Baseball is back…and it’s still as weird and wonderful as ever! Hilarious clips from around the league on Opening Day show fans devouring hot dogs, dressing up as players — and even bringing their pets to the ball park
Baseball is back after four months away, and fans are out to make the most of MLB’s Opening Day.
An Aaron Judge home run, a stellar performance from Shohei Ohtani and classic fried cameos. It was as if the sport wasn’t far away.
Eyes were on the Bronx as the New York Yankees judge welcomed the San Francisco Giants – a team that is about to sign him in the offseason – and fans were ready for the highly anticipated event.
One Grandad rocked a half-and-half shirt, some brought their pet dogs — complete with club good, while some saw it as a player’s day.
Special transportation was also provided for all those in pinstripes. The New York Transit Museum recreated Nostalgia Rides for day one with a vintage train that runs the 25-minute route from Grand Central Station to the stadium.
Baseball fans went all out on MLB Opening Day – one dressed as a player as the dogs joined in – complete with club merchandise
San Diego Padres fans cheer as the gates open Thursday before their team’s first game of the 2023 MLS season.
A Yankees fan was filmed devouring a hot dog – completely covered in loads of ketchup – as they watched the game
Yankee Stadium was completely packed for the home opener against the San Francisco Giants as seen in this lobby photo
One Grandad wore a Yankees and Giants half-and-half jersey while others took a vintage train from Grand Central to go to the game.
A band performs near Yankee Stadium before the game, which was created after Aaron Judge’s new contract.
Fans flocked to Nationals Park to watch the Washington Nationals play the Atlanta Braves during MLB Opening Day
IRT Lo-V trains began taking fans to Yankees games when the stadium opened in the 1920s.
The carriages were packed for the season opener on Thursday and plenty of fans stood on the platform, phones at the ready, to catch a glimpse of the train before boarding.
Footage of a foyer inside the stadium showed similar scenes, with fans crammed together before making their way to their seats.
A fan was caught devouring a hot dog – completely covered in ketchup – while pitching at Yankee Stadium.
The uproar was league-wide with fans across America taking time off to catch up and enjoy the first day of the 2023 season.
Padres fans created a boisterous atmosphere as they waited for the gates to open in San Diego while Nationals Park proved popular as Washington played Atlanta in D.C.
The Cincinnati Reds have kept up their tradition of holding the Findlay Market Parade on Opening Day.
A sea of red lined the streets of Cincinnati, Ohio, before the club’s fans descended on the field — though the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled the fun once the game got underway.
An Oakland Athletics fan wears massive plastic biceps while cheering on his team on Thursday — and they held on to victory
A fan wears a Cubs-themed red, white, and blue Mexican wrestling mask outside Wrigley Field for the Opening Day match
The Cincinnati Bearcats cheerleading team performs during the traditional Cincinnati Reds Findlay Market Parade on Opening Day
Fans pack the stadium to watch the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates on the Thursday after the annual show
Today thousands of fans across the United States took time off to support their teams in their respective season openers
A Yankees fan holds a sign that reads: “Volpening Day” after Anthony Volpe, 21, was called up to the major leagues for 2023
An Oakland Athletics fan wore a massive plastic biceps on his right arm while cheering for his team in their 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
An LA Dodgers fan used Opening Day to propose to his girlfriend — but it didn’t quite go to plan.
Ricardo Juarez took to the court during his team’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, getting down on one knee.
He was finished off with a big blow from a security guard, before being handcuffed and escorted from the scene by police officers. At least his partner said yes to the big question.