Congratulations to Eastview, the 2008 Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Champ.
Eastview will represent Minnesota in the Central Plains Regional in Minot, ND.
Congratulations also to Eden Prairie, who will represent Minnesota in the Great Lakes Regional
in Chillicothe, Ohio as Minnesota's Runner-up, to 3rd Place Edina,
to all other participants in this year's Minnesota State Tournament,
as well as ALL teams across Minnesota who played American Legion Baseball this summer!
Additional congratulations go to Scott Lindner of Eden Prairie, who was named
the Outstanding Player of the 2008 Minnesota State Tournament,
and to North St. Paul, who was awarded the 2008 Father Moran Sportsmanship Trophy!
the National Tournaments at www.baseball.legion.org!
Minnesota State Championship Game Score:
For inforrmation on the District structure in Minnesota, visit the Minnesota American Legion Baseball Info page within this site.
Last Updated: 8/16/08
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|Regional Tournament Info||Division II Tournament Info||World Series Tournament Info|
|3-Year Tournament Records|
The Annual Division I
Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament
is being hosted by Burnsville, Minnesota, Thursday, August 7,
2008 through Sunday, August 10, 2008. Team check-in
and photographs (1:30 - 3:30 p.m.) will take place on Wednesday,
August 7, 2008 at the Burnsville City Hall, 100 Civic Center Parkway,
The annual banquet will be held that evening (Wed., August 6), at the Airport Hilton, 3800 American Boulevard East, Bloomington, MN -- 5:30 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner. Parents, family, friends and fans of team members are welcome to attend. The keynote speaker is Dean Bowyer, retired Head Baseball Coach from Minnesota State University in Mankato. (Read about Coach Bowyer's career!) Contact the following regarding purchasing banquet tickets ($40 each), as well as State Tournament passes.
Ruth Vanderlaan: 952-890-8787
(Click on field name for map)
|Field #1:||Burnsville AliMagnet (Rich VanderLaan Field)||
|Field #2:||Burnsville AliMagnet (Bob Bunnell Field)|
|Field #3:||Red Haddox Field, Bloomington|
|Field #4:||Memorial Park, Prior Lake|
Burnsville AliMagnet: On County Rd. 11, 2 blocks north of County Road 42; Info on AliMagnet
Red Haddox Field (at Valley View Playfield): 9000 Portland Avenue South, Bloomington; Detailed Map/Info on Valley View
Memorial Park: 5181 160th Street East, Prior Lake Additional Info on Memorial Park
2008 Minnesota State Tournament
Blank, Printable Bracket in PDF Format
Now Updated with Team Names & Scores!
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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
Click on District Number for District Tournament Bracket/Results
(Use the "back" button on your internet browser to return to this page.)
|2||New Ulm Gold||132||Champion|
|3||Apple Valley||1776||Runner Up|
|4||North St. Paul||39||Champion|
|6||St. Cloud 76ers||76||Runner Up|
|10||Maple Grove||172||Runner Up|
If your team has a website, please e-mail the URL address for its inclusion above, as well as in a future Minnesoa team web links page.
the Most Recent Minnesota Statewide Coaches'/Media Poll
(Final Pre-State Tournament Results as of 8/3/08)
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2008 State Tournament Game
Schedule & Results
If Game Date / # is highlighted, click on it to view the full box score and play-by-play narrative.
(See the issues of the Gazette, below, for line scores and highlights of all games):
Tournament Team and Individual Statistics
(Through Sunday, August 10, 2008)
Note: Every effort has been made to try to ensure the accuracy of 2008 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.
|Date/Game #||Team||Score||vs. Team (Home)||Score||Time/Field|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-1||District 3 Champ - Eastview||21||District 7 Champ - Willmar (7 innings)||12||10:00 a.m. Field 2|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-2||District 6 Champ - Cold Spring||6||District 10 2nd Place - Maple Grove||13||1:00 p.m.. Field 2|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-3||District 1 Champ - Rochester Patriots||18||District 9 Champ - Moorhead||3||10:00 a.m. Field 3|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-4||District 8 Champ - Grand Rapids||12||District 10 Champ - Eden Prairie||9||1:00 p.m. Field 3|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-5||District 4 Champ - North St. Paul||12||District 3 2nd Place - Apple Valley||13||10:00 a.m. Field 4|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-6||District 6 2nd Place - St. Cloud 76ers||12||District 10 4th Place - Cambridge||3||1:00 p.m. Field 4|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-7||District 2 Champ - New Ulm Gold||12||District 5 Champ - Richfield||10||10:00 a.m. Field 1|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-8||Host - Burnsville||2||District 10 3rd Place - Edina||3||1:00 p.m. Field 1|
|Thu, Aug 7, 2008-9||Loser 1 - Willmar||15||Loser 2 - Cold Spring (eliminated)||4||4:30 p.m. Field 2|
|Thu Aug 7, 2008-10||Winner 1 - Eastview||7||Winner 2 - Maple Grove||5||7:30 p.m. Field 2|
|Thu Aug 7, 2008-11||Loser 3 - Moorhead (eliminated)||11||Loser 4 - Eden Prairie||25||4:30 p.m. Field 3|
|Thu Aug 7, 2008-12||Winner 3 - Rochester Patriots||13||Winner 4 - Grand Rapids||4||7:30 p.m. Field 3|
|Thu Aug 7, 2008-13||Loser 6 - Cambridge (eliminated)||8||Loser 5 - North St. Paul||9||4:30 p.m. Field 4|
|Thu Aug 7, 2008-14||Winner 5 - Apple Valley (7 innings)||6||Winner 6 - St. Cloud 76ers||18||7:30 p.m. Field 4|
|Thu Aug 7, 2008-15||Loser 7 - Richfield (eliminated)||6||Loser 8 - Burnsville||7||4:30 p.m. Field 1|
|Thu Aug 7, 2008-16||Winner 8 - Edina||14||Winner 7 - New Ulm Gold||10||7:30 p.m. Field 1|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-17||Loser 14 - Apple Valley||15||Winner 9 - Willmar (eliminated)||11||10:00 a.m. Field 1|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-18||Winner 11 - Eden Prairie||9||Loser 16 - New Ulm Gold (eliminated)||3||10:00 a.m. Field 2|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-19||Winner 13 - North St. Paul||12||Loser 10 - Maple Grove (eliminated)||5||1:00 p.m. Field 1|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-20||Winner 15 - Burnsville||13||Loser 12 - Grand Rapids (eliminated)||7||1:00 p.m. Field 2|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-21||Winner 17 - Apple Valley (eliminated)||8||Winner 18 - Eden Prairie||18||4:30 p.m. Field 2|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-22||Winner 20 - Burnsville (eliminated)||5||Winner 19 - North St. Paul||7||7:30 p.m. Field 2|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-23||Winner 10 - Eastview||4||Winner 12 - Rochester Patriots||2||4:30 p.m. Field 1|
|Fri Aug 8, 2008-24||Winner 16 - Edina||18||Winner 14 - St. Cloud 76ers||14||7:30 p.m. Field 1|
|Sat Aug 9, 2008-25||Winner 21 - Eden Prairie||10||Loser 24 - St. Cloud 76ers (eliminated)||8||10:00 a.m. Field 1|
|Sat Aug 9, 2008-26||Loser 23 - Rochester Patriots||5||Winner 22 - North St. Paul (eliminated)||4||1:00 p.m. Field 1|
|Sat Aug 9, 2008-27||Winner 25 - Eden Prairie||9||Winner 26 - Rochester Patriots (elim)||1||4:30 p.m. Field 1|
|Sat Aug 9, 2008-28||Winner 23 - Eastview||22||Winner 24 - Edina||10||7:30 p.m. Field 1|
|Sun Aug 10, 2008-29||Winner 27 - Eden Prairie||17||Loser 28 - Edina (3rd Place)||9||12:30 p.m. Field 1|
|Sun Aug 10, 2008-30||Winner 28 - Eastview||16||Winner 29 - Eden Prairie||6||3:30 p.m. Field 1|
*If necesary, Losers of 23 and 24 could be switched from the originally scheduled teams so as to prevent prior opponents from playing each other again.
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Three-Year Tournament Records (2005 through 2007)
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The 2008 Regional American Legion Tournaments will be held as follows:
Central Plains: Minot, ND Thursday, 8/14/08 - Monday, 8/18/08 Great Lakes: Chillicothe, OH Thursday, 8/14/08 - Monday, 8/18/08
Follow the action at www.baseball.legion.org! (National American Legion Web Site)
American Legion World Series will be held in Shelby, NC
Friday, August 22, 2008 through Tuesday, August 26, 2008.
information on the Regional and National Tournaments, visit the
official Shelby web site,
or take this link to the National American Legion Baseball Web Site.
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The 19th Annual
Division II Minnesota State American Legion Baseball Championship
Tournament is being held in Sacred Heart, Minnesota, Friday,
August 8, 2008 through Sunday, August 10, 2008. Visit the
Division II Tournament through the following links:
2008 Blank Bracket, In PDF Format
|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|
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