The Sport Effect

Ravens hope to welcome fans back to M&T Bank Stadium at full capacity

Tuesday, May well four, 2021
William Carter, WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM one zero one.five

On Tuesday morning, the Baltimore Ravens have announced their plans to have enthusiasts back again at M&T Bank Stadium and at entire potential.

“Our approach for the 2021 period contains a entire potential although preserving essential and predicted protocols that permit for the safest attainable setting for all friends,” reads a letter shared by the Ravens President Dick Cass. This announcement for the impending year is a unique variation from the minimal variety of enthusiasts getting ready to go to past year.

“As you know, we hosted a minimal variety of enthusiasts for games past year,” Cass continued. “Which authorized us to put into practice lots of new safety processes that will be long-lasting likely ahead. These include things like contactless entry by way of mobile ticketing and touchless kiosks, cashless getting during the stadium and increased sanitization actions.”

Cass sited lots of outside occasions having place in the state securely, such as the Super Bowl earlier this year.

“All Major League Baseball teams are internet hosting enthusiasts on a minimal foundation and, as limits are peaceful, will be on the lookout to increase their capacities during the summer season,” Cass wrote. “Pimlico’s Triple-Crown Preakness occasion will host enthusiasts in a several months, and area outside amphitheaters, this sort of as Merriweather Write-up Pavilion, will begin internet hosting occasions in July. These traits are encouraging and give us self esteem in our preparation.”

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan spoke to reporters on Tuesday and seemed to echo the optimism of Cass declaring that opening the stadium at entire potential is “something we are taking pictures for.”

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, even so, stays cautious declaring in a assertion, “I are unable to wait around to observe my Ravens, but the COVID-19 pandemic is not around just however. Even though I am hopeful that the downward COVID-19 traits in Baltimore will go on by means of the get started of the NFL period, latest history proves situation spikes can occur.”

Very last year, the workforce hosted a limited variety of additional than four,000 fans at the stadium.

The NFL agenda launch is established for May well twelve. 

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