It has been a long time since most baseball fans have been able to attend a game in person, and up until now there were plenty of questions as to whether or not they’d be able to attend games this year, either.
On Friday morning, however, the Tigers announced their plan for allowing fans to attend spring training games at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, and there’s a very good chance this will look a lot like what teams do in the regular season as well.
As reported by Jason Beck, the Tigers will be allowing 20 percent capacity for fan attendance, which is roughly 2000 fans at Joker Marchant. Tickets will be sold in pods from one to six attendees, and those pods will be spaced a minimum of six feet apart. Mask wearing will be mandatory.
While it wasn’t mentioned in their plan, it’s likely that there will be preventative restrictions in place against asking for autographs or queuing up near the dugouts, so if you’re hoping to get a Miguel Cabrera autograph while you’re at the game, don’t count on it.
Tickets for spring training games will go on sale Thursday, February 18th at noon.