DISTRICT 10 AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
“Rockland Post # 147”
INTENTION, CODE, REQUIREMENT DOCUMENT
Intention; It is the intention of the coaches of American Legion Baseball to provide Zone 10 with the best Amateur Baseball possible. Furthermore, they intend to contact as many College Scouts and Semi Pro Scouts as possible to enhance the chance that the ballplayers in Legion Baseball receive every opportunity for further education and obtain scholarships. It is the Rockland Athletic Clubs' intention to create a serious baseball environment to provide a catalyst for our ballplayers to continue a career in baseball.
Intention ; The team will be selected by a panel of 4-5 coaches and experts.
The team will carry up to 18 ballplayers of various skills.
*****PLAYING TIME IS NOT GUARANTEED IN ANY GAME .*****
Playing time will be at the discretion of the coaching staff and not by only
one individual. Every effort will be made to put the TEAM and a PLAYER in the best position
for a positive outcome.
Code; It is expected that all Legion ballplayers conduct themselves in
a professional manner with CLASS both on an off the field.
ON Field, there will be no throwing of equipment, profane language,
obscene gestures, taunting others, or unnecessary roughness.
OFF Field, Social Media Posting, Non Approved Pictures of other Players or Coaching Staff, Team Selfies, or Comments, Insults, and opinions derogatory to players, coaches, The American Legion, Rockland Post 147, or Rockland Athletic Club and Officials IS NOT ALLOWED.
PENALTIES MAY RESULT
Code ; Problems among teammates and with the coaching staff are
NOT settled IN PUBLIC. We will have a 24 hour cool off period before discussing
the situation. BACK TALK to a COACH or UMPIRE will result in SUSPENSION OF PLAYING TIME.
Code ; The use of Alcohol, Tobacco, Vape, Marijuana, and or Drugs (non prescription) prior to or during a game or practice is GROUNDS for REMOVAL from the TEAM
The use of these substances at any time by a ball player is frowned upon by Legion Baseball
and may result in penalties. ZERO TOLERANCE
Required; 100 Percent effort at all practices and games
Arrival 10 minutes before a practice is to start
Arrival 60 minutes before a game is to start
Proper Baseball Attire and Gear at all practices
Complete Uniform and Gear worn at all games
UNEXCUSED; Missed Practice or Late to Practice MAY result in PENALTIES
Required ; Participation in the American Legion Poppy Drive or other FUND RAISING ACTIVITY can be required . Fundraising Operations will be a TEAM Function at times. Players and Parents maybe required throughout the year for community service functions for Legion exposure.
Required ; The ballplayers uniform WILL BE RETURNED in proper condition on the LAST GAME
Required ; All NEW Players on the roster MUST supply their ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE
for Legion Approval .
It MUST have the raised seal on it Said certificate will be returned as promptly as possible
Required ; **Your Complete Understanding of this Document !!!
Required; You and a Parent should read also
SEASON FEE = CHECK for $350 are Payable to R.A.C.