Gallery: Opening day of the baseball season in America
Published: April 1, 2014 07:58AM
Updated: April 1, 2014 04:49PM
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An 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)

Fans of every baseball team hope Monday marks the beginning of a stretch of wins that culminates in the World Series.

Monday is opening day in the United States for the 2014 Major League Baseball season (the Dodgers and Diamondbacks played three games earlier this month in Australia).

Check out photos from around the league marking the beginning of the season.