What is another word for the American League?

23 synonyms found


[ ðɪ ɐmˈɛɹɪkən lˈiːɡ], [ ðɪ ɐmˈɛɹɪkən lˈiːɡ], [ ð_ɪ_ ɐ_m_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_k_ə_n l_ˈiː_ɡ]

The American League is a professional baseball league which was founded in 1901. It is one of the two major leagues in North America along with the National League. This league comprises 15 teams from different cities in the United States and one from Canada. The AL as it's commonly known, is also referred to as the Junior Circuit, playing many of its games with designated hitters, rather than pitchers hitting as in the NL. Other synonyms for the American League include the AL, the Junior Circuit, and the Major League Baseball American League. If you are a die-hard baseball fan, you will be familiar with all these names.

How to use "The american league" in context?

The American League is one of the two major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The other is the National League. The American League was founded in 1901 as the Western League, when teams in the western United States and Canada formed competing leagues. At the end of the season, the top team in each league played in a championship series called the World Series. The American League was renamed in 1901 to reflect its spread to other parts of the United States. The National League was founded in 1876 and contained teams from the eastern United States.

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