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2017 Season Preview

The Senior American Legion District 5 Baseball League will be comprised of the following teams:

Arthur S Moran Post 66 / Sylvan Beach Post 1153 (Camden/Sylvan Beach)

Charles H Adrean DSC Post 625 (Utica)

Charles J Love Post 406 (Boonville)

Edward L Clonan Post 1000 (Sauquoit)

Helmuth-Ingalls Post 232 (Clinton)

Henry P Smith Post 24 (Rome)

Ilion Memorial Post 920 (Ilion)

New Hartford Post 1376 (New Hartford)

Oneida Post 169 (Oneida)

Oriskany Post 1448 (Oriskany)

Sherrill Post 230 (Sherrill)

Utica Post 229 (Utica)

Whitestown Post 1113 (Whitesboro)

 

The league will be split into 2 divisions, Navy and Air Force.  Each team will play teams within their division twice and teams within the other division once, for a total of 18 league regular season games. The top 4 teams in each division will advance to an 8-team double elimination tournament to determine the District 5 Champion.  New this year the games will only be seven (7) innings. The tournament will be held July 16 & 17 at the higher seeds home field and then July 18-21 at Murnane Field.  The winner will advance to the NYS Championship Tournament at Murnane Field, July 25 – July 29.

The Junior American Legion District 5 Baseball League will be comprised of the following teams:

Arthur S Moran Post 66 / Sylvan Beach Post 1153 (Camden/Sylvan Beach)

Charles H Adrean DSC Post 625 (Utica)

Charles J Love Post 406 (Boonville)

Ilion Memorial Post 920 (Ilion)

Johnson-Rogers Post 1492 (Brookfield)

Leon R Roberts Post 161 (Holland Patent)

Morris Edwards Post 168 (St. Johnsville)

New Hartford Post 1376 (New Hartford)

Oriskany Post 1448 (Oriskany)

Utica Post 229 (Utica)

Whitestown Post 1113 (Whitesboro)

William Russell Post 404 (Sherrill)

 

The league will be split into 2 divisions, Army and Marines.  Each team will play teams within their division twice and teams within the other division once, for a total of 16 league regular season games. The top 3 teams in each will advance to a 6-team double elimination tournament to determine the District 5 Champion.  The tournament will be held July 15 & 16 at Oriskany High School and July 17-21 at Murnane Field.  The winner will advance to the NYS Championship Tournament at Delutis Field, July 27 – July 29.

The National American Legion Americanism Committee adopted guidelines to become Pitch Smart compliant.  Pitchers will have pitch count limits and mandatory rest periods based on the number of pitches thrown. 

Schedules for both leagues are currently available on this website.

 

 - District 5 Baseball Administrator