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us: Major League Baseball (Organization)

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    • us: MLB (Major League Baseball)
    • us: Béisbol de Grandes Ligas (Organization)
    • us: Мейджър Лийг Бейзбол (Organization)
    • us: Meĭdzhŭr Liĭg Beĭzbol (Organization)
    • us: Grandes Ligas de Béisbol (Organization)
    • us: Grandaj Ligoj de Basbalo (Organization)
    • us: Beisbol Liga Handiak (Organization)
    • us: Beisbol Liga Nagusiak (Organization)
    • us: Ligue majeure de baseball (Organization)
    • us: מייג'ור ליג בייסבול (Organization)
    • us: Meyg'or Lig Beysbol (Organization)
    • us: Augstākā beisbola līga (Organization)
    • us: メジャーリーグベースボール (Organization)
    • us: Mejā Rīgu Bēsubōru (Organization)
    • us: Mejārīgubēsubōru (Organization)
    • us: Главная лига бейсбола (Organization)
    • us: Glavnai͡a liga beĭsbola (Organization)
    • us: МЛБ
    • us: Главна лига бејзбола (Organization)
    • us: Glavna liga bejzbola (Organization)
    • us: Головна бейсбольна ліга (Organization)
    • us: Holovna beĭsbolʹna liha (Organization)
    • us: ГБЛ
    • us: HBL (Holovna beĭsbolʹna liha)
    • us: 美國職業棒球大聯盟 (Organization)
    • us: Meiguo zhi ye bang qiu da lian meng (Organization)
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    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Canada
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Baseball
    • Additonal Related Forms

      • us: American League of Professional Baseball Clubs
      • us: National League of Professional Baseball Clubs
    • Sources

      • found: Professional baseball rules book, c1988: t.p. (Major League Baseball; New York, N.Y.)
      • found: Phone call to organization, 2/14/89 (Major League Baseball includes the Office of the Commissioner, the National League, the American League (each with its own president and corp. structure); staff of 70)
      • found: Baseball prospectus, 2006: p. 517 (Major League Baseball (MLB))
      • found: Martinó, H. Jonrón, c2006: p. 16 (Béisbol de Grandes Ligas)
      • found: Wikipedia, August 4, 2015 (Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization that is the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada; founded 1903 (National League, 1876); countries: United States (29 teams, Canada (1 team); A total of 30 teams now play in the American League (AL) and National League (NL) (15 teams in each league), which operated as separate legal entities from 1901 and 1876 respectively. In 2000, the leagues merged into a single organization led by the Commissioner of Baseball) Bulgarian page (Мейджър Лийг Бейзбол = MeІidzhІur LiІig BeІizbol) Spanish page (Grandes Ligas de BЃeisbol) Esperanto page (Grandaj Ligoj de Basbalo) Basque page (Beisbol Liga Handiak; Beisbol Liga Nagusiak) French page (Ligue majeure de baseball) Hebrew page (מייג'ור ליג בייסבול = Meyg'or Lig Beysbol) Latvian page (AugstЅakЅa beisbola lЅiga) Japanese page (メジャーリーグベースボール = MejЅa RЅigu BЅesubЅoru) Russian page (Главная лига бейсбола = GlavnaЋiЌa liga beІisbola) Serbian page (МЛБ = MLB; Главна лига бејзбола = Glavna liga bejzbola) Ukrainian page (Головна бейсбольна ліга = Holovna beІisbolna liha; ГБЛ = HBL) Chinese page (美國職業棒球大聯盟 = Meiguo zhi ye bang qiu da lian meng)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1989-02-17: new
      • 2015-08-05: revised
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