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What is a Major Sports League?

There are hundreds of sports leagues in operation across North America, but the main focus of this website is the four of them that are considered to be a Major Sports League. Here are a list of definitions to help understand how the different leagues relate to each other.


Major Sports League – There are four major sports leagues in North America. These include baseball via Major League Baseball, hockey via the National Hockey League, football via the National Football League, and basketball via the National Basketball Association. These four leagues represent the largest and richest professional sporting teams.


Farm Leagues – These also known as Minor or Development Leagues and are established to develop players to play in the Major Sports Leagues. Teams may be owned by a Major Sports League team or by the league itself but all will have a contract with a Major Sports League team to develop players. The level of play is considered sub-par to what is available in Major Sports Leagues and this will be reflected in the amount of money a player will make and the attendance a teams will attract. Continue reading “What is a Major Sports League?”

Welcome to Major Sports Leagues Alpha

Welcome to an open alpha of our authority website related to professional sports. This initial version will use placeholder data from Wikipedia until we can implement the cool ideas we have. Stay tuned!

Major Sports Leagues (major-leagues.com) is a statistics and analysis site focusing on insightful statistics as they relate to the four major sporting leagues that involve Baseball, Hockey, Football, and Basketball.

These major leagues are:


Major League Baseball (MLB)
est. 1869


National Hockey League (NHL)
est. 1917

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