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Four Opening Day moments that reminded us to expect the unexpected

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.