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It's Necessary: How Mr. Redlegs is social distancing this 'Fake Opening Day'

How Mr. Redlegs is practicing social distancing (Photo: Kevin Necessary/Special to the Enquirer)

All of us are practicing social distancing during the novel coronavirus outbreak, and that includes Mr. Redlegs.

On what was supposed to be Opening Day for the Cincinnati Reds, it is now "Fake Opening Day" or "Fauxpening Day."

Enquirer's editorial cartoonist Kevin Necessary shared this image of what it might be like for Mr. Redlegs this day.

To view a larger version of the cartoon, click here.

Continue to follow the Enquirer all day Thursday as we continue celebrating Cincinnati's holiday and we hope you and your family join us.

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CLOSE As Enquirer columnist Paul Daugherty writes, "We didn't invent the day. It just seems like we did. After six months of cold and clouds and darkness at five o'clock, who would not be utterly and entirely ready for the light of Opening Day?"

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