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59 Opening Day Essentials

Celebrating the Start of the 2011 Major League Baseball Season

— April 4, 2011 — Fashion
April's here, which means one thing and one thing only: baseball is back. Celebrate the glorious return of Major League Baseball by checking out all of these opening-day essentials.

This top list is filled with everything you need to rekindle your passion for America's pastime. There's apparel, comedy, luxury and even a feline DJ thrown in for good measure. With the NFL currently mired in a lockout and the NBA facing an uncertain future, it's nice to know that the MLB is still up, running and better than ever. This top list is a perfect primer for casual fans looking to get into the MLB action this summer. All you new fans need to know is that steroids are bad and the Yankees are good.
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Baseball Encyclopedia Apps
Baseball Encyclopedia Apps
The Pennant App Has Over 60 Years of Baseball Stats and Info
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Bat-Shaped Instruments
Bat-Shaped Instruments
Glenn Donnelan Plays the Baseball Bat Fiddle With Flair
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Local Music Baseball Shows
Local Music Baseball Shows
Pittsburgh Pirates In-Game Entertainment Fosters Up-And-Comers
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Swapping Sluggers for Swords
Swapping Sluggers for Swords
Talented Swordsman Splits Baseball In Half
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Speed Radar for Baseball
Speed Radar for Baseball
The Glove Radar
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Golden Shortstop Kicks
Golden Shortstop Kicks
The Derek Jeter Air Jordan Shoes Pay Homage to a Future Hall of Famer
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City of Capone Kicks
City of Capone Kicks
The Vans MLB Chicago Cubs Set is Too Badass For Words
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Viral Feline DJs
Viral Feline DJs
'DJ Kitty' Aims to Give Keyboard Cat a Run for the Money
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Stadium Fashionvertising
Stadium Fashionvertising
DKNY Yankees Sponshorship Deal Brings Fashion to Baseball
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Baseball Sports Bars
Baseball Sports Bars
Strawberry's Sports Grill is Darryl Strawberry's Home Run
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Overpriced Hot Seats
Overpriced Hot Seats
Premium World Series Tickets Will Cost You $4000
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Retro LA Jersey Kicks
Retro LA Jersey Kicks
The Vans MLB Los Angeles Old Skool Set Relives the Glory Days
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Commemorative Slugger Shoes
Commemorative Slugger Shoes
The Nike Ken Griffey Jr. Trainers Celebrate the Slugger's Retirement
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Celebrity Sports Debuts
Celebrity Sports Debuts
Will Ferrell Causes Minor League Baseball Shenanigans as 'Rojo Johnson'
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Time-Lapse Sporting Events
Time-Lapse Sporting Events
Robert Caplin Captures All Angles of Game 6 of the 2009 World Series
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10 Baseball Innovations to Celebrate the All-Star Game
10 Baseball Innovations to Celebrate the All-Star Game
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Swinging Beauty Queens
Swinging Beauty Queens
Rima Fakih and the Mets Show Fans How Baseball is Done
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Ballpark Beer Poppers
Ballpark Beer Poppers
The Baseball Bat Bottle Opener is Made from Real MLB Bats
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Baseball Box Sets
Baseball Box Sets
The Vans MLB Boston Red Sox Set Will Make Any Fan Happy
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$6000 Sod
$6000 Sod
The Yankees & Steiner Sports Auction Everything from Grass to Bricks
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Championship Caliber Kicks
Championship Caliber Kicks
The Air Jordan Outdoor C.C. Sabathia Will Win You a 27th Championship
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$350,000 Baseball Cards
$350,000 Baseball Cards
1927 Yankees Team Photo Sold for a Record-Shattering Sum
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Major League Kicks
Major League Kicks
The Vans MLB Oakland A's Set is Representing California Love
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Athlete Crossover Kicks
Athlete Crossover Kicks
The Nike Lebron Baseball Cleat Keeps the City of Cleveland on It
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Bromantic Sports Drink Ads
Bromantic Sports Drink Ads
David Wright and The Situation Team Up for Vitamin Water Commercial
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Urn Your Baseball Team's Logo
Urn Your Baseball Team's Logo
RIP With MBL Cremation Urn
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City-Lovin' Kicks
City-Lovin' Kicks
The Vans MLB Los Angeles Angels Set is Ready for the Season
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Sporting Science Charts
Sporting Science Charts
The Periodic Table of Baseball is Made Up of 109 Hall of Famers
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Exclusive Big Apple Kicks
Exclusive Big Apple Kicks
The Vans MLB New York Mets Shoes Get You to the Game
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Sporty Seasoning Accessories
Sporty Seasoning Accessories
The Baseball Bat Pepper Mill Combines Athletics With Dinner
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Baseball Charity Wines
Baseball Charity Wines
Boston Red Sox Longball Cellars
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Legendary Links
Legendary Links
Show Your Allegiance to the Pinstripes With These Yankees Cufflinks
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MLB Candies
MLB Candies
My Team M & Ms
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Bronx Bombers Kicks
Bronx Bombers Kicks
The Vans Vault MLB New York Yankees Set Next Up To Bat
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Carved Baseball Bats
Carved Baseball Bats
Peter Schuyff Creates Unusually Sporty Sculptures
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MLB and Louisville supports Breast Cancer with Pink Bats
MLB and Louisville supports Breast Cancer with Pink Bats
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Artfully Customized Laptops
Artfully Customized Laptops
Dell Design Studio Gets Artistic With MLB and OPI
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Gray Game Sneakers
Gray Game Sneakers
The Vans MLB Washington Nationals Edition is Pretty Sweet
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Baseball Couture
Baseball Couture
Alyssa Milano's MLB Fashion Line
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Baseball Batting Robot
Baseball Batting Robot
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Major League Propaganda Art
Major League Propaganda Art
Chris Speakman Brings War Art to Baseball
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MLB Playoff Ticket Frenzies
MLB Playoff Ticket Frenzies
Chicago Craigslist on Fire for NCLS
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$100 Baseball
$100 Baseball
Unforgettaballs
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3D Baseball Cards
3D Baseball Cards
Topps Cards Put 3D Baseball Player Avatars on Your Computer Screen
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Sports Fashion Networks
Sports Fashion Networks
Team Sports Trends Caters to Sportswear and Fanwear Consumers
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Dripping Logo Art
Dripping Logo Art
Timothy Raines' 'New York Yankees' is a Messy Painted Masterpiece
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Golden Gate City Kicks
Golden Gate City Kicks
The Vans MLB San Francisco Giants Set is More Style Than Haight Ashbury
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Luxury Baseball Gloves
Luxury Baseball Gloves
Custom Pieces at the Hermes Man Store in NYC
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Limited Edition Baseball Shoes
Limited Edition Baseball Shoes
The Vans MLB Atlanta Braves Collection Makes the Most of Summer
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Major League Lawn Mowers
Major League Lawn Mowers
The Lawn Stryper Turns Your Lawn into an MLB Outfield
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'Batter Up' Kicks
'Batter Up' Kicks
The Vans MLB Los Angeles Dodgers Limited Edition Shoes are Exclusive
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Crystal-Studded Helmets
Crystal-Studded Helmets
Swarovski Teams With New York Yankees For Swanky Safety
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Baseball Cap Restorations
Baseball Cap Restorations
'Fitted Pro' Restores and Revives Your Beloved Fitted Caps
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Comeback Kicks
Comeback Kicks
Bo Jackson's Sneakers are Re-Released
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Autographable Jewelry
Autographable Jewelry
Leather Cuff Bracelets Made From Baseballs
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Protective Pitcher Headgear
Protective Pitcher Headgear
The Easton-Bell Pitching Helmet Prevents Head Injuries in Baseball
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Limited-Edition Luxury Watches
Limited-Edition Luxury Watches
The Movado Series 800 Derek Jeter Chronograph
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Minimalist Moustache Tees
Minimalist Moustache Tees
Nike Cooperstown Heritage Shirt Features Familiar Silhouette Faces
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NFL Crocs
NFL Crocs
All 32 Teams
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