Colorado Rockies: A look at All-Star snubs throughout their history

DENVER, CO - JUNE 19: Adam Ottavino #0 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the New York Mets in the seventh inning of a game at Coors Field on June 19, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - JUNE 19: Adam Ottavino #0 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the New York Mets in the seventh inning of a game at Coors Field on June 19, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) /
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25 Jun 1995: First baseman Andres Galarraga of the Colorado Rockies throws the ball during a game against the San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. The Rockies won the game 11-4. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport
25 Jun 1995: First baseman Andres Galarraga of the Colorado Rockies throws the ball during a game against the San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. The Rockies won the game 11-4. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport /

Outside the realm of pitching, the Rockies had two other players that put up numbers that could have made them All-Stars. One of them was a frequent All-Star game snub: Andres Galarraga…and he put up pretty good numbers in the first half.

First or Second Half
Split G GS PA AB R H 2B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip
1st Half 69 65 284 258 50 75 13 18 55 5 1 20 72 .291 .349 .558 .907 .335

He finished the season with 31 home runs and 106 RBI. Another snub was Rockies outfielder, Larry Walker. His snubbing was even more egregious, especially if you look at his slash line.

First or Second Half
Split G GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip
1st Half 60 59 264 235 49 75 16 1 20 50 4 1 20 31 .319 .386 .651 1.037 .296

At the end of the season, he came in 7th place in NL MVP voting. He finished with 36 home runs, 101 RBI, a .306 AVG, an OPS of .988, and an OPS+ of 131.

So, even though the 1995 Rockies only had two All-Stars, they realistically could have had up to seven.

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