Mattoon Post 88: Firecracker Classic

Welcome Sports fans to Post 88's Firecracker Classic webpage!


JR Tournament information:

June 17-19, 2016 (SOLD OUT)

SR Tournament information: 

June 24-26, 2016 (1 spot open)


Please feel free to contact Jason Badman at for more information.


Thank you!

Post 88 Baseball Club 




WOOD BATS ONLY.  All players must be eligible per American Legion Baseball rules...DH for pticher only.  Team need to be their game site 45 minutes prior to scheduled start.  Each team will get 5 minutes of IO (for first game of the day only). Any player or coach ejected from a game will be ineligible for the remainder of the tournament.  Decisions by umpire and tournament officials are final.  Mattoon will be in the first base dugout for all games.

**Home & Visitors will be decided by coin flip before each regular pool play game.  Host team will be home during pool play.  Semi-Final games best record is home.  Coin flip for championship game to dcided home and away.  No time limit in the championship game.

**All coaches must be in full uniform and have protective helmets.  Coaches not in full uniform will NOT be allowed on the field. 

TIE BREAKERS: 1) Head to head  2) Fewest RA  3)  Most RF  4)  Coin flip

GAMES:  All games will be 7 innings with a 10 run rule after 5.  One hour and forty-five minute time limit (except in a tie game)  **NO DROP DEAD TIME LIMIT**


0 games played = full refund

1 game played = 50% refund

2+ games played = no refund


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