Colorado Rockies Team History
The Colorado Rockies are an American professional baseball team based in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division. The team’s home venue is Coors Field, located in the Lower Downtown area of Denver. The Rockies have won one National League championship, in 2007, after having won 21 of their final 22 games in order to secure a Wild Card position. In the World Series they were swept by the American League (AL) champion Boston Red Sox in four games. They are one of two MLB franchises to have never won a division title (the other team are the Rockies’ expansion brethren, the Miami Marlins).
2000 – Present / Major League Baseball
1993 – 1999 / National League
1993 – Present / Colorado Rockies
Rockies – The nickname “Rockies” alludes to the Rocky Mountains which cover much of the western half of Colorado. Rockies CEO John Antonucci said. “We feel very strongly that Colorado Rockies might be one of the strongest names in all of professional sports.” “The name we picked”, it’s strong, enduring, majestic,” Antonucci said.
World Series 0
1995 – Present / Coors Field
1993 – 1994 / Mile High Stadium
2005 – Present / Charlie and Dick Monfort
1993 – 2005 / Jerry McMorris
Who is the greatest Colorado Rockies?
17 Todd Helton
42 Jackie Robinson
1994 – Present / Dinger
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