ISBN-10: 1943816778

ISBN-13: 9781943816774

significant League Baseball A Mile excessive: the 1st area Century of the Colorado Rockies offers a glance on the first 25 years (1993 via 2017) of the major-league baseball crew in Denver, the Colorado Rockies. integrated are essays at the start of the Rockies and biographies of 24 of an important gamers, managers, and membership executives as chosen by means of the Rocky Mountain bankruptcy of SABR. We further “ballpark bios” of the 2 fields at the Rockies have known as domestic: Mile excessive Stadium and Coors box. moreover, 18 memorable and ancient video games are recapped the following.

Including a foreword by way of beat author Thomas Harding, who has lined the Rockies because the 12 months 2000, and illustrated with over 30 pictures from the information of the Colorado Rockies and the nationwide Baseball corridor of popularity, significant League Baseball A Mile excessive is the best addition to any Rocky Mountain baseball fan's own library.

This e-book is a creation of the Society for American Baseball examine (SABR). Over 3 dozen SABR individuals contributed as authors, editors, fact-checkers, and pitched in with principles to form the e-book.

Contents:
1.FOREWORD through Thomas Harding
2.INTRODUCTION
3.THE delivery OF THE COLORADO ROCKIES BASEBALL membership through Roger L. Kinney

PLAYERS AND EXECUTIVES
4.PEDRO ASTACIO
Gregory H. Wolf
5.GARRETT ATKINS
Paul Hofmann
6.CLINT BARMES
Kurt Wells
7.DON BAYLOR
Malcolm Allen and Alfonso L Tusa C
8.DANTE BICHETTE
Manny Randhawa
9.ELLIS BURKS
Robert Brustad
10.VINNY CASTILLA
Kyle Eaton
11.AARON COOK
Joy Hackenmueller and invoice Nowlin
12.JEFF FRANCIS
Alex Marks
13.BRIAN FUENTES
Ryan Keeler
14.ANDRES GALARRAGA 
Brian Werner
15.BOB GEBHARD
Paul Parker
16.BRAD HAWPE
John Paul
17.TODD HELTON
Alan Cohen
18.CLINT HURDLE
Brian C. Engelhardt
19.JASON JENNINGS
Michael T. Roberts
20.KELI MCGREGOR
Alex Marks
21.JERRY MCMORRIS
Bob LeMoine
22.THE MONFORTS - DICK AND CHARLIE
Roger L. Kinney
.DAN O’DOWD
Christopher Williamson
KEVIN RITZ
Chad Moody
25.LARRY WALKER
Alan Cohen
26.WALT WEISS
Ken Reed
27.ERIC younger SR.
Mike Cooney
28.THUMBNAILS OF SOME CURRENT ROCKIES
Ed Meserko and Gwen Meserko, and Carm Reale
Nolen Arenado / Charlie Blackmon / Jorge de los angeles Rosa / Dexter Fowler / Carlos Gonzalez / Matt Holliday / Ubaldo Jimenez / Trevor tale / Troy Tulowitzki

THE BALLPARKS
29.MILE excessive STADIUM
Curt Smith
30.COORS FIELD
Thomas J. Brown Jr.

MEMORABLE GAMES
31.APRIL nine, 1993: A ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH ON establishing DAY
John Bauer
32.APRIL 26, 1995: THE establishing OF COORS box AND THE beginning OF THE BLAKE road BOMBERS
Eriel F. Barcenas
33.OCTOBER 1, 1995: THE MOST CONSEQUENTIAL COMEBACK
John Bauer
34.JULY 7, 1998: DENVER BALLPARK HOSTS optimum SCORING ALL-STAR online game - EVER!
Alan Cohen
35.JUNE 19, 1999: ROCKIES’ TODD HELTON HITS FOR THE CYCLE WITH FOUR LEAD-OFF AT-BATS
Mike Huber
36.APRIL 10, 2000: KEN GRIFFEY JR. YOUNGEST participant TO HIT 400TH HOME RUN
Richard A. Cuicchi
37.AUGUST 22, 2000: THE profitable PITCHER WAS THE CATCHER
Paul Hofmann
38.AUGUST 23, 2001: JASON JENNINGS HOMERS, SHUTS OUT THE METS IN DEBUT GAME
Joseph Wancho
39.APRIL four, 2005: ROCKIES RESILIENT ROOKIES LEAD COMEBACK
Paul Hofmann
40.OCTOBER 1, 2007: GAME 163
Lauren Cronin
41.JULY four, 2008: ROCKIES OUT-BLAST MARLINS IN FIREWORKS evening GAME
Mike Huber
42.AUGUST 10, 2009: ROCKIES’ TROY TULOWITZKI HAS five FOR-5, 7-RBI evening AS HE HITS FOR THE CYCLE
Mike Huber
43.AUGUST 24, 2009: SPILBORGHS’ WALK-OFF SLAM BOOSTS PLAYOFFS DRIVE
Jack Zerby
44.APRIL 17, 2010: UBALDO JIMENEZ’ gigantic NIGHT
Michael T. Roberts
45.APRIL four, 2014: A checklist, THE ROOFTOP, AND A ROUT: starting DAY 2014 AT COORS FIELD
John Bauer
46.SEPTEMBER 15, 2015: A checklist 24 PITCHERS, fifty eight overall PLAYERS, IN 16-INNING GAME
Mike Huber
47.JUNE 18, 2017: ARENADO COMPLETES CYCLE WITH WALK-OFF HOMER
Michael Huber
48.AUGUST 14, 2017: CHAD BETTIS COMES HOME
Bill Nowlin
49.2009, JIM TRACY, AND THE MIRACLE AT twentieth & BLAKE
Michael T. Roberts

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