Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 8/1/12
Reports say that Dan O'Dowd is out as Rockies GM.Andy Lindahl of 850 KOA is reporting that the Colorado Rockies have relieved Dan O'Dowd of his duties as general manager.Lindahl reported on his show that Rich "G-Man" Goins, famous for spending 33 days on a billboard in Denver in 1990 during a Broncos losing streak, has said that the Rockies have relieved O'Dowd of his duties and reassigned him within the organization.If the report is true, the Rockies would be embarking down a new path for the first time in 13 long seasons. In a sports world that is notoriously impatient, the Rockies have been the benchmark of patience throughout the O'Dowd era.O'Dowd came in and immediately stirred the pot. In the fall of 1999 he shipped off fan favorite and original Rockie Dante Bichette to the Cincinnati Reds for extremely talented, yet extremely raw outfielder Jeffrey Hammonds.That move began a bitter relationship with the fans that changed only briefly the following offseason when O'Dowd shocke...
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