The baseball League major Quebec (LBMQ) announced late Friday that it was suspending its operation temporarily due to the COVID-19.
Because of the pandemic, the beginning of the season had already been pushed back to the month of July. It is finally July 11, that the action was able to resume, but just for a week.
The amateur circuit could this season to count on the presence of several players semi-professionals with the cancellation of the campaign, the league Can-Am. Athletes of the Capitals of Quebec and of the Eagles of Trois-Rivières were also able to join the ranks of the LBMQ.
“The lack of understanding of the reality of the amateur baseball quebec government Legault, in relation to the dispute in the number of spectators allowed in our stadiums and forces us to take this decision”, said in a short press release the president of the LBMQ Daniel Bélisle.
It states that its league and Baseball Québec were to attempt to “be heard because the government”.
The different teams had the responsibility to manage access to their stadium in order to comply with social distancing and avoid large gatherings, which are always limited to 50 people in Quebec.