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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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411 79
Todd Helton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Todd Helton First baseman

2
313 85
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

3
372 71
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Nolan Arenado Third baseman

4
298 124
Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Troy Tulowitzki Shortstop

5
258 99
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
243 77
Andrés Galarraga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Andrés Galarraga First baseman

7
196 60
Vinny Castilla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Vinny Castilla Third baseman

8
216 49
Dante Bichette is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Dante Bichette Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

9
208 86
Matt Holliday is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Matt Holliday Outfielder, Left fielder

10
164 10
Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Charlie Blackmon Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

11
85 48
Eric Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Eric Young Outfielder, Left fielder, Second baseman

12
93 64
Ellis Burks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
muzziac added Ellis Burks Designated hitter, Outfielder, Center fielder

13
97 65
Ubaldo Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ubaldo Jiménez Pitcher

14
127 19
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
D. J. LeMahieu Second baseman

The Best Colorado Rockies Managers of All Time

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68 57
Aaron Cook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aaron Cook Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
85 64
Jorge de la Rosa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jamison12 added Jorge de la Rosa Starting pitcher, Pitcher

17
85 66
Dexter Fowler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Dexter Fowler Center fielder

18
53 46
Pedro Astacio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Pedro Astacio Pitcher

19
60 45
Jeff Francis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Jeff Francis Starting pitcher

20
63 40
Walt Weiss is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Walt Weiss Shortstop

21
51 44
Brian Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Brian Fuentes Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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41 39
Jason Jennings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Jason Jennings Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

23
56 37
Juan Pierre is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Juan Pierre Outfielder, Left fielder

24
60 21
Huston Street is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Huston Street Pitcher

25
62 59
Michael Cuddyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
AriBenarroch added Michael Cuddyer Right fielder, Infielder, First baseman

26
97 28
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Trevor Story

27
68 35
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

28
58 53
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 Catchers of All Time

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55 27
Joe Girardi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Joe Girardi Manager, Catcher

30
31 52
Mike Hampton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Hampton Starting pitcher, Pitcher

31
44 24
Ryan Spilborghs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Ryan Spilborghs Right fielder, Outfielder

32
38 31
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

33
22 47
Jeff Cirillo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jeff Cirillo Third baseman

34
43 32
Clint Barmes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Clint Barmes Second baseman, Shortstop

35
25 32
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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28 40
Jhoulys Chacín is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Jhoulys Chacín Pitcher

37
25 25
Rafael Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Rafael Betancourt Relief pitcher, Pitcher

38
30 36
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

39
25 33
LaTroy Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added LaTroy Hawkins Relief pitcher

40
22 39
Darryl Kile is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Darryl Kile Starting pitcher, Pitcher

41
31 25
Tyler Chatwood is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Tyler Chatwood Pitcher

42
26 28
Armando Reynoso is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Armando Reynoso Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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21 22
Wilin Rosario is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Wilin Rosario Catcher

44
20 28
Curt Leskanic is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Curt Leskanic Pitcher

45
17 40
Denny Neagle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Denny Neagle Pitcher

46
32 9
Gerardo Parra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Gerardo Parra Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

47
29 8
Adam Ottavino is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Adam Ottavino Pitcher

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15 29
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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12 31
Jeromy Burnitz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jeromy Burnitz Right fielder, Outfielder

50
11 34
Todd Zeile is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Todd Zeile Catcher, First baseman, Third baseman