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Legion baseball aims for normal summer season

After two summers of abnormal and shortened seasons because of pandemic issues, the 2022 American Legion District 17 baseball campaign is set to return to normal and on schedule with a full slate of games, beginning with opening contests...

Letter: American Legion pitch-count rules are sensible

Editor: In his “Teeing Off” column of Aug. 12, Dave Facinoli discusses the 105-pitch maximum allowed to pitchers at the recent American Legion District 17 baseball tournament. American Legion National recommends seven-innings games for league and local district playoffs. The...

Group of baseball players keep winning

There’s a famous advertisement for Energizer batteries about a bunny that just keeps going and going. The same could be said about group of summertime Arlington baseball players. In addition to keep going and going and playing and playing over the...

Finding Legion players a year-round process

The season was only over for a few days and the baseball managers for the area’s American Legion District 17 summer teams already were working to recruit players for their 2022 rosters. With so much competition among various summer teams...

Post 130 started 2-0 in district tourney

After the first two rounds of the recent American Legion District 17 baseball tournament, fifth-seed Falls Church Post 130 was 2-0 and the early big story of the six-team, double-elimination competition. Post 130, which consists of some local players from...

Arlington 139 finishes third in state

With an eventful season complete, there will be lasting memories for the Arlington Post 139 players and coaches regarding the 2021 American Legion summer baseball campaign. Play concluded for Post 139 with a third-place finish in the Legion state tournament...

Post 139 to begin state tourney

Winning is the team’s number-one goal, but no matter what the results, Arlington Post 139 is just happy to be playing and plans to enjoy its opportunity participating in the American Legion state baseball tournament. Arlington (12-7) plays its first...

Season ends for Vienna Post 180

Opportunities to plate runs existed early, but timely hits needed to produce such scoring never came for Vienna Post 180 in a play-in game to gain a berth into the six-team American Legion state baseball tournament. Vienna (16-5) lost that...

Vienna 180 second in Legion district tourney

The hitting totals dictated the results for Vienna Post 180 in the American Legion District 17 baseball tournament. When the top seed hit well in games, Vienna was 3-0 in the double-elimination competition. When the opposite occurred, with only three...

Post 139 wins District 17 Legion baseball crown

A year later, thanks to a gutsy two-run, three-hit ninth-inning rally, Arlington Post 139 closed the deal and won the American Legion District 17 baseball tournament. With the help of those two runs, third-seed Arlington (12-7) nipped top-seed Vienna Post...
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