Major League Baseball is looking to return by July with some new safety protocols in place, but at the amateur level, there are many questions as to whether the game can resume. Already the college baseball season has been cancelled, as have nearly all high school baseball seasons, and even some collegeiate summer leagues have already said there will not be a season this year.
For many, youth baseball will continue this summer, although with several modifications to mitigate the risk of spreading the coronavirus. Missouri youth sports were allowed to resume once the stay-at-home order expired on May 4. Kansas allowed youth sports to resume on May 22.
This is a completely bass-ackwards way to return to youth sports. Large tournaments, travel ball should be last to come back.
Start with small practices, then single games btwn local teams.
Even if you’re on team “open up now” this is literally the stupidest way you could do it https://t.co/IAJ8Ki0lAT
— Zachary Binney, PhD (@zbinney_NFLinj) May 10, 2020
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