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The Contemporary Era Ballot committee announced the names of who could be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the 2023 Class and there’s a Colorado Rockies player on the list. Who could be next to join Larry Walker in Cooperstown? Plus, the Rockies added two new coaches with interesting pedigrees. Can they turn the tide on…

Outfielder Wynton Bernard of the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes drops by to talk about the changes in MiLB this season as well as one surprising change coming up in 2023. What’s the housing situation been like? And how challenging is that ‘Topes Slope in centerfield? Suzie and Patrick ponder the question: Is Derek Jeter overrated? Their answer may surprise you. Plus, how much does it cost to get an autograph from David Ortiz? And what kind of inscription can you get from him? Rockies Recap: Reviewing the first half and Previewing the second half by Patrick Lyons DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced David Ortiz as the only new member in the Class of 2022 as all other players on the ballot received less than 75%. Todd Helton took another step closer to Cooperstown by appearing on 52.0% of ballots from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Writers from Purple Row and RoxPile – Justin Wick, Noah Yingling and Kevin Henry – discuss the mixed messages sent by voters and predict what year Helton may earn enshrinement. “Today we see Helton’s Hall of Fame progress” by Justin Wick “David Ortiz calls writer obscenity live on Boston radio” by Noah Yingling “The one-and-done All-Star team of Baseball Hall of Fame rejects” by Bill Felber DON’T FORGET TO…

K.P. Wee, author and host of The K.P. Wee Podcast, discusses his late book, “The Case For Barry Bonds in the Hall of Fame: The Untold and Forgotten Stories of Baseball’s Home Run King.” He details the double standards and unfair criticism Bonds has faced in his career, not to mention several interesting anecdotes about his treatment of teammates that have not been highly publicized. Whether you think you know everything there is to know about Bonds, you’ll come away with a different understanding of Mr. 73*. “The Case For Barry Bonds in the Hall of Fame: The Untold and Forgotten Stories of Baseball’s Home Run King.” “John Cangelosi: The Improbable Baseball Journey of the Undersized Kid from Nowhere to…

The voice of the Rockies on AT&T SportsNet joins the podcast for his weekly conversation about all things Colorado baseball. Drew Goodman highlights an intriguing coaching hire who could push the right buttons to help give the lineup more pop. We update the figures on Todd Helton’s Hall of Fame candidacy and figure out if Baseball Reference’s most popular player in Colorado is legit or nonsense. “The greatest manager-player combinations in Colorado Rockies history” by Patrick Lyons DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

On this day in 1993, Coors Field was approved to add seat to the upper deck in right field and expand capacity to over 50,000. It also kicked off an era of new stadiums with Ball Arena (1999) and Empower Field (2001) following soon after. Top of the Rockies continues and we discuss the best moments of the year, including most emotional, quirkiest and worst events of 2021 for the Colorado Rockies. Atlanta has a secret weapon at home in Truist Park, but you won’t believe who it is and how he impacts each game. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Colorado Rockies baseball counts. Your baseball matters. On Tuesday, January 21, at approximately 4:15 Mountain Time, an entire franchise — everyone who has ever worn the uniform with pride, anyone who ever bought a ticket, every member of the Coors Field staff from the ushers and security guards to those who serve food and drink or sell swag or seats or hope… everyone who has ever considered themselves in any way a member of the Rockies family — has been inducted into the BBWAA Hall of Fame. It is a group of strangers and best friends and families and bitter rivals and spats on social media and differences in creed, politics, religion, and general outlook on life. But on Tuesday,…

New York, NY – On Sunday, the late Roy Halladay will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame to be enshrined with the class of 2019 at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, NY. In becoming the first player posthumously elected by the Baseball Writer’s Association of American since Roberto Clemente in 1973, he will be the only one of six to not share the story of his career before the large crowd that listens patiently in the field at the Clark Sports Center. The Denver-born Halladay was only 40-years-old when he perished on November 7, 2017, when his amphibious plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. By that point, he was already four years retired and his 16-year…

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