The Colorado Rockies’ longtime first baseman, Todd Helton,
announced last week his plans to retire following the 2013 regular
season. In response to that, there were a few things that were sure
There would be an outpouring of support (deserved).
There would be claims that he is the best first baseman in
Rockies history (he is).
There would be claims that he was the best first baseman in
baseball history (might be reaching here).