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Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s first MLB Opening Day starter


One former North Carolina baseball player to get an Opening Day starting spot is , who did so pitching for the New York Mets in 2016. However, he was far from the first. To find the first Tar Heel to get that honor, you have to go back to 1957. Hal Brown was entering his seventh big league season and third with the Baltimore Orioles in 1957. (Tar Heel Blog)

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