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Strange indeed when the fans aren't visible

Strange indeed when even the fans aren’t visible

Back in the day (1955-83) there was a DC Comics series called the Brave and the Bold, which sometimes featured “Strange Sports Stories.” Pictured left is the invisible-cosmic baseball team.

But what if a game were played before invisible fans? Today, as a result of simmering civic unrest in Baltimore, the Orioles hosted the Chicago White Sox in front of no one but the players themselves at ever-stunning, pristine Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

This is a first in Major League Baseball history and begs the question: If a home run is hit in a fan-less forest….

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Co-author of the book, "Right Off the Bat: Baseball, Cricket, Literature, and Life"
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