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AP PHOTOS: Play ball! Baseball season underway

  • Umpire Ted Barrett, left, signals an out call after listening to the central replay booth in New York in the sixth inning of an opening day baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Milwaukee. An umpire's call has been overturned for the first time under Major League Baseball's expanded replay system, with Brewers' Ryan Braun ruled out instead of safe. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

    Umpire Ted Barrett, left, signals an out call after listening to the central replay booth in New York in the sixth inning of an opening day baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Milwaukee. An umpire's call has been overturned for the first time under Major League Baseball's expanded replay system, with Brewers' Ryan Braun ruled out instead of safe. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)  (The Associated Press)

  • Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Burke Badenhop, center, stands with teammates after being introduced before an opening day baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Burke Badenhop, center, stands with teammates after being introduced before an opening day baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)  (The Associated Press)

  • A giant American flag is unfurled before a baseball game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals on opening day at Citi Field, Monday, March 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    A giant American flag is unfurled before a baseball game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals on opening day at Citi Field, Monday, March 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)  (The Associated Press)

Freshly painted logos on the field. Large American flags unfurled in pre-game ceremonies. Fans with painted faces hoping this is their team's year. These were some of the images at ballparks across the country Monday as the 2014 season got underway for most of Major League Baseball's 30 teams.

Here's a collection of photos from on and around the diamond.

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