Behind the Scenes: Phillies Home Opener 2012

NBC10 takes you behind the scenes as the Phillies take on the Miami Marlins at the first day of the 2012 season at Citizens Bank Park

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Some fans arrived earlier than others to the 2012 Phillies Home Opener
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These fans trekked all the way from North Carolina for Monday's Home Opener!
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NBC10's Sheena Parveen prepares to give the windy Home Opener forecast for NBC10 News at 11 am
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Batting practice
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This fan came prepared to rally on Monday
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NBC10's John Clark gives a pre-game report
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A small glimpse of how windy it was on the field for the Home Opener
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Sporting some of the newest Phillies gear for the 2012 season
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Phillies fans behind the dugout prepare for the home opener!
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Clydesdales prepare to lead the Phillies players down 10th Street in their pre-game march to the stadium
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Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is ready for the 2012 season
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The Phanatic leads the Phillies into the stadium
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The Phillies march into Citizens Bank Park from 10th Street
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The Phillies continue the march into Citizens Bank Park from 10th Street
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NBC10's Katy Zachry talks to some excited Phillies fans
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The Phillies marched down steps in centerfield and into the clubhouse to a standing ovation
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Fans storm the gates ready for the first home game of the season
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A family takes in the game
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The Phillies paid tribute to former employees along with the two Philadelphia firefighters who died earlier Monday battling a blaze in the city's Kensington section
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The flag strewn across the field as The National Anthem is sung
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The pre-game flyover before the first pitch
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Steve Carleton statue at the 3rd Base Gate
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Vai Sikahema gives a post-game wrap for the 4pm news
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NBC10's Katy Zachry spent the day with fans around the park
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The Mike Schmidt statue behind the home plate entrance
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