Other baseball leagues in 1900:    
NL  ·  Negro
After the 1900 season, the American League (AL) declared itself a major league and attempted to compete directly against the National League (NL). By 1903, an agreement was made, a World Series was scheduled, and Major League Baseball (MLB) was born.   Read More

1900 AL Season

8 teams competed during the regular season
Chicago White Stockings finished in 1st place to claim the championship

League Note
League declined to renew its membership in the "National Agreement" with the National League (NL) and declared itself a "major league", joining the ranks of Major League Baseball

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