Some articles on league:
... That year he led the league in runs scored (146) and stolen bases (80), was fourth in batting average (.314), walks (99) and on-base percentage (.419), 7th in slugging (.5 ... Henderson became the first player in major league history to reach 80 stolen bases and 20 home runs in the 1985 season ... matched the feat in 1986, as did the Reds' Eric Davis they remain the only players in major league history who are in the "80/20 club" ...
More definitions of "league":
- (noun): An association of states or organizations or individuals for common action.
- (noun): An association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members.
- (noun): An obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles).
Famous quotes containing the word league:
“Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
Forward the Light Brigade!”
—Alfred Tennyson (18091892)
“Stereotypes fall in the face of humanity. You toodle along, thinking that all gay men wear leather after dark and should never, ever be permitted around a Little League field. And then one day your best friend from college, the one your kids adore, comes out to you.”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)
“Were the victims of a disease called social prejudice, my child. These dear ladies of the law and order league are scouring out the dregs of the town. Cmon be a glorified wreck like me.”
—Dudley Nichols (18951960)