‘Play Ball’ – A Look Back at MLB Opening Days of Yore

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There was once a time when Opening Day in baseball took place in mid-April, and the first pitch was always thrown in Cincinnati. It was, for as long as I could remember, on a Monday (though by the time I was old enough, MLB […]