Back in 2017, Houston Astros outfielder George Springer led off on Opening Day with a home run. Fast forward one year, and he’s done it again.
Just check out the opposite-field blast Springer had Thursday against Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels.
George Springer was the 2017 World Series MVP. This is how he started the 2018 season. pic.twitter.com/sdm04sPJ4e
— Gabriel Baumgaertner (@gbaumgaertner) March 29, 2018
Doing it once is pretty amazing. But twice in a row? That’s insane. Even better, this was his 100th career dinger.
Twitter reacted accordingly. Here are some of our favorites.
— Ryann (@ryann_warner) March 29, 2018
Baseball is back and so is my crush on George Springer #OpeningDay
— chris chin (@BrosephMahoney) March 29, 2018
George Springer = BASEBALL GOD
— J (@JRTE1113) March 29, 2018
Then there’s this…
And finally, this.
If George Springer goes deep first AB, I will quit my job and grab an application from McDonalds
— Shark Marton (@Shark_Marton) March 29, 2018
That did not age well.