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2015 Jadwin Memorial Tournament

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Due to Weather Conditions ALL Remaining Jadwin Games have been Cancelled

4th Annual Jim Jadwin Memorial Baseball Tournament

The 4th Annual Jim Jadwin Memorial Baseball Tournament will take place in Chillicothe Ohio June 19-21, 2015.

This tournament is open only to American Legion teams. The tournament will be limited to the first 16 teams that register and submit entry fee of $500. Entry fee covers umpires, awards and baseballs. With the exception of VA Memorial Stadium fans are not charged an entry fee to games. Teams playing at VA Memorial Stadium are not permitted to wear metal cleats on the turf. Teams are guaranteed 4 games weather permitting and we generally have an extra field available should adverse weather hit.

Teams will not be entered into the tournament until their entry fee is paid. Please contact the Colts Coaching Staff to request an invite or to answer any questions.

Big Jim

JadwinPictureJim Jadwin, a mainstay of American Legion Baseball, was instrumental in putting together the Chillicothe Post 757 American Legion Baseball Program in 1969 after his own baseball career ended.

Jim, a former catcher, played 6 years in the Cleveland Indians minor league system ending his career at AAA Indianapolis. 

With Jim’s leadership and guidance, Post 757 Baseball players have received more than 65 college scholarships and seven professional contracts. 

Jim also served as the tournament director for the 2008 American Legion National Regional Tournament hosted at V. A. Memorial Stadium.

 Links about Jim:

Post 757 pioneer Jadwin dies    James E. Jadwin Obituary     Local Baseball Advocate Jadwin Dies

Chillicothe Paints Baseball

VA Memorial Stadium

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