grapefruit league

noun

Definition of grapefruit league

: major-league baseball teams playing exhibition games during spring training the championship of the grapefruit league

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History and Etymology for grapefruit league

so called from the games' being played in warm regions where citrus fruits are grown

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“Grapefruit league.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grapefruit%20league. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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