World News – AU – Fans love to come back to sport live at World Series


ARLINGTON (USA) – After a season disrupted by the coronavirus that featured cardboard cutouts and music at Major League Baseball parks, a limited number of lucky fans are enjoying the luck watch World Series games at Globe Life Field

« It’s once in a lifetime, » said Robert Yanez, a Dodgers fan who lives about a three-hour drive in Texas, of the chance to see his team play in the World Series. p>

Major League Baseball has brought 11,500 fans into Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers, for National League Championship Series games between the Dodgers and Atlanta Braves and for World Series games

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Tickets for the series went on sale in groups of four for social distancing purposes.Secondary ticket sites were offering tickets in pairs, with the most expensive available costing $ 2,500 each on one site. Web Tuesday

Hand sanitizing stations are ubiquitous, along with signs urging fans to practice social distancing, properly wear their masks, and keep their hands clean

But the scent of grilled hot dogs and popcorn also hangs in the halls, a delight for die-hard fans who have been denied live baseball all summer

Rangers fan Martha Weeks of Texas said she suffered a ‘big withdrawal’ from baseball as spectators were banned for the season cut short by the pandemic

That meant she had to wait to get a glimpse of her team’s contemporary-looking new home, featuring large glass windows and masses of metal and overlooking their old brick baseball stadium from the other side. side of the street

« This is the first time I’ve been here since they finished it » she said « So far so good »

“Everyone has been off for several months and we know the drill,” she said. “It would be nice to see it full of fans but that’s what it is. next year « 

« I kinda want the Rays because they’re from the American League, » she said. But she noted that Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw « is a boy from Texas, so will have to kind of support it tonight »

« I told my boss yesterday, I left this morning and I’m going home tomorrow, » said Chris Bergman of Los Angeles

« I think there are enough Dodgers fans out there that the sound is as loud as 50,000 people, » he says

« You never thought you would see something like this in a lifetime, but for as chaotic as it was I’d say they put it together really well

« The seats were well separated, there was no real discomfort factor Everything was well organized, well set up »

Yanez, who said in a normal year he would take his son to eight to ten Rangers games, said he and his family are taking the virus precautions seriously

« Like every time we get up and go get something to drink, you have to touch the rails when you get up to get the hand sanitizer going in and out as much as you can

« We understand that just because you bring so many people together in one area, the chances of the virus being here are likely

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World News – AU – Fans love to come back to the sport live at World Series



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