Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 10/16/14
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Is Coors Field going to keep Todd Helton out of the hall?The debate rages on. Is Todd Helton a Hall of Famer?All of Helton's numbers suggest that he has had an incredible career. No one denies that his career has been worthy of being called great. However, the baseball hall of fame, unlike other professional sports, is reserved for the elite of the elite.Helton has a ton of hits, but not quite the 3,000 that usually guarantees enshrinement. He has a bunch of home runs, but not quite the 400 homers that would be required with his hit total to make his campaign a sure-thing. He is approaching both 1,400 RBIs and 1,400 runs scored. However, no one is generally concerned with the RBI total when it comes to the hall.An argument against Helton is that he doesn't have any one stat that jumps off of the page and suggests he is Cooperstown worthy. Nothing is quite high enough to be say that he is a guaranteed hall-of-famer. The problem with that argument is that there also isn't ...
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