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Rob Long: Orioles Opening Day Is Finally Here

This is the day when I'm a kid again. This is MY Christmas. I love football. I mean who doesn't, right? College basketball is an absolute thing of beauty. However, nothing and I mean nothing is better than Opening Day in Baltimore.

I was excited Monday because it was the start of the baseball season and that's always a good thing, but it's just not the same. Opening day in Baltimore is like one big party stretched throughout downtown. The entire area becomes a sea of orange and black. Everything is dedicated to the celebration of the start of the baseball season.

I had MASN's Jim Hunter of the Vinny and Rob Show Thursday and it was great to hear him say how special opening day was for him. He said he's been to many opening day festivities and none compare to the one right here in Charm City. The production is insane. The orange carpet run is a sight to see.

Yes, I love the game itself, it's baseball for goodness sake, but the party that's generated from Opening Day is worth the trip alone. Happy New Year.


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