Gopher Classic hosted by PLPost 447 LakerLegion

Prior Lake Veterans Field-Memorial Park serves as one of the 16 “pool play” host sites of the 2021 Gopher Classic American Legion Baseball Tournament. Excelsior American Legion coordinates the largest American Legion Baseball Tournament in the country with 96 teams playing down to a Champion. The Prior Lake site with Prior Lake Post 447 LakerLegion is joined by the following: Middletown, Wisconsin, Minneapolis (MN) Southwest, Rochester (MN) Redhawks, Millard West (Nebraska) and Brandon (South Dakota). One of the 6 teams from the Prior Lake site will advance into the Championship bracket on Monday July 12.

2021 Pool SCHEDULE:


900AM Middleton VS Mpls Southwest

1130AM Mpls Southwest VS Rochester Redhawks

200PM Millard West VS Middleton

430PM Prior Lake VS Millard West

700PM Prior Lake VS Brandon


900AM Prior Lake VS Rochester Redhawks

1130AM Rochester Redhawks VS Middleton

200PM Middleton VS Brandon

430PM Brandon VS Mpls Southwest

700PM Mpls Southwest VS Millard West

SUNDAY July 11, 2021

900AM Millard West VS Brandon

1130AM Rochester Redhawks VS MIllard West

200PM Brandon SD VS Rochester Redhawks

430PM Prior Lake VS Middleton

700PM Prior Lake VS Mpls Southwest

The Champion from pool play will advance to the 16 team Championship bracket which concludes Tuesday July 13, 2021 at Minnetonka Veterans Field.

WELCOME, players and fans from the PLABA (sponsor org for PL Post 447 LakerLegion)! Admission is charged at all Gopher Classic games and the Vet Cafe aims to please with all of your ballpark favorites and the award winning Tastiest Wiener in Scott County (TM), NO carry in food or beverages permitted. Tournament shirts and programs available at the park. Good luck teams & Fans!

NOTE: Lakerfront Music Fest is hosting 17,000 fans less than 1 mile from the ballpark. Please allow extra time to navigate to Veterans Field this weekend.


Gopher Classic 2021

Prior Lake Pool Standings & Results

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New Market Muskies92.8185.5
Union Hill Bulldogs139.5917
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Prior Lake Jays00.000-
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Victoria Vics00.000-

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