Spectators at the Little League World Series on August 21st will see more than just baseball. The United States’ first coast to coast total solar eclipse in 99 years will begin in Williamsport, PA around 1:16pm!
Organizers of the game expect it to go on without issue during the eclipse, but I’m fairly certain that nearly everyone in the stadium (as well as the United States) will be standing up, pointing at the sky and saying, “Holy shit look an eclipse!” while shielding their eyes from the blindingly bright sun.
Eye safety is a big concern for baseball game attendees. The American Association of Ophthalmology will be handing out 30,000 sunglasses before the game so people can view the eclipse without burning the soft tissue of their eyes.
If you want to see what the eclipse will look like from your vantage point, this nifty guide from Vox.com will show you exactly what you’ll see on August 21st and answer all your eclipse-related questions.