The Todd Helton Report

by Bill Chuck on September 2, 2013

In the Rockies 7-4 win over the Reds, Todd Helton doubled for his 2,500th career hit.

“As he’s been closing in on it there’s been a lot of excitement in the clubhouse,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss told the AP. “It’s great to be a part of it. I got to see Todd in his very first game and to be here for his 2,500th hit, it’s a great experience for me. He showed up with a lot of hype and he’s lived up to that hype. Every bit of it, and then some. It’s been an amazing career.”

Helton has:

  • 1 – five-hit game
  • 37 – four-hit games
  • 153 – three-hit games
  • 515 – two-hit games
  • 858 – one-hit games

Helton has:

  • 1380 hits, home at Coors Field in Colorado
  • 1120 hits, on the road with 107 hits at Dodger Stadium

Helton has:

  • 1514 singles – one walkoff
  • 584 doubles
  • 37 triples
  • 365 homers – seven walkoffs

Helton became the 96th player in major league history to reach 2,500 hits by hitting a 96 mph fastball off Curtis Partch.

Partch is the 816th pitcher that Helton touched for a hit. Helton picked up 34 hits off Livan Hernandez.

Player H From To Age G PA AB BA Tm
Garret Anderson 2529 1994 2010 22-38 2228 9177 8640 .293 CAL-ANA-LAA-ATL-LAD
Heinie Manush 2524 1923 1939 21-37 2009 8419 7654 .330 DET-SLB-TOT-WSH-BOS-BRO-PIT
Nap Lajoie 2522 1901 1916 26-41 1988 8256 7498 .336 TOT-CLE-PHA
Joe Morgan 2517 1963 1984 19-40 2649 11329 9277 .271 HOU-CIN-SFG-PHI-OAK
Buddy Bell 2514 1972 1989 20-37 2405 10009 8995 .279 CLE-TEX-TOT-CIN
Todd Helton 2500 1997 2013 23-39 2226 9366 7882 .317 COL
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/2/2013.

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