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About 1,500 cardboard cutouts of fans are in seats, near the end of the Atlanta Braves' 7-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game, the Braves' home-opener in Atlanta.

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US President Donald Trump swings a baseball bat during the Spirit of America Showcase at the White House in Washington.

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A TV cameraman walks through the spectators' seating which are covered with pictures of fans, before the start of a regular season baseball game between Hanwha Eagles and SK Wyverns in Incheon, South Korea. South Korea's professional baseball league start its new season on May 5, initially without fans, following a postponement over the coronavirus.

AP Photo/Lee Jin-man

Former President George W. Bush throws the ceremonial first pitch before Game 5 of baseball's World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Houston.

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Former President George H.W. Bush waits on the field for first pitch ceremony before Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Houston.

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President Barack Obama holds up a 'W' flag signed by the Cubs during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. On the far left are Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, and manager Joe Maddon.

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Colorado Rockies pinch-hitter Cristhian Adames is doused by teammates after hitting a double to drive in the tying and winning runs off San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Joe Nathan in the ninth inning of a baseball game, in Denver. The Rockies won 6-5.

AP Photo/David Zalubowski

Dancers perform to the Michael Jackson song "Thriller" during halftime of an NBA basketball game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Brooklyn Nets on Halloween, in Memphis, Tenn.

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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez dunks manager Ned Yost after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets, in New York. The Royals won 7-2 to win the series.

AP Photo/ David J. Phillip

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta is doused after the Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates to win the National League wild card baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Pittsburgh. The Cubs advance to play the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League division series.

AP Photo/ Gene J. Puskar

The Houston Astros celebrate in their locker room after defeating the New York Yankees 3-0 in the American League wild card baseball game, in New York.

AP Photo/ Julie Jacobson

San Diego Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista can't make the stop on a single by San Francisco Giants' Kelby Tomlinson during the fifth inning of a baseball game, in San Francisco.

AP Photo/ Tony Avelar

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols is doused with liquid by teammate Mike Trout after the Angels' 7-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in the second baseball game in a doubleheader, in Anaheim, Calif.

AP Photo/ Jae C. Hong

Arkansas outfielder Andrew Benintendi jumps into the wall during the fifth inning after Florida's Peter Alonso hit a triple in a Southeastern Conference college baseball tournament game, in Hoover, Alabama.

AP Photo/ Brynn Anderson

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner celebrates after pitching the Giants to an 8-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild-card playoff baseball game in Pittsburgh.

AP Photo/ Gene J. Puskar

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, left, is doused with champagne by teammates after they defeated the San Francisco Giants 9-1 and clinching the National League West Division title in a baseball game, in Los Angeles.

AP Photo/ Mark J. Terrill

Boston Red Sox's Yoenis Cespedes is doused by Christian Vazquez and Xander Bogaerts (2) after hitting the game-winning RBI single against the Toronto Blue Jays during the 10th inning of their 9-8 win in a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston.

AP Photo/ Winslow Townson

The San Diego Padres' Cory Spangenberg watches his walk-off home run hit against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Diego. The

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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, left, pours liquid over starting pitcher Garrett Richards, right, in celebration after Richards pitched a complete game shutout win in a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Los Angeles. The Angels won 5-0.

AP Photo/ Danny Moloshok

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross is doused by teammates after pitching a complete baseball game 3-0 shutout over the Cincinnati Reds.

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San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross is doused by teammates after pitching a complete baseball game 3-0 shutout over the Cincinnati Reds, in San Diego.

AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, center, is doused by his teammates as they celebrate in the clubhouse after the Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 4 of the National League baseball division series and advanced to the NL championship series, in Los Angeles. Uribe hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning to put the Dodgers ahead.

AP Photo/ Mark J. Terrill

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, right, and teammate Mike Carp celebrate after the Red Sox clinched the AL East with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game at Fenway Park, in Boston.

AP Photo/ Charles Krupa

Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris slides after catching a pop up bunt hit by Seattle Mariners' Brendan Ryan in the ninth inning of a baseball game, in Oakland, California.

AP Photo/ Ben Margot

Three-year-old actor Christian Haupt throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Los Angeles Dodgers' baseball game against the San Diego Padres, in Los Angeles.

AP Photo/ Mark J. Terrill

Three-year-old actor Christian Haupt throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Los Angeles Dodgers' baseball game against the San Diego Padres, in Los Angeles.

AP Photo/ Mark J. Terrill

In this multiple exposure photo, Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Travis Blackley delivers against the Cleveland Indians in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland.

AP Photo/Mark Duncan

Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre (29) escapes the tag at second base attempted by Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks (64) as second baseman Dustin Pedroia, right, watches during the fourth inning of a baseball game, in Arlington, Texas. Beltre had a double on the play.

AP Photo/ LM Otero

Texas Rangers first baseman Brandon Snyder, left, and shortstop Elvis Andrus collide as they drop a pop fly by Baltimore Orioles' Robert Andino in the seventh inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader in Baltimore. Baltimore won 6-5.

AP Photo/ Patrick Semansky

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander pitches during Game 5 of baseball's American League championship series against the Texas Rangers, in Detroit.

AP Photo/ Charlie Riedel

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, top, leaps over New York Yankees' Eduardo Nunez as he makes the force on a single by Derek Jeter in the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston.

AP Photo/ Charles Krupa

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday blows a bubble in the dugout in the bottom of the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

AP Photo/Tom Gannam

First lady Michelle Obama jogs away after greeting members of the Tampa Bay Rays after taking part in the ceremonial first pitch before the start of a baseball game between the Rays and Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore.

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