National League

noun

National Leaguer noun
He leads all National Leaguers in batting average.
Phrases
the National League
: one of the two major leagues in professional U.S. baseball
Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Colorado all have teams in the National League.
compare american league

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of National League was in 1877

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“National League.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/National%20League. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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