MLB will allow limited fans for NLCS, World Series

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ARLINGTON, Texas (NewsNation Now) — Major League Baseball will try out fans for the National League Championship Series and the World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

The Texas Rangers said approximately 11,500 tickets will be available for each game.

10,550 seating assignments will be spread out in the stands and another 950 will be in suites.

Oct. 12 will be the first time that fans will attend a game in Texas during the 2020 season.

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“The 116th World Series, which begins on Tuesday, October 20th, will mark the first neutral site World Series in modern baseball history,” the league said in a statement.

According to MLB, the following regulations will be in place:

  • Tickets in the seating bowl will be sold in groups of four contiguous seats, called pods. Individuals may purchase a limit of one pod per NLCS and World Series game.
  • Seats within each pod cannot be broken apart for sale.
  • Each pod will be a minimum of six feet from each other.
  • No seats will be sold within 20 feet of where a player can be located on the field, in the dugouts or in the bullpen.
  • Masks will be mandatory for all fans except when actively eating or drinking at their ticketed seats.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the ballpark.
  • No bags will be permitted except for those that are carried for medical reasons or manufactured diaper bags that accompany infants and young children.

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