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Both Aaron Hicks and Michael Chavis hit home runs in a combined 12-run 1st inning for the Red Sox and Yankees, marking the first game of its kind since 1989.
The game that would be the hardest to explain to a first-time baseball watcher last year was, almost certainly, the one viewed by the most first-time baseball watchers.
On April 3, 1966, the Mets signed Tom Seaver, and that reminds Tim Kurkjian of a Seaver story that involves Dick Schaap and Muhammad Ali.
With April 2 being the anniversary of Ichiro Suzuki's 2001 major debut, Tim Kurkjian reflects on the significance of the event.
On Opening Day 1994, he hit three homers, prompting a teammate to drive home that night thinking "This guy might be better than Strawberry or Bonds." It was part of a weird run on Opening Day three-homer games.
Tim Kurkjian recounts Tuffy Rhodes' three home run day for the Cubs on April 4, 1994.