Opening Day

April 05, 1993

Today's schedule

* Parking lots open: 8:30 a.m.

* Gates open: 11 a.m.

* Orioles batting practice: 11:10 a.m.

* Rangers batting practice: 12:10 a.m.

* Pre-game ceremonies begin: 1:05 p.m.

* Rangers lineup introduced: 1:12 p.m.

* Orioles lineup introduced: 1:16 p.m.

* National anthem: 1:25 p.m.

* Ceremonial first pitch, by President Clinton: 1:30 p.m.

* First pitch: 1:35 p.m.

Weather forecast

* Increasing cloudiness and continued cool, highs near 50. East winds around 10 mph.

Rangers projected lineup

* David Hulse, CF

* Rafael Palmeiro, 1B

* Jose Canseco, RF

* Juan Gonzalez, LF

* Julio Franco, DH

* Dean Palmer, 3B

* Ivan Rodriguez, C

* Benji Gil, SS

* Bill Ripken, 2B

* Craig Lefferts, P

Orioles projected lineup

* Brady Anderson, LF

* Mike Devereaux, CF

* Cal Ripken, SS

* Glenn Davis, 1B

* Harold Baines, DH

* Chris Hoiles, C

* Leo Gomez, 3B

* Luis Mercedes, RF

* Harold Reynolds, 2B

* Rick Sutcliffe, P

TV/radio coverage

* TV: Channels 2, 20

* Radio: WBAL (1090 AM), WTOP (1500 AM)

Tickets

* Sold out for the 60th consecutive game, tying major-league record set by Toronto Blue Jays in 1991-1992. Approximately 4,000 tickets remain for the second game, Wednesday at 7:35 p.m. against the Rangers.

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