• Five-time All-Star Helton of Rockies to retire

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Sep 17, 2013
    Longtime Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton plans to retire at the end of the season. PHOENIX - Todd Helton will retire at the end of the season after spending 17 years with the Colorado Rockies and setting franchise records in nearly every offensive category. It's those back issues that have sapped the majority of Helton's strength and productivity, but it has been through sheer will and determination that the five-time All-Star has been able to extend his career even to this point. It was the be...
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      Todd Helton has more homers than Hank Greenberg, more RBIs than Johnny Mize, a higher career batting average than Eddie Murray and has scored more runs than Willie McCovey.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Helton's last homestand kicks off with a Rockies win

      The standings say the Rockies played spoiler on Monday night when Wilin Rosario's one-out single in the eighth sparked a four-run rally and lifted them to a 6-2 victory over the Cardinals at Coors Field in front of 31,117. But even though the Cardinals …
    • Helton announces retirement as arguably best Rockie

      First baseman Todd Helton, the longest-tenured and arguably greatest player in Colorado Rockies history, announced he will retire at season's end. Helton, who turned 40 on Aug. 20, is in the final year of his contract, and his retirement has been expect…
      Source: MLB.com

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