Jimmy Rollins is Second in First

Jimmy Rollins hit a solo home run to lead off the Phillies against the Rockies on Thursday. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)

Since 1948 (which is as far back as baseball-reference.com would let us search), only Mike Schmidt has more home runs in the first inning than Jimmy Rollins, who clubbed his 42nd opening-frame dinger Thursday night.

The 25 Phillies with the most first-inning HRs since 1948 (and we point out that Jim Thome has 13, by the way):

Mike Schmidt 83
Jimmy Rollins 42
Ryan Howard 38
Dick Allen 37
Johnny Callison    34
Bobby Abreu 33
Chase Utley 32
Von Hayes 25
Greg Luzinski 24
Juan Samuel 24

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