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.
The Jr.'s beat Spartanburg 5-0 to become the SC Jr. Legion Champions!!!
The Sr.'s finished 2nd in the state tournament and
advanced to the Southeast Regional
August 8, 2018 - August 12, 2018 at
McCrary Park, Asheboro, NC.
The Senior P-15's play Hartsville in the first round of the playoffs. It is a five-game series beginning Monday, July 9th. The schedule is as follows.
Game 1- Monday at Riley Park 10-0 P-15's
Game 2- Tuesday at Hartsville 12-5 P-15's
Game 3- Wednesday at Riley Park 8-3 P-15's
They advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs.
The 2nd round begins Monday, July 16.
A best of 5 game series between
Sumter and Camden.
Monday, July 16 at Camden 10-9 Camden in 9 innings
Tuesday game canceled due to rain
Wednesday, July 18 at Riley Park 1-0 P-15's
Thursday, July 19 at Camden 9-6 Camden
Friday, July 20 at Riley Park 6-5 P-15's
Saturday, July 21 6-4 P-15's
They advance to the state tournament, which begins Tuesday, July 24.
The Jr. P-15's will face Marlboro in the first round of the playoffs. They will play a three-game series.
Their schedule is as follows.
Game 1- Tuesday at Riley 8-1 P-15's
Game 2- Wednesday at Marlboro 16-2 P-15's
They advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs.
The 2nd round begins Monday.
All games at Riley Park will start at 7pm.
A best of 3 game series against Camden
Monday, July 16 at Riley Park 3-1 P-15's
Tuesday, July 17 at Camden 12-8 Camden
Wednesday, July 18 at Riley Park**Note change in game time- First pitch will be at 5:30. 7-6 P-15's
The Jr. P-15's advance to the state tournament in Georgetown beginning this weekend.
Sumter's first game will be in Florence at Legion Field.
The rest of the tournament will be held in Columbia at Spirit Communications Park.
Saturday, July 21 - Wednesday, July 25
The Jr. P-15's win the SC Jr. Legion State Tournament!!
Sat., May 26 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER 4:00 7:Sat00, May 26 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER 4:00
Tues., MAY 29 SUMTER AT CAMDEN
Wed., MAY 30 CAMDEN AT SUMTER
Thurs., MAY 31 SUMTER AT TURBEVILLE
Fri., June 1 ORANGEBURG AT SUMTER
Sat., JUNE 2 GOOSE CREEK AT SUMTER
Mon., JUNE 4 SUMTER AT HARTSVILLE
Tues., JUNE 5 HARTSVILLE AT SUMTER
Wed., JUNE 6 SUMTER AT MANNING
Fri., JUNE 8 HAMPTON AT SUMTER
Sat., JUNE 9 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER 4:00
Mon., JUNE 11 SUMTER AT ORANGEBURG
Tues., JUNE 12 SUMTER AT HAMPTON
Wed., JUNE 13 CAMDEN AT SUMTER
Thurs., JUNE 14 SUMTER AT CAMDEN
NORTH/SOUTH TOURNAMENT JUNE 16-17 IN SALISBURY, N.C.
Sat., JUNE 16: SUMTER vs GARNER,
NORTH CAROLINA @ 4:00 p.m.
Sat., JUNE 16: SUMTER vs ROWANCOUNTY @7:30 P.M.
Sun., June 17: SUMTER vs RANDOLPH COUNTY @12:00 p.m.
Mon., JUNE 18 DALZELL AT SUMTER
Tues., JUNE 19 DALZELL AT SUMTER
PALMETTO INVITATIONAL JUNE 20-24 AT RILEY PARK
Wed., JUNE 20 PALMETTO INVITE, SUMTER VS KENTUCKY
Thurs., JUNE 21 SUMTER VS OHIO CANCELLED
Fri., JUNE 22 PITT COUNTY VS TROY, AL 5:00
Fri., JUNE 22 SUMTER VS CHAPIN/NEWBERRY 7:30
Sat., JUNE 23 SUMTER VS PITT COUNTY 11:00
Sat., JUNE 23 CHAPIN/NEWBERRY VS PITT 1:30
Sat., JUNE 23 CHAPIN/NEWBERRY VS TROY, AL 4:00
Sat., JUNE 23 SUMTER VS TROY AL 6:30
Sun., JUNE 24 TALLAHASSEE FL VS SUMTER 12:00
Sat., JUNE 24 HOPE MILLS ,N.C. VS CHAPIN /NEWBERRY 4:00 CANCELED
Fri., JUNE 1 SUMTER AY MANNING
Mon., JUNE 4 MANNING AT SUMTER
Wed., JUNE 6 TURBEVILLE AT SUMTER
Fri., JUNE 8 HAMPTON AT SUMTER 5:30
Sat., JUNE 9 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER
Mon., JUNE 11 SOUTH FLORENCE AT SUMTER
Tues., JUNE 12 HARTSVILLE AT SUMTER
Wed., JUNE 13 SUMTER AT SOUTH FLORENCE
Thurs., JUNE 14 LAKE CITY AT SUMTER
Fri., JUNE 15 SUMTER AT LAKE CITY
Wed., JUNE 20 SUMTER VS KENTUCKY 5:00
Fri., JUNE 22 SUMTER AT LAMAR CANCELED
Mon., JUNE 25 SUMTER AT KINGSTREE
Tues., JUNE 26 SUMTER AT HARTSVILLE CANCELED
Wed., JUNE 27 SUMTER AT HAMPTON CANCELED
Thurs., JUNE 28 KINGSTREE AT SUMTER
Mon., JULY 2 SUMTER AT LEXINGTON
Tues., JULY 3 LEXINGTON AT SUMTER
Thurs., JULY 5 SUMTER AT FLORENCE
Fri., JULY 6 FLORENCE AT SUMTER
Mon., JULY 2 LAMAR AT SUMTER Doubleheader 6pm
Thurs., JULY 5 LAKE CITY AT SUMTER 6pm- FINISH GAME
PLAYOFFS begin Mon., July 9