Legion Baseball

Fargo-Moorhead baseball leagues are in need of umpires

The demand of the job is running people out the profession and making new people reluctant to join

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- “Everything is a challenge. We’ve had to ask schools to play on different days now and again, really, anything sub varsity we’re probably one man officiating when it comes to umpiring because we just don’t have enough people,” said Todd Molden, Umpire coordinator for Legion Baseball. Last season leaders of Fargo Youth Baseball tell me they they…

West Fargo Gets Win No.24 Against Moorhead

Beat the Blues 8-0

MOORHEAD, Minn — West Fargo Patriots go on the road and beat the Moorhead Blues, 8-0. Its now their 10th win in last 11 games. Tags: Legion Baseball, West Fargo Legion Baseball, West Fargo Patriots

Post 2 Mounts Comeback To Win In Extras

Fargo rallied to tie in the 9th and walked it off in the 10th against the Moorhead Blues

FARGO, ND – Despite trailing most of the game, Fargo Post 2 scored when it mattered most. Behind a 9th inning rally, the red and white evened up the game at 5 apiece before walking it off in the 10th, winning 6-5 over their cross river rivals, the Moorhead Blues. Categories: Top Sports Headlines Tags: American Legion Baseball, Blues Baseball,…

West Fargo Patriots Beat Moorhead Blues in Pitching Gem

Despite a scoreless first few innings, the Patriots offense got going mid-game lifting them to victory

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Both Dustin Mertz (West Fargo) and Ryan Luthi (Moorhead) had little to no trouble pitching through the first few innings Wednesday night at Young Field. In what was shaping up to be a lasting pitching duel, the Patriots produced some offense late to come out on top, 3-0. The Patriots are back in action on Friday…

Post 2 Crowned Jim Petterson Champs

Fargo Post 2 defeated West Fargo, 5-4 in 9 innings to take home the Jim Petterson FM Invitational Trophy

FARGO, ND – In front of an enthusiastic crowd, the West Fargo Patriots came away with a 9-inning victory over their inter-town foes, Fargo Post 2, 5-4 to capture the “Jim Petterson FM Invitational.” Beforehand, the Post 400 Stars defeated the Moorhead Blues Categories: Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fargo legion baseball, Fargo Post 2, Fargo Post 400 Stars, Jim Petterson,…

DGF Post 397 Planning for Alternative Options for Season When Safe

Minnesota American Legion Season was Canceled on May 9

DILWORTH, Minn. — Two weeks after the North Dakota Legion Baseball Committee decided to cancel its summer season, Minnesota has followed suit. With the decision comes the end for the country’s biggest contingent of legion teams with over 357 clubs in the state. One of those is DGF’s Post 397 club team. Last August, Post 397 took home its first…

Post 2 Coach Gunnar Linstaedt Reflects On The Life of Jim Pettersen

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FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead community continues to mourn the loss of Post 2 vice chairman Jim Pettersen who lost his battle with COVID-19 in Arizona on Wednesday night. When Jim took over the club in 2005, Post 2 had not won a state title for almost 10 years. Under his watch, the team won six state titles all leading…

Fargo Post 2 Returns Home Realizing Impact Left On Community

Post 2 Finished National Runners Up at American Legion World Series

  FARGO, N.D — Fargo Post 2 started their season with a 26–game win streak then followed that up with a state title, Central Plains regional championship and national runners up finish at the American Legion World Series. The team has returned home and realizing the impact they’ve left on those who joined them on their magical run. What Post…

Fargo Post 2 Hosts Legion World Series Watch Party

Post 2 Varsity opened up play in the legion world series against Idaho Falls

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Post 2 opened up play in the Legion World Series and you can bet there were plenty of eyes around the city watching their team play on the big stage. Post 2 held a watch party at Jack Williams Stadium to cheer on the team for game one. Members of the other Post 2 teams and…