IBL Announces 2020 Regular Season Schedule
MISSISSAUGA - The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) today released its 2020 schedule which begins on Sunday, May 3 as the Toronto Maple Leafs welcome the London Majors. The 2020 season will mark the IBL’s 102nd season.
Each team will again play a 36-game schedule. Weekends comprise a large majority of the schedule as 71% of the games will be played on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (102 of the 144 games).
2020 Intercounty Baseball League Home Openers:
Barrie Baycats – Saturday, May 9 vs Guelph
Brantford Red Sox – Sunday, May 10 vs Barrie
Guelph Royals – Saturday, May 16 vs Brantford
Hamilton Cardinals – Friday, May 22 vs Toronto
Kitchener Panthers – Sunday, May 10 vs Welland
London Majors – Friday, May 15 vs Hamilton
Toronto Maple Leafs – Sunday, May 3 vs London
Welland Jackfish – Saturday, May 16 vs London
2020 Intercounty Baseball League Schedule Highlights:
May 16- The Kitchener Panthers and defending champion Barrie Baycats meet for the first time in a re-match of last season’s final series that saw Barrie win four games to two.
July 1 – The London Majors will host the Toronto Maple Leafs on Canada Day at Labatt Park as Brantford will host Hamilton and Guelph will host Welland.
Aug 1 - The IBL’s 102nd season comes to an end with the close of the regular season with two games on the docket.
The IBL can be followed on social media platforms ("ibl1919"), including Facebook.com/ibl1919.
About the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL)
The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is the top level baseball league in Ontario, boasting ex-major league professional and elite NCAA college baseball players. The 2020 season will mark the IBL’s 102nd in operation. The IBL is the fifth longest continually operated baseball league in the world and serves as a valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff. More than 40 IBL players have advanced to Major League Baseball or returned to the IBL following their MLB careers. The league is comprised of teams from Barrie, Brantford, Kitchener, London, Toronto, Guelph, Welland and Hamilton. For more information, visit www.theibl.ca.