#OpeningDay: Politicians celebrate the start of baseball season

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Baseball is widely known as America’s pastime, so it’s no surprise that many Americans celebrated the season’s kickoff on Monday. 

And politicians are no different. A number of lawmakers took to social media Monday to mark the official start of baseball season and represent their teams.

St. Louis Cardinals v. Chicago Cubs (Photo by Matt Kosterman/MLB Photos/Getty)
A general view of the crowd at Wrigley Field during the singing of the National Anthem before the start of the Opening Night game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.
Matt Kosterman/MLB Photos/Getty

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez takes the field for batting practice before the opening day baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Yankees at Yankee Stadium, April 6, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Seth Wenig/AP)
New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez takes the field for batting practice before the opening day baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Yankees at Yankee Stadium, April 6, 2015, in New York.
Seth Wenig/AP

Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann warms up before a baseball game between the Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park, April 6, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann warms up before a baseball game between the Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park, April 6, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
Andrew Harnik/AP

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers slides into third base for a triple during the sixth inning of the Opening Day game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Mich. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty)
Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers slides into third base for a triple during the sixth inning of the Opening Day game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Mich.
Leon Halip/Getty

Nationals presidents mascots greets fans before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at at Nationals Park, April 6, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
Nationals presidents mascots greets fans before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at at Nationals Park, April 6, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
Andrew Harnik/AP

Washington Nationals groundskeepers prepare the field before an opening day baseball game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Washington Nationals groundskeepers prepare the field before an opening day baseball game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
Evan Vucci/AP

Baltimore Orioles' Steve Pearce signals he was safe on a play at the plate as umpire Dana DeMuth calls him out during the eighth inning of an opening day baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, April 6, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Steve Nesius/AP)
Baltimore Orioles’ Steve Pearce signals he was safe on a play at the plate as umpire Dana DeMuth calls him out during the eighth inning of an opening day baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, April 6, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Pearce was ruled safe after a review overturned the play.
Steve Nesius/AP
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#OpeningDay: Politicians celebrate the start of baseball season

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