Monday 25th January 2021

On Tuesday, Minor League Baseball officially cancelled its 2020 season. While the cancellation was widely expected, it leaves thousands of pro baseball players without a team to play for this year. Some top prospects have been placed on the 60-man rosters for various major league teams as they prepare to begin training camps.

“These are unprecedented times for our country and our organization as this is the first time in our history that we’ve had a summer without minor league baseball played,” said Pat O’Conner president of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, which oversees the minors.

“While this is a sad day for many, this announcement removes the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 season and allows our teams to begin planning for an exciting 2021 season of affordable family entertainment.”

Minor League Baseball cancels 2020 season: ‘These are unprecedented times for our country and our organization’


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