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Todd Helton

Helton with the Rockies.
MLB Player information
NameTodd Helton
PositionFirst baseman
BatsLeft
ThrowsLeft
MLB debutAugust 2, 1997 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
Batting average.323
Home runs347
Runs batted in1308
Hits2363
Doubles554
On-base percentage.421
Teams
* Colorado Rockies (1997 present)
* 5× All-Star selection (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) * 4× Silver Slugger (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003) * 3× National League Gold Glove winner (2001, 2002, 2004) * World Series Appearance (2007) * Only player to hit 35 doubles in first 10 seasons

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Todd Lynn Helton (born August 20, 1973) is a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Colorado Rockies. He is a five-time All-Star, four-time Silver Slugger, four-time National League Player of the Month and three-time Gold Glove winner.

As of the end of the 2011 season, among all active players, Helton was first in on-base percentage (.421), tied for second in doubles (554), third in intentional walks (183), and eighth in slugging percentage (.550).

Helton holds the Colorado Rockies club records for hits (2,363), home runs (347), doubles (554), walks (1,256), runs scored (1,329), RBIs (1,308), on-base percentage (.421), games played (2,054), total bases (4,028) and other categories. Helton hit his 2,000th career hit against the Atlanta Braves on May 19, 2009.

As of the 2011 season, Helton was the sixth-most senior active MLB player to have spent his entire career with one club, behind Chipper Jones, Tim Wakefield, Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera.


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