The 10 greatest Colorado Rockies of the last decade

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies hits a RBI single in the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Coors Field on September 26, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies hits a RBI single in the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Coors Field on September 26, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) /
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Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies
DENVER, COLORADO – MAY 03: Charlie Blackmon #19 of the Colorado Rockies hits a 2 RBI home run in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on May 03, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) /

Charlie Blackmon

Played with Rockies from 2011-2019

Accumulated 18.2 WAR during the decade, per Baseball-Reference.com

Fourth in batting average (.304)

Third in home runs (172)

Third in RBI (511)

First in stolen bases (129)

Quick thought: Chuck Nazty has become one of the faces of the franchise and has etched his name in the Rockies record book, as well as that of Major League Baseball with his prowess from the leadoff spot. Four All-Star appearances, two Silver Sluggers and one of the most recognizable beards in professional sports.

Most memorable moment: On September 30, 2017, with the Rockies chasing a Wild Card berth, Blackmon hits a second-inning home run off Hyun-Jin Ryu to give him a Major League-record 101 RBI from the leadoff spot for the season.

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