The American Legion Athletic Club, founded in 1938, pursuant to its Articles of Incorporation has the duty and obligation to sponsor and monitor the Wheeling American Legion Post 1 Baseball Program. By providing a competitive baseball environment to players from the Linsly School, Wheeling Central Catholic High School, Wheeling Park High School, and other schools wherein the player has retrieved the appropriate waivers, the Club affords young men the opportunity to learn and grow their physical and mental skills in the context of fair play and sportsmanship.