February 01, 2011
As the statues at Busch Stadium and the rest of us in the Midwest finally get our winter comeuppance, it seems like a good time to break out 20 good photos of baseball and snow.
But as you look at these pictures — which include a helicopter removing powder from old County Stadium, a Red Sox pitcher wearing skis at Fenway Park and a weird Hideki Matsui(notes) snow sculpture in Japan — I only ask that you keep repeating one thing:
"Pitchers and catchers in two weeks, pitchers and catchers in two weeks ..."
All photos from AP and Getty. For full captions, visit the set's Flickr page.