the national league grew from the first pro league the national association by Chicago owner William Hubert because of general disorganization
Click on the 'History of the National League' link on this page to read about the history of the NL.
The National Association started in 1871 and lasted until 1875. The National League came into existence in 1876. The American League started in 1901.
The National Football League started in 1920 and was known as the American Professional Football Association. The name was changed to National Football League in 1922.
The Cubs franchise started play in the National League in 1876, the first season of the National League. At that time, they were known as the White Stockings.
The nhl started 1916
The Chicago Cubs essentially started in 1876, when they became a charter National League member.
A man named Ban Johnson bought a minor league club called the western league in the late 1800's. At the time the national league was the only major league baseball organization. In 1900 ban Johnson changed the name to the American league. They were still a minor league organization but Johnson, trying to change that started buying national league players with promises of better pay. By 1903 with the national league struggling, the men in charge of the national league finally agreed to let Ban Johnson's American league compete with the national league in a separate but equal league
The National football league started in 1920.
The NFL began in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association in Canton, Ohio. It was renamed the National Football League in 1922.
When the National League began in 1876, the Cubs were known as the White Stockings.
The National League began in 1876 and the American League started in 1901. The Cincinnati Reds were the first professional team founded in 1869 and were known as the Red Stockings back then.
The NBL or the National Basketball League started in 1937. It was created by three big companies: General Electric, Firestone and Goodyear. Its first players consist of Great Lake's small market and corporate teams.
In 1974-1975 was the original National Lacrosse League (NLL) which has no connection with the league of that name which exists today. Then the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) started in 1985. In 1987 there was the Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League. It changed its name to the Major Indoor Lacrosse League, then later to the National Lacrosse League (NLL). Then Major League Lacrosse (MLL) started in 2001.
In 1920, the American Football League(AFL) started. Then, in 1922, it adopted the name, National Football League(NFL).
Greg Maddux of the Atlanta Braves started for the National League and David Wells of the New York Yankees started for the American League. The American League won 13-8.
The American Football League changed their name to the National Football League because not only America was playing it. I mean Football was started in the U.k by Walter Camp. Football is a National sport so there for the name was changed.
The first major league, the National Association, started in 1871. The National League's first year was 1876 and the American League's first year was 1901.
20. There were 10 teams in the American League and the Mets and Astros were the 9th and 10th teams in the National League.
The Saints' first National Football League season was in 1967.
The WNBA was formed in 1996 as the women's counterpart to the National Basketball Association, and league play began in 1997. it was actually started in 1906.
They play for the National League
The National League started in 1876, and the 1st game was played on Saturday, April 22, 1876, with the Boston Red Caps beating the Philadelphia Athletics, 6-5.
The National League was formed in 1876 and the American League in 1901.
BNBL, the National Basketball League, was created in 1937. It was started by three separate corporations: General Electric, Goodyear, and Firestone.