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Best Opening Day Player and Stats
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.

Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes - Chicago Cubs

Tuffy hit three home runs on Opening Day in 1994 for the Chicago Cubs.  Acquired in the off season from the KC Royals, Tuffy had only played in less than 100 games in the major leagues before the Cubs gave him the nod.

Rhodes, an Ohio native and a former Chicago Cub, tied the Japan pro baseball single-season home run record of 55 this year, formerly achieved by Sadaharu Oh of the Yomiuri Giants in 1964.

Rhodes has played in Japan since 1996 after spending a few years in the major leagues.   For more information: visit the following links:

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