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MLB fans absolutely hated the fake crowd noise during Opening Day

Apr 5, 2018; Washingtaon, DC, USA; A general view of the 2018 Opening Day logo on the field prior to the Washington Nationals home opener against the New York Mets at Nationals Park. New York Mets defeated Washington Nationals 8-2. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Opening Day for MLB in 2020 is quite a bit different than anything we’ve seen before, as the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered the game. One of the things that you cannot help but notice immediately is, of course, the fact that there are no fans in the stands. Television broadcasts, trying to give fans a sense of normalcy, have pumped in fake crowd noise.

It’s pretty weird.

Many fans are making it very clear they’d rather experience the genuine product of our times. Here’s how fans on Twitter have reacted to MLB games featuring fake crowd noise on Opening Day.