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Baseball Is Coming Back For A Pandemic-Shortened 2020 Season

Major League Baseball and its Players Association have reached an agreement to play 60 games instead of 162, beginning July 23 or 24. They hope to finish before a second surge of COVID-19.

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As NPR's Southern Bureau chief, Russell Lewis covers issues and people of the Southeast for NPR — from Florida to Virginia to Texas, including West Virginia, Kentucky, and Oklahoma. His work brings context and dimension to issues ranging from immigration, transportation, and oil and gas drilling for NPR listeners across the nation and around the world.