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Monday, March 09, 2020

8th? BBTF Central Park Softball Game: SEPT 18, 2021

Let’s start planning for this year’s game. First questions:

1. Who is submitting the permit request? (Answer: Hysterical & Useless)

2. What dates should we aim for? (Answer: July 25 October 3 Saturday, September 18, 2021)

3. Where is the post-game destination?

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Yankee Stadium, Citi Field will open at 20 percent capacity to begin 2021 season

The Yankees are “hopeful that testing requirements can be eased by mid-May 2021” and plan to continue to use Yankee Stadium as a COVID-19 vaccination site during the regular season. Citi Field is also currently being used as a COVID-19 vaccination site.

Fans will have to adhere to these guidelines in order to attend games at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field:

Take a COVID-19 test with negative results or provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination
Each fan will be required to have their temperature checked upon entry
All fans two years and older must wear a face mask, even if they received a COVID-19 vaccine
Seating will be in pods that will range from 1-8 guests to encourage social distancing (pods will be 1-6 fans at Citi Field)

In an effort to be contactless, all tickets for games at both stadiums are going to be mobile. In addition, all concession and retail sales at the stadiums will be cashless and fans will have to use credit or debit cards for purchases.


RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 18, 2021 at 06:20 PM | 16 comment(s)
  Beats: covid-19, mets, yankees

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Royals’ Josh Staumont climbing his way back after major COVID-19 setback

The Kansas City Royals’ 6-foot-3 right-handed reliever isn’t just gifted. Physically, he’s a finely tuned specimen who works diligently to keep his body in tune. The past two seasons, he’s gotten to reap the benefits of that work by competing on baseball’s biggest stage.

He’d started gaining momentum in the majors and appeared poised to build on that foundation this season.

Then COVID-19 happened.

During a video conference call with reporters on Monday, Staumont, 25, revealed he contracted the coronavirus before he was due to report to camp. His experience with the virus included having lost a ton of weight and strength, a fever of “103 plus,” and having slept roughly 20 hours per day at one point.

Zach Posted: March 16, 2021 at 05:08 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: covid-19, josh staumont, royals



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