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  Minor League Baseball: History: Minor League Presidents
Minor League Baseball was ready to explode when George M. Trautman was elected as the fourth President of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues at the 1946 Winter Meetings in Los Angeles.
While 25 minor leagues were able to finish the 1929 season, that number dwindled to 21 in 1930 and 16 in 1932.
Minor League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are the property of Minor League Baseball.
web.minorleaguebaseball.com /milb/history/presidents.jsp   (1235 words)

  Minor league baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minor league baseball also goes by the nickname the "farm system," "farm club," or "farm team(s)," because of a joke passed around by major league players in the 1930s when St.
Leagues in the NA would not be truly called "minor" until Branch Rickey developed the first modern "farm system" in the 1930s.
Only 25 of the players on the major league 40 Man Roster play for the major league baseball club, except from September 1 to the end of the regular season, when all major-league teams are allowed to expand their gameday rosters to 40 players.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minor_league_baseball   (3365 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Minor league baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Minor League Baseball, formerly the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues and also known in the past as NAPBL, National Baseball Association, and NA, is the organization which oversees the governing and organization of minor league baseball in North America.
The presidents of the other professional baseball leagues then in existence were concerned that the two "major leagues" and their continuing pirating of players and even whole teams were a threat to the existence of professional baseball in the United States and Canada.
Many leagues refused to join, fearing that the cratoin of the NA was just an attempt at forming another "major" league, and that its rules and territorial limits would interfere with their independence.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Minor_league_baseball   (558 words)

 Minor league baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Minor leagues are baseball leagues which are at a lower level and play in smaller cities and than do Major League Baseball.
Major League players often move to affiliates during a slump caused by injury a change in the major league team's For this reason AAA is often thought as the Major 'minor league' and its are usually in the biggest cities in U.S. and Canada not served by Major League Baseball.
Below the 'AAA'-level leagues are the 'AA'-level the Eastern League the Southern League and the Texas League.
www.freeglossary.com /Minor_league_baseball   (1158 words)

 Minor League Baseball: Official Info: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Minor League Baseball seeks the best: people who like challenges and enjoy taking the initiative, team players who display positive attitudes and show excellent work ethics.
Today merchandise featuring the innovative and exciting logos of Minor League Baseball can be found at national and regional retailers across the country, and clubs have extended sales of their merchandise year-round.
The Minor League Baseball Alumni Association was established in 2001 to celebrate the contributions of the players, coaches, managers, umpires and front office personnel that have dedicated their time and talent to the game of Minor League Baseball for the past 100 years.
web.minorleaguebaseball.com /milb/info   (572 words)

 Minor League Baseball
Players, often still teenagers, start in Rookie League, the lowest rank of professional baseball, and work their way up to Triple A ball (represented in the state by the Charlotte Knights and the Durham Bulls of the International League), which is the level closest to the major leagues.
The big leagues had approved regulations that forced minor league teams to upgrade their facilities and when the Indians and town officials got together, they were looking for answers.
Local baseball and business leaders sold stock in the club to raise the necessary funds, and the stadium was broken down, numbered, moved and reassembled in time for the 1960 season opener.
www.nccbi.org /NCMagazine/2001/mag-06.01baseball.htm   (3505 words)

 Minor league baseball
Minor leagues are professional baseball leagues which are at a lower pay level and play in smaller cities and towns than do the major leagues.
In the North American leagues, the minor leagues are typically under the control of the major leagues and are used for development of younger players.
It wasn't until after the 1925 season that the minor leagues began to be fully suboordinated to the majors.
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 Minor League Baseball Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The National League would pluck players from other leagues, and sign them to contracts that allowed them to own that player's rights to play baseball anywhere, anytime.
This led to a nasty turf war that heated up in 1901 enough to concern, president of the Eastern League, and many other independent league owners.
They work at the lower end of major league pay scales, and are covered by all rules and player agreements of the PA. This allows the other 15 players to play every day, rather than spend time sitting on the bench.
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/Minor_League_Baseball   (2766 words)

 Minor League Baseball - Feature Stories of Affiliated and Independent Minors - MLN Sports Zone - A Minor League News ...
While the Minors burn, with stats dropping and fights causing teams to be pulled from the field, Minor League Baseball and the umpires union try to make a line call on what's a living wage.
The latest ritual of baseball is not the World Baseball Classic - It's the annual serving of a few unknown faces to the media to prove that the steroids testing is really working.
Leagues and teams that cover themselves are often covering themselves in ways that protect them from an independent media.
www.minorleaguenews.com /baseball/baseball.html   (878 words)

 List of minor league baseball leagues and teams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of minor league baseball leagues and teams in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
AAA leagues are the highest level of minor league, just below the major leagues.
Independent minor leagues (not affiliated with Major League Baseball)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_minor_league_baseball_leagues_and_teams   (278 words)

 Minor League Baseball: Official Info: Alumni Information
As the second century of Minor League Baseball begins, those that helped build a solid foundation for the game’s success will have an opportunity to remain involved in its future.
The Alumni Association is committed to building relationships between the current Minor League Baseball family and all of the participants who once called a Minor League Baseball park home.
The Minor League Baseball Alumni Association is committed to fostering relationships between the current Minor League Baseball family and Minor League players, umpires and staff of yesterday.
web.minorleaguebaseball.com /milb/info/alumni.jsp   (278 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Minor League Baseball Teams Work"
The life of a minor league baseball player revolves around practice, games, meals, sleep and travel.
DBAP ranks among Baseball America's list of the top five minor league ballparks in the country.
Robinson explained that the effect is actually caused by the combination of a reel mower with rollers laying the grass in different directions and the reflection of sunlight off the blades of grass.
entertainment.howstuffworks.com /minor-league-baseball-team5.htm   (1159 words)

 Great Baseball Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Baseball isn’t just for boys and now more than ever young girls and women are joining in this all American sport.
There is a special challenge, however for women when shopping for baseball equipment and especially baseball gloves.
Most baseball gear is still manufacturer with men in mind, and women, whose hands are much smaller, may have a hard time finding a good fit to their gloves.
www.finalyze.com /baseball.html   (592 words)

 Minor League Baseball
From the triple A leagues to the short season leagues this section covers all the sanctioned minor leagues.
The American League and National League consist of 30 teams therefore the two Class AAA Leagues, International and Pacific Coast are limited to a maximum of 30 teams.
Before the minor leagues became a temporary training operation for the parent major league club, minor league teams were independently owned and operated..
www.rauzulusstreet.com /baseball/minors/minors.htm   (296 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Baseball: Minor League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ball Parks of the Minor Leagues - Descriptions and photographs of North American minor league ballparks.
Baseball Pix - Robert Gurganus's photos of major leaguers from their minor league and amateur days.
Rochester Area Ballparks - Photos of minor league baseball stadiums in the Rochester, New York area.
dmoz.org /Sports/Baseball/Minor_League   (322 words)

 Minor League Baseball News
Minor League Baseball news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
About the series: The Giants, in first place in the California League's North Division, are leaning heavily on the catching tandem of Todd Jennings and Steve Holm.
Yakima Bears pitcher Cesar Valdez is the Northwest League Pitcher of the Week.
www.topix.net /minor-league-baseball   (774 words)

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