Oakland A's will have baseball fan cutouts in the stands this season

Alex Shapiro
NBC Sports Chicago

If you can't go to a baseball game this summer, would you want a proxy to sit in your seat instead?

That's an option Oakland A's fans will have this season, according to reporter Alden Gonzalez.

It's a cool idea, and a great way to raise money for charity, especially if your cutout "catches" a foul ball.

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Leaves fans wondering if they can get anything else with the upcharge though, like prime scout seats so that you can see your cutout on TV.

Korean baseball has made some headlines for their creative cutouts during KBO games.

Check out the expressive eyes of these cardboard fans:

Or these stoic cutouts after an epic batflip:

Maybe the trend will make its way to Chicago before Opening Day, but until then the best any MLB fan is to send a cutout version of themselves to Oakland.

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Oakland A's will have baseball fan cutouts in the stands this season originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

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