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Japan baseball season starts Friday night without fans

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That's so stupid.

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I am sure that all those panels are fully recyclable. Ah no...

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Restart of Japan's popular sports will distract Japanese public eyes from Japan's problematic Abe government with many scandal.

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It is entirely possible that I will not be in attendance...but everyone please enjoy Yakyuu! (It resembles baseball...)

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Those photo panels are not social distancing.

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Let's home the "no spitting" continues into the future

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The cardboard cut outs of each audience member would make more sense if cameras were attached at their respective "eye" levels and a private YouTube channel for the respective customer to watch on their TV at home from where they were sitting. Oh, and stadium-paid delivery drivers asking if the home-bound customer wants a drink or snack.

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Let’s keep up morale, within Japan!! Ffs!

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I liked the "fans" at that Korean game better.

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One fan made an effort to write a sign in English, then the panel was printed backwards. Or is AMAHOKOY the name of a player?

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Adults who need heroes always make me uncomfortable.

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As I get older, the more this type of disregard for resources (paper, plastic or whatever) makes me feel sick to my stomach. It's up there with plastic bags for bananas.

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Kids, of course get a pass.

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Some of those rules...???

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Wait a minute. No spitting? Baseball is not baseball without spitting!

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I’d go if I had the money...feel 2d these days so...

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And people complained about dolls? This is just plain creepy. Why do players need this at all? No one honestly believes this makes an audience.

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What a colossal waste of paper and later no doubt a colossal amount of trash.

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Was nice to watch meaningful games tonight.

Hopefully, fans will be back soon.

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Interesting idea. And if there’s crowd background noise, like in the German soccer games as of late, this could give it a more realistic feel. In fact it will give it a more realistic deal, which was the whole point of doing this in the first place.

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Baseball is my least favorite sport, I would prefer too see grass grow, than watch baseball

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Well that's one way to get subscribers to continue paying their fees....

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"Baseball is my least favorite sport, I would prefer too see grass grow, than watch baseball"

Then why did you click to read the story and take time to leave a comment?

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Really? They filled up the stadium with cardboard?

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Those photo panels are not social distancing.

Nor is it a very diverse 2d crowd.

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