1 Day – Ozzie Smith
Ozzie Smith left his mark on Opening Day as No. 1, and his No. 1 priority right now is making Opening Day a national holiday. The good news is, he and baseball fans just completed the first step in the process.
At exactly 8 p.m. ET today, the Budweiser MLB Opening Day Holiday Petition with Ozzie Smith campaign reached its goal of 100,000 signatures within 30 days. Fittingly enough it happened on this special Ozzie Day, meaning Budweiser and the Cardinals legend will be taking a big next step, soon requiring Administration response. Toasts could be in order. Continue reading
2 Days – Derek Jeter
On April 2, 1996, Derek Jeter and the number 2 were already synonymous.
It was his first Opening Day, the start of a championship season and eventual dynasty, and he did two things that were spectacular. Rarely does a player get even one such moment. Continue reading