• Rockies mow enormous No. 17 into outfield at Coors to mark Todd Helton’s final home game

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Sep 26, 2013
    To the Rockies, Helton has been an even bigger deal. The Rockies commemorated Todd Helton's last game at Coors Field on Wednesday night, after 17 years in purple pinstripes, by presenting him with a horse. Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton will be riding off into the sunset following his 17th season in the major leagues, but he's not done making an impact just yet. In his first at-bat, with one out in the bottom of the second, Helton launched Red Sox starter Jake Peavy's cut fastball into the right-field stands. The light tan saddle was inscribed with the Rockies' familiar "CR" logo. A sellout crowd of 48,755 poured its heart out during a night of ceremony that also starred his family, involved special former teammates and guests in person and via video, and actually included a gift horse.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Coors Field celebrates its favorite son Helton

      Rockies first baseman Todd Helton enjoyed a memorable final game at Coors Field on Wednesday night by belting a home run following a moving pregame ceremony.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Todd Helton homers in final home game, receives horse from Rockies as retirement gift

      Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton will be riding off into the sunset following his 17th season in the major leagues, but he's not done making an impact just yet. In the first at-bat of his final home game at on Wednesday night, the man known ar…
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    • Todd Helton Homered In His Final Game At Coors Field

      In the 1,140 previous home games the 17-year veteran played for the Rockies, his only Major League club, Todd Helton batted .345 and hit 226 home runs. This shouldn't come as a shock. And yet — the first baseman just turned 40, he'd hit just 14 homers t…
      Source: deadspin.com

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