A Quick Review of the 2016 Major League Baseball Season Opener
The Opening Day of baseball for the 2016 MLB season has arrived. It begins with a World Series rematch between the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals on Sunday, April 3 at the Royals' Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
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After losing the World Series in Game 5 when the Royals came from behind to win it all in the 12th inning on November 1, 2015, the Mets are hoping for a win to begin the 2016 baseball season and the honor of having beaten the 2015 champs. Naturally, Kansas City, having won their first World Series Championship in 20 years (1985), are hoping just the opposite.
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This avid 'baseball fan' will be glued to the TV for each moment of these Opening Day games! (I LIVE for this!).
Twenty-six more teams will begin the 2016 season on Monday, April 4. with the Marlins and Tigers starting on April 5. Baseball has begun again!
Highlights of 2016 in the World of Baseball
Some of the highlights of the 2016 Major League Baseball season will include:
- April 4, 2016 – Official Opening Day
- April 15, 2016 – Jackie Robinson Day
- July 12, 2016 - 87th All-Star Game, Petco Park in San Diego, California
- October 27, 2016 – Scheduled first game of the World Series. (Note: the Chicago Cubs are predicted to win the World Series this year).
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If you are as 'Crazy about Baseball' as I am, the 2016 baseball season from Opening Day to the last game of the World Series will occupy your time and thoughts for the next 26 weeks. The joy of baseball has returned!
- Reference guide to the complete lifetime stats on every baseball player currently in the majors, available on Amazon.
- More baseball moments and memories from your 'Baseball Contributor', Wednesday Elf
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