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Bowie Baysox offering fans the chance to take live batting practice at their ballpark

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Posted at 11:48 AM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 11:48:21-04

BOWIE, Md. — Have you ever dreamed of stepping up to the plate and taking some swings at a professional ballpark?

Now you and five friends ages 14 and over will have that chance on Sunday, August 9 at Prince George's Stadium.

Despite their season being canceled over COVID-19, the Bowie Baysox are offering fans a chance to take 50 minutes of live batting practice.

And get this, a pitching machine will be provided so no one has to pitch. Plus, you can bring up to 10 more people to act as spectators.

The price tag, is $249 bucks.

Fans are required to bring their own water, bat and helmet to wear. Remember for safety reasons, no one will be able to share a helmet or water bottles, and no food is allowed.

Try and get to the ballpark 30 minutes early, because if you're late that time will be subtracted from your batting practice session.

Finally, bring a mask to wear before and after taking the field.

Now just like a baseball player signing a contract, you have to fill out some paper work before playing.