AP PHOTOS: Play ball! Baseball season underway

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Wes Roberts, of Whiteford, Md., poses in a Baltimore Orioles-themed fireman's helmet before an opening day baseball game between the Orioles and the Boston Red Sox, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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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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