Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 4/18/12
Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to ever record a win.It was a joke to many around baseball, and a rallying cry to many cynical Colorado Rockies fans. Jamie Moyer, approaching his 50th birthday, made the starting rotation out of spring training.Fans around the league mocked the Rockies for trying to get fans to come out to the game to watch the oldest pitcher in the game. Skeptical Rockies fans used it as an excuse to say that the owners of the club are cheap, something that many casual fans cling to.The cry was that the Rockies, who boasted about their farm system for so many years, were so depleted that they ended up going with a guy who was last in a farm system before the Colorado Rockies had ever been thought up.Throughout spring training, Moyer made statements that most passed off as typical athlete-to-reporter talk, half-truths that were enough to get the reporter out of his locker. He said that he didn't care about becoming the oldest Major Leaguer to win a baseball gam...
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