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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 four 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. While Helton and Walker are certainly some of the best Rockies players, current stars like Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story are quickly becoming some of the top names associated with the franchise—and both had a mjaor hand in bringing the Rockies to the 2018 MLB postseason. 

Though the Colorado Rockies have only been around for about 25 years, 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.

list ordered by

1
596 120
Todd Helton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
First baseman

2
460 120
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

3
555 93
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Third baseman

4
404 173
Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Shortstop

5
357 142
Carlos González is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

6
320 101
Andrés Galarraga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
First baseman

7
295 103
Matt Holliday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

8
263 86
Vinny Castilla is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Third baseman

9
293 70
Dante Bichette is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

10
142 91
Ubaldo Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Pitcher

11
124 82
Eric Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder, Second baseman

12
126 97
Ellis Burks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
muzziac added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Center fielder

13
277 21
Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

14
186 34
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Second baseman

15
93 86
Aaron Cook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
114 91
Jorge de la Rosa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Jamison12 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

17
119 97
Dexter Fowler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Center fielder

18
190 34
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Trevor Story

19
86 65
Jeff Francis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Starting pitcher

20
97 61
Walt Weiss is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop

21
65 68
Pedro Astacio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

22
69 63
Brian Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

23
94 34
Huston Street is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

24
88 82
Michael Cuddyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
AriBenarroch added Right fielder, Infielder, First baseman

25
55 57
Jason Jennings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

26
71 54
Juan Pierre is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Outfielder, Left fielder

27
95 48
Jason Giambi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
MontagnaMagica added Designated hitter, First baseman

28
72 73
Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
MontagnaMagica added First baseman

29
46 72
Mike Hampton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

30
74 42
Ryan Spilborghs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

31
79 39
Joe Girardi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Manager, Catcher

32
53 44
Garrett Atkins is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added First baseman, Third baseman

33
42 36
Rafael Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

34
25 63
Jeff Cirillo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Third baseman

35
37 53
Jhoulys Chacín is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

36
32 45
Steve Reed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

37
54 48
Clint Barmes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Second baseman, Shortstop

38
39 45
Juan Uribe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

39
33 53
Darryl Kile is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

40
32 47
LaTroy Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Relief pitcher

41
38 38
Armando Reynoso is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
slaft added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

42
63 12
Kyle Freeland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Kyle Freeland

Starting pitcher

43
67 16
Adam Ottavino is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Adam Ottavino Pitcher

44
57 14
Gerardo Parra is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Joem2020 added Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

45
28 37
Curt Leskanic is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Pitcher

46
36 44
Tyler Chatwood is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Pitcher

47
20 58
Denny Neagle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

48
25 39
Wilin Rosario is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
rcdwhiteley added Catcher

49
20 42
David Nied is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
Aidan7158 added Pitcher

50
16 41
Jeromy Burnitz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Colorado Rockies of All Time
CMCSS03 added Right fielder, Outfielder