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Minor league   Listen
minor league  n.  Sport) A league of professional sports teams less proficient than a major leagues. Players in the minor leagues generally are paid less than those in the major leagues, and their games attract less atention. Note: Certain minor league sports teams are often owned by those owning a major league club, and the minor league clubs are used to provide practise and opportunity for evaluation for candidates who wish to play in the major leagues.
Synonyms: minor league.

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"Minor league" Quotes from Famous Books

... Base Ball that more inequitable treatment has arisen by fifty per cent in the minor leagues than has had its origin in the major leagues. The reason for this existed almost wholly in the inability of Base Ball as a whole to bring the minor league owners to a realization of the injury that they might be doing and to extend such punishment and insist upon such regulation as were necessary ...
— Spalding's Official Baseball Guide - 1913 • John B. Foster

Words linked to "Minor league" :   league, minors, baseball game, minor-league team, baseball, conference, bush league

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