The American Legion Post 175
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Since 1925, The American Legion has sponsored a nationwide youth baseball program. During these past seven 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.
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."
For more information, please see The American Legion Baseball (National) website.
State program information: The American Legion Baseball (Virginia) website.
Brief Legion Baseball History: Background Page
Post 175 Legion Baseball Program
Athletic Director/Coordinator: Douglas (Doug) Snell
The Post 175 Legion Baseball program leadership and participants would like to thank our many local business sponsors, The American Legion Post 175 and Auxiliary Unit 175 membership, as well as all Legion Baseball fans for their continuing assistance and support. (Supporters Page.)
All the young men who love this game look forward to playing again next year.
Home Run Derby
The 2019 Home Run Derby winner was our own Trey Karnes, pitched to by former Post 175 and Mechanicsville (former Lee-Davis) High School Coach Eddie Gates.
The Legion Baseball 2020 season was cancelled due to Covid-19. The last All-Star Game played was in 2019. The North River Team won the 2019 game by a score of 11 to 9. The team consisted of players from The American Legion Posts 125 (Lakeside), 175 (Mechanicsville), 361 (Richmond), and 280 (Chesapeake).
2018 Season - Post 175 - District 11 Champions
Note for our Youth Programs supporters:
The American Legion Post 175 is a 501(C)19 non-profit organization and your donation may be tax deductible.
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