Get ready for Major League Baseball MLB Season 2024. The 2024 MLB season promises to be packed with action from historic international matchups to the return of beloved traditions. Here is a rundown of what you can expect:
2024 Major League Baseball Season: A Season of Firsts and Familiar Traditions
Opening Day in Seoul:
Mark your calendars for March 20 to 21 as the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres take the field in Seoul, South Korea for the first ever MLB regular season games played outside of North America. This historic series kicks off Spring Training in style setting the stage for an exciting season ahead.
Back to the US of A:
Just a week later, on March 28th, all 30 teams will be in action for Opening Day on the U.S. mainland. Get ready to cheer on your favorite team as they begin their quest for baseball glory.
More MLB World Tour;
The international flavor continues throughout the season with several more MLB World Tour series. Head south of the border in late April to catch the Houston Astros and the Colorado Rockies battling it out in Mexico City. Across the pond baseball fans in London can witness the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies slug it out in June. And do not miss the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays getting things started in the Dominican Republic during Spring Training.
Baseball history will be celebrated on June 20th when the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals play at the historic Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama. This game honors the legacy of the Negro Leagues and baseball legend Willie Mays.
All Star Break and Beyond:
The annual mid-season spectacle, the All Star Game takes place on July 16th at the Texas Rangers Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Get ready for a night of baseball’s brightest stars showcasing their skills on the national stage.
August brings us the heartwarming MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This year, the New York Yankees will take on the Detroit Tigers in a game that’s sure to melt your heart.
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As the regular season winds down in September, the race for the playoffs heats up. Brace yourself for thrilling pennant races and nail-biting postseason action as teams battle it out for a chance to hoist the World Series trophy.
Remember those Texas Rangers? They’re fresh off their World Series victory in 2023 and are looking to repeat in 2024. But they’ll face stiff competition from a hungry field of contenders.
Despite all the international excitement, the basic structure of the season remains familiar. Each team will play 162 games, with the usual breakdown of division rivals, interleague matchups, and a balanced schedule ensuring competitive play throughout the year.
So, whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual observer, get ready for a 2024 MLB season that promises excitement, surprises, and plenty of home runs! Grab your peanuts and cracker jacks, settle into your seat, and let’s play ball!