News and Announcements
BREAKING NEWS: The National headquarters of the American Legion has announced that baseball will be reset for play for the 2021 season, culminating with the World Series in Shelby, NC in August. The Department of New York has also sent information to all Districts within the state with instructions to start the season after the conclusion of the High School baseball season. For District V, it is anticipated that this will take place at the end of June. As more information is received, this website will be updated, including tryouts for both the Senior and Junior teams. PLAY BALL!!!
The 7th Annual Zachary Hunter Memorial Scramble Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at Hidden Valley Golf Club. Please click on the Golf Outing tab in the menu on the left for more details.
Unfortunately, the American Legion Baseball program for the 2020 season has been canceled for the Department of New York, including all Senior and Junior teams in District V. Below is the email that was sent on Saturday evening, May 9th from the New York Baseball Chairman, with the official notification. At the end of the email is the letter that Mr. Mayfield refers to (in PDF format) that was sent to all Departments by the American Legion National Organization issuing the decision.
Attached is the letter that is posted on the National website. Because of this decision by National:
The 2020 Department of New York American Legion Baseball season is hereby cancelled.
Make sure this information gets to all of your coaches and managers. I am asking that our Department Adjutant, Jim Casey please forward the attached letter to all in the Department of New York. I have no other information other than what is in the letter. As information becomes available, I will pass it on.
Department of New York
Bruce A. Mayfield
The document 2020_ALB_Cancellation.pdf was attached to this post.
Monday, December 30th, 2018
Fan-of-the-Year: Rich DePerno
Rookie-of-the-Year: David Antone
Most Underrated Player: Lucas Pasquarelli
10th Man Award: Bryce Gnatek
Gold Glove Award: Joe Panuccio
Most Improved Player: Nate DePerno
Silver Slugger Award: Jake Montrose
Cy Young Award: Doug Rando
Most Valuable Player: Joe Crossley
Coaches Award: Collin McAndrew
John J. and Estelle Lewek Memorial Achievement Award: Anthony Ruggiero
Daniel LaGasse Memorial Scholarship Award: Dom Fasolo
Zachary Hunter Memorial Scholarship Award: Jake Montrose
2019 New York State Tournament Runner-Up
Congratulations to the Whitestown Post 1113 Junior team, which finished undefeated in the regular season (16-0), won the District V Junior Championship (3-0), and placed second in the New York State Tournament after being defeated by Rockland County Post 130 in the Championship Game by the score of 7-2. The Junior team finished with an overall season record 22-1. GREAT JOB BY THE PLAYERS & COACHES!!!