All members of the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals MLB baseball teams knelt Thursday night ahead of the league’s first 2020 game, in a nod to the Black Lives Matter movement.

“Players from both teams kneel together in unity before tonight’s National Anthem,” the Yankees celebrated on Twitter.

Coaches also reportedly took a knee.

The move was slammed as “UNAMERICAN” by radio host Todd Starnes, who took issue with the teams also saluting BLM, “a known Marxist organization.”

“Maybe it’s past time for America to get a new favorite pastime,” Starnes commented.

BLM supporters flooded a Facebook page belonging to Jessica Doty Whitaker, the young mother who was shot dead for saying “all lives matter,” to celebrate her death.

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