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Little Miss American Legion World Series Pageant Set for Aug. 7

May 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Little Miss American Legion World Series Pageant Set for Aug. 7 Pageant is part of 2021 ALWS Kickoff SHELBY, NC – May 28, 2021 – The Little Miss ALWS Pageant has become increasingly popular since its inception as part of the 7th Inning Stretch Festival in 2015. Girls from infants through 12 […]

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ALWS 5K RETURNS

May 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALWS 5K Returns Road to Hope Shelby will receive proceeds SHELBY, NC–May 12, 2021–The 5K Race is one of the pre-American Legion World Series (ALWS) events that has drawn participants from an expanding geographic area every year.The 2020 5K was cancelled because of coronavirus concerns, as were all other events associated with […]

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Play Ball ALWS 2021

April 26, 2021

The American Legion to Shelby, N.C.: ‘Play Ball!’ The American Legion World Series to be held as originally scheduled INDIANAPOLIS (April 26, 2021) – The head of the nation’s largest veterans organization announced that The American Legion World Series will be played in Shelby, N.C., August 12-17. The eight-team championship tournament is returning after the […]

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2020 American Legion Baseball Regionals, World Series cancelled

April 7, 2020

  As the coronavirus pandemic is creating unpredictability worldwide with its duration and public health regulations and restrictions across the nation, The American Legion is facing an improbable situation. The Americanism Commission, in consultation with National Commander James William “Bill” Oxford, announces cancellation of all 2020 American Legion Baseball national tournaments, inclusive of all eight […]

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Championship Tuesday is now Championship Wednesday

August 20, 2019

In the top of the 2nd weather required us to go on a weather delay. Based on the forecast and current rain, the game is tentatively scheduled to begin at 10:00 am (EST) Wednesday. Follow our Facebook page for updates.

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Championship Tuesday – Sponsored

August 20, 2019

Thanks to the generous donation of an anonymous donor, tickets  to tonight’s game are free to attendees. Please be aware the numbered seats have been sold, those seats are still reserved for the ticket holders. Thanks, again to our anonymous donor. Championship Tuesday’s game is at 6:30 pm and can be viewed on ESPN News. […]

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Schedule Changed Due to Rain

August 18, 2019

  Game 11- Massachusetts vs North Dakota will resume at 11:00 am Monday. Game 12 – North Carolina vs Idaho will play at 1:00 pm Monday Game 13 – Semi Final will be at 4:00 pm Game 14 – Semi Final will be at 7:00 pm

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Military Events

August 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Military Events are a Major Focus for 2019 American Legion World Series The ALWS will highlight the 100th anniversary of The American Legion SHELBY, NC – August 2, 2019 — The military-focused events related to the 2019 American Legion World Series (ALWS) begin even before the games Aug. 15-20. The 208th Army […]

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ALWS Senior Citizens Day

August 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The American Legion World Series Continues Food Drive on Senior Citizens Day SHELBY, NC – Aug. 2, 2019 — The first day of the annual American Legion World Series (ALWS) is traditionally Senior Citizens Day and all attendees 55 and older can watch all four games of the day at no charge. […]

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Host City Welcome Update

August 13, 2019

Due to the forecast of severe thunder storms, excessive rain and a high heat index the Host City Welcome (HSW) has been moved to LeGrand Center. National American Legion Officials and the local ALWS committee support this decision. This change in location has limited our seating capacity. This will still accommodate those who have tickets […]

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