Mike Pelfrey will become the 21st different Opening Day starter for the New York Mets when he takes the mound against the Florida Marlins on April 1.
While he's not the true ace of the team, he'll have to assume the lead role in Johan Santana's absence.
The Mets have sent All-Stars, Cy Young winners and Hall of Famers out on Opening Day in the past.
Pitchers such as Doc Gooden, David Cone and Pedro Martinez have all had Opening Day duties in the past. Where does right-hander Mike Pelfrey rank?
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