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  American Legion WORLD SERIES Champions: Mayo Post 226 (1990), Cumberland Post 13 (1934), Baltimore Post 81 (1930)  
Most Maryland State Championships: Baltimore Post 33 (15, including 13 in a row from 1936-48); Funkstown Post 211 (10); Frederick Post 11 (7); Cheverly Post 108 (7); Cumberland Post 13 (5); Baltimore Post 81 (5); Waldorf (4).

Congrats to St. Mary's Post 255 - 2021 Mid-Atlantic Regional Champions

2021 American Legion World Series

Aug. 12: Post 255 defeated Tupelo, MS 6-1

Aug. 13: Post 255 lost to Hawaii 5-2

Aug. 15: Post 255 beat Fargo, ND 8-3 (eliminated on tie-breaker)

Season ends for Post 255. Congratulations on an excellent season. You made us proud!

Jason O'Neil, left, threw out the first pitch at a recent game 50 years after he played Legion Baseball in Illinois.

Jason O'Neil, left, threw out the first pitch at a recent game 50 years after he played Legion Baseball in Illinois.

Legion Baseball Means Winning as a Team

    Pitch Smart Compliant

    Mike Riston

    State Baseball Commissioner

    Phone: 301-937-6915

    Link to official 2021 rule book

    Link: MLB rule book

    2021 Baseball Scholarships Winners

    Maryland's National Winner:  Austin Murphy - Annapolis Post 7

    Sonny Blank Winner: Cole Tarleton - St. Mary's Post 255

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Legion, the Annapolis Post 7 team wore vintage 1919 uniforms during the whole season. They also recreated the classic scene from the movie "Field of Dreams."

    American Legion Alum in Cooperstown

    Hall of Fame players are not made overnight. The following is a list of Hall of Fame members who began their diamond days by playing in American Legion baseball. Parentheses indicates the year in which they were inducted to the Hall of Fame.

    Legion Baseball Online Courses, Resources

    American Legion Baseball is proud to present the following resources in cooperation and partnership with USA Baseball. (Link) 

    USA Baseball Education Center for American Legion Baseball coaches, featuring online courses, development initiatives and an introduction to Pure Baseball

    Legion Baseball Has a Lot of Cool Traditions

    One of the coolest traditions in American Legion Baseball is the "24 Hours of Play Ball" in Alaska on the first day of each summer, when the sun never sets there on that day. A Legion game begins at midnight and other games follow for the full 24 hours. We can't think of a better reason to visit Alaska than that!

    About American Legion Baseball

    For over 90 years, American Legion Baseball has been teaching baseball players not only the right way to play the game on the field but how to conduct oneself off the field representing both their team and their country in a respectful manner. With 3,700 teams in all 50 States and Canada, American Legion Baseball enjoys a reputation as one of the most successful and tradition rich athletic leagues. Nearly 80,000 athletes grace the field wearing an American Legion uniform each year. Since the inception of American Legion Baseball, nearly 10-million players have participated on a team and nearly 60% of college players are Legion Baseball graduates. Eighty-one members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, are also Legion alum.

    Our purpose is to articulate in youth a better understanding of the American way of life and to promote the principles of 100% Americanism. We aim to instill in the nation's youth a sincere desire to develop within themselves a feeling of citizenship, sportsmanship, loyalty, and team spirit. we hope to aid in the development of the physical fitness of our country's youth and to build our nation's future through our youth. We always adhere to the American Legion Code of Sportsmanship:

    I will:

    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.