minor-league club

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Noun1.minor-league club - a team that plays in a minor leagueminor-league club - a team that plays in a minor league
farm club, farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
bush league, minor league, minors - a league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)
bush leaguer, minor leaguer - a player on a minor-league baseball team
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(24) The city didn't have a minor-league club at the time.
Iversen sued the independent minor-league club for his unpaid salary of $32,475.
Come April, the Blackhawks will not experience any of this, but their minor-league club -- the Rockford IceHogs -- are fighting tooth and nail to qualify for the Calder Cup playoffs.
(http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/more-sports/bondy-building-club-legit-goal-article-1.1351197) The New York Daily News pointed out the fervid, winning-obsessed New York fan base, and how they won't tolerate a team that would serve as a minor-league club for City.
Traditionally, researchers interested in the minor leagues have focused exclusively on the game on the field, chronicling pennant races and the exploits of great teams and players; or they have eschewed the game altogether for the daily operations of a minor-league club, the club's role as a community institution, or the minor leagues as an integral part of the fabric of small-town America.
Everything the staff of a minor-league club does today, I did.
National Sports Services of Topeka, Kan., is promoting the project and has said it will bring a minor-league club in the Independent League to play at the 4,500-seat, $10 million ballpark.
Pele was born into a footballing family in Tres Coracos, Brazil, and began playing soccer for a local minor-league club where he was discovered at the age of 11 by one of the country's premier players, Waldemar de Brito.
There would also be spending by the minor-league club, on player salaries and staff expenses.
What that means is the minor-league club normally pays for any costs associated with the stadium -- rent, utilities, maintenance -- and the salaries of the full-time front office staff and seasonal ballpark help (generally 100 to 150 people).
That mark has never been equaled by any full-season minor-league club. Manager Jake Flowers was named Minor-League Manager of the Year by The Sporting News.
The Emeralds' entry against 63 other minor-league clubs is that very 1,034-calorie local Voodoo Doughnut creation, a combination of Voodoo's legendary Bacon Maple Bar and the traditional ballpark bratwurst.The contest is divided into four categories.