Induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame is the highest honor any player can achieve in their career. For former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, it seems he’ll have to wait one more year for that moment.
The Hall of Fame announced this week that the 2020 induction ceremony will be postponed due to health and safety concerns. Hall of Fame chairman Jane Forbes Clark stressed in the Hall’s press release that the decision was not an easy one:
“Induction Weekend is a celebration of our National Pastime and its greatest legends, and while we are disappointed to cancel this incredibly special event, the Board of Directors’ overriding concern is the health and well-being of our new inductees, our Hall of Fame members, our wonderful fans, and the hundreds of staff it takes to present the weekend’s events in all of its many facets.