The Colorado Rockies
are a Major League Baseball team which is based in the city of Denver, Colorado. It was established in year 1991. They started competing in the year 1993 and are a part of the West Division of the National League. The team gets its name from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The club’s home ground is Coors Field which is located in downtown Denver. The team’s uniform colors are Black, Purple, Silver and White. Their logo has a purple mountain with a baseball printed on it. The team’s mascot is Dinger
, which is a purple anthropomorphized triceratops.
The Colorado Rockies
were the first ever National League Wild Card Winners in 1995. It is an accolade which the club has won on two more occasions; 2007 and 2009. The team has not, however, succeeded thus far in winning the World Series Title. It is a milestone which has eluded them ever since they started competing in the National League in 1993. The club has, however, held a good record over the previous three seasons. As a result of this, the club is considered as one of the best clubs to be operating in the United States.
The 2008 season was the club’s 16th
overall. They were, however, unable to reproduce the blistering run of form that they showed in the previous year. With a record of seventy four wins and eighty eight losses, they ranked in at third position in the league overall. In the 2009 season, the Colorado Rockies
won their third Wild Card title. It was also their second in three years. They fared better in this season as compared to the previous one, finishing second overall in the National League West with a record of ninety two wins and seventy losses. The following year, the club started in the hope of doing something that had never been achieved in the club’s history by making the post-season in back to back seasons. However, with a result of eighty-three wins and seventy-nine losses, the Rockies ranked in at third place overall in the league.
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Each year before the start of Major League Baseball regular season, franchises arrange spring training sessions. Colorado Rockies is ready for its spring training. The franchise was founded in 1993T and is one of the youngest in Major League Baseball. However, despite that it is one of the most competitive. Each year, many pre–order Colorado Rockies 2015 tickets to attend these games.
The Colorado Rockies, nicknamed The Rox, play at the Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. They are National League champions and have also won not one, but three Wild Card berths, the last two in 2007 and 2009. The franchise's owners are The Monfort brothers with Walt Weiss as the manager and Dan O'Dowd as the general manager. The franchise put up a particularly phenomenal show during the 2007 MLB season, which saw them win a mind blowing twenty one out of twenty two final games, play in the World Series as the National League champion. Such is the spirit that many plan to see in their upcoming games as well.
The Colorado Rockies was formed after Major League Baseball awarded two expansion franchises to two groups in 1991. The Rockies group was led by Michael I. Monus and John Antonucci and the franchise itself began playing in 1993, at the Mile High Stadium. Their Spring Training Colorado Rockies games take place at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The Rockies official colors are black, silver, purple and white. The franchise's mascot is Dinger and their spring training facility is located at Scottsdale, Arizona. Many players of the franchise have received many awards and honors. Larry Walker won the National League MVP Award in 1997, followed by Matt Holliday winning the NLCS MVP Award in 2007.
In 2006, Larry Walker was honored with the DHL Hometown Heroes Award, as the most outstanding player in the history of the franchise, as per MLB fans. The franchise as a whole has also won the Warren Giles Trophy and the Baseball American Organisation of the Year Award, both in 2007. In this year's spring training they will face the Milwaukee Brewers, the San Francisco Giants, the Los Angeles Angels, the Oakland Athletics, the San Diego Padres, the Cincinnati Reds, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Seattle Mariners.
The franchise's facility is also a state of the art complex with a seating capacity of eleven thousand, with clubhouses for each team and twelve practice fields. The Rockies are members of the Cactus League and their spring training games can be enjoyed live after buying Spring Training Colorado Rockies tickets.