COMPETITION: Players will play college caliber baseball during the summer. Many players on opposing rosters are current freshman college players, or have already committed to play college baseball for the upcoming year as graduated seniors.
Number of Games/Innings: We have 30 Regular season games scheduled for 2019. Each game is 7 innings. There are plenty of innings and opportunities for players (especially pitchers!) to develop over the summer.
Facilities: Post 39 plays their home games Pitt Community College. We play many of our home games at a variety of college and professional ballparks.
Free Summer Training: Our American Legion Post will provide each child a FREE membership to the Next Level Training Center located in Greenville, NC., in order to give him every opportunity to develop his speed, strength, and skills over the summer months.
Free Transportation to Games: Post 39 pays to rent vans in order to transport all players and coaches to games free of charge!
FREE FOOD: All players are fed a meal free of charge after each game. Our Post really takes care of our players!
Gear: Post 39 baseball takes care of their players, with the best practice and game attire possible!
Showcases/Tournaments: Post 39 is blessed to be a part of a National American Legion Showcases in the summer of 2020. This tournament will be in Sumter, SC. ALL EXPENSES ARE PAID FOR EACH PLAYER BY POST 39. Players are even given a daily per diem for food! Also, Pitt County is HOSTING another American Legion Showcase….The Pitt County American Legion Showcase, featuring six great Legion teams!
COLLEGE BASEBALL OPPORTUNITIES: There are plenty of opportunities to be “seen” in American Legion. College coaches go to American Legion games! Some even coach the opposing teams. 11 of our 17 players in 2016 went on to play college baseball; 16 of our 18 players went on to play college baseball in 2017 and 2018; and 17 of 18 players went on to play college baseball in 2019!
TRADITION! : WE have created a outstanding winning culture within our program, and within our community. Come be a part of it!