bush-league bush-league


  • (adj) not of the highest quality or sophistication


  1. His father, a former bush-league ballplayer good enough to earn a tryout with the 1926 Athletics, tried his best to steer his only son toward big-league baseball.
  2. He dutifully served as a cadet in Britain's Royal Navy, dutifully married a bush-league Bourbon princess, begat two daughters and a son.
  3. In his second game, the superstar drew a capacity crowd of 22,500 to New York City's bush-league Downing Stadium to see the Cosmos beat the Toronto Metros, 2-0.


  • A lost year at Madison Park high school

    The missing textbooks and broken ceilings at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School are bush-league problems, the kind of absurdities that plagued urban schools back when disco did, long before the mayor staked his reputation on education, long before the entire city turned its attention to the achievement gap. But here we are, in 2013, and Madison Park is in the midst of its own ’80s ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  • "Maybe I'm naive but I thought it was a bush-league play," said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons, who traded words with A-Rod after asking the umpires to consider an interference call. "One thing you know about the Yankees, one of the reasons...
    on May 30, 2006 By: John Gibbons Source: 940 News

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