Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially less than two weeks from Opening Day and what promises to be another thrilling MLB season.

While spring training games have served as a nice teaser for the upcoming campaign and provided fans with a chance to see their favorite clubs, the first official action can’t come soon enough.

The hope surrounding a new season and a fresh start is reason enough for most baseball fans to be excited, but if that doesn’t quite do it for you, allow me to offer up a few others.

Here are 50 reasons why you should be excited for the 2015 MLB season.

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