Opening Day Almost, Kind Of

Major League Baseball starts tonight when the Red Sox and Yankees face off tonight on ESPN.  Shocking that ESPN would open with the only two teams that it thinks exist, but that’s a different post for a different day.  (Okay, one more thing, couldn’t get a look at Minnesota’s new ballpark, Target Field or something?  No one cares about the Sox-Yankees.)  Anyway, regardless of teams, I’ll be watching and I’ll enjoy every second of it.

There’s something about Opening Day that’s just magical.  I feel like every sport has at least one thing that it does better than every other sport.  Hockey is the best live sport, the NFL has the best draft, soccer has relegation (European leagues, anyway), college basketball has a gigantic single elimination tournament, the NBA has….tall…people?  Never mind about the NBA.  But baseball has Opening Day and they do it right.

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