Opening Day 2017 Is Finally Here, Red Sox Fans

Red Sox fans are sharing their excitement on social media to ring in Opening Day.

Fenway Park

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Today marks the first game of the season for the Boston Red Sox, and the fans are ready to welcome back their beloved baseball team. It’s officially Opening Day at Fenway Park for the Sox, who will be facing the Pittsburgh Pirates, and social media is buzzing with excitement for this afternoon’s game. Here are a few posts to get you in the spirit.

The calm before the storm. Happy #OpeningDay!

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Big Papi wished his former teammates luck on Opening Day.

Notable politicians are also sharing some Opening Day vibes. Mayor Marty Walsh and Attorney General Maura Healey are both waiting for their big callup, it seems.

Reporters on the scene also shared some behind-the-scenes pictures for eager fans.