Since 1925, The American Legion has sponsored a nationwide youth baseball program. During these past eight decades, millions of young players have enjoyed playing baseball. The American Legion and their 2.8 million members have raised millions of dollars each year for players to learn the importance of teamwork, discipline, leadership and good sportsmanship. The American Legion sponsors American Legion Baseball to give players an opportunity to develop their skills, personal fitness, leadership qualities and to have fun.
In that time, The American Legion Baseball Program has produced over fifty professional baseball players who have been enshrined in The Baseball Hall of Fame. Included among these are the following Baltimore Orioles:
The American Legion Baseball scholarship nomination form is now online.
Deadline to apply is July 15.
More details at legion.org/baseball/25276 …
Code of Sportsmanship:
Keep the rules
Keep faith with my teammates
Keep my temper
Keep myself fit
Keep a stout heart in defeat
Keep my pride under in victory
Keep a sound soul, a clean mind, and a healthy body.
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