Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of hot-stove league in English:
Sports fans, especially baseball fans in the off season, who discuss players, teams, and the upcoming season.
- Baseball, with its rotisserie teams, hot-stove leagues and legions of obsessive stat nerds, seemed never-ending.
- With the presidential election still more than a year away, this is the Hot-Stove League season in national politics.
- Winterbound baseball fans pass the time in hot-stove-league discussions of ballplayers, batting and fielding averages and the prospects for the coming season.
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