Colorado Rockies: The best players to wear each number (#11-#20)

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 30: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies stands at first base in the ninth inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field on August 30, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies beat the Reds 9-6. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - AUGUST 30: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies stands at first base in the ninth inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field on August 30, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies beat the Reds 9-6. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) /
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OAKLAND, CA – JUNE 28: Brad Hawpe #11 of the Colorado Rockies at the bat rack prior to the game against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum on June 28, 2009 in Oakland, California. The Rockies defeated the Athletics 3-1. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA – JUNE 28: Brad Hawpe #11 of the Colorado Rockies at the bat rack prior to the game against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum on June 28, 2009 in Oakland, California. The Rockies defeated the Athletics 3-1. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images) /

76 uniform numbers have been worn by Colorado Rockies players in their franchise history.

Recently, we started our series on the best player to wear each uniform for the Colorado Rockies. We started with numbers 0 through 10 and we had a few battles, particularly at #5 (Carlos Gonzalez and Matt Holliday) and #9 (Vinny Castilla and DJ LeMahieu).

Today, we will look at numbers 11-20. There are a few battles but none are at the caliber of those two.

Let’s dive into part two of the series.

Number 11- Brad Hawpe

For the last decade, number 11 has been worn by the Rockies bench coach (first, Tom Runnells and currently, Mike Redmond). It was also worn by Jim Leyland in his lone season as Rockies manager in 1999 and Toby Harrah while he was Buddy Bell‘s bench coach in the early 2000s.

Brad Hawpe was the last player to wear it for the Rockies and also, he is one of only four players to wear it so this was an easy one to decide.

Hawpe played seven seasons with the Rockies and in 816 games, he hit .280/.374/.477 with an OPS+ of 113. He was an All-Star in 2009 and he placed in NL MVP voting in both 2007 and 2009, when the Rockies made the playoffs.

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