Back At The Birdcage: Canaries Home Opener

"Opening Day is the official, unofficial start of summer"

The crack of the bat, the smell of fresh hot dogs or the feel of the crisp night air – it all means one thing.

Baseball is back in Sioux Falls.

But for the players, coaches and the more than 3,700 in attendance, the Canaries’ home opener on Friday meant the unofficial start of summer.

KDLT photojournalist Josh Bixler gives us a different look at America’s favorite pastime.