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Between fans, family and media, the entirety of the baseball world has descended upon Coors Field this week to celebrate the sport we love and embrace the abilities of those who play the game. For all the men and women on the field, there’s a story behind how that person got to where they are today. A struggle and a…...

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Pull the plug. The 2021 Home Run Derby at Coors Field will not be using a humidor to store baseballs. And that might right a wrong as far as it concerns a certain Colorado Rockies’ slugger. When Trevor Story went down to one knee to swat the first of three home runs on September 5, 2018, it was recognized at…...

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Only two numbers hang on the second deck in right-center at Coors Field.  There are also the initials KSM. A building across the street also honors the long-time Team President of the Colorado Rockies, Keli Scott McGregor.  The numbers are 42 and 17. Visit any big league ballpark around the country and you’ll see the same 42 – albeit in…...

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Fans of the Colorado Rockies may get only one player from their club selected to participate in the 2021 All-Star Game, but they’ll now have an opportunity at something even greater: Home Run Derby Champion. On Monday ahead of Opening Day 2.0, Trevor Story announced he would be competing in the derby at his home ballpark, Coors Field. “It’s something…...

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DNVR Rockies beat reporters Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons battle for supremacy discussing various hot topics pertaining to the inhabitants of 2001 Blake Street as well all the scuttlebutt in and around the game of baseball. Nestled in a small town in bucolic upstate New York named for the father of 19th century American writer James Fenimore Cooper rests the…

The list of players to have hit .400 is short and illustrious. Wee Willie Keeler. Ty Cobb. Rogers Hornsby. Fourteen Hall of Famers, all of whom managed to bat .312 or above in their career, including Cobb’s career .366 batting average, decorate the list of the most elite hitters to play the game of baseball. The most recent and memorable…

Over the last couple of weeks, we have been compiling a 25-man roster comprised of prime-of-their-career-and-health Colorado Rockies. In a field of dreams, these are the players that we would select from the history of the organization to take the diamond and play against the ghosts of other organizations. That meant that at times, we had to choose ultimate peak…...

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Rockies fans fondly remember Yorvit Torrealba as the catcher who helped lead Colorado throughout the 2007 season and hit .500 in the playoffs on the way to the club’s first and only World Series. As a 13-year veteran in major league baseball, the Venezuelan-born backstop has been a valuable member to several contending organizations during his time, including five postseason…

On April 5, 1993, the Colorado Rockies played a baseball game in Queens against the New York Mets at the now-gone Shea Stadium. They lost 3-0. Colorado recorded four hits, all from players who would become early faces of the young franchise: Dante Bichette had the first, Eric Young had another, and Andres Galarraga tallied two. Starting pitcher David Neid…...

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