HASTINGS – As Class A Senior American Legion baseball teams prepare for state tournament action in late July, teams are looking to advance and participate in the American Legion Baseball Mid-South Regional Tournament in early August.
According to a release from the Adams County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Duncan Field in Hastings will again be the host site on August 4 – 8.
All are invited to come and watch some of the best and most competitive baseball games being played by young men who love the game.
The Regional Tournament will feature eight teams from in-state and out-of-state. The teams that will be represented are the state championship teams from Nebraska, Missouri (champion & runner-up), Kansas, Iowa, Colorado and Arkansas – as well as the local host team, Hastings Five Points Bank.
The champion of the double elimination tournament will advance to the American Legion World Series on August 12-17 in Shelby, North Carolina at the Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium.
Hastings and the historic Duncan Field hosted the American Legion Baseball Mid-South Regional for the first time in 2019. The 2020 Regionals were canceled due to COVID-19. Hastings is honored to be the host city once again this year and were the first Nebraska city to host an American Legion Regional since 2004.
Duncan Field last hosted a Regional in 1976 and had previously held three other Regionals. Duncan Field has also hosted the American Legion World Series in 1959-1961 and in 1969.
For Mid-South Regional admission prices and passes, merchandise or more information on the tournament, go to https://www.hastingsbaseball.org.