We continue with our top 32 moments in Rockies franchise history tournament with a moment early in Rockies history: a moment in the third year of the franchise’s existence.
On Monday, July 3, 1995, the Colorado Rockies faced the Houston Astros at Coors Field. The game was a classic Coors Field slugfest. Combined, the two teams had 25 runs and 34 hits in this slugfest as the Rockies prevailed by the score of 15-10. However, the highlight of the of the game was a career game for Rockies first baseman Andres Galarraga. In the game, he had six hit in six at-bats.
The starting lineups
- Brian Hunter, CF
- Future Hall-of-Famer Craig Biggio, 2B
- Future Hall-of-Famer Jeff Bagwell, 1B
- Derek Bell, RF
- Tony Eusebio, C
- James Mouton, LF
- Orlando Miller, SS
- Phil Nevin, 3B
- Doug Drabek, SP