COVID-19: public awareness about the MLB being postponed as of March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic that spread across the world at the beginning of 2020 was not only a big threat to public health, but also to the entire sports industry. The 2020 Major League Baseball season was scheduled to start on March 26, 2020, but was postponed indefinitely based on recommendations to restrict large gatherings of people for the upcoming weeks. This unprecedented move was covered extensively in the media with ramifications for both players and fans alike. In a March 2020 survey, 25 percent of respondents stated that they had seen and heard a lot about the MLB postponing its season.

How much have you seen, read or heard about the MLB postponing the 2020 baseball season due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

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Release date

March 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 12-13, 2020

Number of respondents

2,201 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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