Colorado Rockies: Can Charlie Blackmon become the next Todd Helton?

DENVER, CO - APRIL 1: Charlie Blackmon #19 of the Colorado Rockies runs towards first base during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day at Coors Field on April 1, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - APRIL 1: Charlie Blackmon #19 of the Colorado Rockies runs towards first base during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day at Coors Field on April 1, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) /
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Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies
Mar 3, 2020; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, Arizona, USA; Colorado Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon (19) makes a running catch for an out against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports /

On June 2, Charlie Blackmon passed Larry Walker to take third place for most games in a Colorado Rockies uniform. He is only 76 games away from passing the great Carlos Gonzalez at number two, and 1076 games away from Todd Helton at number one.

With that thought in mind, I had a thought experiment.

Were there any numerical stats that Charlie Blackmon could lead by the end of his time with the Colorado Rockies?

Blackmon currently has two remaining player options on his contract that he will probably pick up. His future after that, though, is up in the air.

How I am going to do this is to go over and explain each stat, where “Chuck Nazty” currently ranks and discuss how he can pass these records during his time with the Rockies.

We will look at two main scenarios. First, if Blackmon just stays on through his contract in the 2022 season. We will also calculate each stat for if he has a similar length career with the Rockies to Todd Helton, four years after his last option, and see what numbers he could accomplish there.

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