• 2000 Maryland State American Legion Champions
  • 2013 Maryland State American Legion Runner Ups
  • 2000 & 2013 Montgomery County Champions
  • 2000, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 Regular Season Champions
  • 2016 Maryland Junior Legion State Runner Ups

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Damascus Patriots Baseball Program (Seniors U19) (Juniors U17)


Final 2018 Baseball Try-Out: Sunday, April 29th

The final try-out for the 2018 Post 171's Patriots Senior (19U) and Junior (17U) Legion baseball teams will be held on Sunday, April 29th at Ovid Hazen Park Field #1 from 1:30 - 4:30 PM. All interested players should plan to attend. Online registration is available and encouraged. A Form 2 is required to be signed by a parent if the player is under 18 years of age. Form 2's may be found on the Forms pulldown menu under "Handouts".

In the event of inclement weather, information will be communicated by email and posted to our team website.


2018 Baseball Try-outs

The Post 171 Patriots are happy to announce baseball tryouts dates for the 2018 summer Senior (19U) and Junior (17U) Legion teams. Post 171 Head Coach Tom Cassera and his staff will be conducting the evaluations. Tryout dates/locations are on Sundays on April 15/Damascus High School, 22/Damascus High School, and 29 (if necessary)/location TBD. For new players who have not participated in Legion baseball, tryout times each Sunday will be from 1:30 - 3:30 PM. For returning or formerly Legion-rostered players, tryout times are from 2:30 - 4:30 PM. Players are encouraged to attend multiple dates, if possible.

American Legion Baseball competition in 2018 is open only to players born on or after January 1, 1999. Players born in 2006 or later are not eligible to play American Legion Baseball.

Although on-site registration will be available, we encourage players to register online in advance on our website http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=post171baseball. 

If there are any questions, please contact Coach Tom Cassera (thomas_cassera@carmax.com), Alan Rannals (rannals@gmail.com), or Keith Martin (rkmgm@verizon.net).

Did You Know....

American Legion Baseball by the Numbers:

  • 60,000+ Baseball Participants 
  • 71 Former American Legion Baseball players in the Hall of Fame, including all three 2017 honorees: Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan Rodriguez
  • 9 AL World Series games to be broadcast live on national television on ESPNU from August 10-15.


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Upcoming Games/Practices
May 21
2018 Western District Junior Legion League
Damascus Post 171 @ Mt Airy Post 191
May 24
2018 Western District Junior Legion League
Damascus Post 171 @ Sonny Blank Tournament
May 25
2018 Western District Junior Legion League
Damascus Post 171 @ Sonny Blank Tournament
May 26
2018 Western District Junior Legion League
Damascus Post 171 @ Sonny Blank Tournament
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