List of organized baseball leagues
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- 1 International competition
- 2 North America
- 3 South America
- 4 Asia
- 5 Europe
- 6 Oceania
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- Many international baseball events are coordinated by the International Baseball Federation, including the Baseball World Cup and the World Baseball Classic.
- American Legion Baseball, a youth program, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana (USA).
- Babe Ruth League, a youth program, headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey (USA) (Babe Ruth League).
- Cal Ripken Baseball (a Division of Babe Ruth League, Inc.), a youth program, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland (USA).
- Little League Baseball, a youth program, headquartered in Williamsport, Pennsylvania (USA).
- Pony Baseball, a youth program, headquartered in Washington, Pennsylvania (USA).
- Dizzy Dean Baseball, a youth program in the USA.
- USSSA Baseball, a youth and adult program, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri (USA).
- In the USA, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and each state association governs the play of baseball at the high school level. The Federated Christian Athletic Association (FCAA) and state Christian associations oversee the play of baseball at the private Christian School level. Note, however, that a substantial number of Christian schools choose instead to join their state's general athletic association if the organization's rules allow it.
- Amateur Baseball Association (ABA), United States
- Men's Senior Baseball League, United States
- Ohio Fightin' Titans Baseball, United States
- Midlands League Baseball, United States
- Carroll County Men's League Baseball, United States
- Ligue de Baseball Élite du Québec, Canada
- New Brunswick Senior Baseball League, Canada
- Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League, Canada
- National Adult Baseball Association, United States
- Cuban National Series
- All-American Amateur Baseball Association, United States
- Federación Panameña de Beisbol, Panamá
- Minnesota Baseball Association, United States
- NCAA, including NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and the College World Series (Div. I, Div. II, Div. III)
- NAIA, including the NAIA Baseball World Series
- National Club Baseball Association (NCBA)
- National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
- List of Collegiate Summer Baseball Leagues
Townball is a popular tradition in the Upper Midwest, with grassroots support at the local level.
- The Minnesota Baseball Association is the sanctioning body for amateur baseball leagues in Minnesota. A statewide list of leagues is available at the organization's website.
- Midlands League Baseball
- National Semi-Pro Baseball Association
- Mid-Maryland Semi-Pro Baseball League
- Intercounty Baseball League
- Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada, made up of two component leagues;
- Minor League baseball (MiLB) in the United States and Canada, comprising several levels and multiple component leagues;
- Short-season A-level
- Independent League baseball in the United States and Canada
- Dominican Winter Baseball League (LDBP), Dominican Republic
- Mexican Pacific League (winter league)
- Mexican League (Triple-A)
- Nicaraguan Professional Baseball League
- Panamanian Professional Baseball League
- Puerto Rican Professional Baseball League (LBPPR), Puerto Rico
- Negro League baseball, defunct since 1958, in the United States
- All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, defunct since 1954, in the United States
- Cuban League (defunct)
- Colombian Professional Baseball League, Colombia
- Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP), Venezuela
- Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB)
- Shikoku Island League Plus (Independent)
- Baseball Challenge League (Independent)
- Kansai Independent Baseball League (Independent)
- National Baseball League (ja.国民野球連盟)(Independent defunct since 1948)
- Japan Women's Baseball League (Women's)
- Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, major)
- Taiwan Major League (TML, major, defunct)
- Asia Winter Baseball League
- National Adult Class A Spring League
- China Baseball League (CBL), China (Peoples' Republic of China)
- Baseball Philippines
- Israel Baseball League (defunct)
- Austrian Baseball League, Austria
- Baseball Bundesliga, Austria
- Croatian Baseball League (in Croatian)
- Division Élite, France
- Bundesliga, Germany
- Greek Baseball
- Irish Baseball League
- Italian Baseball League, Italy
- Honkbal Hoofdklasse, Netherlands
- División de Honor de Béisbol, Spain
- Elitserien, Sweden
- British Baseball Federation, United Kingdom
- National League, United Kingdom
- Baseballin SM-sarja, Finland
- Latvian Baseball Federation, Latvia
- Interlyga, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus
- Nationalliga A , Switzerland
- Australian Baseball League
- Greater Brisbane League, Australia
- New South Wales Major League, Australia
- New Zealand Baseball
- Palau Major League
- Budweiser Baseball League (formerly Guam Major League), Guam
- "Minor League of CPBL". Retrieved 25 November 2013.
- "Winter baseball league a fine start, but more can be done". China Post. Retrieved 25 November 2013.