ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — There are four words in the English language long-adored by baseball fans around the country: Pitchers and catchers report.
And this week, that's exactly what's happening across Major League Baseball.
For many, pitchers and catchers reporting to their spring training facilities marks the start of baseball’s preseason. It’s the turning of the page from a dreary, baseball-less winter to a bright, sunny start in both Florida and Arizona.
And although discussing the start of spring training is routine for baseball fans, one thing continues to stand out that makes this year, like last year, anything but normal: The COVID-19 pandemic.
As the virus continues its spread, we’re all left wondering when life will return to normal, allowing us to go to the ballpark to take in a game worry-free.
That’s why we’ve compiled a map of all of Florida’s spring training teams with what their plans are for allowing fans back in the stands. Click on the baseballs in the map below for more information about your favorite team:
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