Spokane American Legion Baseball

Find a Player, Find a Team

 

Interested in playing Spokane American Legion Baseball this summer but you don’t have a team? VISIT OUR FIND A PLAYER, FIND A TEAM LINK and “post an ad” on what you are looking for. Players and coaches can use this site to help fill their rosters.

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Mt. Spokane Wins "AA" State Championship

The Mt. Spokane Wild “AA” Baseball team won the 2018 Washington State “AA” Championship. Mt. Spokane beat Kennewick 4-3 in a back and forth game at Al K Jackon on August 2nd!

 

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Spokane Bandits Head Coach Opening

The Spokane American Legion Baseball Board of Directors is looking for a qualified and dedicated individual to lead the Spokane Bandits “AAA” Legion Team. This individual should have at least two years of coaching experience, strong organizational skills, the ability to lead and teach young men and to uphold the values of American Legion. The Bandits are comprised of kids attending Ferris, Lewis & Clark, North Central and West Valley High Schools.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and their resume to banditscoach@siyb.org

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Why American Legion?

American Legion Baseball is one of the most successful and tradition-rich amateur athletic leagues in America. The program got its start in Milbank, South Dakota on July 17, 1925, by action of the South Dakota Department of The American Legion. It was expanded nationally later that year, and the first national tournament (involving teams from 16 states) was held in 1926. Today, the program registers more than 5,400 teams in all 50 United States, including Canada and Puerto Rico. Through the years, more than 10 million young men have played on American Legion teams. Nationally, American Legion Baseball is divided into eight regions, each with numerous state programs. Each region holds an annual tournament, with the tournament winner advancing to the American Legion Baseball World Series in Shelby, North Carolina.

Here are some former Legion baseball players that you may recognize.
Madison Bumgarner, Mark Teixeira, Albert Pujols, Justin Verlander, Brian Wilson, Chipper Jones, Mo Vaughn, Greg Maddox, Tony Gwynn, Harold Reynolds, George Brett, Carlton Fisk, Johnny Bench, Carl Yastremski, Frank Robinson, Stan Musial, Ted Williams and George “Sparky” Anderson, to name a few.

 

American Legion Code of Sportsmanship

I will: (players name)
Keep the rules.
Keep faith with my teammates.
Keep my temper.
Keep myself fit.
Keep a stout heart in defeat.
Keep my pride under in victory.
Keep a sound soul, a clean mind, and a healthy body.