2020 Baseball Hall of Fame induction postponed until 2021
Hall of Fame 2020 inductees Larry Walker, left, and Derek Jeter. Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

2020 Baseball Hall of Fame induction postponed until 2021

One of the biggest summer events of every baseball year has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

On Tuesday, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported the induction ceremony for the 2020 National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was likely to be canceled due to the virus outbreak. 

According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network and Fox Sports, that's now official: 

The Hall of Fame confirmed the vote to cancel the event was unanimous:

Beloved New York Yankees icon and current Miami Marlins co-owner Derek Jeter was scheduled to headline the 2020 class. He'll be joined by inductees from the 2020 and 2021 votes next July. 

Whether or not big-league baseball will occur this year amid the pandemic remains unknown. On Tuesday evening, SNY's Andy Martino reported MLB is considering "as many as 15 plans" for some sort of season. 

MLB and the MLB Players Association haven't agreed to terms on an altered season as of April 29. 

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