Edina will once again host to the 2018 D1 Legion State Baseball Tournament in August. Edina Post 471 also hosted the 2013 Legion State Tournament.
"We are once again excited to partner with Edina for the 2018 D1 State Tournament" says Mike Perry, Minnesota's State Baseball Director. "They set a new standard for hosting in 2013 and we are looking to grow off of that for this summer. They have a strong volunteer group and also folks who understand baseball, which is always a good combo."
This is the 93rd annual State Legion Baseball Tournament in the state of Minnesota. The state also continually has the nations top number of teams, last year with over 350.
Edina also is making massive field improvements in preparation for the Legion State Tournament. They will have new state-of-the-art lights installed this spring as well as new and longer safety netting for field 1 at Braemar Park. They will also be upgrading the 6 batting cages which teams can utilize for the tournament.
There will be a total of 16 teams who will qualify for the D1 State Tournament in August. The top two teams will then move on to regionals in Dickinson, ND.
The Legion Baseball Hub will have comprehensive coverage of the D1 2018 State Tournament, including live scoring and live streaming on Legion HubTV.