THE FIGHTING 63RD: Welcome

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

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1964 - First District Championship

 

OTTAWA  LEGION  BASEBALL

....nothing else like it!

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Welcome home PFC Ryan Maas, USMC !

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2016 Tawa Run Classic

June 10 - 12

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 Post 63 mourns the passing of Gene Stechschulte, Sr.  Gene coached Ottawa Legion Baseball for several years in the 1960's and 1980's. Stechschulte won 4 District Championships -- 1964, 1966, 1982, 1983 -- the most in history, of any Post 63 Head Coach.

Ottawa Legion Baseball expresses sympathy to the Stechschulte family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. 

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Toledo Adams Post 553 won the State Championship by defeating Troy 8-5, capping a 40-6 season.

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  As a fundraiserOttawa Legion Baseball is planning a bus trip, from April 18th to the 21st, 2016, to Asheville, NC and the Biltmore Estate. Tour the Biltmore Estate and Gardens, Antler Village and Winery, St. Lawrence Basilica, The Blue Ridge Parkway, along with other sites. Cost is approx. $419.00 per person. For additional details contact Cheryl Kersh at 419.890.8565

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2015 Leaders

Hitting

AVG

Becker .404

Purdy .382

Lammers .370

Maag .364

Davis .310

RBI

Purdy 19

Becker 11

Deitering 7

Davis 7

HR

Purdy 2

Deitering 1

Fitzgerald 1

 

Pitching

ERA

Youngpeter 1.50

Croy 4.15

Jones 4.67

Strikeouts

Youngpeter 32

Verhoff 28

Purdy 13 

                     Ottawa Legion Baseball is appreciative of a memorial donation made in memory of Janelle Leatherman.  Post 63 expresses thanks and sympathy to the Leatherman family. Gary, Kyle, Nick, Tyler, and Todd Leatherman all are former Post 63 players.

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  The History of Night Baseball in Ottawa....Click on Link at Left

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"We need to find a way as a community to work together to fund new lights at Memorial Park, Ottawa Mayor Dean Meyer said, "a lighted ball diamond is a great asset to Memorial Park."

Lima News July 28, 2013 ....click on 'News/Articles' at left to read the entire article

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The Official Band of Ottawa Legion Baseball -- The Village Idiots -- are celebrating 71 years...see link at left.
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"If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team."

~ Bud Wilkinson

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