2015
Division I
Minnesota State
American Legion Baseball
Tournament Information

Last updated: 8/3/15, 4:15 p.m.

 

 

 


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Congratulations to 2015 Minnesota State Champion,
Wayzata Post 118

Also to Runner-Up, Eden Prairie.

Both teams will represent Minnesota at the
Central Plains Regional Tournament in Bismarck ND
(see links above).

Congratulations also go to the following:

Fred Wannamaker Outstanding Tournament Player:
Jeff Athey of Eden Prairie

Rob Wassenaar Outstanding Pitcher:
Jake Marsh of Wayzata

3rd Place Team: New Ulm Post 132

Father Moran Team Sportsmanship Award:
Princeton Post 216

 


 

Minnesota is the Proud Home of 5 National World Series Champions:
2011: Eden Prairie
2003: Rochester A's
1999: Tri-City Red
1983: Edina
1943: Richfield


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Visit the Chanhassen Division I Host Committee's
Tournament Web Site


 

 

 

 


 

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2015 Minnesota Division I State Tournament - General Info, Dates & Sites:

The 2015 Division I Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament is being hosted by Chanhassen, Friday, July 31st through Monday, August 3rd.


Make sure to also visit the
Chanhassen Host Committee's Tournament web site
for more information regarding tournament events, details and amenities.



TEAM CHECK-IN
will take place on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the the following location:

Chanhassen American Legion Post 580
290 Lake Drive East
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Google Map

NOTE: Although team check-in begins at 11:30 a.m., each participating team has an assigned check-in time. A list of these times is available in the "Check-In" section of the Chanhassen Host Committee web site.

Members of the State American Legion Baseball Committee and the Chanhassen Host Commitee will be present at the main entrance to help direct teams to the correct designated areas. Players and coaches are to be uniformed at check-in, as team photographs will be taken at that time. (Teams needing a place to change before check-in will be directed to an area within the Post building that may be used for such.)

Information on ordering team photos will be provided to teams by the Chanhassen Host Committee during check-in. It is anticipated that photos may also be ordered after the tournament, by contacting the tournament photographer directly. (Check the Chanhassen Host Committee web site for any further info that may be available.)



OPENING CEREMONIES
will then take place at the Chanhassen High School Field. It is, therefore, imporant that teams depart the Chanhassen Post, immediately following their individual check-in process:

Chanhassen High School
2200 Lyman Boulevard, Chanhassen, MN 55317

2:05 p.m: Opening Ceremony
2:50 p.m: T-6 Thunder Airshow
3:30 - 4:20 p.m: "Around the Horn" Skills Competition for Participating Teams
4:35 - 5:00 p.m.: Meeting with Participating Coaches (Required)

Following on-field activities, teams may use the locker rooms within Chanhassen High School to change into banquet attire.
Host Committee personnel and/or signage will direct teams to the applicable areas.

Please see the Chanhassen Host Committee web site for further details regarding Opening Day / Team Check-in activities, including the "Around the Horn" Competition and full agenda.)



THE ANNUAL TOURNAMENT BANQUET
will be held that evening (Thursday, July 30th) at the following location:

Chanhassen High School
(School Cafeteria)
2200 Lyman Boulevard, Chanhassen, MN 55317

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. (social hour), with dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. A program in the school theater will follow at 7:15. The keynote speaker will be Patrick Ruesse. Master of Ceremonies for this event will be Dick Jonckowski. (Participating players and coaches must wear attire that is suitable for this semi-formal event -- dress shirt, dress shirt, socks and shoes.).

All registered players in attendance (and up to 2 coaches) will be provided with tickets to the banquet by the Chanhassen Host Committee during team check-in. Tickets for additional team coaches, staff / personnel, must be purchased at the door, as outlined below.

Parents, family, friends and members of the general public are also welcome to attend the banquet. The cost is $35 per person. Tickets will be sold at the door (cash / checks only), from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (There are no advance ticket sales -- at the door only.)



THE OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT HEADQUARTERS HOTEL
, at which qualifying out-of-town teams will be lodged, is as follows:

Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center
1 Oak Ridge Drive, Chaska, MN 55317
952-368-3100
Google Map

Qualifying teams will receive specific information pertaining to their lodging accomodations, following completion of their Sub-State Playoff Tournament. Additional information will also be furnished during the team check-in process.

Parents, family, friends and members are welcome to contact Oak Ridge directly regarding any lodging opportunities that might be available (none guaranteed).

See the Hotel Section of the Chanhassen Host Committee web site for information regarding hotels in the area, however..

NOTE:
American Legion Post 580 will be running a shuttle service on Friday and Saturday between the AmericInn and the Country Inn & Suites (both located in Chanhassen) -- and the Chanhassen, Chaska, and Eden Prairie Fields (excludes Braemar Field in Edina). Please see the Chanhassen Host Committee's web site for further information / details.

In addition, please see the Events section of the Chanhassen Host Committee web site for additional tournament-related events and promotions sponsored by Chanhassen American Legion Post 580.



TOURNAMENT GAME SITES
are listed below. Please see the
Chanhassen Host Committee web site for additional maps and information pertaining to hotels, fields, and other facilities associated with the tournament.

 

Tournament Fields: Field #1: Chanhassen: High School Field
2200 Lyman Boulevard, Chanhassen, MN 55317

Field #2: Chaska: Chaska Athletic Park
699 West 1st Street, Chaska, MN 55318
Field #3: Eden Prairie: Round Lake Stadium
16700 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Field #4:

Edina: Braemar Field
7606 U.S. 169 Frontage Road, Edina, MN 55439
(Highway 169 & Valley View Road)


The following fields / sites are available to participating teams for batting and infield practice:

Lake Susan Baseball Field:
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
903 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen, MN 55317

Pitch2Pitch, Chanhassen Indoor Facility:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8115 Century Boulevard, Chaska, MN 55318
Contact: Casey Jacobson, 612-791-5970

 



2015 Minnesota State Tournament Pairings

Printable Bracket in PDF Format
(updated with team names)

Printable Bracket listing Sub-State Pairings
See table below for additional information on participating teams.

 


 

2015 State Tournament Participants:

Click on team names for Team's Roster and Season Statistics
(PDF files, approximately 50KB each: Get Acrobat Reader)
(Data is as submitted by each team manager;
differences in the type of data reported between teams is the result of
different reporting formats or the amount of information reported by team manager.)


Click on Post Number for Team Website

Sub-State Team Post # Team's District

1 Austin 91 1
2 New Ulm Gold 132 2
3 Eden Prairie 1 NA 10
4 Wayzata 118 10
5 Woodbury Blue 501 3
6 Prior Lake NA 3
7 North St. Paul 39ers 39 4
8 Tri-City Red (New Brighton) 513 4
9 Champlin 600 10
10 Grand Rapids 60 8
11 Maple Grove 172 10
12 Sartell 277 6
13 Princeton 216 10
14 Alexandria 87 7
15 Hutchinson 96 3
HOST Chanhassen Cavaliers (Navy) 580 3 (Host)

If your team has a new website, please e-mail the URL address for its inclusion above.

For inforrmation on American Legion Baseball in Minnesota, visit the
Minnesota American Legion Baseball Home Page.

View the Most Recent Minnesota Statewide Coaches'/Media Poll

 

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2015 State Tournament Game Schedule & Results

If Game Date / # is highlighted, click on it to view the full box score and play-by-play narrative.

Tournament Team and Individual Statistics
(through Monday, August 3rd)

Note: Every effort is made to try to ensure the accuracy of game box scores, play-by-play narratives and tournament statistics.
Discrepancies might exist, however, due to missing information and inconsistencies on some score sheets submitted to State Directors by host scorekeepers at each field.

(Also see the issues of the Gazette, below, for line scores and highlights of all games)

Date/Game # Team Score vs. Team (Home) Score Time/Field
Fri, July 31, 2015-1 Sub-State 14 Champ - Alexandria 7 Sub-State 2 Champ - New Ulm Gold 8 10:00 am, Field 2
Fri, July 31, 2015-2 Sub-State 12 Champ - Sartell 0 Sub-State 6 Champ - Prior Lake 3 1:00 pm, Field 2
Fri, July 31, 2015-3 Sub-State 10 Champ - Grand Rapids 8 Sub-State 3 Champ - Eden Prairie 13 9:30 am, Field 3
Fri, July 31, 2015-4 Sub-State 13 Champ - Princeton 2 Sub-State 5 Champ - Woodbury Blue 8 12:30 pm, Field 3
Fri, July 31, 2015-5 Sub-State 7 Champ - North St. Paul 39ers 6 Sub-State 1 Champ - Austin 7 10:00 am, Field 4
Fri, July 31, 2015-6 Sub-State 11 Champ - Maple Grove 2 Sub-State 8 Champ - Tri-City Red 26 1:00 pm, Field 4 - 7 innings
Fri, July 31, 2015-7 Sub-State 9 Champ - Champlin 2 Sub-State 15 Champ - Hutchinson 6 10:00 am, Field 1
Fri, July 31, 2015-8 Sub-State 4 Champ - Wayzata 5 Host - Chanhassen Cavaliers (Navy) 4 1:00 pm, Field 1 - 11 innings
Fri, July 31, 2015-9 Loser 2 - Sartell (eliminated) 0 Loser 1 - Alexandria 10 4:00 pm, Field 2 - 7 innings
Fri, July 31, 2015-10 Winner 2 - Prior Lake 2 Winner 1 - New Ulm Gold 7 7:00 pm, Field 2
Fri, July 31, 2015-11 Loser 3 - Grand Rapids (eliminated) 5 Loser 4 - Princeton 6 3:30 pm, Field 3
Fri, July 31, 2015-12 Winner 3 - Eden Prairie 18 Winner 4 - Woodbury Blue 12 6:30 pm, Field 3
Fri, July 31, 2015-13 Loser 6 - Maple Grove (eliminated) 5 Loser 5 - North St. Paul 39ers 13 4:00 pm, Field 4
Fri, July 31, 2015-14 Winner 6 - Tri-City Red 11 Winner 5 - Austin 12 7:00 pm, Field 4
Fri, July 31, 2015-15 Loser 7 - Champlin (eliminated) 3 Loser 8 - Chanhassen 13 4:00 pm, Field 1 - 8 innings
Fri, July 31, 2015-16 Winner 8 - Wayzata 12 Winner 7 - Hutchinson 1 7:00 pm, Field 1 - 7 innings
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-17 Winner 9 - Alexandria 8 Loser 14 - Tri-City Red (eliminated) 4 10:00 am, Field 2
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-18 Loser 16 - Hutchinson 8 Winner 11 - Princeton (eliminated) 4 1:00 pm, Field 2
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-19 Loser 10 - Prior Lake 4 Winner 13 - North St. Paul (eliminated) 2 10:00 am, Field 1
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-20 Winner 15 - Chanhassen 6 Loser 12 - Woodbury Blue (eliminated) 4 1:00 pm, Field 1
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-21 Winner 18 - Hutchinson 17 Winner 17 - Alexandria (eliminated) 7 4:00 pm, Field 2 - 8 innings
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-22 Winner 20 - Chanhassen 16 Winner 19 - Prior Lake (eliminated) 0 7:00 pm, Field 2 - 7 innings
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-23 Winner 12 - Eden Prairie 12 Winner 10 - New Ulm Gold 3 4:00 pm, Field 1
Sat, Aug 1, 2015-24 Winner 14 - Austin 2 Winner 16 - Wayzata 5 7:00 pm, Field 1
Sun, Aug 2, 2015-25 Loser 23 - New Ulm Gold 13 Winner 21 - Hutchinson (eliminated) 5 10:00 am, Field 1
Sun, Aug 2, 2015-26 Winner 22 - Chanhassen 12 Loser 24 - Austin (eliminated) 4 11:00 am, Field 2
Sun, Aug 2, 2015-27 Winner 26 - Chanhassen 4 Winner 25 - New Ulm Gold 10 2:30 pm, Field 2
Sun, Aug 2, 2015-28 Winner 24 - Wayzata 7 Winner 23 - Eden Prairie 6 1:00 pm, Field 1
Mon, Aug 3, 2015-29 (3rd Place) Loser 28 - Eden Prairie 16 Winner 27 - New Ulm Gold 4 10:00 am, Field 1 - 7 innings
Mon, Aug 3, 2015-30 (Champ.) Winner 29 - Eden Prairie 4 Winner 28 - Wayzata 5 1:00 pm, Field 1 - 12 innings

 


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Line Scores & Highlights for Each 2015 Game,
Plus Tournament News and Stories:

 

(Use the "Back" button on your browser to return to this page from each issue of The Gazette.)

The Gazette, Friday, July 31, 2015
(2015 pre-tournament info, banquet coverage)
The Gazette, Saturday, August 1, 2015
(Friday's Action)
The Gazette, Sunday, August 2, 2015
(Saturday's Action)
The Gazette, Monday, August 3, 2015
(Sunday's Action)

 

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2015 Regional Championship Tournament

The 2015 Central Plains Regional American Legion Tournament will be held as follows:

Central Plains: Bismarck, ND Wednesday, 8/5/15 - Sunday, 8/9/15
Note: Under National's new Regional configuration, which went into effect in 2011, both the MN State Champ and the MN State Runner-up will compete in the Central Plains Regional in 2015.
Teams report on Tuesday, August 4th.

Follow the action at www.legion.org/baseball (National American Legion web site.)


2015 World Series National Championship Tournament

The 2015 (89th) American Legion World Series will be held in Shelby, NC on
Thursday August 13, 2015 through Tuesday, August 18, 2015 (games played; pool play).
Teams report Tuesday, August 11th; concert / events held on Wed., August 12th.

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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2015 Division II Tournament Information:

The 29th Annual Division II Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament is being hosted by Morris Post 29, Friday, July 31, 2015 through Sunday, August 2nd, 2015. Division II Tournament information is avaialble through the following links:

 

Division II Tournament Web Page

Printable Pool Play Schedule in PDF Format

MN American Legion Division II Baseball Facebook Page

The Central Plains Regional Tournament will be hosted by LeSueur-Henderson Posts 55 & 74:
Thursday, August 6th through Sunday, August 9th.

(Team reporting and banquet: Wednesday, August 5th.)
Both the MN State Champ and the Runner-Up will advance to the Regional Tournament in 2015.

Visit LeSueur-Henderson's web site
for additional information on the Regional Tournament.

Division II Teams' Road to the State Tournament:
Division II (District)
Playoff Tournament Schedules and Scores

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2015 Junior LegionTournament Information:

The Annual Minnesota State Junior American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament is being hosted by Apple Valley,
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 through Sunday, July 26, 2015.

 

Printable Junior Legion Bracket in PDF Format
(Updated with Scores/Results through Championship)

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Division I 2015 Sub-State Playoff Info & Results:

Beginning in 2013, while all teams continue to belong to, and compete in, their respective District Leagues, instead of participating in Sub/District playoff tournaments within each District, Division I teams were assigned to one of 15 Sub-State Playoff Tournaments being held around the state. Each Sub-State Playoff Tournament Champion earns a berth in the 16-team Division I State Tournament; the State Tournament Host also receives a berth -- rounding out the field to 16 teams. Game scores and info on each of the playoff tournaments is available, as follows:

 

List of teams assigned to ALL
Minnesota Division I Sub-State Playoff Tournaments

Link to 2015 Division I (Sub-State)
Playoff Tournament Schedules and Scores

 

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Related Links:

Links to Other Tournament Web Sites
and Related Information
Minnesota Department of the American Legion
National American Legion Baseball Site

 

Other Related Links Prior Minnesota State Champions, Since 1926
Prior Minnesota Outstanding Tournament Players of the Year
Other State Department Awards and Trophies

 

Prior Minnesota American Legion State Tournament Results

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

 

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