RARE HUMILITY: The Yanks and Rangers pause to remember the Oklahoma bombing.

Photo by Drew Fellman.

FORGIVE AND FORGET: A sign that there are no hard feelings.

Photo by Hijiri Inose.

PLAYING HARDBALL: Leaving his staff to count budget beans, Rudy was ready for peanuts and Crackerjack.

Photo by Leila Gorchev.

ANOTHER RUN, ANOTHER BEER: Yankee fans are at it again.

Photo by Wanda Benvenutti.

THE BRONX ZOO: Who said baseball was an endangered species?

Photo by Drew Fellman.

ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING: The Yankee Clipper opens the season.

Photo by Drew Fellman.

STRIKE-BREAKER! Real players, but replacement umps.

Photo by Drew Fellman.

BACK IN BUSINESS: Vendors find resumption of play refreshing.

Photo by Wanda Benvenutti.

TAILGATING: An opening day ritual.

Photo by Tony Padovano.

YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES: Game-time ragtime outside the stadium.

Photo by Tony Padovano.