Back to the stadium in the United States: 100% capacity in MLB

Not only the United Kingdom, but also the United States: the return to normality of the game after Kovid passes through Anglo-Saxon countries, even though sometimes the risk of stages is soon blown. As reported new York TimesIn the inaugural run of Texas Rangers, Arlington MLB franchise, local stadium (Globe Life Field) opened the gates 38,238 fans, Ie 94,8% Of total capacity.

In March, the Rangers announced that they would sell every available seat for the match against the Toronto Blue Jays (lost 2–6). It is the American sports event with the largest audience since the onset of the epidemic, surpassing Daytona 500 (Just over 30,000 people) and Super Bowl (24. (35)).

However, another extension is impressive. Daytona International Speedway, home of the Daytona 500, can accommodate 101,500 fans, While Raymond James Stadium in Tampa (Florida), home of Super Bowl LV, has a capacity of 75,000.

capacity of Globe life field Is equal to the total instead 40,300 viewers. In both previous events, social disturbances were respected, which was impossible in the Rangers’ opening match.

In addition, as new York Times, A large proportion of the public was without a mask, apprehension and concern for the possible new spread of the virus in the region. In the past week, Texas has seen an average of 3,000 infections per day out of a population of 29 million residents.

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