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Opening Day 2006! - Summer Unofficially Arrives

Cosmic VarianceBy Mark TroddenApril 3, 2006 7:02 AM


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It wouldn't feel right if one of us didn't do a post noting that today is what many people (or at least me and JoAnne, I think) consider the unofficial start of summer - Opening Day of the 2006 Major League Baseball Season. Even better for me, the Cleveland Indians (my team, since I grew to love baseball while living in Cleveland) are playing in the opening game against last year's World Series winners, the Chicago White Sox. I've had the game on while exercising and doing a little work. I've groaned as I saw the Indians' star starter C.C. Sabathia hurt himself within the first three innings and the White Sox take a 3-0 lead, and I've perked up as the Indians came right back and tied the game 3-3 in the top of the 4th inning. But torrential rain came in just after that, and the game is still in rain delay, so I won't have time to report on how it ends even if they do eventually resume play. Nevertheless, as far as I'm concerned - summer is here

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