Dunn ties MLB record with home run


Adam Dunn tied a major-league record with his eighth Opening Day home run of his career Friday, a sixth-inning bomb off Colby Lewis. The home run tied Dunn with Ken Griffey Jr. and Frank Robinson on the all-time Opening Day dinger list. Dunn's company at the top of the list:

8 homers: Dunn, Robinson, Griffey
7 homers: Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, Eddie Mathews
6 homers: Dave Winfield, Scott Rolen, Gary Carter, Carl Yastrzemski, Brooks Robinson, Richie Hebner

So that's nine Hall of Famers along with one potential HOF'er in Rolen. Nice company. Here's what Dunn had to say about the home run following the game:

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