Adam Eaton of the Washington Nationals bats in a stadium full of empty seats on July 26. | Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Many sports leagues have come back to TV in the past month. Only one has gotten it mostly right.
On July 23, I turned on my cable box for the first time in months. Though I have never been a routine sports viewer, I was excited to watch the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees play the opening game of the truncated 2020 Major League Baseball season. There was a normalcy to the idea of a televised baseball game that I had been craving without realizing it.
The game itself was largely unremarkable, until it wasn’t. The Yankees won 4-1, after the game was called in the sixth inning due to rain. But the way the game ended spoke, at least a little bit,
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