IBL Announces Schedule for 2021 Season
MISSISSAUGA - The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) today released its 2021 schedule which begins on Wednesday, July 7 as the Hamilton Cardinals travel to Toronto for a showdown at Christie Pits. The 2021 season will mark the IBL’s 102nd season.
Each team will again play a 30-game schedule. Weekends comprise a large majority of the schedule as 62% of the games will be played on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (66 of the 105 games).
2021 Intercounty Baseball League Schedule Highlights:
July 10 - The Kitchener Panthers and defending champion Barrie Baycats meet for the first time in a re-match of the 2019 final series that saw Barrie win four games to two.
September 5 - The IBL’s 102nd season comes to an end with the close of the regular season with three games on the docket.
"We're very happy to be able to release a schedule - yet another sign we are closer to getting back on the field," said IBL Commissioner John Kastner. "With all the numbers trending in the right direction, there's a lot of confidence that we will be able to play this slate of game."
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About the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL)
The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is the top-level baseball league in Canada, boasting ex-major league professional and elite NCAA college baseball players. The 2021 season will mark the IBL’s 102nd in operation. The IBL is one of the longest
continuously operated baseball leagues 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.