Dodgers Will Now Host The 2022 MLB All-Star Game

Ballparks Remain Empty On What Would Have Been Baseball's Opening Day

Major League Baseball announced Friday that it has officially canceled the 2020 All-Star Game.

The league also announced the Los Angeles Dodgers and Dodger Stadium will host the 2022 All-Star Game. The 2021 All-Star Game will remain at Truist Park in Atlanta. Here is a statement put out by the MLB:

Major League Baseball announced today that the 2020 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard, which was scheduled to be hosted by the Los Angeles Dodgers and the City of Los Angeles, is being cancelled. With theAtlanta Bravesalready named as host of the 2021 All-Star Game in Atlanta, the Dodgers will host the next available Midsummer Classic in 2022. 
Based on the health circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic that are beyond MLB’s control along with governmental directives prohibiting large gatherings, the league determined it is unable to conduct the All-Star Game and its week of surrounding fan activities this year.

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