The American Legion is committed to America's youth and that is why we have sponsored American Legion Baseball since 1925. The goals of American Legion Baseball are the development of team discipline, individual character and leadership development qualities in young people. American Legion Baseball is the oldest and largest, nationwide, baseball program in America. American Legion Baseball became a National program in 1925. Over ten million teenagers have played American Legion Baseball since its inception. The first National Championship tournament was held in 1926. In 1998, 5,083 teams were registered for National tournament play.
WORCESTER, Mass. — Brattleboro Post 5 struck a blow for Vermont by winning its first game at the American Legion baseball Northeast Regional, edging Southington, Connecticut, 4-3 on Wednesday at Fitton Field on the Holy Cross campus.
Southington grabbed a 2-0 lead but Brattleboro's Christian Thomsen's RBI double followed by Chris Frost's RBI single tied the game at 2-2 for Brattleboro.
Post 5 went ahead for good in the fourth when Thomsen cracked another double and then was able to score on a throwing error when Jack Price got down a bunt.