Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Todd Helton will quietly finish his career next month.The next month will probably go just as Todd Helton would have planned it.As Denver and the rest of Colorado turn their eyes towards the Broncos and their chances of winning the Super Bowl, the Colorado Rockies will play out the final string of games with barely any fanfare. It is a common scenario.This season, however, is different. Helton has all but announced that he won't be returning to the team next year, fading into retirement with no party, no honorary Todd Helton day, no hoopla and very little talk about it. In some ways, it seems like a slap in the face to the guy who owns every offensive record in club history, and will for a long time. In other ways, it seems like the perfect way for a guy like Helton to go out.There is no arguing that Helton's better days are long behind him. The fans that jumped on the Rockies bandwagon during the 2007 run never got to see the Helton that quietly put up numbers that no one in the ga...
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  • I knew it had to come to end but I was hoping for a farewell season so fans accross the league could honor him the way he deserves. Rockies management better plan a tribute to the man who carried this team more than one season. RETIRE THE NUMBER AND HANG IT HIGH.
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