Characteristics shared by Colorado Rockies players and Darth Vader

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 23: A Darth Vader character throws out the first pitch prior to a game between the San Diego Padres and the Boston Red Sox duat PETCO Park on August 23, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 23: A Darth Vader character throws out the first pitch prior to a game between the San Diego Padres and the Boston Red Sox duat PETCO Park on August 23, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) /
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Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies
DENVER, COLORADO – MAY 03: Charlie Blackmon #19 of the Colorado Rockies circle the bases after hitting 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) /

Let’s face it … Darth Vader didn’t put up with much failure. When a mistake by Admiral Ozzel alerts the Rebels to the Empire’s presence, Lord Vader subsequently takes care of the Admiral and makes sure he will never disappoint him again.

Before Vader disposes of Ozzel, however, he makes sure to let everyone know exactly how he feels about him. “He’s as clumsy as he is stupid,” is one of Vader’s best lines in the entire saga, in my humble opinion.

You know who else has some great one-liners? Charlie Blackmon. You know who else doesn’t take too kindly to failure? Charlie Blackmon.

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Let’s not forget in this great article by Nick Groke of The Athletic how Blackmon got tired of the Rockies having the “Coors hangover” after leaving Denver on a road trip. He not only set up a system to hopefully help beat the effects of hitting after leaving altitude, but started getting the rest of the Rockies players and coaches on board as well.

Blackmon saw a problem being repeated and had enough. He was tired of the ball using jedi mind tricks to elude Colorado bats so he took steps to eliminate it. OK, maybe it wasn’t as dire as Vader trying to wipe out the rebel scum, but you get the point.

Chuck Nazty is also revered throughout the organization for his tireless dedication to his routine and making sure he always stays on top of his game. Failure is not a friend of Blackmon’s.

As for those one-liners…

"Charlie Blackmon quotes Michael Scott during ASG interview from r/ColoradoRockies"

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