This summer, ESPN will not be airing one of its most schedule-filling events. On Thursday, the Little League cancelled the 2020 World Series, including seven World Series events across the country and 82 qualifying tournaments.
Additionally, the MLB Little League Classic, which was scheduled for August 23rd and would pit the Boston Red Sox against the Baltimore Orioles, has been axed, though the game will resume next season.
In their release, the Little League noted three key factors that played a role in their decision, largely related to the ability to put on qualifying tournaments and the travel difficulties related to those tournaments.
-The inability to play qualifying tournaments in many of our U. S.
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