By Chris Feeny • @iubase17 • 6.30.20
The fate most saw coming for the 2020 Minor League Baseball season became official today.
Statement from the office of Minor League Baseball
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Major League Baseball™ (MLB™) has informed Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) that it will not be providing its affiliated Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, there will not be a Minor League Baseball season in
“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 Minor League Baseball President & CEO Pat O’Conner. “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, which began as the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, was founded on Sept. 5, 1901.
Plenty of Hoosier Baseball Alumni had plans for a Minor League season. They are technically allowed to join Independent League teams now. If any updates on rosters with Hoosier Alumni become available I will pass the information along.