Chicago Cubs Opening Day Countdown

Cubs Openers in the 1990s

Sammy Sosa makes his Chicago Cubs debut, Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes has a memorable opening day and Jeff Blauser caps a great comeback victory on Opening Day.




April 7, 1992
In Sammy Sosa's Cubs debut (he goes 1 for 5 with an RBI double), the Cubs and Greg Maddux defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3


Sammy Sosa



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April 4, 1994
Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes hits 3 home runs, but it is not enough to help the Cubs win the game as the Cubs lose to the New York Mets 12-8 in a day when the wind was blowing out at Wrigley Field. Hillary Clinton throws out the first pitch. Rhodes only hits 5 more home runs in his career with the Chicago Cubs.


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