An empty stadium — not the final score — the story as Orioles play White Sox in troubled Baltimore

“Take me out to the ball game” is my blog on major-league ballparks and the wonders of witnessing America’s favorite pastime up close.

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By Bobby Ross Jr.

Sometimes, images tell the story better than words ever could.

That was the case this week as the Orioles and White Sox played a Major League Baseball game before a paid attendance of “zero.” 

The National Anthem at today's game.

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Adam Jones’ message to Baltimore. @SimplyAJ10 #Birdland #Baltimore #Orioles

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Some interesting perspectives on the decision to play the game without fans in attendance:

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Your turn: What did you think of the decision to play the game in an empty ballpark? Tweet me @bobbyross.

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