The DGF Baseball Club presented awards at its annual post-season Banquet with Nathan Leitner and Carter Kohler being named Co-MVPs for Post 397's history making run of 2019.
The Post 397 Sr. & Jr. Teams and Babe Ruth teams were honored with some high performers receiving awards for their play this past summer.
The following awards were presented to our American Legion teams:
Co-MVPs: Nathan Leitner & Carter Kohler
Rookie of the Year: Brandon Watt
CY Young Award: Nathan Leitner
Most Improved: Alec Gulseth & Carter Bohn
Golden Gloves: Nick Lund, Adam Weatherly, Carter Kohler
Batting Avg Champion: Nathan Leitner .387
Mr. Baseball Award: Jacobe Stetz
Jr. Legion Batting Avg Champion: Gabe Backes .345
Jr. Legion Golden Glove: Alex Wallin
Babe Ruth Awards went to the following players:
Offensive Player of the Year Awards
Jordan Summers (14-15YO Black)
Max Baumgartner (14-15YO Silver)
Chandler Gray (14-15YO White)
Adam Moe (13YO Team)
Defensive Player of the Year Awards
Kaden Altobelli (14-15YO Black)
Beau Majerus (14-15YO Silver)
Justin Eck (14-15YO White)
Landon Johnson (13YO Team)
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The DGF Post 397 Alumni Classic featured 24 former American Legion Baseball player participating against our current Post 397 team in a split team doubleheader on July 23, 2019.
Thank you to the Dilworth Lions Club members who were able to make it out to Bob Marshall Field for "Lions Club Night". The DGF Baseball Club recognized this organization for all their hard work and service to our community. The Post 397 Captains presented a 2019 signed Team Photo from the Battle of Omaha Tournament as a token of the Club's appreciation to the Lions. Thanks again for being a part of the special evening!
(L-R): Carter Kohler and Jay Greuel
Post 397 Coach Al Krueger has named seniors Carter Kohler and Jay Greuel team captains for the 2020 DGF Post 397 American Legion Baseball team.
"Both Carter and Jay will provide a strong level of leadership for our team during the summer season and the months of preparation leading up to the 2020 season."
Kohler and Greuel are both DGF High School seniors. Carter is the son of Chris and Nicole Kohler. Jay is the son of Rollie and Dawn Greuel.
Our mission is to develop passionate and skilled baseball players to compete at a high level while learning the concepts of team, fair play and sportsmanship. Our program will use baseball as a platform to teach our core values and life lessons to young men in a team environment that is positive, challenging and fun. Our program will encourage, demonstrate and foster a culture of team and unity among players, coaches, parents/guardians, alumni, and fans in our Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton communities.