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  • adj. Within a sports league.


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intra- +‎ league


  • I have written here about the corrupting effects of steroid-use and exorbitant salaries and ticket-prices on the elegant sport that is our national game -- and the spectacle of frigid, and possibly damp, November action, following intraleague series that were stretched out to comply with TV scheduling, can be added to the ways that filthy lucre compromises baseball.

    At Season's End, Withering Thoughts on November Baseball, Interleague Play and the Designated Hitter

  • Average attendance for interleague games since 1997 is 32,676 compared with 28,593 for intraleague games, 14.3% greater. - Interleague play on deck

  • But I was happy when this week's intraleague games came around and I'm glad interleague play will be over for the year by - Time to blow up those AL, NL myths

  • Because the West No. 1 seed (Syracuse) was from the Big East and there were two 2-seeds and two 3s also from the conference, that mandated that the No. 3 seed in the West had to be a Big East team (since the top three teams in a conference must be in different regions and the committee tries to avoid intraleague matchups before the regional final if at all possible).

  • At a time when flagging attendance is a growing concern, the fact that the 250 or so interleague games each year have drawn, on average, 11.8 percent more fans than intraleague games, means it's here to stay.

    The Seattle Times

  • Jason Hammel pitched 7 1/3 scoreless innings to extend his shutout streak, and the Colorado Rockies plated a couple runs early to beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0, and start the lone intraleague series of the weekend. Top Stories RSS

  • Exhibit A is the profitably extended season of 162 games, plus pre-season exhibitions, plus in-season exhibitions, plus intraleague championship playoffs, plus a World Series that has become a travesty because the men are utterly exhausted before it starts.

    Daring Fireball

  • WCR’s lovable losers no more, the 2009 Manic Attackers nearly hit a intraleague milestone Friday night, coming close to breaking the 200-point mark against a Fury team.

    February – 2009 – The Windy City Rollers


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