Major League Baseball returned for a shortened season on Thursday.
At Nationals Park in Southeast DC, every player on the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees wore "Black Lives Matter" warm-up jerseys and took a knee in defiance of President Donald Trump.
Every Yankees and Nationals player and coach took a knee during the opening ceremonies of tonight’s MLB opener. Mor… https://t.co/vbw9zbr5Kp— Brad Galli (@Brad Galli)1595545467.0
A few miles away, Trump played catch with Little League players.
https://t.co/gPAHGxgLKN— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1595551019.0
Meanwhile, his son Donald Trump, Jr. was ridiculing Dr. Tony Fauci, 79, for throwing out the first pitch.
Slow the pitches down please https://t.co/ko8Nbn2S39— Bryan Harnsberger Psy.D (@Bryan Harnsberger Psy.D)1595551799.0
Meanwhile, Donald Trump, Jr. was mocking Dr. Tony Fauci, 79, for throwing out the first pitch.
Just a bit outside!!! https://t.co/pf7hA99z3n— Donald Trump Jr. (@Donald Trump Jr.)1595548996.0
Prior to the start of the game, BLM was painted on the pitcher's mound.
Equality is not just a word, it’s our right. https://t.co/LvmW9NqTT2— MLB (@MLB)1595544599.0