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What’s another 365 days, right? In his fifth year on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, Todd Helton fell short by the smallest of margins, receiving 72.2% of votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.  Helton was hoping to join Larry Walker as the second Colorado Rockie enshrined in Cooperstown, but missed the 75% threshold by 11 votes. https://twitter.com/spillygoat19/status/1618025832488001536…

The Los Angeles Angels are not selling, but the Kansas City Royals are selling every player possible. Why did Commissioner Manfred applaud Angels’ owner Arte Moreno? Is there a conspiracy theory afoot? And what are the challenges with Angel Stadium? We also celebrate the Rockies top prospects and discuss why today’s Watch Party for Todd Helton will be even better…

After receiving 52% of the vote last year, Todd Helton is currently above the 75% threshold for making the Baseball Hall of Fame among public ballots. Thomas Harding of MLB.com joins us to discuss The Toddfather’s qualifications for Cooperstown. What made Helton’s 2000 so historic? Did he end a dynasty with one swing? And just how excellent are his numbers…

“If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.” – Denis Waitley It feels like a switch inside us sometimes, doesn’t it? Whether emotional, mental, or physical, most each of remembers a moment when something fell into place for us,…...

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As much as some curmudgeonly folks like to point at analytics as ruining the modern game of baseball, there a countless other reasons why the rise of statistics in the public domain have actually made the sport all the more palatable. For all the flaws of Wins Above Replacement (WAR), it helps give context to what we think our eyes…...

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It may not have been a success by the standards of a 74-87 record, but there were numerous highlights and memorable moments for the Colorado Rockies in 2021. Despite exceeding expectations during a year that many suggested would result in 100 loses, the season as a whole will surely be a footnote in the 29-year history of the organization, not…...

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Exactly two years ago, the president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum stepped to the podium and announced on MLB Network that Larry Walker was going to Cooperstown. Not only had the suspense been building for the past decade since Walker was first put up for election by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, but the early…...

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