Definition of American League
the American League
: one of the two major leagues in professional U.S. baseball Detroit, Boston, and Baltimore all have teams in the American League.
Note: The American League was founded in 1901. In games played between teams in the American League, the designated hitter bats in place of the pitcher.— compare national league
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