Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Between leagues; often specifically between the two major leagues of American baseball.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To combine in a league; engage in joint action.

Etymologies

inter- +‎ league (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • • Shandler says: Jeter has ridden his resurgent season into the playoffs (3 HRs, .435 on-base percentage) and lashed the Phillies in interleague play (2 HRs, .462 average).

    Yankees and Phillies on track for a tight Series

  • PIRATES PREVAIL: Yankees fall in interleague makeup

    Younger Steinbrenner a chip off the old Boss since taking reins

  • Despite the Yankees 'loss, the AL topped the NL in interleague play for a fifth consecutive season, going 149-103.

    USATODAY.com

  • The Pirates won two of three from the Yankees in interleague play, their first two victories against them since the 1960 World Series and a turnaround from past interleague results.

    USATODAY.com

  • They went 5-1 on a road trip to Florida and Pittsburgh and finished 12-6 in interleague play.

    USATODAY.com

  • They are a major league-worst 62-103 in interleague play.

    USATODAY.com

  • Boston is a major league-best 7-2 in interleague games. ...

    USATODAY.com

  • The Phillies finished 4-11 in interleague play while the Rangers were 10-8.

    USATODAY.com

  • Looper (5-3) was 0-3 with a 12.56 ERA in interleague play last year and is 6-7 with a 5.57 ERA for his career.

    USATODAY.com

  • The Phillies, only 4-11 in interleague play, are 41-28 against NL teams.

    USATODAY.com

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