Opening Day for Oriole Park at Camden Yards. (Courtesy of the Baltimore Orioles)

April 6, 1992: Orioles win season opener at brand-new Camden Yards

A new baseball season was beginning in Baltimore. It brought…
Jacob deGrom (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

May 15, 2014: Jacob deGrom makes major-league debut for Mets

In the ledger of “unlikely multiple Cy Young Award winners,”…
Vladimir Guerrero (TRADING CARD DB)

September 19, 1996: Vladimir Guerrero debuts, Pedro Martinez strikes out 9 in Atlanta

The Atlanta Braves were one of baseball’s dominant teams of…
Kevin Kouzmanoff (TRADING CARD DB)

September 2, 2006: Kevin Kouzmanoff blasts first big-league pitch for grand slam

Any time a young minor-league player is called up to the major…
Chipper Jones (TRADING CARD DB)

October 3, 1995: Chipper Jones homers twice in postseason debut for Braves

The first National League Division Series in major-league history…

April 8, 2004: Padres walk off in first game at Petco Park

Coming into the 2004 season the Padres had played 2,775 regular-season…

April 8, 2001: CC Sabathia overcomes rocky start in major-league debut

CC Sabathia strode to the mound at Jacobs Field on a bright and…

April 9, 1993: A Rocky Mountain high on Opening Day in Colorado

After decades of waiting, Denver would finally have a major-league…

August 4, 1991: Mike Mussina tosses 4-hitter in MLB debut, but Orioles lose 1-0

On August 4, 1991, a sellout crowd of 41,0591 packed into Comiskey…

June 29, 2014: Mookie Betts debuts in Red Sox outfield

Just a year after winning the World Series in 2013, the Red Sox…

April 4, 1994: Indians open Jacobs Field in style with extra-inning win

A new day dawned in Cleveland Indians baseball on April 4, 1994.…

April 4, 2005: Washington Nationals lose debut game to Phillies

It was a few minutes after 4 P.M. on September 29, 2004, and…

September 17, 1993: Expos fans shower Curtis Pride with cheers after first hit

Baseball fans feel many emotions during the course of a game.…

May 6, 1998: Kerry Wood ties major league record with 20 strikeouts

One of the great things about baseball is that fans never know…

July 7, 2005: Jeff Francoeur’s dazzling debut

The Atlanta Braves were grinding down the upstart Washington…