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In addition to the American League and the National League, the following five baseball leagues are generally considered by most baseball historians to have been major leagues, but the term was not officially used until 1901 when the American and National Leagues combined in competition.

1871 .. National Association of Professional Baseball Players from 1871-1875.
1876 .. National League formed to replace the National Association.
1882 .. American Association, absorbed by the NL in 1891.
1884 .. Union Association, folded after one season.
1890 .. Players League, also folded after just one season.
1901 .. American League, formerly the Western League, a minor league in 1900.
1914 .. Federal League, a minor league in 1913, folded in 1915.

Official postseason playoffs were held from 1884 to 1890 between the National League and the American Association, and the modern day World Series began in 1903.
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1 Baseball Stitches [3]
The last in a series of three all multiple choice quizzes about some baseball stuff. I hope that you have fun with it! :-)
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Nightmare
May 08 08
1386 plays
2 Baseball Stitches [2]
Another all multiple choice quiz about some stuff throughout baseball history. I hope that you have fun with it! :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
May 07 08
1275 plays
3 Baseball Stitches [1]
The first in a series of three all multiple choice quizzes about a mixture of Major League stuff. Designed to be educational, please go slow. You can do this! I hope that you have fun with it. :-)
Tough
10 Q
Nightmare
May 06 08
1425 plays
4 Grandpa's Baseball: Vol. 2
Another all multiple choice quiz for those "old-timer" baseball fans. I hope that you enjoy it! :-)
Tough
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Nightmare
Apr 09 08
1218 plays
5 Baseball for Grandpas
All multiple choice for those who have been around and loved the game for a long time. Have fun. :-)
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Nightmare
Jan 13 09
1500 plays
6 Grandpa's Baseball: Vol. 3
The last in a series of three all multiple choice quizzes. Even if you're not over 100 years old, you may be surprised with this one! :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Apr 11 08
1248 plays
7 Then and Now and Then
An all multiple choice comparison of today's baseball and back then. I hope that you have fun with it! :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
May 24 06
1392 plays
8 Baseball Stuffings #2
The second in a series of five 'Stuffings' historical quizzes. There is only one possible answer if you know baseball. All multiple choice as always. I hope you have fun. :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Jun 14 05
1194 plays
9 Grandpa Baseball
This is not just any MLB baseball quiz, but was designed for your Grandfather, who was probably there during these precious moments of the game. If you were born after 1950, please do not subject yourself to humiliation. Thanks for playing. :-)
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nightmare
May 11 04
1263 plays
10 Baseball Stuffings #3
The third in a series of five 'Stuffings' historical quizzes. There is only one possible answer if you know baseball. All multiple choice as always. I hope you leave with something new. :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Jun 16 05
1413 plays
11 Baseball Tragedies
We all love to remember the triumphs of the game, but baseball has had its share of heartbreak as well. These events are not all necessarily "tragedies", but they are all sad or unfortunate in some way.
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tensainomiko
Jun 21 07
1581 plays
12 Grandpa's Baseball: Vol. 1
The first in a series of three all multiple choice quizzes, designed for your Grandpa. I hope that you have fun with it! :-)
Tough
10 Q
Nightmare
Apr 07 08
861 plays
13 Nightmare Baseball
An all multiple choice quiz not for the dummies of baseball. If you get more than 5, then consider yourself at the top of the heap. Good luck. :-)
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nightmare
Mar 21 04
1545 plays
14 Looking Back in Time
If it weren't for the pictures to help you with clues, this all multiple choice quiz might be pretty tough. Have fun. :)
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Nightmare
Jul 08 11
3480 plays
15 Baseball's Mitchell Report
How much attention did you pay to the "Report to the Commissioner of Baseball of an Independent Investigation into the Illegal Use of Steroids and Other Performance Enhancing Substances by Players in Major League Baseball"?
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sidnobls
May 08 08
417 plays
16 Baseball Stuffings #4
The fourth in a series of five 'Stuffings' historical quizzes. There is only one possible answer if you know baseball. All multiple choice, and I hope you have fun. :-)
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Nightmare
Jun 17 05
1476 plays
17 Baseball Stuffings #5
The fifth and last in a series of 'Stuffings' historical quizzes, in all multiple choice form about some baseball 'stuff'. There is only one possible answer if you know baseball. I hope that you have enjoyed them. :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Jun 20 05
1005 plays
18 Blistery History [2]
The second in a series of real challenging quizzes about some history in baseball. Although in all multiple choice, you're on your own! :)
Difficult
10 Q
Nightmare
May 03 11
177 plays
19 Baseball Stuffings #1
With only one or two possible answers, this is the first in a series of five 'Baseball Stuffings' historical quizzes. All multiple choice as always. I hope it is educational. :-)
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Nightmare
Jun 13 05
1032 plays
20 MLB Baseball
So you know baseball ... ?
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joker157
Mar 05 00
3519 plays
21 A Baseball Pictorial History
An all multiple choice quiz about some historical events in baseball history, with pictures to help those who need it. ***Don't forget, if your eyes are dreary, click on the picture to enlarge it.*** :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Mar 08 11
1023 plays
22 Not Your Typical Baseball Quiz
Ten questions on random tidbits of baseball statistics and history. This may or may not be over quickly.
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Anton
Feb 12 11
441 plays
23 Blistery History [5]
The last in a series of five quizzes for those who like taking on challenges and don't care about their quiz scores. I hope you enjoyed them all. :)
Tough
10 Q
Nightmare
May 06 11
252 plays
24 Blistery History [1]
The first in a series of some really tough baseball challenges for those who don't care about their scores!
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Nightmare
May 02 11
201 plays
25 Baseball Vegemite #5
An average quiz if you read the questions carefully, for the baseball fans for life! I hope that you enjoy it.
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Nightmare
Oct 29 03
1377 plays
26 Baseball Vegemite #3
Another average quiz if you read the questions carefully. Thanks for playing. :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Oct 26 03
1713 plays
27 Step Up to the Plate
I'll be asking questions about "modern" major league baseball (1903 - present). Do you remember these details?
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10 Q
AlexT781
Feb 24 14
327 plays
28 A Pictorial History of Baseball
All multiple choice, but you might need the pictures to help solve these questions. I hope you enjoy this. :)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Mar 18 11
894 plays
29 Baseball Vegemite #2
A quiz for the average baseball fan. I hope that everyone enjoys it. :-)
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Nightmare
Oct 23 03
1698 plays
30 Framed Major League History
An all multiple choice quiz about some events in the history of baseball. Some pictures might give clues in a conniving way. I hope you enjoy it. :)
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Nightmare
Apr 08 11
879 plays
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