Talking Sports: Tulowitzki and CarGo are the foundations of the Rockies, should be untouchable
Since their inception into Major League Baseball in 1993, the Colorado Rockies have always featured one player or a pair of players who have defined the franchise.
In the early to mid 90s it was Dante Bichette, who ventured to the Mile High City for the inaugural ’93 season as a 29-year-old in the prime of his career. Over his seven seasons in Colorado he totaled 201 homers and 826 RBI. After those seven seasons, his combined slash line was .310/.351/.540.
Then Larry Walker and Todd Helton joined the franchise in 1995 and 1997 respectively and between the two they carried Colorado’s t...
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