Nolan Arenado Honored as Part of Arizona Fall League History
Bowman Baseball Cards is celebrating the Arizona Fall League’s silver anniversary season by sponsoring an exclusive oversized player card giveaway series that recognizes the top 25 all-time AFL players. The Colorado Rockies are well represented among these AFL players.
At all remaining Arizona Fall League night games through Wednesday, Nov. 16, two former outstanding AFL players will be recognized each night.
The Rockies will take center stage on Thursday, Nov. 3, when Peoria visits Salt River. Current Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and former Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will be the card giveaway that night.
The first 1,000 fans entering the designated ballparks will receive one complimentary oversized player card of each of the two players being honored at that game.
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In alphabetical order, the 25 players being honored include…
Nolan Arenado 3B (2011 Salt River Rafters)
Jake Arrieta RHP (2007 Phoenix Desert Dogs)
Ryan Braun OF (2006 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Kris Bryant 3B (2013 Mesa Solar Sox)
Josh Donaldson 3B (2008 Phoenix Desert Dogs)
Nomar Garciaparra SS (1994 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Adrian Gonzalez 1B (2003 Peoria Saguaros)
Bryce Harper OF (2010-11 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Matt Holliday OF (2002-03 Mesa Solar Sox)
Craig Kimbrel RHP (2009 Peoria Saguaros)
Paul Konerko 1B (1996 Sun Cities Solar Sox)
Evan Longoria 3B (2007 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Andrew McCutchen OF (2007 Phoenix Desert Dogs)
Dustin Pedroia 2B (2004 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Mike Piazza C (1992 Sun Cities Solar Sox)
Albert Pujols 1B (2000 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Buster Posey C (2009 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Max Scherzer RHP (2007 Scottsdale Scorpions)
2008 Phoenix Desert Dogs
Giancarlo Stanton OF (2009 Mesa Solar Sox)
Mike Trout OF (2011 Scottsdale Scorpions)
Troy Tulowitzki SS (2006 Grand Canyon Rafters)
Joey Votto 1B (2005 Mesa Solar Sox)
David Wright 3B (2003 Peoria Saguaros)
Chase Utley 2B (2002 Grand Canyon Rafters)
Adam Wainwright RHP (2004 Mesa Solar Sox)
Five Major League Baseball teams pour prospects onto the current Salt River Rafters roster. Colorado has seven prospects playing for Salt River, which was 6-3-1 through its first 10 games this season.