Will MLB fans be in 2021 games?
As Opening Day of the 2021 MLB season approaches on Thursday, April 1, fans across the country will soon return to their home teams’ ballparks — in most cases for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began..
Will there be fans at Wrigley Field?
Fans will be allowed into the stadium 90 minutes before all games this season — first pitch on Opening Day, which is Thursday, is at 1:20 p.m. — rather than the usual two hours to reduce crowding before the games, according to David Cromwell, senior vice president of operations for the Cubs.
Will Wrigley Field have fans?
Instead of 41,000-plus screaming fans in the ballpark, the Cubs and the city of Chicago have worked out a more limited seating arrangement, with fewer than 9,000 fans allowed in the stadium to start the season. Don’t miss local breaking news and weather!
Will MLB allow fans at games?
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred informed teams that they could permit fans to attend games, beginning for the spring training exhibition games. However, to start the regular season, fan attendance for the 2021 MLB regular season won’t be the same at each ballpark.
Will there be fans at spring training 2021?
There will be some fans. Fans weren’t permitted entrance last regular season, but they will be allowed in once again this spring, albeit in limited numbers. The Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox, for example, will be limiting their crowds to 2,400 people apiece.
Are there fans at spring training?
All 30 teams in Major League Baseball are allowing fans at their spring training facilities in Arizona and Florida, though capacity will be severely limited. The Chicago Cubs are welcoming the most fans (3,630 per game) while the San Francisco Giants will have the fewest (1,000 per game).
Will Texas Rangers allow 2021 fans?
The Rangers on Monday allowed fans to attend their 2021 home opener, at full capacity, against the Blue Jays. The MLB organization is the first to allow full attendance at its home stadium, roughly a month after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an order allowing state businesses to operate at 100 percent capacity.
Will Cubs allow fans in 2021?
The team is thrilled to be inviting the Cubs faithful back inside the Friendly Confines come Opening Day this year. It was announced Monday that the Cubs gained approval to open the season at 20 percent capacity for the 2021 season.
Will Cubs have fans in 2021?
Cubs Opening Day 2021: Wrigley Field to host 10K fans, likely Chicago’s largest gathering in over a year. Enduring a bitterly cold opening day at this ballpark is a Chicago rite of passage, but fans will now be under new pandemic restrictions.