Do we have a concensus on when games need to start at the latest? In other words, what is the last date that games could possibly begin and some semblance of a 2020 season be salvaged? Granted there would need to be probably three weeks of spring training before that as well.
So, would July 10th be a good do-or-die date? If spring training hasn’t started by July 10th and games therefore havent started by August 1st would it be safe to say there is going to be no MLB this year?
What is the do-or-die date here, the latest things could get started?
If the delay carries on too long, maybe they could shift to a World Baseball Classic type of event or an NCAA tournament type event with pool play/short series, maybe leading to a final four (LCS and World Series). You definitely would not need as much calendar time. You could start “spring” training as late as August and run the event though early November. Each game would be a high-leverage event that would make for premium TV. Seems like there would be good bang for the buck for the millionaires and billionaires.