National League

noun

Definition of National League

National Leaguer

noun
    • He leads all National Leaguers in batting average.
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.
Note: The National League was founded in 1876. Games played between teams in the National League do not employ a designated hitter.
— compare american league

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First Known Use of national league

1877


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