Once again, the induction ceremony for the National Baseball 2020 Hall of Fame and the Museum class was rejected.
For ESPN it is Michael Guzman from the MLB website, the Hall of Fame confirmed Wednesday that the ceremony held in Cooperstown, NY has been postponed from July 25 to September 8. It will take place at 1:30 pm ET and will be held in the open air, with designated places for fans vaccinated against COVID-19 as well as for unvaccinated individuals.
Tickets will be available at 11 a.m. ET on July 12 on the Baseball Hall of Fame website. Assistance will be limited due to problems related to the coronavirus.
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is scheduled to headline the class which includes Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker. no the players were elected for a potential class 2021.
“On behalf of our Board of Directors and our staff, we are pleased to welcome our Hall of Famers – the living legends – and fans back to Cooperstown to celebrate the 2020 Class Induction.” , Hall of Fame President Jane Forbes Clark said in a prepared statement. “Returning the Induction Ceremony to an all-open event will give the baseball community the opportunity to visit Cooperstown and celebrate the induction of four of the game’s greats.”
MLB Network broadcasts live at the ceremony.