About Grand Openings
as we cover each opener, starting with the MLB Opening Series in Sydney. Look for all the big firsts here as part of our coverage, and relive our Opening Day Countdown Down Under below.
"You always get a special kick on Opening Day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen." - Joe DiMaggio
"An opener is not like any other game. There's that little extra excitement, a faster beating of the heart. You have that anxiety to get off to a good start, for yourself and for the team. You know that when you win the first one, you can't lose 'em all." -- Hall of Famer Early Wynn