Monday, September 30, 2013

Photo: Todd Helton takes out full page ad to thank Rockies fans for support

The outstanding career of Todd Helton came to a close on Sunday.

On Monday, the most recognizable face in Colorado Rockies franchise history wasted no time in offering his thanks to the fans who supported him through 17 years.

The image above is the full page advertisement Helton published in the Denver Post. Thus, officially closing the book on one of the most undervalued players of our generation.

Helton was a five-time All-Star, four-time Gold Glove winner, and four-time Silver Slugger winner.

He ended his career with a .316 batting average and .414 on-base percentage to go along with 2,519 hits and 369 home runs.