2016
Division I
Minnesota State
American Legion Baseball
Tournament Information

Last updated: 8/1/16, 3:30 p.m.

 

 

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as well as the World Series, via the
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(See Division II Section further below for info / links pertaining to the Division II Regional)


 

Congratulations to 2016 Minnesota State Champion,
Woodbury Blue Post 501

Also to Runner-Up, Forest Lake Post 225 and to
3rd Place, Wayzata Post 118

Forest Lake and Wayzata 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:
Cameron Kline of Forest Lake

Rob Wassenaar Outstanding Pitcher:
Tom Skoro of Wayzata

Father Moran Team Sportsmanship Award:
St. Paul Hamline Purple Post 418


 

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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Division I Bracket Division I General Info Division I Schedule / Results
Related Links Division I Participating Teams / Season Stats Daily Tournament "Gazettes" / News
Regional Tournament Info Division II Tournament Info World Series Tournament Info
  Junior Legion Tournament Info  
  Division I Sub-State Playoff Results  
     

Additional State Tournament Coverage and Content is available on the
Legion Baseball Hub web page,
including Live Stats and in-progress game updates for select games.

 


 

2016 Minnesota Division I State Tournament - General Info, Dates & Sites:

The 2016 Division I Minnesota State
American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament
is being hosted by Delano, Friday, July 29th through Monday, August 1st.


 



TEAM CHECK-IN
will take place on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the the following location:

Delano American Legion Post 377
200 Babcock Boulevard West
Delano, MN 55328
Located on the NE corner of Bridge Avenue West
& Babcock Boulevard West (Highway 12 W)
Google Map

NOTE: Although team check-in begins at NOON, each participating team has an assigned check-in time, assigned by the State Director.

Members of the State American Legion Baseball Committee and the Delano 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 Delano Host Committee during check-in. Photos may also be ordered after the tournament, by contacting the tournament photographer directly. TEAM PHOTO ORDER FORM.



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

Delano Municipal Field
559 River Street North, Delano, MN 55328

2:00 p.m: Teams Assemble for Opening Ceremony
2:10 p.m: Opening Ceremony
2:50 p.m: Team warm-ups for Skills Competitions
3:00 p.m: "Around the Horn" Skills Competition for Participating Teams
4:00 p.m: Home Run Derby
5:00 p.m: Conclusion of Events at the Field

Following on-field activities, teams that need to shower and/or change into banquet attire may use
the locker rooms within the
Tiger Activity Center at Delano High School, 700 Elm Avenue, Delano, MN 55328, 763-972-3365 x 2129.
NOTE: Any players using the showers must furnish / bring their own towel.
(Host Committee personnel and/or signage will direct teams to the applicable area with the facility..)




THE ANNUAL TOURNAMENT BANQUET
will be held that evening (Thursday, July 28th) at the following location:

Tiger Activity Center
(at Delano High School)
700 Elm Avenue, Delano, MN 55328

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. (social hour), with dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m., and program to follow. The keynote speaker will be Mike Max of WCCO and the Master of Ceremonies for the event will be Dick Jonckowski, University of Minnesota public address announcer. (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 Delano 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 $25 per person. Tickets will be sold at the door (cash / checks only - no credit cards accepted), 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:

Grand Stay Hotel
395 13th Street South, Delano, MN 55328
763-972-4303
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.

NOTE: Parents, friends, and fans who wish to lodge in the Delano area should explore options in the Buffalo area -- or towards the western suburbs of the Twin Cities, because the entire Grand Stay Hotel is reserved for participating teams and tournament staff.



TOURNAMENT GAME SITES
are listed below.

 

Tournament Fields: Field #1: Delano, Municipal Field:
559 River Street North, Delano, MN 55328

Field #2: Delano, Zitzloff Field:
Adjacent, to the north of Municipal Field (above)
Field #3: Loretto, Arnold Klaers Field:
500 North Medina Street, Loretto, MN 55357

Field #4:

Maple Lake, Irish Stadium:
100 2nd Street West, Maple Lake, MN 55358


 



2016 Minnesota State Tournament Pairings


Printable Bracket in PDF Format
(with Team Names; updated with scores through Monday)
See table below for additional information on participating teams.

Printable Bracket Showing Sub-State Pairings



 


 

2016 State Tournament Participants / Season Stats:

In the table below, click on team names for Team's Roster and Season Statistics
OR
Printable, Consolidated Stat Sheets for All Teams, in PDF Format

(Get Acrobat Reader)
(The data reported in each team's stat sheet 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.)


If Highlighted, Click on Post Number for Team Website

Sub-State Team Post # Team's District

1 Rochester Patriots 92 1
2 Fairmont 36 2
3 Edina 471 10
4 Wayzata 118 10
5 Woodbury Blue 501 3
6 Eastview (of Apple Valley) NA 3
7 St. Paul Hamline Purple 418 4
8 Forest Lake 225 3
9 Champlin 600 10
10 Grand Rapids 60 8
11 Maple Grove 172 10
12 Little Falls 277 6
13 Princeton 216 10
14 Bemidji 14 6
15 Waconia 150 3
HOST Delano 377 10 (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.

 

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2016 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's games, August 1, 2016)

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)

Additional State Tournament Coverage and Content is availalbe on the
Legion Baseball Hub web page,
including Live Stats and in-progress game updates for select games.

Date/Game # Team Score vs. Team (Home) Score Time/Field
Fri. July 29, 2016-1 Sub-State 15 Champ - Waconia 0 Sub-State 1 Champ - Rochester Patriots 1 9:00 am, Field 2 - 16 innings
Fri. July 29, 2016-2 Sub-State 3 Champ - Edina 4 Sub-State 5 Champ - Woodbury Blue 14 Noon, Field 2 - 7 innings
Fri. July 29, 2016-3 Sub-State 12 Champ - Little Falls 2 Sub-State 4 Champ - Hamline Purple 6 10:00 am, Field 3
Fri. July 29, 2016-4 Sub-State 4 Champ - Wayzata 16 Sub-State 2 Champ - Fairmont 1 1:00 pm, Field 3
Fri. July 29, 2016-5 Sub-State 9 Champ - Champlin 7 Sub-State 6 Champ - Eastview 0 10:00 am, Field 4
Fri. July 29, 2016-6 Sub-State 8 Champ - Forest Lake 6 Sub-State 14 Champ - Bemidji 2 1:00 pm, Field 4
Fri. July 29, 2016-7 Sub-State 13 Champ - Princeton 5 Sub-State 10 Champ - Grand Rapids 1 10:00 am, Field 1
Fri. July 29, 2016-8 Host - Delano 0 Sub-State 11 Champ - Maple Grove 9 1:00 pm, Field 1
Fri. July 29, 2016-9 Loser 1 - Waconia 1 Loser 2 - Edina (eliminated) 0 3:00 pm, Field 2
Fri. July 29, 2016-10 Winner 1 - Rochester Patriots 2 Winner 2 - Woodbury Blue 4 6:00 pm, Field 2
Fri. July 29, 2016-11 Loser 4 - Fairmont (eliminated) 2 Loser 3 - Little Falls 8 4:00 pm, Field 3
Fri. July 29, 2016-12 Winner 4 - Wayzata 3 Winner 3 - St. Paul Hamline Purple 4 7:00 pm, Field 3
Fri. July 29, 2016-13 Loser 5 - Eastview 7 Loser 6 - Bemidji (eliminated) 4 4:00 pm, Field 4
Fri. July 29, 2016-14 Winner 5 - Champlin 1 Winner 6 - Forest Lake 8 7:00 pm, Field 4
Fri. July 29, 2016-15 Loser 8 - Delano (eliminated) 2 Loser 7 - Grand Rapids 3 4:00 pm, Field 1
Fri. July 29, 2016-16 Winner 7 - Princeton 2 Winner 8 - Maple Grove 6 7:00 pm, Field 1
Sat. July 30, 2016-17 Loser 14 - Champlin (eliminated) 3 Winner 9 - Waconia 4 9:00 am, Field 2 - 11 innings
Sat. July 30, 2016-18 Winner 11 - Little Falls 11 Loser 16 - Princeton (eliminated) 1 9:00 am, Field 3 - 7 innings
Sat. July 30, 2016-19 Winner 13 - Eastview 9 Loser 10 - Rochester Patriots (eliminated) 4 9:00 am, Field 1
Sat. July 30, 2016-20 Winner 15 - Grand Rapids (eliminated) 1 Loser 12 - Wayzata 6 Noon, Field 1
Sat. July 30, 2016-21 Winner 17 - Waconia (eliminated) 4 Winner 18 - Little Falls 5 1:30 pm, Field 2
Sat. July 30, 2016-22 Winner 19 - Eastview (eliminated) 2 Winner 20 - Wayzata 10 4:30 pm, Field 2
Sat. July 30, 2016-23 Winner 10 - Woodbury Blue 9 Winner 12 - St. Paul Hamline Purple 5 4:00 pm, Field 1
Sat. July 30, 2016-24 Winner 14 - Forest Lake 6 Winner 16 - Maple Grove 2 7:00 pm, Field 1
Sun. July 31, 2016-25 Winner 21 - Little Falls (eliminated) 6 **Loser 23 - Hamline Purple Wayzata 8 10:00 am, Field 1
Sun. July 31, 2016-26 Loser 24 - Maple Grove 1 **Winner 22 - Wayzata Hamline Purple 7 1:00 pm, Field 1
**Opponents in games 25 and 26 rearranged in order to prevent prior opponents from playing each other again.
Sun. July 31, 2016-27 Winner 25 - Wayzata 11 Winner 26 - Hamline Purple (eliminated) 2 4:00 pm, Field 1
Sun. July 31, 2016-28 Winner 23 - Woodbury Blue 7 Winner 24 - Forest Lake 9 7:00 pm, Field 1
Mon, Aug 1, 2016-29 (3rd Place) Winner 27 - Wayzata 2 Loser 28 - Woodbury Blue 9 10:00 am, Field 1
Mon, Aug 1, 2016-30 (Champ.) Winner 28 - Forest Lake 3 Winner 29 - Woodbury Blue 7 1:00 pm, Field 1

 


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Line Scores & Highlights for Each 2016 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 29, 2016
(2016 pre-tournament info, banquet coverage)
The Gazette, Saturday, July 30, 2016
(Friday's Action)
The Gazette, Sunday, July 31, 2016
(Saturday's Action)
The Gazette, Monday, August 1, 2016
(Sunday's Action)

NOTE: Additional State Tournament Coverage and Content is availalbe on the
Legion Baseball Hub web page.

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2016 Regional Championship Tournament

The 2016 Central Plains Regional American Legion Tournament will be held as follows:

Central Plains: Bismarck, ND Wednesday, 8/3/16 - Sunday, 8/7/16
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 2016.
Teams report on Tuesday, August 2nd.

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


2016 World Series National Championship Tournament

The 2016 (90th) American Legion World Series will be held in Shelby, NC on
Thursday August 11, 2016 through Tuesday, August 16, 2016 (games played; pool play).
Teams report Tuesday, August 9th; concert / events held on Wed., August 10th.

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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2016 Division II Tournament Information:

The 30th Annual Division II Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament is being hosted by LeSueur-Henderson, Friday, July 29, 2016 through Sunday, July 31, 2016. (Team reporting and banquet, Thursday, July 28, 2016.) Division II Tournament information is avaialble through the following links:

 

Division II Tournament Web Page

Printable Pool Play Schedule in PDF Format

Printable Stat Sheets for All Participating Teams

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

MN American Legion Division II Baseball Facebook Page

NOTE: Additional State Tournament Coverage and Content is also availalbe on the
Legion Baseball Hub web page

Look Back on Division II Teams' Road to the State Tournament:
Division II District Playoff Tournament Schedules and Scores

CENTRAL PLAINS REGIONAL INFORMATION:

The Central Plains Regional Tournament will be hosted by Waupun WI Post 210:
Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th.

(Team reporting and banquet: Wednesday, August 3rd.)

Division II Central Plains Regional Web Page

Division II Central Plains Regional Facebook Page

 

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2016 Junior LegionTournament Information:

The Annual Minnesota State Junior American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament is being hosted by Apple Valley,
Monday, July 18, 2016 through Sunday, July 24, 2016.

 

Congratulations to Hopkins -- 2016 Minnesota Junior Legion State Champ !!!

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

Information regading the Mid-States Regional Tournament,
hosted by Rapid City Post 22

NOTE: Additional State Tournament Coverage and Content is availalbe on the
Legion Baseball Hub web page.

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Division I 2016 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 2016 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

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