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Play Ball! Baseball's Opening Day Finally Arrives

Fans welcomed the boys of summer for Major League Baseball's Opening Day.

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A giant American flag is unfurled on the field before an opening day baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Philadelphia Phillies on April 4, 2016, in Cincinnati.

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Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers, left, autographs a baseball for a young fan before an opening day baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on April 4 in Arlington, Texas.

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San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws to a Milwaukee Brewers batter during the first inning on April 4 in Milwaukee.

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The Philadelphia Phillies warm up during practice before an opening day baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati.

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Heather Stangaland and Shane Nelson enjoy the tradition of tailgating at Miller Park before an opening day game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the San Francisco Giants in Milwaukee.

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Scooter Gennett of the Milwaukee Brewers, right, is tagged out by Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants while trying to score during the fourth inning.

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A young fan is dressed for the the opening day game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park on April 4 in Cincinnati.

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Baseball fans stand during the singing of the National Anthem before the opening day game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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Rolando Sanz, bottom center, sings a rendition of the national anthem as an American flag is pulled into place before an opening day baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins.

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A vendor displays a hot dog with "Orioles" written in mustard before an opening day baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins in Baltimore.
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Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles is introduced before the start of the opening day game.

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