bush league

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a league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)

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Goodman is senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and co-author of the forthcoming Bush League Diplomacy: How the Neoconservatives are Putting the World at Risk (Prometheus Books, March 2004).
Singing to a Sunday afternoon crowd at the comparatively modest Palacio must have struck him as somewhat bush league, but to Vargas, who grew up in Mexico City with nine brothers and sisters, the opportunity was not about money, but giving something back to "mi tierra.
Hoberman critiques the Bush league and the ongoing fictionalization of American history.
Democrats trying to survive in the Bush League, he said he's "seen happier people in the back of Jack Kevorkian's van.
Third world bush league contingents are deployed and we watch as another disaster unfolds and civilians and soldiers continue to die.
The Post surveyed a host of frozen desert shop operators and found five big reasons why Washington is "a bush league ice cream town," as one shop owner told Post reporter Marc Fisher.
When the Academy of Canadian Cinema was launched in 1980 it was in reaction to the Canadian Film Awards, which were notoriously inconsistent and perceived as bush league.
A longtime Twin Cities sportswriter, he is the author of Stadium Games: Fifty Years of Big League Greed and Bush League Boondoggles (Minnesota, 2000).
The New York mass arrests were just one more example of a war on dissent that has escalated under the Bush League crew.
Republicans from the grass roots to the Bush league have expressed their acidic views about us in words and deeds over and over.
I thought that was kind of bush league from such a good coach,'' Bell said.
Craig Eisendrath and Melvin Goodman, Bush League Diplomacy: How the Neoconservatives are putting the World at Risk, Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, forthcoming March 2004.