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On this day in sports: Blackmon goes 6-for-6 in first Rockies home opener

On April 4, 2014, Charlie Blackmon went 6-for-6 with five RBI in his first Colorado Rockies home opener.

DENVER — More than 49,000 fans braved the 48-degree weather for the Colorado Rockies home opener in 2014.

Those who went were treated to an impressive offensive performance by outfielder Charlie Blackmon, who was playing in his first home opener.

Batting leadoff, Blackmon went 6-for-6 -- which included hitting three doubles, a home run and five RBI with four runs scored.

His big day at the plate led the Rockies to a dominant 12-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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