Every summer kids around the country try to live out their dream in the Little League World Series.
But something is different this time.
And the Little League World Series made an announcement that every parent will hate.
Little League President and CEO Stephen D. Keener announced the competition would not allow fans in the stands in Williamsport for the 2021 event due to the coronavirus.
An excerpt of Keener’s statement is below:
“The health and well-being of our teams and mitigating their exposure to COVID-19 must continue to be our main priority, as we conclude our World Series event. With updated guidance from the CDC, and in consultation with our Pandemic Response Advisory Commission and medical advisors, we feel it’s essential to revert our attendance policy to unfortunately limit the spectators in Williamsport to the family and friends of our 16 participating teams and our highest-level volunteers and supporters. We are disappointed that we must rollback our spectators joining us in Williamsport this year, but are eager to provide a safe, enjoyable experience for the 16 teams who will compete in the World Series this summer.”
Every other major sporting event in America is hosting fans at full capacity.
The Little League World Series is an outdoor event where there is little risk of coronavirus spread.
This announcement is a bitter disappointment for the players who travel to Williamsport from around the world to compete in the Little League World Series.
This is a massive step backwards and a surrender to the COVID-hysteria and panic the corporate-controlled media whipped up this summer.
Players at the Little League World Series should be able to compete in front of a full stadium.
Adults not following the science robbed them of that opportunity.
Sports with Balls will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.