MLB announced that alcohol will be banned from their increasingly corporate Postseason Lockerroom Celebrations® as part of their COVID-19 protocols. While it’s a very understandable decision, it also shines a light on just how artificial and commercial those ‘parties’ have become. Also of note is alcohol has now received more severe punishment than any of the Houston Astros.
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