Definition of Negro Leagues in English:

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Negro Leagues

Entry from US English dictionary


Associations of professional baseball teams made up of African-American players, especially active from the 1920s through the 1940s.
Example sentences
  • Baseball shirts of the San Francisco Seals (Pacific Coast League) and New York Black Yankees (Negro Leagues) are popular, says Cohen.
  • This is a follow-up to Kelly's previous title, Voices From the Negro Leagues: 52 Standouts of the Period - 1924-1960.

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Syllabification: Ne·gro Leagues

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