Definition of Negro Leagues in US English:

Negro Leagues


  • Associations of professional baseball teams made up of African-American players, especially active from the 1920s through the 1940s.

    • ‘This is a follow-up to Kelly's previous title, Voices From the Negro Leagues: 52 Standouts of the Period - 1924-1960.’
    • ‘Baseball shirts of the San Francisco Seals (Pacific Coast League) and New York Black Yankees (Negro Leagues) are popular, says Cohen.’