Definitions for "1998 NLL season"
Before the 1998 season, the Major Indoor Lacrosse League was renamed to be the National Lacrosse League. The first season as the NLL began on January 3, 1998 and concluded with the second championship game on April 28. The championship was decided by a best-two-of-three series, with the Philadelphia Wings defeating the Baltimore Thunder 16-12 in the first game and 17-12 in the second.