The Home Talent League Board voted to cancel its amateur baseball league season Friday, according to an email sent to the managers of the Southeast Section by section representative Matt Towns.
The board voted 5-3 to continue moving toward a July 4 start to the regular season on June 22, but when a third team affiliated with the league had a positive test June 24, the league decided to cancel the season.
The email stated there would be no Final Four championship nor a season. Teams may schedule exhibitions; however, the games will not be affiliated with Home Talent League. Teams planning to schedule exhibition games will be required to hire and pay their own umpires.
“This is something people want to do, and it’s at least worth trying,” Towns, the manager of the Albion Tigers, said Wednesday. “If things happen, if the virus takes a turn for the worse and we get shut down, at least we tried.”
Towns said Friday the Tigers are still scheduled to play exhibitions moving forward.