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Who will hit the Cubs 1st HR of the year?


Here is a listing of who hit the 1st HR of the year the past 10 years

2010 - ???
2009 - Alfonso Soriano (Lead off HR)
2008 - Kosuke Fukudome (HR bottom of 9th to tie the game)
2007 - Mark DeRosa (3rd game of the year)
2006 - Matt Murton (1st inning, final score was 16-7 over the Reds)
2005 - Derrek Lee (6th inning, final score was 16-6 over Arizona)
2004 - Corey Patterson (Lead off HR, final score 7-4 over Reds)
2003 - Corey Patterson (2 HR's in the 6th and 7th inning)
             http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/2003/B03310NYN2003.htm
2002 - Todd Hundley (2nd game of the year)
            http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/2002/B04030CIN2002.htm
2001 - Julio Zuleta (4th game of the year, whatever happened to him?)
             http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/2001/B04060PHI2001.htm
2000 - Shane Andrews
              http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/2000/B03290NYN2000.htm

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