Mar 31, 2024 - Sports

Top Colorado Rockies opening day moments, in photos

The first home opener for the Rockies took place in orange-and-blue fashion in April 1993 at Mile High Stadium. The Rockies beat the Expos 11-4. Photo: Focus on Sport/Getty Images

Photo: Focus on Sport/Getty Images

The first home opener for the Rockies took place in orange-and-blue fashion in April 1993 at Mile High Stadium. The Rockies beat the Expos 11-4.

The first game at Coors Field took place April 26, 1995 and lasted 4 hours and 49 minutes. The Rockies topped the Mets 11-9 on outfielder Dante Bichette's walk-off, three-run homer in the 14th inning.
Photo: Getty Images

The first game at Coors Field took place April 26, 1995, and lasted 4 hours and 49 minutes. The Rockies topped the Mets 11-9 on outfielder Dante Bichette's walk-off, three-run homer in the 14th inning.

A short-bearded Charlie Blackmon batted 6-for-6 in his first opening day start in Denver with a homerun, three doubles and five RBIs as the Rockies routed the Diamondbacks 12-2. Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

A short-bearded Charlie Blackmon batted 6-for-6 in his first Opening Day start in Denver with a home run, three doubles and five RBIs as the Rockies routed the Diamondbacks 12-2.

<INSERT PHOTO> In the 2021 opener, Trevor Story hits a single as masked fans watch on. In the first home opener since the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, the Rockies trumped defending World Series champion L.A. Dodgers 8-5. Photo: Andy Cross/Denver Post via Getty Images
Photo: Andy Cross/Denver Post via Getty Images

In the 2021 opener, Trevor Story hits a single as masked fans watch. In the first home opener since the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, the Rockies trumped the defending World Series champion L.A. Dodgers, 8-5.

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