MLB in London…a soccer field turned into a baseball field for just ‘two games’

Soccer fields turned into baseball fields.

The cheering was as loud as the Premier League.

Reporter Kwon Sol reports.

Numerous heavy machinery removes the grass.

Four thousand tons of aggregate have been laid on top of the green artificial turf and dirt, and a special grandstand has been built in the outfield of the flattened stadium카지노.

The rectangular soccer field was transformed into a fan-shaped baseball field.

It was the perfect baseball field for just two games of the Major League Baseball London Series.

With the goal of globalizing Major League Baseball, London returned to play after a three-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.

London may have been a baseball barrens, but Major League Baseball’s reputation was intact.

London Stadium, the main venue for the London 2012 Olympics and home to Premier League team West Ham, drew a record crowd.

A mascot race before the game reminds us that this is England.

[Field sound]
“I see Freddie Mercury, I see the Churchill mascot, the Churchill mascot is really interesting.”

In the big leagues, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, known for their rivalry, made the London Series hot.

After going 1-9 in the first day’s games, St. Louis bounced back in game two.

Tommy Hyun-soo Edman, who played for South Korea in the WBC, was instrumental in the comeback.

The London series ended with a 1-1 tie.

More than 110,000 people attended the two games.

That’s nearly twice as many as the London rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston four years earlier.

Major League Baseball’s next overseas tour is two years away, and Paris, France, is emerging as a front-runner.

I’m Kwon-Sol Kwon, Channel A News.

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