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Four Opening Day moments that reminded us to expect the unexpected

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 29: Matt Davidson #24 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by teammates after hitting a home run during the 4th inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day at Kauffman Stadium on March 29, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Welcome to In Short Order, a weekly look at all the baseball that I like and can't stop obsessing over. We'll mostly live at the edges of the game; at the intersection of the weird, the fun and the esoteric. Oh yeah, and hair.
Opening Day -- the day we spent months thinking of and dreaming of and hoping for and trying to predict -- came and shocked us. Over and over and over, all on a single beautiful day.
It started immediately, when Ian Happ crushed the first pitch of the season and deposited it in the seats.