Ok, maybe we are trying to justify the slow pace of getting our Top 50 players of each franchise up, but we do have another one, and yes it is a return to the diamond.
As we are doing all of the franchises by random, the Colorado Rockies are up next, because…why…well, why not?
An expansion team in 1993, the Rockies have only made the playoffs three times, going as far as representing the National League in the World Series in 2007, though they were systematically destroyed in a four game sweep by the Boston Red Sox.
Casual fans still think the ball launches out of Coors Field (humidors have taken care of that) but that was the case in the 90’s and offense was a premium for the Rockies.
Perhaps this is why so many of those on this list are from the 90’s!
The entire list can be found here, but as per tradition we always unveil the top five in our news item which are as follows: