The top 50 Colorado Rockies of all time: Numbers 50-41

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 29: Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies gets ready to make a play against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 29, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 29: Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies gets ready to make a play against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 29, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images) /
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7 Mar 1999: Catcher Jeff Reed #15 of the Colorado Rockies against the San Francisco Giants at the Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport)
7 Mar 1999: Catcher Jeff Reed #15 of the Colorado Rockies against the San Francisco Giants at the Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport) /

46. Jeff Reed (Rockies career WAR 4.2)

Reed is the former 12th overall pick by the Twins in 1980 and is one of only two catchers on this list, showing the dearth of talent we have had behind the plate in the teams history.

He never truly lived up to his draft status and only spent 2.5 years of his 17-year career in Denver. But that included his career-best year in 1997 as part of the second-best lineup in Rockies history. He slashed .297/.386/.535 with 17 long balls, setting career highs in every offensive statistic, while also playing solid defense, sporting a .989 fielding percentage and a stellar 36% caught-stealing rate (league average was 32%).

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