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Lincoln, NE 68505
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Since 1925, The American Legion has sponsored a nationwide youth baseball program.  During these past eight decades, over 10 million players have enjoyed playing the game of baseball.  The American Legion and the 2.7 million members have raised millions of dollars each year to give young baseball players an opportunity to learn the importance of teamwork, team loyalty, discipline, leadership and good sportsmanship.  The purpose of American Legion Baseball has always been to help develop America's youth that will someday step forward and become the nation's future leaders. VISIT
In 2016, Nebraska American Legion Baseball supported over 290 Junior and Senior teams across the state, comprised of over 4,000 players.Posts, sponsors, parent groups and countless volunteers successfully conducted 41 District tournaments and State tournaments, with two Class A teams qualifying to play in Region 6 of the National Tournament and one team moving on to the American Legion World Series.  Nebraska American Legion Baseball continues to be one of the top five programs in the nationa when ranked by number of teams registered.
The American Legion is the largest veteran's organization in the world with a membership of nearly 3 Million war-time veterans in the United States, District of Columbia and four foreign countries.  Members of The American Legion are honorably discharged men and women who served their country on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States during World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama and Persian Gulf Wars and Conflicts.  The American Legion was founded and organized in 1919.  Since that time, The American Legion has touched virtually every facet of American life, fulfilling its main objective of service to the community, state and nation. VISIT to learn more about the programs and purpose of The American Legion.

Purpose and Scope of American Legion Baseball

 American Legion Code of Sportsmanship

- To inculcate in youth a better understanding of the American way of life and to promote the principles of 100% Americanism.
 - To instill in the nation's youth a sincere desire to develop within themselves a feeling of citizenship, sportsmanship, loyalty and team spirit.
 - To aid in the improvement and development of the physical fitness of our country's youth.
 - To build for the Nation's future through our youth.

  I will:

 - 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



Oct 3, 2017
New 2018 Tournaments Posted
There are new 2018 tournaments posted in the "2018 Other Tournaments" section of the Tournaments Page.  If you want a tournament listed, please email
Sep 11, 2017
NALB 2018 Tournament Application
The 2018 Tournament Application has been posted to the Rules and Forms page.
Sep 11, 2017
NALB Fall Meeting Scheduled

Department Athletic Committee Chairman Jody Moeller would like to invite Nebraska American Legion Commanders, baseball coaches, team managers and 2017 tournament directors to the Annual Post Season Baseball meeting which will be held October 21st, 2017, at Hastings Legion Post 11, 917 E South St, Hastings. The coaches, managers and tournament directors meeting will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This meeting will feature a review of the 2017 season and will also be an opportunity for the coaches and tournament directors to provide the committee with their input of the past season and proposed changes for the 2018 program.

Jul 7, 2017
Area Tournament Directors and Coaches:
As a reminder at this late (very late) point in the season: 


Legion Birth Certificate Verification Cards (LBCVC) are mandatory and are available (FREE) through the Department of Nebraska. Teams may no longer retain or make copies of a player’s birth certificate or other personal ID

 - Head Coaches who fail to present Legion Birth Certificate Verification Cards at their seeding meeting will serve a one-game suspension at the start of the tournament.
Nov 21, 2016
Expectations for Rendering Proper Respect when Participating in Programs of The American Legion
Resolution No. 16 - Americanism Commission - "...make clear to all participants in advance of the program that The American Legion has the expectation for rendering proper respect to the Flag of the United States, at all times, including during the National Anthem..."
June 15, 2013
NALB Team Photo Identification Form (PDF Fillable)
The form has been loaded on the Rules and Forms page or is avaible HERE.
Other Nebraska American Legion Programs
If you need information on additional Nebraska American Legion Programs, like the National High School Oratorical Scholarship information or Eagle Scout of the Year, visit  A great deal of information is available on Americanism Programs, Veterans Resources, Post information, etc.

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