It's finally here baseball fans, the start of the 2011 big league baseball season.
The season begins today with the Detroit Tigers facing the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, with Justin Verlander of the Tigers facing C.C. Sabathia of the Yankees in the American League Opener.
In the National League, the tradition of the Cincinnati Reds and Opening Day continues as the Reds take on fellow N.L. Central Division foes, the Milwaukee Brewers.
In other games today the Atlanta Braves traveling to our Nations capital to face the Washington Nationals, the Los Angeles of Anaheim will be in Kansas City to take on the Royals, the St. Louis Cardinals are hosting the San Diego Padres, and the nigh concludes with the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants playing in Chavez Ravine against their most hated rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers.
"You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen." -- Joe DiMaggio