The Dodgers and their fans have been looking forward to 2020 for quite some time. Ever since it was announced that Los Angeles would be hosting MLB’s 2020 All-Star game, there has been a consistent feeling of anticipation. And now, things are looking very bad for Los Angeles.
This now is looming as the first #MLB season since 1945 (World War II) that there may not be an All-Star Game played. It was originally scheduled July 14 at Dodger Stadium.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) March 16, 2020
The Dodgers have invested a hefty sum into renovations ahead of the 2020 All-Star game. In fact, there were so many renovations in the stadium that there was a growing nervousness that it would not be done by Opening Day. And now, baseball may not be able to make a return until July.
If Major League Baseball is not able to return until July, having an All-Star game makes little sense. It would be far too difficult to move it back given the extensive planning that goes into it. If the Dodgers were able to get going in July, that means the All-Star game would be played after just two weeks of games.
With that in mind, it seems less and less likely every day that the…