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National Association of Professional Baseball Players
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National Association of Professional Baseball Players

The National Association of Professional Baseball Players, or simply the National Association, was founded in 1871 and lasted through the 1875 season, after which its stronger teams created the National League. It is regarded as baseball's first professional league.

National Association Franchises

1876 - Boston Red Stockings, Chicago White Stockings, New York Mutuals,Hartford Dark Blues, and St. Louis Brown Stockings all joined the newly founded National League.

Champions