The following is news from American Legion Baseball.
IDAHO FALLS– The Idaho Falls Bandits advanced to the American Legion Baseball World Series after defeating Cheyenne, Wyoming, 6-5 in the Northwest Regional championship game.
The team is one of eight teams nationwide to advance from their regional tournament to the American Legion Baseball World Series, which will be held August 11-16 at Ketter Stadium in Shelby, North Carolina. 15 games of the 2022 American Legion World Series will be available to watch on ESPN’s broadcast or streaming service.
For a complete schedule, visit The American Legion website.
American Legion Baseball has taught hundreds of thousands of Americans the importance of sportsmanship, good health and active citizenship. American Legion Baseball has been, and continues to be, a stepping stone for millions of young people who have gone on to serve their country or community, raise a family, or play the sport at the highest level.
In the year Since its inception in 1925, millions of players have lent their talents to American Legion Baseball, and countless others have gone on to play college and professional baseball. Current major league baseball players involved in American Legion Baseball include: Daniel Bard, Alec Boehm, Jackie Bradley Jr., Alex Bregman, Kris Bryant, Madison Bumgarner, Aaron Sivale, JP Crawford, Jacob deGrom, Jack Dickman, Sean Doolittle, JP Fairson, Joey Gallo, Brad Hand, Bryce Harper, Rich Hill, Tanner Hook, Craig Kimbrel, Jordan Montgomery, Will Myers, AJ Pollock, Albert Pujols, JT Realmuto, David Robertson, Max Scherzer, Corey Seager, Paul Sewald, Dalton Varshaw, Justin Verlander, Michael Wacha, Brandon Woodruff and Mike Yastrzemski.
Baseball fans can follow along live on the American Legion Baseball app. The app, available through the Apple Store and Google Play, features regional and American Legion World Series schedules, pairings, scores, stats, photos and weather, as well as news and headlines.