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The Rocky Mountain region welcomes big-league baseball, as the Rockies host Montreal at Mile High Stadium. (© Michael Lewis / Rich Clarkson & Associates)
It was 10 years ago today
Starting from scratch, a 3-0 loss to Dwight "Doc" Gooden at Shea Stadium followed by another loss to the New York Mets sent the original Colorado Rockies' heads spinning before they ever came to town. But then came April 9, 1993, 10 years ago today, when the Rockies faced the Montreal Expos in front of a Major League-record 80,277 at Mile High Stadium in their inaugural home game. More >

Playing baseball a mile high
Baseball at a mile-high altitude wasn't necessarily meant to be figured out; it was meant to be enjoyed, decried or shrugged at. The Rockies celebrate their 10th anniversary still trying to find that thin-air edge. More >

This is baseball, not football
Rockies broadcaster Jeff Kingery recalls the days before the team's inaugural season and how manager Don Baylor proclaimed Denver as not just a one-sport town anymore.

From the get-go, Mile High backing
There was no baseball in Denver on March 26, 1991, but Jerry McMorris likely remembers the noise area baseball fans made that day, wowing the NL expansion committee.   Rockies Lists:
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Who will accomplish the most for the Colorado Rockies in 2003?
1B Todd Helton
RHP Jason Jennings
RHP Jose Jimenez
LHP Denny Neagle
RF Larry Walker

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