Deadspin Does Opening Day, Again

Another day, another Opening Day! Here's your open thread for today's baseball games. And here's some more reading for you while the Red Sox waste time between pitches: Wait, when does the season begin, again? » | The historical events that could have happened in the time it took MLB to start its season » | … » 4/05/12 12:32pm 4/05/12 12:32pm

The Marlins Opened Their New Stadium In The Saddest, Most Awkward Way…

Marlins Park is the new jewel of Miami, and team owner Jeffrey Loria must've figured it wise to use a big-time celebrity with some Miami cred to deliver the ceremonial first pitch ball. (Also, it'd be a sly way of avoiding any boos on what was supposed to be a celebratory moment.) Loria's choice was 70-year-old… » 4/04/12 7:40pm 4/04/12 7:40pm

Deadspin Does Opening Day*

Baseball continued its soft opening tonight, taking the show to Miami. Cards won, 4-1. But that doesn't mean you can't catch up on some stuff we wrote: Wait, when does the season begin, again? » | The Marlins did wrong by Muhammad Ali tonight » | Get to know MLB's human element » | Baseball Prospectus's forecast » | … » 4/04/12 6:15pm 4/04/12 6:15pm

10 Historical Events That Would've Been Completed In The Interval…

1. Anglo-Zanzibar War (38 minutes)
2. Death and resurrection of Jesus (according to Bible) (36 hours)
3. October Revolution (2 days)
4. Bay of Pigs Invasion (3 days)
5. Operation Desert Fox (4 days)
6. The ground conflict of the Gulf War (4 days)
7. February Revolution (5 days)
8. Six-Day War (6 days)
9. Apollo 11… » 4/04/12 5:38pm 4/04/12 5:38pm

When Does Major League Baseball Season Begin?

When is Opening Day? Did you know it already happened? This week, the Mariners and Athletics split a two-game series in the Tokyo Dome. Kids in Oakland and Seattle rushed home from school to watch them from 2 to 5 a.m. » 3/30/12 6:58pm 3/30/12 6:58pm