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

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Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Nolan Arenado Third baseman

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

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Andrés Galarraga is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Andrés Galarraga First baseman

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Carlos González is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Carlos González Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

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Vinny Castilla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Vinny Castilla Third baseman

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Dante Bichette is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Dante Bichette Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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Matt Holliday is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Matt Holliday Outfielder, Left fielder

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Eric Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Eric Young Outfielder, Left fielder, Second baseman

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Ellis Burks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
muzziac added Ellis Burks Designated hitter, Outfielder, Center fielder

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Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Charlie Blackmon Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

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Ubaldo Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ubaldo Jiménez Pitcher

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D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
D. J. LeMahieu Second baseman

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Jorge de la Rosa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jamison12 added Jorge de la Rosa Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Aaron Cook is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aaron Cook Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Dexter Fowler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Dexter Fowler Center fielder

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Pedro Astacio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Pedro Astacio Pitcher

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Jeff Francis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Jeff Francis Starting pitcher

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Walt Weiss is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Walt Weiss Shortstop

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Brian Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Brian Fuentes Relief pitcher, Pitcher

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Trevor Story

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Huston Street is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Huston Street Pitcher

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Juan Pierre is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Juan Pierre Outfielder, Left fielder

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Jason Jennings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Jason Jennings Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Michael Cuddyer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
AriBenarroch added Michael Cuddyer Right fielder, Infielder, First baseman

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Jason Giambi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
MontagnaMagica added Jason Giambi Designated hitter, First baseman

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Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
MontagnaMagica added Justin Morneau First baseman

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

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Joe Girardi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Joe Girardi Manager, Catcher

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Mike Hampton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Hampton Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Ryan Spilborghs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ryan Spilborghs Right fielder, Outfielder

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Garrett Atkins is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Garrett Atkins First baseman, Third baseman

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Jeff Cirillo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jeff Cirillo Third baseman

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Clint Barmes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Clint Barmes Second baseman, Shortstop

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Steve Reed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Steve Reed Pitcher

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Jhoulys Chacín is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Jhoulys Chacín Pitcher

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Rafael Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Rafael Betancourt Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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Juan Uribe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Juan Uribe Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

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LaTroy Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added LaTroy Hawkins Relief pitcher

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Darryl Kile is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Darryl Kile Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Armando Reynoso is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Armando Reynoso Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Tyler Chatwood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Tyler Chatwood Pitcher

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Gerardo Parra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Gerardo Parra Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

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Wilin Rosario is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Wilin Rosario Catcher

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Curt Leskanic is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Curt Leskanic Pitcher

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Adam Ottavino is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Adam Ottavino Pitcher

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Denny Neagle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Denny Neagle Pitcher

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David Nied is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added David Nied Pitcher

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Jeromy Burnitz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jeromy Burnitz Right fielder, Outfielder

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Kyle Freeland is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Kyle Freeland Starting pitcher