Spokane American Legion Baseball

Spokane American Legion Meetings

When: Second Monday of every month (October – May)

Time: 6:30 PM

Where: 1221 N. Howard –  SYSA Bingo Hall west entrance

Who: Area High School team representatives and any interested parties

 

 

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2018 Warehouse Performance Catching Camp

Where– Warehouse Performance Baseball, 800 N. Hamilton

When- Jan. 13- Feb. 24, Every Saturday for 7 total sessions.

Times-

  • 5-6pm– 1st-6th grade
  • 6-7pm– 7th-12th grade

Cost-     $225 (includes 7 hours of top catching instruction)

Instructor:

The catching camp will be led by Brian Munhall. Brian is well regarded as the top catching instructor at the HS level in the NW. Brian played locally at Ferris HS, Gonzaga University, and then 8 years in the Giants, Rangers, and Brewers Organizations up to AAA. Brian is currently entering his 8th year as the Head Coach of Gonzaga Prep HS. In addition to Brian, he will have current local players and coaches assisting with camp.

Camp Skills-

  • Blocking
  • Proper set-up.
  • Receiving
  • Throwing
  • Footwork
  • Practice Drills that players will learn to practice better on their own.

 

To Register-

Email- contact@wpbaseball.com with Name, Grad Year, contact email/phone, school.

Payment- Checks made out to Warehouse Performance, Credit Card, or Cash.

(Note if you are a current Gonzaga Prep student or a 7th or 8th grade Parochial school student you are not allowed to attend this camp due to WIAA rules)

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Summer job? Umpires wanted

Inland Empire Baseball Umpires is hiring umpires.  Great summer job for anyone 16 and older.  Minimum pay per game is $40.  Click here to be taken to their interest page.

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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.