Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/16/14
There's nothing quite like Opening Day in Cincinnati. The pageantry, the tradition, the promise that only a new season can bring; it all adds up to one of the most anticipated days of the year for the Queen City. The city has been lucky enough to celebrate many of them since the team was established in 1869. And in honor of yet another one in 2013, I thought it'd be neat to take a look back at some of the more memorable ones in franchise history: March 31st, 2011 – Reds 7, Brewers 6-Milwaukee becomes the first team in 42 years to open the season with back-to-back homers. However, it isn’t enough to ensure them a victory. Capped by Ramon Hernandez’s walk-off 3-run homer (his fourth hit of the day), the Reds rally to score four runs in the bottom of the ninth to send the GABP crowd home happy. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it’s the first Opening Day walk-off homer in history in which the team was trailing by at least two runs at the time of the homer. April 4th, 2005 – R...
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