15 Reasons To Be Glad That Baseball Is Back

04/03/2014 04:03 pm ET
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After another long winter, baseball is back.

It's finally time to trade in fears of a polar vortex for dreams of a pennant race. From the introduction of expanded instant replay to the farewell tour of Derek Jeter, Major League Baseball's 2014 season figures to be one worth remembering.

Here are 15 of the reasons that you should be glad that baseball is back:

  • Mike Trout Is Still Amazing
  • Warm Weather Is On The Way
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  • Players Keep The Walk-Up Music Fresh
  • Home Runs!
  • Expanded Replay (Hopefully) Means Fewer Blown Calls
  • Double Plays Are Double Awesome
  • There Are Great Catches In The Stands, Too
  • Teammate Handshakes Are The Best
  • Miguel Cabrera Is A Hitting Machine
  • But MLB's Aces Can (Sometimes) Stop Him
  • Derek Jeter Is Going To Get Some Odd Gifts
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  • Billy Hamilton Is Very, Very Fast
  • The Hall Of Fame Will Be Welcoming Three More Stars
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  • Yasiel Puig Is Going To Do What He Does On The Field
  • And So Are The Fans In The Stands
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