ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A limited number of fans will be able to attend the National League Championship Series and World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.
In conjunction with the Texas Rangers, MLB will make approximately 11,500 tickets available for each game with 10,550 fans spread throughout the ballpark and 950 in suites.READ MORE: Duncanville Basketball Star Anthony Black Stays Positive Despite Ongoing Legal Battle Over Eligibility
The limited number of fans allowed is due to the coronavirus pandemic which led to no fans allowed at games during the 60-game regular season.
Game 1 of the NLCS on Monday, October 12 will mark the first time fans will be able to attend a game at Globe Life Field and the first time fans can attend any game during the 2020 MLB season.
The 116th World Series, which begins on Tuesday, October 20, will mark the first neutral site World Series in modern baseball history.
Major League Baseball has received the appropriate approvals to host fans in the ballpark and will implement fan health and safety protocols in conjunction with state and local regulations.READ MORE: ‘It’s A Great Concern For Us’ Ukrainians In North Texas Worried About Possible Russian Invasion.
· 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.MORE NEWS: Suspect In DeSoto Sunday Morning Fatal Shooting In Custody, Victim Not Yet ID'd
For more information on Globe Life Field Suite rentals for 2020 NLCS and World Series games, call 972-RANGERS or click here.