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ICL CANCELS 2020 SEASON DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

by Chiefs Baseball, 2020-07-06T07:40:17.000-07:00July 06 2020, at 07:40 AM PDT

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(July 6, 2020) The Intercity League has officially announced that its 2020 season has been cancelled due to COVID-19.
The ICL made the announcement on Monday morning after conducting the latest in a long series of remote meetings that was held with the Board of Directors on Sunday evening.

The ICL released the following statement: “After exploring every avenue for months, the ICL has made the extremely difficult decision to cancel the 2020 season. The Intercity League has enjoyed an outstanding and continuous tradition in Massachusetts amateur baseball since 1950 and we look forward to coming back stronger than ever in 2021. We make this decision out of an abundance of caution and after careful consideration of all factors. The safety of our players, their families, managers, coaches, umpires, administrators, and fans, remained paramount in all of our discussions. This was an exceedingly difficult choice, but we felt it was the best decision at this time. Given the ongoing situation and the ever-growing time constraints, we felt the window to conduct a meaningful ICL season this summer has become too narrow.”

Although the ICL season has been cancelled, players that choose to do so, may participate in a memorial tournament that is being organized by the Lexington Blue Sox. The tournament is being named after two former Blue Sox players that have passed away. Known as the PF-3 and DA-41 Tournament, it will honor Pete Frates, who lost a courageous battle with ALS in 2019 and Dave Ahern who died in 2016.

The ICL joins the Cape Cod League and the NECBL in the cancellation of their 2020 campaigns.

Details on the PF-3/DA-41 Tournament, and how players, teams or groups that choose to do so can participate, will be announced this week. Those interested can email Rick DeAngelis at fjdeangelis1@comcast.net.

Past Announcements

COVID-19 UPDATE JUNE 26, 2020

2020-06-26 01:03 PDT by Chiefs Baseball (0 Comments)

(June 26, 2020) The Intercity League Board of Directors met again on Thursday, June 25. It was the latest in a long series of meetings to ... [more]

COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF JUNE 17

2020-06-17 07:46 PDT by Andre Chiefs

(June 17, 2020) The Intercity League Board of Directors continues to move toward playing a shortened 2020 season. The Board met again on W... [more]

INTERCITY LEAGUE UPDATE ON THE 2020 SEASON (May 6, 2020)

2020-05-06 08:26 PDT by Chiefs Baseball

(May 6, 2020)* The Intercity League Board of Directors met again on Wednesday May 6 via Zoom Conference to the discuss the ramifications t... [more]

COVID 19 UPDATE- APRIL 23, 2020

2020-04-05 10:53 PDT by Chiefs Baseball

(UPDATED APRIL 23, 2020)
Hope this message continues to find everyone in the ICL Family safe and healthy during the... [more]