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Who has the most Opening Day starts?

Tom Seaver

Tom Seaver

When the Phillies announced that Roy Halladay wouldn’t take the ball on Opening Day this season, it ended his streak of 10 consecutive Opening Day starts, the longest active streak in the majors. The new leader is CC Sabathia, who is scheduled to make his eighth straight when the Yankees host the Red Sox Monday.

The all-time leaders:

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Tom Seaver, Mets, Reds, White Sox

14

Steve Carlton, Phillies

Randy Johnson, Mariners, Diamondbacks, Yankees

Jack Morris, Tigers, Twins, Blue Jays

13

Roger Clemens, Red Sox, Blue Jays, Yankees

Robin Roberts, Phillies, Astros

Most consecutive Opening Day starts

14

Jack Morris, Tigers, Twins, Blue jays (1980-93)

12

Robin Roberts, Phillies (1950-61)

Tom Seaver, Mets, Reds (1968-79)

10

Steve Carlton, Phillies (1977-86)

Roy Halladay, Blue Jays, Phillies (2003-12)

9

Bob Gibson, Cardinals (1967-75)

Randy Johnson Mariners, Diamondbacks, Yankees (1998-2006)

Note: Since 1916, according to Baseball-Reference.com

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