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List Rules Please rank the players based only on their time with the Colorado Rockies.

This is a list of the greatest Colorado Rockies ever. Calling Denver its home, the Colorado Rockies have been bashing baseballs into the thin Rocky Mountain air since 1993. In the franchise's brief history, the Rockies have qualified for the National League playoffs three times with 2007 serving as the high water mark. Winning 21 of 22 games to make the playoffs, the Rockies' improbable run landed them a berth in its first World Series, but were swept by the Boston Red Sox. Not surprisingly, the greatest players in Rockies history are position players. Pitchers have a tough time at Coors Field due to the low air density at such a high elevation, which has allowed for hitters to thrive.

Todd Helton is known as one of the greatest Rockies of all time, having been with the franchise since his call up in 1997. Known as one of the steadiest hitters in the game, Helton consistently put up big numbers both at Coors Field and on the road. Helton is a five-time All Star, a three-time Silver Slugger winner and a three-time Golden Glove winner. His number 17 will surely be retired when his playing days finish. Though he didn't start his career in Colorado, Larry Walker is one of the greatest players to put on a Rockies uniform. Winning the National League MVP award in 1997, Walker hit .366 with 49 home runs, 130 RBI, 33 stolen bases, and 409 total bases. Additionally, Walker won three batting titles and was named to four All Star teams during his nine and a half seasons in Colorado.

Though the Colorado Rockies have only been around for two decades, they still have had a number of great players on its roster. Vote here on this list of the greatest Colorado Rockies of all time. If anyone is missing, feel free to add him to this list.
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Todd Helton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Todd Helton First baseman

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+ - 162 45
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

3
+ - 172 31
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Nolan Arenado Third baseman

4
+ - 172 61
Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Troy Tulowitzki Shortstop

5
+ - 143 47
Carlos González is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Carlos González Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

6
+ - 126 46
Andrés Galarraga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Andrés Galarraga First baseman

7
+ - 110 44
Matt Holliday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Matt Holliday Outfielder, Left fielder

8
+ - 97 37
Vinny Castilla is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Vinny Castilla Third baseman

9
+ - 100 35
Dante Bichette is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Dante Bichette Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

10
+ - 54 27
Ellis Burks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ellis Burks Designated hitter, Outfielder, Center fielder

11
+ - 47 24
Jorge de la Rosa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jorge de la Rosa Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
+ - 40 24
Eric Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Eric Young Outfielder, Left fielder, Second baseman

13
+ - 49 27
Dexter Fowler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Dexter Fowler Center fielder

14
+ - 51 34
Ubaldo Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ubaldo Jiménez Pitcher

15
+ - 31 28
Aaron Cook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aaron Cook Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 26 18
Pedro Astacio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Pedro Astacio Pitcher

17
+ - 32 20
Jeff Francis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jeff Francis Starting pitcher

18
+ - 31 9
Juan Pierre is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Juan Pierre Outfielder, Left fielder

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+ - 21 15
Brian Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Brian Fuentes Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 38 27
Michael Cuddyer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Michael Cuddyer Right fielder, Infielder, First baseman

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D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
D. J. LeMahieu Second baseman

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+ - 20 19
Jason Jennings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jason Jennings Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 34 22
Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Justin Morneau First baseman

24
+ - 14 14
Jeff Cirillo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jeff Cirillo Third baseman

25
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Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Charlie Blackmon Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

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+ - 22 20
Walt Weiss is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Walt Weiss Shortstop

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+ - 23 7
Huston Street is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Huston Street Pitcher

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+ - 16 21
Mike Hampton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Mike Hampton Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 32 17
Jason Giambi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jason Giambi Designated hitter, First baseman

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Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Trevor Story

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+ - 16 17
Jhoulys Chacín is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jhoulys Chacín Pitcher

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+ - 14 15
Darryl Kile is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Darryl Kile Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 14 13
LaTroy Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
LaTroy Hawkins Relief pitcher

34
+ - 17 18
Juan Uribe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Juan Uribe Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

35
+ - 9 0
Greg Holland is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Greg Holland Pitcher

36
+ - 12 7
Ryan Spilborghs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ryan Spilborghs Right fielder, Outfielder

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+ - 9 9
Rafael Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Rafael Betancourt Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 13 15
Garrett Atkins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Garrett Atkins First baseman, Third baseman

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+ - 14 10
Armando Reynoso is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Armando Reynoso Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 16 16
Clint Barmes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Clint Barmes Second baseman, Shortstop

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+ - 12 6
Tyler Chatwood is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Tyler Chatwood Pitcher

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+ - 9 4
Wilin Rosario is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Wilin Rosario Catcher

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+ - 9 20
Steve Reed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Steve Reed Pitcher

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+ - 16 13
Joe Girardi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joe Girardi Manager, Catcher

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+ - 11 17
Denny Neagle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Denny Neagle Pitcher

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+ - 8 0
Mark Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Mark Reynolds Third baseman

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+ - 9 10
Curt Leskanic is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Curt Leskanic Pitcher

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+ - 8 14
Liván Hernández is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Liván Hernández Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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+ - 8 12
Jeromy Burnitz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jeromy Burnitz Right fielder, Outfielder

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+ - 6 10
Ron Gant is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ron Gant Outfielder, Left fielder