Are you ready for Opening Day?

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Ryan Murphy

July 23rd, 2020

There are few days on the calendar more special than Opening Day.

"You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid," Yankees Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio once said. "You think something wonderful is going to happen."

300-game winner Early Wynn was quick to agree, noting that openers have a truly special feel. "An opener is not like any other game," he mused. "There's that little extra excitement, a faster beating of the heart."

For Pete Rose, Opening Day was simply the best day of the year. "It’s like Christmas," he once said, "except it’s warmer."

Celebrate baseball's long-awaited return with these pitch-perfect questions about Opening Day.