The Myrtle Beach Pelicans recently released a statement explaining that their 2020 season will be foregone due to COVID-19. Many minor league teams have also officially shelved this year’s season. No sector of the sporting industry remains untouched by Coronavirus, but the Pelicans are hopeful of their 2021 plans.
“These are unprecedented times for our country and our organization as this is the first time in our history that we’ve had a summer without Minor League Baseball played,” Minor League Baseball President and CEO Pat O’Conner explained. Out of concern for safety, the option to cancel this year’s season was a necessity.
“We work throughout the year in anticipation of opening our gates to fans from near and far for unforgettable nights with friends old and new. We miss the smiling faces, shared experiences, and the all-inclusive sense of community the Pelicans and Minor League Baseball stands for,” the head of the Pelicans said in a press release.
Fans with season tickets can expect contact from the Pelicans Staff regarding their next step. For now, the Pelicans are gearing toward an unforgettable 2021 season.