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Rejoice! Here's photographic evidence that proves baseball is back

Photographic evidence that proves baseball is back

If the baseball season is a 24-hour day, these first few days of Spring Training are the wee hours of dawn.

As pitchers and catchers hit camp, we almost can't believe baseball is actually back. Thankfully, we don't have to take anyone's word for it. There is photographic evidence that teams are getting warmed up:

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And chilling:

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Everybody's suiting up:

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Teams are getting acquainted with new faces:

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New Blue Jay Michael Saunders in the cage this morning in Dunedin. #BaseballBegins

A video posted by Toronto Blue Jays (@bluejays) on

And catching up with old ones:

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Frankly, we think baseball looks beautiful in the shade of palm trees:

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And in slow-motion:

#SlowMotionForMe @simplerio

A video posted by phillies (@phillies) on

If we had to sum up our feelings now that baseball is back in one word: Ecstatic. If we had to sum them up in one picture: 

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