable)
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CHS Field Ground Rules
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General Info (Athletics Home Page)
Other Rule-Related Info:
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2015 Rule Summary for Umps
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2013 MLB Rule Change Summary
- 2015 Statewide Staff Directory & Player Eligibility Summary
2015 List of Area Schools/Enrollments & Base-School Teams
MapQuest
District 4 School Attendance Boundary Info & School Dist. Maps:
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St. Paul School Attend. Boundaries (click on a school name for map)
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St. Paul "School-Finder"
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St. Paul Schools: Indiv. HS's
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Roseville School Dist.
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White Bear School Dist.
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NSP/Mplwd/Oakdale Dist. (use bound. brochure for quick ref.)
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Mounds View School Dist.
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Ramsey County Map Service
(You can opt to overlay school district boundaries on county map)
Adjacent School Districts/Schools:
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WSP/Mendota/Eagan Dist.
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Rosemount/AV/Eagan/IGH Dist.
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So.Wash Cty School Dist. (Woodbury, Cottage Grove)
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Stillwater School Dist.
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Mahtomedi School Dist.
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So. St. Paul School Dist.
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Col. Hgts School Dist.
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Fridley School Dist.
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St. Anthony/New Brighton Dist. (Link to map is on right of Home Pg)
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Spring Lk Pk School Dist.
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Centennial School Dist.
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Anoka-Henn School Dist.
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Forest Lake School Dist.
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Link to Statewide School District Maps on MN Legion Home Page (see Team Admin. Resources section)
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Link to DOE School Dist. Finder

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St. Paul Baseball Old Timers
Hot Stove League

Visit the Old Timers' web page
to get information on ...

-- Monthly Meeting Schedule
-- Annual Banquet
-- Fun Baseball Outings
-- Charity Events
-- Joining the organization!

The Old Timers provide valued support to 4th District
American Legion Baseball, so
please help us say thank you
by supporting them!

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Current Season Schedule & Results


2015 Division I League Schedule
Updated periodically with
Scores and Schedule Changes
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LAST UPDATED: Wed., 7/2/15, 11:30 pm

COACHES: PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE WINNER IS TO TEXT, EMAIL, OR CALL SCORES TO ME AFTER YOUR GAME (!!); in addition, notify the newspapers.

Note to Friends/Fans: Although provided to them, the St. Paul paper has not been publishing the daily game schedule, citing lack of space. We anticipate the same this year. If you, as a newspaper subscriber, find this disappointing, please contact the newspaper to express your opinion.

The above schedule is not updated on an hour-to-hour basis to reflect last minute scheule changes, postponements due to weather, etc. Therefore, for the most up-to-date schedule information, contact the applicable team directly.

Season Notes & Announcements

4th District American Legion Baseball
will play games at
CHS Field in 2015
(home of the St. Paul Saints,
in Downtown St. Paul's
Lowertown neighborhood)


See the 4th District Division I Schedule
for all 4th District league games
that willbe played at
CHS Field in 2015.

City of St. Paul Public Parking Info
(meter enforcement, lot / ramp locations, etc.)

Visit CHS Field's Web Page
(and sign up for e-newsletter on that site!)
Visit CHS Field's Facebook Page

St. Paul Saints web site
CHS Rental Contact (for out-of-area teams)

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2015 District 4 Baseball Banquet
(47th Annual !!!!)

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015
(tentative)

Check back later in the
season for more details
on this year's banquet!

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2015 Tri-City Red Golf Outing
Date: TBD
(Further info will be available later
in the season.)

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MN Ranks #1 Nationally !!
National released its figures to us, on the number of 2014 registered teams within each State. Minnesota tops the list, with 306. Pennsylvania, which has held the #1 spot for many years, comes in second, with 299. Nebraska follows with 281. Wisconsin (207) and Illinois (163) round out the top five. Because MN is one of the leaders, in terms of the number of registered teams, it retains its distinction of being one of the few States that is designated to send two teams to Division I Regional competition.
View list of all 50 states.

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Thank you for Helping
Tony and Sarah Zahradka

Make "Janie's Playground" a Reality in 2014
(Casey Lake Park in North St. Paul)

WCCO Story #2
WCCO Story #1

Playground Construction Dates:
Monday, June 23 - Saturday, June 28


Project Facebook Page

If you have questions or comments,
email Tony.

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Season Standings

4th District American Legion Baseball
2015 Division I League Standings
Through Thursday, 7/2/15
Place Team Win Loss Percent GB LTP
1 Hamline Purple 8 2 .800 -- 4
2 Tri-City Red 7 2 .778 .5 5
3 NSP 39ers 6 3 .667 1.5 5
4 Tri-City Maroon 5 3 .625 2.0 6
5 Hamline Red 4 4 .500 3.0 6
6 Rosetown 4 5 .444 3.5 5
7 NSP Cavalry 1 6 .143 5.5 7
8 White Bear 0 10 .000 8.0 4
*Tie-Breakers: (1) Head-to-head; (2) Least RA/innings played in head-to-head games; (3) Most RS/innings played in head-to-head games; (4) Coin flip.

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State and National Tournament Info

2015 90th Annual MN Division I State Tournament:
- Hosted by Chanhassen
- Team Reporting & Banquet: Thursday, July 30
- Games: Friday, July 31 - Monday, August 3

2015 Central Plains Region 6 Tournament:
- Hosted by Bismarck, ND
- Team Reporting Date & Banquet: Tuesday, August 4
- Games: Wed. August 5 - Sunday, August 9

2015 89h Annual American Legion World Series
- Hosted by Shelby, NC
- Team Reporting & Events: Tuesday, August 11
- Games: Thurs. August 13 - Tues. August 18 (pool play)

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Attention, Coaches!!
2015 District Deadlines and Requirements:

All teams must register for 2015 by completing their Team Application on the National site by April 15th.*

Team Insurance must be in force by date of first practice, or May 15th, whichever is earlier. A $200 late fee will be assessed by National, if insurance is purchased after 5/15.

All Team Rosters, Form 2's, Form 76's, Form 77's, Concussion Training Certificates** (for new coaches, and for those whose prior certifications have expired) and Double-Rostered Player Lists must be in District Director's hands no later than June 15. (A Roster Packet Cover Sheet must accompany your submittal.)

Team rosters must also be submitted "as final" within the National System by June 15.

*All coaches (and adult staff / volunteers who are in a position of authority and who have regular contact with players) must complete an annual background check prior to participating in any team activity in which players / prospective players are present.

**Free Concussion Training (video) is available on the CDC web site. Those who have completed training through the MSHSL may submit that certificate, in lieu of the CDC certificate.)

Please see the State Legion Baseball web page for more info on all of the above.

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4th District Teams:
If you would like to list your
team's fundraiser on this web page,
please send an
email,
with all of the pertinent info
regarding the event.

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Team / Staff Directory

4th District League Director:
Gail Kalata

2015 Participating Division I Teams
(base high schools with more than 400 students in grades 10, 11, 12)

Team / Sponsor
Click on Team name for team web site. Click on Post name for Post web site
Base School
(basis for player recruiting)
Primary Contact(s) Roster/Schedule (if supplied)
(Please check with the team directly for the most updated schedule info.)
Hamline Red /
Hamline American Legion Post #418
St. Paul Highland Park High School Ryan Ferkinhoff, Head Coach
Mike Brown, Business Manager
2014 Roster
Hamline Purple /
Hamline American Legion Post #418
Cretin Derham Hall Matt Johnson, Head Coach
Mike Brown, Business Manager
2014 Roster / 2015 Game Changer Site
North St. Paul 39ers /
North Saint Post #39
North High School (NSP) Ron Adams, Manager & Head Coach 2015 Roster / 2015 Schedule /
2015 Game Changer Site
North St. Paul Cavalry /
North Saint Post #39
North High School (NSP) Rick Mercado, Head Coach
Ron Adams, Business Manager
2015 Roster / 2015 Schedule /
2015 Game Changer Site
Rosetown /
Rosetown Memorial Post #542
Roseville High School Jeremy Nelson, Head Coach
Kevin Busch, Business Manager
2014 Roster / 2015 Game Changer Site
Tri-City Maroon /
Tri-City American Legion Post #513
Irondale High School Noah Nesler, Manager & Head Coach 2014 Roster / 2015 Schedule
2015 Game Changer Site
Tri-City Red /
Tri-City American Legion Post #513
Mounds View High School Steve Grasley, Mgr. & Head Coach 2015 Roster / Schedule: See team site.
White Bear White /
WBL American Legion Post #168
White Bear Lake High School Joe Janitschke, Mgr. & Head Coach 2014 Roster

2015 Participating Division II Teams (base high schools with 400 or less students in grades 10, 11, 12)

Team / Sponsor
Click on Team name for team web site. Click on Post name for Post web site
Base School
(basis for player recruiting)
Primary Contact(s) Roster/Schedule (if supplied)
(Please check with the team directly for the most updated schedule info.)
St. Paul Aggies Legion Baseball /
St. Agnes Summer Baseball
St. Agnes School of St. Paul Mike Streitz, Mgr. & Head Coach, 2014 Roster

For general information regarding American Legion Baseball
and player eligibility, please feel free to review the information

available on the
MN American Legion Baseball Home Page.

For help in determining the American Legion Baseball team for
which you are eligible to play, please
contact us.

For a complete list of registered teams in Minnesota, visit the
National American Legion Team Directory.

 


Field Locations

Arlington (Arkwright) (St. Paul)
Arlington Avenue E. & Arkwright St. No, St. Paul 55130
Hill-Murray School
2625 E. Larpenteur Ave., Maplewood, MN 55109-5098
Polar Lakes Park (White Bear Township Fields)
1281 Hammond Road, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cretin Derham Hall (St. Paul)
550 S Albert Street, St. Paul, MN 55116-9984
Hill-Murray School
2625 E. Larpenteur Ave., Maplewood, MN 55109-5098
Rosetown Memorial Post Field (Roseville)
700 W County Rd C, Roseville, MN 55113
Como Park High School (St. Paul)
740 Rose Ave. West St. Paul, MN 55117-4098
Irondale High School
2425 Long Lake Road New Brighton, MN 55112-5267
St. Paul Academy
1712 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Concordia Academy
2400 North Dale Roseville, MN 55113
Johnson High School (St. Paul)
1349 Arcade Street, St. Paul, MN 55106
White Bear HS, No. Campus (on Bald Eagle Ave.)
5045 Division Ave. hite Bear Lake, MN 55110
Highland Park High School (St. Paul)
1015 South Snelling Avenue, St. Paul, Mn 55116
Mounds View High School
1900 Lake Valentine Road, Arden Hills, MN 55112-2899
White Bear HS, So. Campus (on White Bear Ave.)
3551 McKnight Road, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
  North St. Paul (Kuenkel / McKnight Field)
McKnight Road North & 11th Avenue East, No. St. Paul
 
     
CHS FIELD:
CHS Field (Downtown St. Paul - Lowertown)
360 N Broadway Street, St. Paul, MN 55101
CHS Field Web Site
CHS Field Facebook Page
Add'l CHS Field Parking & Transportation Info:
St. Paul Saints -
Saints Parking Map
Lowertown Map -
Directions to Field & Parking
Saint Paul Parking.com - Commercial Lots / Ramps
City of St. Paul -
Parking Info Web Page
Metro Transit -
Green Line Light Rail

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2014 Sub-State Playoff Tournament Information

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, Eagan in 2014, 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 7 participants include: North St. Paul, Hamline Purple, Hamline Red and Rosetown, along with Oakdale, Mahtomedi, and West St. Paul from District 3, and Fridley Eagle Gold (Totino-Grace) from District 10. (The Tournament Director is Steve Jones.)

Sub-State 8 participants include: Maplewood Green, Tri-City Red, Tri-City Maroon, and White Bear, along with Tri-City Blue (St. Anthony) and Lino Lakes (Centennial) from the 10th District, and Stillwater and Forest Lake from the 3rd District. (The Tournament Director is Gail Kalata.)

(The seeding for each of the two tournaments was completed by the participating coaches, on Saturday, July 19th.

Full list of teams assigned to all Minnesota Sub-State Playoff Tournaments

View and/or Print:
(brackets last updated 7/20/14)


2014 Sub-State 7 Tournament Bracket
Sub-State 7 Team Roster Program

2014 Sub-State 8 Tournament Bracket
Sub-State 8 Team Roster Program

Championship Playoff Tournament Game Schedules (SS7 and 8) are Shown Below
9 inning games; Winners advance to the Division I State Tournament;
For info on other Sub-State Tournaments around the State, including brackets and scores, visit the
State Tournament web page!

NOTE: ALL GAME SITES & TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Check with your team for the most up-to-date information.

Sub-State 7 Tournament

Game #/Date Team Score vs. Team Score at Field
Single Elimination Play-in Games - N/A
1 - Monday, July 22, 2013          
Double Elimination Tournament
1 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Seed #6 - Rosetown (7 innings) 1 Seed #3 - Kramer-Berg (Mahtomedi) 15 11:00 am, North St. Paul
2 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Seed #7 - Oakdale (7 innings) 0 Seed #2 - Eagle Legion 10 2:00 pm, North St. Paul
3 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Seed #5- Hamline Purple 11 Seed #4 - West St. Paul 7 5:00 pm, North St. Paul
4 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Seed #8 - Hamline Red 6 Seed #1 - North St. Paul 7 8:00 pm, North St. Paul
 
5 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Loser of Game 2 - Oakdale 7 Loser of Game 1 - Rosetown (eliminated) 0 11:00 am, North St. Paul
6 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Loser of Game 4 - Hamline Red (eliminated) 0 Loser of Game 3 - West St. Paul (7 innings) 10 2:00 pm, North St. Paul
7 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Winner of Game 1 - Kramer-Berg 3 Winner of Game 2 - Eagle Legion 4 5:00 pm, North St. Paul
8 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Winner of Game 3 - Hamline Purple 12 Winner of Game 4 - North St. Paul 9 8:00 pm, North St. Paul
 
9 - Thursday, July 24, 2014 Winner of Game 6 - West St. Paul 13 Loser of Game 7 - Kramer-Berg (eliminated) 5 2:00 pm, North St. Paul
10-Thursday, July 24, 2014 Winner of Game 5 - Oakdale (eliminated) 3 Loser of Game 8 - North St. Paul 8 5:00 pm, North St. Paul
11-Thursday, July 24, 2014 Winner of Game 8 - Hamline Purple (8 innings) 13 Winner of Game 7 - Eagle Legion 2 8:00 pm, North St. Paul
 
12-Friday, July 25, 2014 Winner of Game 9 - West St. Paul 5 Winner of Game 10 - North St. Paul 6 5:00 pm, North St. Paul
13-Friday, July 25, 2014 Loser of Game 11 - Eagle Legion 4 Winner of Game 12 - North St. Paul 1 8:00 pm, North St. Paul
 
14-Saturday, July 26, 2014 Winner of Game 13 - Eagle Legion 4 Winner of Game 11 - Hamline Purple 2 Noon, North St. Paul (championship)
15-Saturday, July 26, 2014, if nec. Loser of Game 14 - Hamline Purple - CHAMP 12 Winner of Game 14 - Eagle Legion (8 innings) 2 3:00 pm, North St. Paul, if necessary
 
Tournament Notes: Hamline Purple wins Sub-State 7, earning a berth in the Minnesota American Legion Baseball Division I State Tournament. Congratulations HP !!!

Sub-State 8 Tournament

Game #/Date Team Score vs. Team Score at Field
Single Elimination Play-in Games - N/A
           
Double Elimination Tournament
1 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Seed #6- Maplewood Green 1 Seed #3 - Forest Lake 6 11:00 am, White Bear-South Campus
2 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Seed #7 - White Bear 6 Seed #2 - Tri-City Maroon 4 2:00 pm, White Bear-South Campus
3 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Seed #5 -Lino Lakes 12 Seed #4 - Stillwater (7 innings) 2 5:00 pm, White Bear-South Campus
4 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Seed #8 - Tri-City Blue 2 Seed #1 - Tri-City Red (7 innings) 12 5:30 pm, Midway Stadium
 
5 - Thursday, July 24, 2014 Loser of Game 1 - Maplewood Green 15 Loser of Game 2 - Tri-City Maroon (eliminated) 8 11:00 am, White Bear-South Campus
6 - Thursday, July 24, 2014 Loser of Game 4 - Tri-City Blue (eliminated) 8 Loser of Game 3 - Stillwater 15 2:00 pm, White Bear-South Campus
7 - Thursday, July 24, 2014 Winner of Game 2 - White Bear 4 Winner of Game 1 - Forest Lake 7 5:00 pm, White Bear-South Campus
8 - Thursday, July 24, 2014 Winner of Game 3 - Lino Lakes 2 Winner of Game 4 - Tri-City Red 4 5:00 pm, White Bear TOWNSHIP
 
9 - Friday, July 25, 2014 Loser of Game 7 - White Bear 1 Winner of Game 6 - Stillwater 9 5:00 pm, White Bear-South Campus
10- Friday, July 25, 2014 Winner of Game 5 - Maplewood Green 12 Loser of Game 8 - Lino Lakes 7 5:00 pm, Midway Stadium
11- Friday, July 25, 2014 Winner of Game 7 - Forest Lake 1 Winner of Game 8 - Tri-City Red (8 innings) 11 8:00 pm, Midway Stadium
 
12-Saturday, July 26, 2014 Winner of Game 10 - Maplewood Green 6 Winner of Game 9 - Stillwater 5 5:00 pm, Midway Stadium
13-Saturday, July 26, 2014 Winner of Game 12 - Maplewood Green 7 Loser of Game 11 - Forest Lake 8 8:00 pm, Midway Stadium
Note: Saturday's games postponed until Sunday, due to rain.
14-Sunday, July 27, 2014 (Champ.) Winner of Game 13 - Forest Lake (8 innings) 7 Winner of Game 11 - Tri-City Red - CHAMP 17 5:00 pm, Midway Stadium (Championship)
15-Sunday, July 27,, 2014 if nec. Loser of Game 14 (if nec.) - N/A N/A Winner of Game 14 (if nec.) - N/A N/A 8:00 pm, Midway Stadium, if necessary
 
Tournament Notes: Tri-City Red wins Sub-State 8, earning a berth in the Minnesota American Legion Baseball Division I State Tournament.

State and National Tournament Information:

MN American Legion Baseball Home Page

MN State Tournament Home Page
NOTE: The MN State Tournament Home Page includes information / brackets
for other Sub-State tournaments being held around the state.

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Post Season Events & Awards

Enjoy 2014's information, until updated information is available for 2015!

The 2014 end-of-season 4th District Banquet was held on Tuesday, July 29th at North St. Paul Post #39
and featured the annual awards ceremony, honoring season participants.

Printable list of all 2014 Award Recipients


2014 District MVP:
Honorees Announced at Annual 4th District Banquet at end of regular season)
4th District MVP is Honored each year at the
St. Paul Old-Timer's Hot Stove League Banquet

Ben Mezzenga Tri-City Red Outfield (Center Field)


2014 Jim Bass Award
(Coach of the Year)
This award was presented for the first time in 2010. Jim Bass was a legendary coach on the East Side of St. Paul,
who was heavily involved in coaching many youth sports, in addition to baseball. Awarded the Purple Heart for service to his country in
Vietnam (wounded three separate times), his injuries ultimately led to significant health problems, resulting in his premature death at the age
of 58 in 2000. As Manager and Head Coach of the Arcade-Phalen American Legion Baseball team, Jim led the team to a State Championship title
in 1979, a State Runner-up title in 1980, as well as numerous 4th District Championships during his tenure.

4th District Coaches determine the recipient of this award through a blind vote.;
the honor of receiving this award signifies the great respect held for a coach by his peers --
for his service to his players, his community, and the game in general, both on and off the field.

Noah Nesler Tri-City Maroon

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Past-Season Archives

Prior Year 4th District Results

4th District League & Tournament Winners, by Year
(printable list)

4th District League MVP's, by Year
(printable list)

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