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Todd Helton's Coors Field finale

Todd Helton played in his final game at Coors Field on Wednesday night, against the Boston Red Sox.

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton tips his cap while being honored before his final home baseball game, against the Boston Red Sox, in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton is retiring at season's end after 17 years with the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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A fan holds up a placard in honor of Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton before he played in his final home baseball game, against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in Denver. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans hold up placards to honor Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton as he plays in his final home baseball game, against the Boston Red Sox, in the first inning in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 seasons at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After being given a gelding paint horse named Tobiano as a retirement present, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, right, joins his daughter Tierney Faith, second from right, and his wife Christy and daughter Gentry Grace in looking over the horse before the Rockies played the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at season's end, was playing in his final home game for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton doffs his cap to the crowd as he takes his position on the diamond to face the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at season's end, was playing in his final home game after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton tips his hat to the crowd during a ceremony before the Rockies' season home finale, against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Before playing in his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton holds his daughter Gentry Grace in the dugout to take her to a ceremony to mark his upcoming retirement before Helton and his teammates faced the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton warms up before facing the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton warms up before facing the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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With his number drawn on the field, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, right, warms up before taking batting practice to face the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who announced that he will retire after 17 years with the Rockies at the conclusion of this season, was preparing to play in his final home game in Coors Field. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Members of the Boston Red Sox applaud Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, who was honored before a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years as the Rockies first baseman. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, right, jokes with head athletic trainer Keith Dugger during batting practice before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at the conclusion of the season, is playing in his final home game. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton walks through the dugout after taking batting practice for the Rockies' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who is retiring at season's end, was playing in his final home game on Wednesday night before concluding his career on the road in Los Angeles this weekend. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, left, signs autographs for fans after taking batting practice for the Rockies' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will be playing in his final home game against Boston before concluding his career on the road when the Rockies face the Dodgers in Los Angeles this weekend. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, who has announced that he will retire at the end of the season, heads to the dugout before facing the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 25: Todd Helton hits a homerun off of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy the start of action in Denver. The Colorado Rockies hosted the Boston Red Sox and said farewell to longtime first baseman Todd Helton, who recently announced his retirement following this season. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post)

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DENVER, CO. - SEPTEMBER 25: Todd Helton (17) of the Colorado Rockies watches his home run sail over the wall off of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy (44) of the Boston Red Sox in the second inning September 25, 2013 at Coors Field. (Photo By John Leyba/The Denver Post)

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After playing his final game at home, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton circles the field to thank fans after the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton slides safely into second base with a double as Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia applies a late tag in the fifth inning of the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton acknowledges the crowd before his final at bat at home in the seventh inning of the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing in his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton greets fans as Helton circles the field after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing 17 years at first base or he Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton greets fans as he circles the field after playing in his final home game in the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Tod Helton greets fans as Helton circles the field after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing the past 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton circles the field and is congratulated by fans after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing the past 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing his final game at home, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton acknowledges the fams after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, front, reacts after striking out in his final at bat in a home game as Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia heads back to the dugout at the end of the seventh inning of the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at season's end, was playing in his final game in Coors Field after spending the past 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

David Zalubowski

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After playing his final game at home, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton circles the field to thank fans after the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton tips his cap while being honored before his final home baseball game, against the Boston Red Sox, in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton is retiring at season's end after 17 years with the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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A fan holds up a placard in honor of Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton before he played in his final home baseball game, against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in Denver. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans hold up placards to honor Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton as he plays in his final home baseball game, against the Boston Red Sox, in the first inning in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 seasons at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After being given a gelding paint horse named Tobiano as a retirement present, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, right, joins his daughter Tierney Faith, second from right, and his wife Christy and daughter Gentry Grace in looking over the horse before the Rockies played the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at season's end, was playing in his final home game for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton doffs his cap to the crowd as he takes his position on the diamond to face the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at season's end, was playing in his final home game after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton tips his hat to the crowd during a ceremony before the Rockies' season home finale, against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Before playing in his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton holds his daughter Gentry Grace in the dugout to take her to a ceremony to mark his upcoming retirement before Helton and his teammates faced the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton warms up before facing the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton warms up before facing the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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With his number drawn on the field, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, right, warms up before taking batting practice to face the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who announced that he will retire after 17 years with the Rockies at the conclusion of this season, was preparing to play in his final home game in Coors Field. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Members of the Boston Red Sox applaud Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, who was honored before a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years as the Rockies first baseman. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, right, jokes with head athletic trainer Keith Dugger during batting practice before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at the conclusion of the season, is playing in his final home game. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton walks through the dugout after taking batting practice for the Rockies' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who is retiring at season's end, was playing in his final home game on Wednesday night before concluding his career on the road in Los Angeles this weekend. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, left, signs autographs for fans after taking batting practice for the Rockies' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will be playing in his final home game against Boston before concluding his career on the road when the Rockies face the Dodgers in Los Angeles this weekend. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, who has announced that he will retire at the end of the season, heads to the dugout before facing the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 25: Todd Helton hits a homerun off of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy the start of action in Denver. The Colorado Rockies hosted the Boston Red Sox and said farewell to longtime first baseman Todd Helton, who recently announced his retirement following this season. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post)

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DENVER, CO. - SEPTEMBER 25: Todd Helton (17) of the Colorado Rockies watches his home run sail over the wall off of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy (44) of the Boston Red Sox in the second inning September 25, 2013 at Coors Field. (Photo By John Leyba/The Denver Post)

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After playing his final game at home, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton circles the field to thank fans after the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton slides safely into second base with a double as Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia applies a late tag in the fifth inning of the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton acknowledges the crowd before his final at bat at home in the seventh inning of the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing in his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton greets fans as Helton circles the field after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing 17 years at first base or he Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton greets fans as he circles the field after playing in his final home game in the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Tod Helton greets fans as Helton circles the field after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing the past 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing his final home game, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton circles the field and is congratulated by fans after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing the past 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing his final game at home, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton acknowledges the fams after the Boston Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after playing 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, front, reacts after striking out in his final at bat in a home game as Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia heads back to the dugout at the end of the seventh inning of the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton, who will retire at season's end, was playing in his final game in Coors Field after spending the past 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After playing his final game at home, Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton circles the field to thank fans after the Red Sox's 15-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Helton will retire at season's end after 17 years at first base for the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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