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Nov 16, 2020

 

Baseball Fans don’t have a strong opinion on expanding its postseason.

 

26 percent of fans told the morning consult that they want to keep this year's 16 team format. the league expanded their format because the regular season was shortened by labor strife abd the covid-19 pandemic

 

28 percent of fans that they wanna return to its typical ten team structure. They’ve had it since 2012.

 

More than a third of fans say they have no opinion on it. 

 

Commissioner Rob Manfred and media partner ESPN have expressed interest in keeping a larger playoff field.  But Manfred says he doesn’t expect to keep 16 teams.



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