Bush-leaguer



Also called busher. Baseball.

a player in a minor league.
an incompetent player, as one who behaves or plays as if he or she belonged in a minor league.

a person who performs at an inferior level or in an inferior manner.
Historical Examples

Baseball Joe in the Big League Lester Chadwick

A baseball player in a minor league •A 1907 example of bush leaguer applies to basketball rather than baseball players (1910+)
Any mediocre or second-rate performer; amateur: He’s a busher at the piano (1920s+)

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