As I prepare to head back to Cincinnati for Opening Day next week, I can’t help but recall my first Opening Day — 1993.
Jose Rijo pitched a whale of a ballgame (8 IP, no runs, no walks, 5 Ks), and Chris Sabo hit a homer. Reds won 2-1. And it snowed much of the day.
What I probably remember most, however, is the mammoth shot that Larry Walker hit off Rob Dibble in the ninth inning. Good times….