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MLB plans to ban champagne celebrations this season

The 2020 MLB Playoffs are set to begin in roughly two weeks, but the format will be a bit different this year.

It doesn’t appear as if games will be played in bubble locations, and that home-field advantage will still be in play, which was a major change that was initially proposed.

However, how teams elect to celebrate after big wins may be a bit different.

The 60-game shortened season has come and gone so quickly, and some are even viewing it as having an asterisk next to whoever wins the World Series. But players will still look to celebrate nonetheless.

It’s unlikely that they’ll be doing so with champagne in the clubhouse this season, though, according to a report from Joel Sherman of the New York Post. It states that MLB is looking to ban alcohol from clubhouses in an effort to enforce social distancing.

We’ll miss the viral videos and entertaining moments on social media, but props to the league for prioritizing the safety of its players, coaches and staffers. Champagne showers can return in the future, at some point.