New York State American Legion Baseball tournaments cancelled for 2020

The Department of New York American Legion Baseball championships will not be held this summer due to coronavirus pandemic.

Posted: May 6, 2020 7:38 PM

WKTV - The Department of New York American Legion Baseball Committee announced, Wednesday, that the 2020 Department Senior and Junior championship tournaments have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This means a state champion will not be crowned this summer, though there has been no decision to cancel the entire season at this time.

The Junior tournament was scheduled to be held at Murnane Field in Utica, while this year's Senior tournament was to take place in Saugerties.

The Baseball Committee is hoping to create a flexible situation to allow for district level play, though are relying on state, county and local government regulations to allow for it.

Department scholarships will also not be awarded this season.

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