Major League Lacrosse chose to suspend the beginning of the 2020 season, initially planned for May 30. This choice was made to shield the soundness of our players, fans and staff, just as those inside our MLL people group because of the worldwide pandemic
2019 MLL Season
The 2019 Major League Lacrosse season was the nineteenth period of Major League Lacrosse. The customary season started on Friday, May 31 and finished on Sunday, September 22. It was the first run through the association could ever start its season after Memorial Day, permitting all players chose in the university draft to play a full season. 2019 additionally denotes the first run through each group would play 16 games. The alliance has played a 14-game timetable since 2012. Also, the association came back to a Championship Weekend group rather than a fourteen day postseason just because since 2013. Title Weekend was facilitated in Denver with two elimination round games on Friday, October 4 and the nineteenth Steinfeld Cup was facilitated at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park October 6 on ESPN2..
For the third time in five years, the Denver Outlaws enter the season as protecting Steinfeld Cup champions. They vanquished the Dallas Rattlers 16–12 in the 2018 title game in Charleston, South Carolina.
On April 1, the group declared that the Charlotte Hounds, Florida Launch, and Ohio Machine would not be taking an interest in the 2019 season, with Charlotte set to return in 2021 and Florida and Ohio collapsing. A refreshed group plan was discharged April 3. The alliance contended with just six groups, the least since 2011.
|League||Major League Lacrosse|
|Duration||May 31 – October 6, 2019|
|Number of teams||6|
|Finals MVP||Lyle Thompson|
Major League Lacrosse Facts
|No. of teams||6 (1 on hiatus)|
|Most titles||Chesapeake Bayhawks
|TV partner(s)||ESPN, Stadium, Lax Sports Network|
|Atlanta Blaze||Boston Cannons||Chesapeake Bayhawks|
|Atlanta Silverbacks Park||Veterans Memorial Stadium||Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium|
|Capacity: 5,000||Capacity: 5,000||Capacity: 34,000|
|Dallas Rattlers||Denver Outlaws||New York Lizards|
|The Ford Center at The Star||Empower Field at Mile High||James M. Shuart Stadium|
|Capacity: 12,000||Capacity: 76,125||Capacity: 11,929|
|New York Lizards||5||11||.313||5||195||2||216||11|
Peter Barton Stadium
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
|Designation||Average Annual Salary|
|Senior Executive (Estimated Salaries)
5 – 10 yrs experience
Manager (Estimated Salaries)
7 yrs experience
|Operations Executive (Estimated Salaries)
7 yrs experience
|Back Office Executive (Estimated Salaries)
1 yr experience
|Associate Director (Estimated Salaries)
9 yrs experience
|Supervisor (Estimated Salaries)
1 yr experience
|Senior Manager Hr (Estimated Salaries)
25 yrs experience
|Executive Accountant (Estimated Salaries)
6 yrs experience
|Driver (Estimated Salaries)
14 yrs experience
Alongside the class’ calendar discharge on November 29, 2018, MLL declared it will proceed with its organization with ESPN and Lax Sports Network for the 2019 season. ESPN+ will communicate a Game of the Week. The All Star Game in Annapolis will be communicated on ESPN2 while the 2019 Steinfeld Cup will be communicated on ESPNEWS.
On May 30, the alliance declared that 12 games and a week by week studio show would be communicated on Stadium.
On June 14, the class reported an association development with ESPN, as ESPN Player will communicate 18 games on a worldwide spilling stage.
Fox Sports Network communicate games for the initial two seasons, at that point ESPN2 broadcast a week by week MLL game from 2003 through 2011. In 2012, ESPN2 broadcast three standard season games, the All-Star Game, one elimination round, and the MLL Championship game. MLL games have not been normally appeared on ESPN2 since 2012 because of low evaluations. Games keep on being gushed on ESPN3. CBS Sports Network has broadcast elite player games and the end of the season games since 2013. MLL didn’t get any cash from these systems for these arrangements.
In 2017, Lax Sports Network was given selective rights to each of the 63 customary season games. Twitter spilled the elimination round games and CBS Sports Network communicate the last.
On April 1, 2019, the group declared they had reacquired communicated rights from Lax Sports Network. It was hazy where each group would communicate its games, however the Cannons declared on March 28 that NBC Sports Boston would air every one of the 16 of their games.
One day preceding the beginning of the 2019 season, the association declared that 12 games would be communicated on Stadium and the system would air a week after week studio appear.
Likewise in 2019, MLL re-joined forces with the ESPN organize. Week after week inclusion was appeared on ESPN+ and a few games, including the association title, were communicated broadly on ESPN2. MLL saw their greatest TV reach allied history. The semi-finals and finals consolidated for 297 million complete family unit watchers.
Major Lacrosse had 10 new backers join forces with them in 2019. They are Amerind Risk Insurance, ARYSE, Boost Oxygen, Clear Screening, Corum Watches, Marriott Hotels, Maryland Tourism, Progressive Insurance, True Lacrosse, Westin Hotels. These new accomplices are from various ventures, advocating and standard MLL.
What’s more, Bud Light, Tito’s Vodka, Cascade Maverik Lacrosse, A&R Sports and Source One all restored their sponsorships with MLL in 2019. Balancing the full rundown of supporters for the alliance are New Balance, Warrior Lacrosse and Coca-Cola.
MLL has been enthusiastic about attempting to standard their class, and through their sponsorships have attempted to charm and acculturate their competitors. MLL revealed a 194% development in social rush hour gridlock, 393% of development in web traffic and 97% development in social commitment through examination done by Neilson Sports.
|2001||Long Island Lizards||15–11||Baltimore Bayhawks||Kennedy Stadium||Bridgeport, CT||6,745||Paul Gait|
|2002||Baltimore Bayhawks||21–13||Long Island Lizards||Columbus Crew Stadium||Columbus, OH||5,596||Mark Millon|
|2003||Long Island Lizards||15–14 (OT)||Baltimore Bayhawks||Villanova Stadium||Villanova, PA||6,593||Kevin Lowe|
|2004||Philadelphia Barrage||13–11||Boston Cannons||Nickerson Field||Boston, MA||8,279||Greg Cattrano|
|2005||Baltimore Bayhawks||15–9||Long Island Lizards||Nickerson Field||Boston, MA||6,829||Gary Gait|
|2006||Philadelphia Barrage||23–12||Denver Outlaws||The Home Depot Center||Carson, CA||5,374||Roy Colsey|
|2007||Philadelphia Barrage||16–13||Los Angeles Riptide||PAETEC Park||Rochester, NY||5,288||Matt Striebel|
|2008||Rochester Rattlers||16–6||Denver Outlaws||Harvard Stadium||Boston, MA||8,481||Joe Walters|
|2009||Toronto Nationals||10–9||Denver Outlaws||Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium||Annapolis, MD||7,003||Merrick Thomson|
|2010||Chesapeake Bayhawks||13–9||Long Island Lizards||Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium||Annapolis, MD||6,445||Kyle Hartzell|
|2011||Boston Cannons||10–9||Hamilton Nationals||Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium||Annapolis, MD||5,027||Jordan Burke|
|2012||Chesapeake Bayhawks||16–6||Denver Outlaws||Harvard Stadium||Boston, MA||7,384||Ben Rubeor|
|2013||Chesapeake Bayhawks||10–9||Charlotte Hounds||PPL Park||Chester, PA||3,892||John Grant Jr.|
|2014||Denver Outlaws||12–11||Rochester Rattlers||Fifth Third Bank Stadium||Kennesaw, GA||8,149||John Grant Jr.|
|2015||New York Lizards||15–12||Rochester Rattlers||Fifth Third Bank Stadium||Kennesaw, GA||8,674||Paul Rabil|
|2016||Denver Outlaws||19–18||Ohio Machine||Fifth Third Bank Stadium||Kennesaw, GA||5,522||Eric Law|
|2017||Ohio Machine||17–12||Denver Outlaws||The Ford Center at The Star||Frisco, TX||7,543||Marcus Holman|
|2018||Denver Outlaws||16–12||Dallas Rattlers||MUSC Health Stadium||Charleston, SC||4,086||Matt Kavanagh|
|2019||Chesapeake Bayhawks||10–9||Denver Outlaws||Dick’s Sporting Goods Park||Denver, CO||6,374||Steele Stanwick|
Performance by team
|Chesapeake Bayhawks||6||2||2002, 2005, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2019|
|Denver Outlaws||3||6||2014, 2016, 2018|
|New York Lizards||3||3||2001, 2003, 2015|
|Philadelphia Barrage||3||0||2004, 2006, 2007|
|Los Angeles Riptide||0||1|