Listen to Chris Broussard count down his top five most unforgettable Opening Day moments in baseball history.
The sweeping coronavirus continues to greatly affect the world's health, and has also put professional sports on the back burner indefinitely with the start of the baseball season potentially being pushed back all the way to June. The season was expected to begin on March 26th, but obviously the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic quickly put a halt to that plan.
Check out the countdown below and the full audio segment above.
5. April 4th, 2017
Madison Bumgarner homers twice against the Arizona Diamondbacks to become the first pitcher in MLB history to hit two opening day home runs.
4. April 1st, 2013
Clayton Kershaw delivers a complete game shutout versus the San Francisco Giants and hits the first and ONLY home run of his storied career.
3. April 3rd, 1988
George Bell becomes the first player in MLB history to hit three home runs in an Opening Day game.
2. April 5th, 1999
Raul Mondesi goes 4/5 with two home runs and 6 RBIs in a Dodgers victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
1. April 4, 1974
After receiving hate mail throughout the entire off-season, Hank Aaron homers in his first at bat to tie Babe Ruth’s record of 714 home runs.