It’s opening day for major league baseball
POSTED: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 1:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 1:34pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — It's opening day for 13 teams in major league baseball and stadiums are sprucing up, while fans are gearing up!
At Tiger Stadium in Detroit both fans and players are ready for the contest today between the Red Sox and the Tigers.
The Tigers employ six full time grounds keepers and bring in 25 more on game days.
In Chicago, Wrigley Field is ready for the Cubs as they take on the Washington Nationals.
And in Cincinnati, the Reds' kickoff, so to speak, game against the Miami Marlins featured a parade.
Eight games lead off today's schedule.