Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Thu Aug 12 20:39:59 UTC 2010

Jeff Prucher wrote:
>> From: Dan Goodman <dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM>
>> USA Today's tv listings of baseball broadcasts include the phrase  "MLB
>> baseball."
> That strikes me more as being specific about which league is being broadcast (as
> opposed to, say, NCAA baseball) than redundant.
MLB = Major League Baseball.    It refers to the National League and the
American League.  Not to one specific league.

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