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National League Syllabification: Na·tion·al League

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of National League in English:


One of the two major leagues in American professional baseball.
Example sentences
  • He was National League All-Star selection in 1941, 1942, 1945 and 1946.
  • Players have been put on a financial bonus to keep the club in the LHF National League One.
  • Open up the negotiations to more than one team (perhaps an American and a National League club could each have the right to negotiate with first round draft picks).

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