Coming soon..New Scoreboard!



....nothing else like it!



The 2016 Tawa Run Classic will be held

June 10 - 12. The tournament (19U) will feature pool play on 3 top-notch area fields. Entry fee is $500.00 with each team guaranteed 4 games (weather permitting). The first 12 teams to commit are in. For more information contact:

Chris Kuhlman, Tournament Director 419-236-6374

Dave Yoder, Asst Director 419-615-7427

Dave Kersh, 419-235-6302 


BREAKING........Memorial Field will have a new scoreboard, with Technicon Design providing the design and engineering work. County Electric will install the new 25 ft scoreboard, donating all the labor! This is phase 1 of the Memorial Field lighting campaign, with funding coming from the Memorial Park Capital Campaign. Donations to the Capital Campaign are all tax deductable.


 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. 


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


  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



2015 Leaders



Becker .404

Purdy .382

Lammers .370

Maag .364

Davis .310


Purdy 19

Becker 11

Deitering 7

Davis 7


Purdy 2

Deitering 1

Fitzgerald 1




Youngpeter 1.50

Croy 4.15

Jones 4.67


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.












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


"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 on 'News/Articles' at left to read the entire article

The Official Band of Ottawa Legion Baseball -- The Village Idiots -- are celebrating 71 years...see link at left.

"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


THE AMERICAN LEGION...For God and Country