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Opening Day!

Yankee%20Stadium%20Opening%20Day.jpgIt has finally come--opening day, 2008!  Spring is at hand.

This will be an interesting year for the Yankees.  This is the final year for the current Yankee Stadium, arguably the most famous sports venue since the Flavian Amphitheater in Rome (the Colosseum).  The photo depicts opening day at Yankee Stadium, 1923, the stadium's first season.  Who hit the first home-run?  Babe Ruth, of course! 

No other team in pro sports evokes emotion (pro or con) like the Yankees!  All of the great names (Ruth, Mantle, DiMaggio, Gehrig, Berra, etc.), the great moments, and now with opening day, more are sure to come.

There are some great teams in the American League this year--The Red Sox, the Tigers, and the Indians.  The Yankees' fortunes largely depend upon three young and so-far unproven pitchers (two of whom are from Orange County!).  So, we'll see how things play out . . . 

But on this day, every team is still in first place.  Every fan still thinks they have a chance to win it all.

Opening day is here.  Finally!  Let's go Yankees! 


Reader Comments (8)

Baseball trivia question: The Yanks are first in playoffs made per years in existence. Which team is second? Answer: The Arizona Diamondbacks. In only ten years of existence, the Diamondbacks have won four division championships, one World Series championship - over the Yanks, and five Cy Young awards. (Four by Randy Johnson, and one by Brandon Webb, and maybe another one on the way with Dan Haran.)

Go UCLA Bruins! They are seeking their 12th national championship in basketball. Trivia question: Which team is second? Answer: Kentucky with only five.
March 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLLOYD
Theology and sport look-a-likes: Dodger owner McCourt and the LCMS' Kieschnick. Two bozo's out to ruin great traditions!
March 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLLOYD
Go Tigers...
March 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterEric
Lets Go Bucs!
Pittsburgh Pirates all the way!
March 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJames Paul
Pirates? They're still playing?
April 1, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermax
I read an interesting article about one Pastor's beloved Yanks (check out the link below). I realize that A-Rod isn't really a true Yankee, but interesting to see that his salary is $6M more than the combined salary of the hapless Marlins!,74571

April 2, 2008 | Unregistered Commenteraukmal
Pirates amd Tigers? Who are those teams? HA! HA! Yankees and Dodgers have interesting season ahead of them. Go Yankees!
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentertiminator
Bad omen for the Yankees: a girl touring Fenway Park was attacked a Hawk. Her name...Alexa Rodriguez!!! Coincidence? I think not.

Go Angels!
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris Coleman

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