Originally posted on Hall of Very Good  |  Last updated 2/6/13
Just last month, Todd Helton opted to push retirement back for at least another year and return to the Colorado Rockies.Completely unrelated, but I couldn't come up with a better way to segue into this...the star first baseman was arrested early Wednesday morning in suburban Thornton, Colorado and busted for driving under the influence of alcohol."Last evening I exercised poor judgment and was charged with drinking and driving after driving to a gas station near my house," Helton said (through his lawyer) upon his release Wednesday afternoon.  "I am very sorry and embarrassed by my actions. I hold myself to a high standard and take my responsibility as a public figure very seriously. My entire career I have worked to set a positive example for my family and in our community and I fell far short of this standard." Alright, all that aside...check out dude's sweet mugshot.  If you showed me that picture, not only would I not recognize Helton, but my guess would be that he was the dude selling gas at 2:39 in the morning...not a five-time All-Star getting ready to hit spring training next month.
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