Sumter Post 15 has sponsored a team every year since 1929, just four years after the American Legion began sponsoring a nationwide youth baseball program. Sumter is the only Post to have sponsored a team in South Carolina since its inception in the Palmetto State. According to research at the national level Sumter has the second oldest program in the American Legion.
Sumter Post 15 Sr. State Championships:
1940, 1950, 1952, 1962, 1977, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
Jr. Legion State Championships:
Riley Park is home to the Sumter P-15s. It was named after Legionnaire John J. Riley. Riley not only served as the athletic director and head coach for the first 16 years of the program; he also played a major role in the construction of Riley Park. He was elected to United States House of Representatives in 1945. Riley Park was named to honor him in 1947.
Make plans to come out to Riley Park to cheer on your Sumter Jr. P-15's! The American Legion South Carolina Jr. Tournament will be held at Riley Park this summer. Stay tuned for more information.
Tryouts Begin May 19.
Saturday, July 21 - Wednesday, July 25
The Jr. P-15's win the SC Jr. Legion State Tournament!!