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Major League Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse is a professional lacrosse league played in the United States. MLL began play in the summer of 2001 as a single entity ownership league. MLL was founded by Jake Steinfeld, with founding partners Dave Morrow and Tim Robertson.

MLL plays field lacrosse or outdoor lacrosse. The season runs from June to September. MLL rules that differ from traditional lacrosse rules include: a two-point goal line 15 yards from each goal, a 45 second shot clock, a limit of three long stick defenseman (per team), the elimination of the restraining box and all players are released on the face-off.

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Teams in MLL

Americans Division
Boston Cannons
Bridgeport Barrage
Long Island Lizards

Nationals Division
Baltimore Bayhawks
New Jersey Pride
Rochester Rattlers

MLL Championship Games


2001 Long Island Lizards 15-11 Baltimore Bayhawks
2002 Baltimore Bayhawks 21-13 Long Island Lizards

Excecutive Director

  • 2001- - Matthew Pace

League Office

  • 2001- - Secaucus, NJ

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