From emoji nicknames to emotional tributes: The best of MLB Players' Weekend

It's Players' Weekend across baseball, which means it is time for MLB stars to show off their style with creative nicknames on their jerseys, customized kicks on their feet, one-of-a-kind bats at the plate and tailor-made gloves in the field.

The start of the weekend has brought some added flair to the games along with some emotional tributes.

Here's a (running) look at the best we've seen -- and keep checking back for more, as we'll be adding to this file all weekend long.

How players are using uniform numbers to break MLB's unwritten rules

Our favorite nicknames

The nicknames

The kicks

The swag

The tributes

Having fun with it