Together, The American Legion and the Shelby (N.C.) Baseball World Series Committee have inked a five-year contract that will expand the viewership of the American Legion World Series (ALWS) to nearly 80 million viewers.
Starting with the 2014 ALWS, the championship game will be televised live by ESPNU. The last time a Legion World Series championship game was live on TV was 35 years ago in Greenville, Miss.
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American Legion World Series players were presented with annual Legion Baseball awards following the 2013 American Legion World Series championship game.
BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS
*Log onto www.missourilegion.org
*Click on the "Protect Youth Sports" banner at the top of the page.
*Click on "Baseball"
*Click on coach or volunteer
*Click on "Apply for Position"
*Fill in all requested information
*Read the verbiage that comes up, click on "Accept"
*Fill in required payment information. Cost is $8.00You should receive a receipt via email for your payment. You will not be notified as to results, unless they are negative. This is a "no news, good news" process. Department is notified when you have passed, or not, but does not receive any reason. Should you not pass, we will notify you and you will be given contact information to clarify the issue.
2015 Registration Information
A Letter from Department Chairman Gary Stone:
Any player who participates in an All Star game, Showcase, or any other baseball program other than his Legion team MUST have a completed, approved Dual Participation form on file. Failure to do so will result in the player's suspension.
Click here for the "Dual Participation" form