July 26, 2021

Brewers owner Mark Attanasio thinks that 2020 MLB season will happen, but union reportedly “discouraged” after economic proposal (Brew Crew Ball)


Mark Attanasio, owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, as well as President of Baseball Operations David Stearns and field manager Craig Counsell participated in a Zoom conference call earlier today with the Greater Milwaukee Committee membership and expressed optimism regarding the possible resumption of the 2020 Major League Baseball season. Attanasio told those tuning in that “We’re on the precipice of deciding whether or not we’re going to play baseball in 2020 and I think we’re going to.” But he would later add that a deal needs to “come together very quickly, or we’ll run out of time.”

According to various reporters, Attanasio said that he’s already talked to Wisconsin governor Tony Evers as well as Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett about the possibility of having games at Miller Park. “Baseball has played a healing role in this country forever,” he said while talking about how the game can help to repair some of the damage that has been done. The owner believes that it is important to stage games safely by working with local leaders and health professionals, and that fans, players, and all the workers necessary to put games on can do so in a safe environment….

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