Diamond Sports is a leading manufacturer in baseball merchandise, and is the official baseball used during Legion national tournaments. Diamond provides $25,000 in scholarship funds for the nine-player All-Academic Team. Each department (state) baseball committee reviews and selects an overall state winner. The World Series Scholarship Committee selects a player from each of the eight regions to be part of the All-Academic Team and each receives a $2,500 scholarship. An overall top academic player is named the team captain and awarded a $5,000 scholarship.