NORCO Legion: Welcome

Sunday, March 9


The Official League Website of Northampton County Legion Baseball (NORCO), Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  

The next meeting of the Northampton County American Legion Baseball League will be held Sunday, April 13th at 11:30AM at the Jeff's Democratic Club, Linden & Fairview Streets in Bethlehem. Agenda includes: Season planning, All-Star Game & League Directory Update. Use the rear entrance. Reminder: Deadline for insurance payment is May 15th.
Don E. Lambert, 69, of Pen Argyl, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 2, 2014, at his residence. He served as Sectional Director of the Pennsylvania State Legion Baseball from 1990 to 2001 and Regional Director from 1991 to 2014. He coached Junior and Senior Legion baseball leagues and in 1997 was inducted into the Department of Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, and in 2001 the Northampton County American Legion Baseball League Hall of Fame. He will be sadly missed by his NORCO Legion family.
There has been a change in the structure of our organization with Lehigh West Bethlehem withdrawing from the League. Wind Gap will move from the East Division to the West Division in order to maintain balance thruout the league.. The League will have an 18 game schedule with 16 teams this year. The League Champion must be decided by July 16th. Region 2 will hold their playoffs at Muhlenberg starting July 19th.
We ask all teams to please get the dates of your graduations, proms, baccalaureates, and any other conflicts that may occur with the scheduling of games for the season. Please send them to Bob Shebelsky, before he draws up the schedule. All changes must be submitted to Bob by May 18th. The Deppe All Star Classic has been scheduled for June 7th @ 12:30 PM. This frees up May 31st to be used for any schedule changes. After the schedule has been finalized, changes must be sent to Chick, Frank D'Angelo & Joe Long. 
Registration is underway. Links have been posted for easy access.
Future meeting dates: May 18, June 8, July 13, August 3; Clambake August 8.  Mark your calendar.

NOTE: Freemansburg has been selected for the Regionals for 2015. Contact Chris Medei at with ideas for making it a Home Run for NORCO Legion.  




  We had 2 teams in the Regional playoffs, which were held in Boyertown this year.  Nazareth and Easton were NORCO's representatives, whom did an outstanding job in the competition.


                  #1. Birches                  #5. Easton (Runner-Up)

                 #2. Kemp                     #6. East Stroudsburg

                #3. Bath                      #7. Nazareth (League Champion)

                #4. Northampton         #8. Hellertown 


   Northampton County Legion is the first Legion Baseball League in the country, which is requiring all Managers to successfully complete the criminal background check and child abuse background checks in order to coach in the league. We have set precedence for all Legion Baseball to soon follow. 

Handout: Amer Leg-04 10 14 Schedule Pending