Last Updated: July 23, 2015
The 2015 Gurnee Riverdogs Alumni game was won by the Alumni. It was a great game and event greater to have all the Alumni come back to take on the 2015 Riverdog team.
Gurnee Riverdogs Alumni Game- Thursday, July 23rd
The 4th Annual Riverdogs Alumni game is scheduled for Thursday, July 23rd at Faulkner Field, Gurnee American Legion. Once again the alumni will take on the 2015 Riverdogs in a hotly contested ball game. After the game we will move the event to Bill's Pizza & Pub North 18945 W Washington St (by CLC) for Pizza and soda. All Alumni are welcomed as always. Check our Facebook page for the invite.
A special thanks to the Warren Dugout Club for their generous donation to the Gurnee American Legion Riverdogs baseball team! THANK YOU !!!
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
American Legion Baseball is the oldest and largest nationwide teenage baseball program in America. American Legion Baseball became a national program in 1925. Over ten million teenagers have played American Legion Baseball since 1925. The first National Championship tournament was held in 1926.
On an average, 52 percent of Major League Baseball players played American Legion Baseball as teenagers. Nearly 70 percent of all college players played American Legion Baseball as teenagers
Gurnee Post 771 has sponsored a Legion baseball team for over 20 years. As a post of military veterans, we feel baseball is a game that builds character. Known as America’s game, baseball bring out the best of us. America’s past time will continue to bring out the best in you.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PLAY
The Riverdogs draw players our our base school, Warren Twp. High School. We also recruit players from Carmel Catholic if they live in the Warren school district. Warren players can only play with the Gurnee Riverdogs team since Warren is the base school unless they are not selected for the team.
Senior American Legion Baseball competition in 2015 is open only to players born in 1996 or later.
Player fee is $165