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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.

Vinny Castilla - Col. Rockies

Vinny Castilla, 3rd Baseman. On Opening Day March 31, 1998, Vinny had a great day!

Colorado was beating Arizona 1-0 in the 6th. inning, when Vinny crashed a 2 run homer. Then in the 7th inning Castilla hit a 3 run shot. He got 3 hits in 5 at bats, scored 3 runs, crushed 2 home runs and had 5 RBI"s. Colorado won 9-2.

He ended the year batting .319, got 206 hits, scored 108 runs, wacked 46 homers and drove in 144 runs.  What a year!


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