Its opening day for America’s favorite pastime, which means it is also time to find excuses to ditch work and get to the ballpark. In sports there is no bigger franchise or powerhouse than the New York Yankees (sorry Cowboys fans) and their influence on culture cannot be denied. Whether it’s Jay-Z bragging he can make a Yankees hat more famous than a Yankee can or Steinbrenner parodies on Seinfeld, they truly are America’s team. Today we take a look at the best Yankees-inspired themes in footwear. Click through the gallery to see the 10 greatest Yankees-inspired sneakers.