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Cardboard Fans Cheer On CPBL Teams in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) has resumed its 2020 season with cardboard cutouts of spectators in the stands to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Read more here.

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The ‘Hot Noisy’ Pro Baseball Experience in Taiwan

As the batter steps to the plate, the clamor crescendoes — a rhyming, thumping chant, often tailored to his name.  Cheerleaders prance atop the dugout, accompanied by blaring recorded music or even live drums and brass instruments. Fans wield all manner of noise makers — clappers, pairs of plastic bats, small vuvuzelas — pretty much nonstop for nine innings.  Read more here.

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