Welcome to the website of American Legion Baseball,DepartmentofLouisiana! (Updated May 3, 2013)
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.
Purpose and Scope of American Legion Baseball To inculcate in youth a better understanding of the American way of life and to promote the principles of 100% Americanism; To instill in the nation's youth a sincere desire to develop within themselves a feeling of citizenship, sportsmanship, loyalty, and team spirit; To aid in the improvement and development of the physical fitness of our country's youth; To build for the nation's future through our youth.
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;