Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 11/7/14
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Todd Helton is the first Colorado Rockies legend. The announcement was no huge surprise, but it represented everything that is Todd Helton.The face of the Colorado Rockies franchise let the public know that he would retire at about 11 pm on Saturday night. The announcement came when the state of Colorado was focused on torrential rains that left much of the previously-drought ridden land a flowing river. It also came as those fixed on the floods finally had something else to pay attention to, Helton's friend Peyton Manning had taken his team into New York to take on his brother Eli.The Broncos postseason odds are significantly higher than the Rockies odds were at any point in the past two seasons. Manning has his eyes set on breaking passing records and leading the Broncos to a Super Bowl. A blue and orange town doesn't need much to get excited about the Broncos, but a team primed for the Super Bowl, contrasting with a Rockies team mired deep in mediocrity make it easy for fans to m...
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