Opening Day: Yankees, Fans Usher In 2011 Season

CC Sabathia
CC Sabathia
New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
(credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Tigers Yankees Baseball
Fans look on during the playing of the national anthem before the Detroit Tigers play the New York Yankees in an opening day baseball game, Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
(credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
JIm Leyland, Joe Girardi
JIm Leyland, Joe Girardi
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland, left, and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi greet each other at home plate during player introductions prior to their opening day baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, March 31, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees dives to catch the ball for an out in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Curtis Granderson Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees dives to catch the ball for an out in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)
(credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)
CC Sabathia (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Photo: Juliet Papa
Yankees Opening Day Photo: Juliet Papa
Photo: Juliet Papa
Yankees Opening Day Photo: Juliet Papa
Photo: Juliet Papa
Yankees Opening Day Photo: Juliet Papa
Photo: Juliet Papa
Yankees Opening Day Photo: Juliet Papa
Photo: Juliet Papa
Yankees Opening Day Photo: Juliet Papa
Photo: Juliet Papa
Yankees Opening Day Photo: Juliet Papa
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
The New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers look on as West Point Cadets unfurl the American Flag during the opening ceremonies on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees The New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers look on as West Point Cadets unfurl the American Flag during the opening ceremonies on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City.
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: The field is seen covered due to weather prior to the start of the game between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: The field is seen covered due to weather prior to the start of the game between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: Fans walk around outside of the stadium prior to the start of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: Programs are sold prior to the start of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: Fans walk around the stadium prior to the start of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: Fans cross the street outside of Yankee Stadium prior to the start of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Yankees Opening Day
Yankees Opening Day
Michael Vivalo, left, and Chaplain Warren show off their sign beneath the subway platform before the Yankees faced the Detroit Tigers in their opening day baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, March 31, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Yankees Opening Day
Yankees Opening Day
A Joe Dimaggio look-alike, who said he took the bus from Eugene, Ore., to attend Yankees opening day, tips his cap beneath the subway platform in the Bronx as he poses with a cardboard cutout of Marilyn Monroe before the Yankees faced the Detroit Tigers in their opening day baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, March 31, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Yankees Opening Day
Yankees Opening Day
Brett Phillips-Gleis of New Rochelle, N.Y., left, and Dan Fontanez of Middletown, N.Y., poses for photo outside Yankee Stadium before the Yankees faced the Detroit Tigers in their opening day baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, March 31, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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