“Over the loudspeaker, actor Morgan Freeman read a speech written by McCutchen and Maria that began: ‘In order to achieve effective change and create a new canvas of optimism, empathy must lead the charge. This moment signifies our charge. Our brotherhood. Our unity. Equality and unity cannot be until there is empathy.’ Players and coaches from both teams then took to one knee, with most bowing their heads.” Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen unites with Yankees, Nationals for pregame ceremony acknowledging injustice. You can say a lot of bad things about 2020, but it was the year America’s Pastime became All of America’s Pastime. A couple miles from the White House, it really was quite a scene to behold.