North Dufferin Baseball League confirms they will have a season

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The North Dufferin Baseball League has confirmed they will go ahead with a season this summer with games starting on July 10.

The League executive previously had a meeting on June 13, to discuss moving forward with a season this summer.

At that time they announced that all teams in the League agreed they in-tended to field teams this summer “depending on regulations and next steps as determined by the Ontario government” and baseball authorities.'

At the time, there was “cautious optimism” that they could plan a season.Based on provincial guidelines, squads were able to start outdoor training on local diamonds.

On July 1, the League announced they are going ahead with a 2021 season with the anticipated July 10 start date.

The 11 team Senior Division will play one game against each team in the League for a ten-game regular season schedule commencing on July 17.

The Junior Division which has six teams this year, will start a week earlier on the July 10, date.

The Juniors will also play a ten-game schedule.

With the addition of four new teams – Caledon, Georgina, Orangeville, and Midland – the Junior Division has expanded to a six team loop this year.

The League executive are now finalizing the details of the upcoming season and working on schedules for both divi-sions.

They will announce details of the 2021 season, game schedules, and locations once everything is in place

Brian Lockhart, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, New Tecumseth Times

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