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 Spring Training Colorado Rockies tickets to attend these games.
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About Spring Training Colorado Rockies
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.