Originally written on Sportress of Blogitude  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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Longtime Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, who has been with the organization since 1997, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence on Wednesday in Thornton, Colo. A Thornton police report indicates that Helton was arrested mere blocks from his home at approximately 2:39 a.m. There was no indication in the police report of Helton’s blood alcohol content, although all indications (see below) would lead most people to believe he was at least well on his way to schnockered. Unfortunately for Helton, not only does he have to bear the shame of the arrest (more on that later), he will have to forever live with this unflattering — and in all honesty, pretty sad — mugshot. Ouch. Not good. The Colorado Rockies organization released the following statement on Wednesday regarding Helton’s arrest: “We were extremely disappointed to learn that Todd was arrested this morning. This type of behavior is taken very seriously by our organization. We know that he clearly under...
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