Found June 12, 2012 on Denver Sports Chat:
Denver, CO. – Who are the top 7 all time Colorado Rockies players? Although the Rockies have only made the playoffs 3 times, we have been blessed with some incredible players. Looking back at the Blake Street Bombers, Todd and the Toddlers up to the current roster – how do they rank? Surprisingly this was …

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