The COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the 2020 AAABA Tournament, which now will be played Aug. 2 through 7 at Sargent’s Stadium and outlying fields.
The loss of the tournament meant more to the region than simply the year-long postponement of 30-plus baseball contests. A year without the AAABA Tournament had both an impact from a quality of life and economic aspect.
The Tribune-Democrat business reporter Russ O’Reilly published a story addressing how local business owners are eager to welcome back the tournament. A link to the story follows: