the disabled list

noun

Definition of the disabled list

US, sports
: a list of players on a team (such as a baseball team) who are unable to play because of injury or illness The team has had to place several key players on the disabled list. abbreviation DL

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“The disabled list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20disabled%20list. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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