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The following player had one of the best opening day performances in baseball history. What great opening day stats, memories, and the start to a new season. One of the best opening days in baseball history.

Mark McGwire - St. Louis Cardinals

1987 Rookie SeasonOpening Day - 1998. Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals, homered off of Dodgers' pitcher Ramon Martinez. McGwire then hit homers for four straight games as he began his attack of the record books. He slugged 27 homers by the end of May and had 50 on August 20; to become the first player in baseball history to hit 50 in 3 straight years. He smashed all records as he hit an amazing 70 for the year. McGwire had a year all baseball fans will long remember.


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