Baseball History

National League Logo
NL: - (2019 seasons)

The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known simply as the National League (NL), is...

American League Logo
AL: - (2019 seasons)

The American League developed from the Western League, a minor league based in the Great...

Federal League Logo
FL: - (2019 seasons)

The Federal League of Base Ball Clubs, known simply as the Federal League, was an...

Players League Logo
PL: - (2019 seasons)

The Players' National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs, popularly known as the Players' League...

Union Association Logo
UA: - (2019 seasons)

The league was founded in September 1883 by the young St. Louis millionaire Henry Lucas....

American Association Logo
AA: - (2019 seasons)

Beginning in May 1882 and continuing for a full decade, the Association became a significant...

National Association Logo
NA: - (2019 seasons)

The National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (NAPBBP), or simply the National Association (NA),...

National Association of Base Ball Players Logo

The National Association of Base Ball Players (NABBP) was the first organization governing American baseball....

Negro American League Logo
NAL: - (2019 seasons)

Beginning in 1937, the Negro National League, which had been the sole Negro League...

Negro National League II Logo
NNL: - (2019 seasons)

Following the demise of the original Negro National League in 1931, economic conditions during the...

Negro East-West League Logo
NEWL: - (2019 seasons)

By early 1932, facing the severe financial problems associated with the Great Depression, the nation...

Negro Southern League Logo
NSL: - (2019 seasons)

The NSL was organized as a minor league by Thomas T. Wilson in 1920 and...

American Negro League Logo
ANL: - (2019 seasons)

Following the demise of the Eastern Colored League (ECL) in 1928, the American Negro League,...

Eastern Colored League Logo
ECL: - (2019 seasons)

The ECL was founded in 1923 when the Philadelphia-area Hilldale Club and the Bacharach Giants...

Negro National League I Logo
NNL1: - (2019 seasons)

Formed in 1920 by Rube Foster, and considered the first organized professional Negro baseball league....