Take me out to the ball game

Eerie photos show baseball in the time of Covid-19

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Baseball fans usually get to start watching games in late March or early April.

But not in 2020.


With the covid-19 pandemic still raging across the US, the MLB designed a shortened, 60-game season. Teams played their opening games July 23 and 24.

Here's what baseball looks like during a pandemic

A mask is placed on the Teammates Statue on Ispwich Street on Opening Day at Fenway Park on July 24, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees hits an RBI single to right field against Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals in the game at Nationals Park on July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC

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Cardboard cut-out images of fans are seen as the sun sets in the third inning of play between the Colorado Rockies and the Texas Rangers on Opening Day at Globe Life Field on July 24, 2020 in Arlington, Texas.

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Lourdes Gurriel Jr. #13 of the Toronto Blue Jays sits in the stands during the game between the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 21, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Eloy Jimenez #74 (L) and Luis Robert #88 of the Chicago White Sox celebrate an inning-ending catch in front of "cut-out" fans during an exhibition game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Guaranteed Rate Field on July 22, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Max Muncy #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates his solo homerun with Cody Bellinger #35, to take a 1-0 lead over the San Francisco Giants, during the first inning at Dodger Stadium on July 24, 2020 in Los Angeles, California

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