Prospect League Statement
ELKVILLE, Ill. – The Prospect League today announces its decision to delay its regularly-scheduled 2020 Opening Day from May 28 to July 1. The new Opening Day of July 1 is, of course, subject to decisions by national, state, and local governments, as well as health organizations and medical recommendations and group gathering guidelines.
“The health and safety of our fans, players and team personnel remains our first and foremost priority,” stated Prospect League Commissioner Dennis Bastien.
“We fully understand that our 2020 season will be determined by the leaders in each of our five host states, our 12 municipalities, and counties, as well as decisions by our ballpark lessors,” Bastien added. “We are extremely hopeful this decision by the Prospect League Board of Directors can be met.”
A revised 2020 schedule will be available soon.