Todd Helton

Todd Lynn Helton (The Toddfather)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: August 20, 1973 in Knoxville, TN
High Schools: Central HS (Knoxville, TN), Central HS (Central, TN)
School: University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
Drafted
by the Colorado Rockies in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1995 amateur draft.
Signed July 1, 1995. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 2, 1997 (Age 23)
Team: Rockies 1997-2013
Agents: Michael Moye, previously: Alan Nero [*]
Final Game: September 29, 2013 (Age 40)   vs. LAD 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1997 COL NL 23 OF 15 14 7 109.2 18 16 2 0 0 1.000 -1 -11 1.48 1.20 .980 2.13 2.12
1997 COL NL 23 LF 13 12 6 93.2 16 14 2 0 0 1.000 -1 -8 1.54 1.23 .980 1.95 1.93
1997 COL NL 23 1B 8 7 4 57.0 78 68 10 0 7 1.000 -1 -21 12.32 9.75 .993 9.52 9.45
1997 COL NL 23 RF 2 2 1 16.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -30 1.12 1.00 .975 2.02 2.05
1998 COL NL 24 1B 146 134 130 1208.0 1317 1164 146 7 156 .995 9 9 9.76 8.97 .993 9.46 9.41 RoY-2
1999 COL NL 25 1B 156 148 140 1310.0 1355 1243 103 9 152 .993 -0 -0 9.25 8.63 .993 9.20 9.13
2000 COL NL 26 1B 160 156 139 1349.0 1482 1326 149 7 143 .995 18 16 9.84 9.22 .992 9.25 9.16 AS,MVP-5,SS
2001 COL NL 27 1B 157 157 144 1370.0 1424 1302 120 2 139 .999 7 6 9.34 9.06 .993 9.26 9.16 AS,MVP-9,GG,SS
2002 COL NL 28 1B 156 155 143 1342.0 1477 1357 113 7 138 .995 11 10 9.86 9.42 .992 9.39 9.31 AS,MVP-19,GG,SS
2003 COL NL 29 1B 159 159 144 1369.0 1585 1418 156 11 149 .993 7 -8 6 -7 10.35 9.90 .993 9.60 9.51 AS,MVP-7,SS
2004 COL NL 30 1B 153 151 139 1320.2 1504 1356 144 4 130 .997 10 12 9 11 10.22 9.80 .993 9.51 9.44 AS,MVP-16,GG
2005 COL NL 31 1B 144 142 134 1229.2 1362 1237 120 5 136 .996 1 0 1 0 9.93 9.42 .993 9.65 9.52
2006 COL NL 32 1B 145 145 133 1272.1 1458 1367 87 4 156 .997 -5 -4 -4 -4 10.29 10.03 .994 9.43 9.36
2007 COL NL 33 1B 153 152 132 1337.0 1545 1448 95 2 153 .999 13 8 12 7 10.39 10.08 .993 9.21 9.17
2007 COL NL 33 DH 1 1
2008 COL NL 34 1B 81 81 76 715.1 890 830 57 3 79 .997 5 7 9 12 11.16 10.95 .992 9.34 9.28
2009 COL NL 35 1B 149 147 128 1275.0 1448 1349 96 3 115 .998 10 2 10 2 10.20 9.70 .993 9.29 9.21 MVP-13
2010 COL NL 36 1B 115 105 96 947.2 1017 932 77 8 116 .992 3 6 4 8 9.58 8.77 .993 9.23 9.13
2011 COL NL 37 1B 119 113 99 987.2 1092 985 104 3 110 .997 13 7 16 9 9.92 9.15 .994 9.33 9.31
2012 COL NL 38 1B 67 64 59 558.2 625 566 57 2 53 .997 2 1 4 2 10.04 9.30 .992 9.29 9.18
2013 COL NL 39 1B 110 104 95 910.1 1035 941 92 2 96 .998 2 0 2 0 10.21 9.39 .994 9.42 9.41
2013 COL NL 39 DH 1 1
17 Seasons 1B 2178 2120 1935 18559.1 20694 18889 1726 79 2028 .996 106 31 7 3 10.00 9.47 .993 9.37 9.30
1 Season OF 15 14 7 109.2 18 16 2 0 0 1.000 -1 -11 1.48 1.20 .980 2.13 2.12
1 Season LF 13 12 6 93.2 16 14 2 0 0 1.000 -1 -8 1.54 1.23 .980 1.95 1.93
1 Season RF 2 2 1 16.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -30 1.12 1.00 .975 2.02 2.05
17 Seasons TOT 2193 2134 1942 18669.0 20712 18905 1728 79 2028 .996 105 31 7 3 9.95 9.41 .993 9.33 9.25
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1997 COL NL 23 LF -1 -8 -1 -2 1 0
1997 COL NL 23 1B -1 -21 -1 -0 -1 0
1997 COL NL 23 RF -0 -30 -0 0 -0 0
1998 COL NL 24 1B 9 9 7 6 1 2
1999 COL NL 25 1B -0 -0 -0 -6 5 0
2000 COL NL 26 1B 18 16 18 8 11 0
2001 COL NL 27 1B 7 6 6 5 1 1
2002 COL NL 28 1B 11 10 11 12 -1 0
2003 COL NL 29 1B 7 6 7 6 0 0 -8 -7 -8 0
2004 COL NL 30 1B 10 9 10 5 5 0 12 11 8 1
2005 COL NL 31 1B 1 1 1 -2 3 0 0 0 -1 1
2006 COL NL 32 1B -5 -4 -5 -1 -4 0 -4 -4 -5 -2
2007 COL NL 33 1B 13 12 14 9 5 -1 8 7 7 1
2008 COL NL 34 1B 5 9 4 3 1 1 7 12 4 0
2009 COL NL 35 1B 10 10 10 5 5 0 2 2 -1 0 1
2010 COL NL 36 1B 3 4 2 -0 3 1 6 8 1 1 2
2011 COL NL 37 1B 13 16 11 7 3 2 7 9 5 1 -1
2012 COL NL 38 1B 2 4 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1
2013 COL NL 39 1B 2 2 1 3 -2 1 0 0 -5 0 1
17 Seasons 1B 106 7 99 60 39 7 31 3 5 2 5
1 Season LF -1 -8 -1 -2 1 0
1 Season RF -0 -30 -0 0 -0 0
17 Seasons TOT 105 7 98 58 40 7 0 31 3 5 2 5
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1997 COL NL 23 35 21 35 23 0 0 8 0 0 0 13 0 2 15 0 13 0
1998 COL NL 24 152 134 152 146 0 0 146 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
1999 COL NL 25 159 148 159 156 0 0 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
2000 COL NL 26 160 156 160 160 0 0 160 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2001 COL NL 27 159 157 159 157 0 0 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2002 COL NL 28 156 155 156 156 0 0 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 COL NL 29 160 159 160 159 0 0 159 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2004 COL NL 30 154 151 154 153 0 0 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2005 COL NL 31 144 142 144 144 0 0 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2006 COL NL 32 145 145 145 145 0 0 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 COL NL 33 154 153 154 153 0 0 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2008 COL NL 34 83 81 83 81 0 0 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2009 COL NL 35 151 147 151 149 0 0 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2010 COL NL 36 118 105 118 115 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2011 COL NL 37 124 113 124 119 0 0 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2012 COL NL 38 69 64 69 67 0 0 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2013 COL NL 39 124 105 124 110 0 0 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 0
17 Seasons 2247 2136 2247 2193 0 0 2178 0 0 0 13 0 2 15 2 73 1
Lg G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1997 COL NL 23 260 51% 79% 42% 16 94% 0 68 2 65 1 7 8 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 1 7 1 0 0 0 4 100%
1998 COL NL 24 5297 56% 78% 33% 358 90% 3 1167 77 1072 17 116 143 95 34 2 4 7 1 6 0 5 156 4 12 3 138 20 17 5 12 38 100%
1999 COL NL 25 6040 62% 77% 31% 310 92% 1 1243 77 1140 25 117 103 71 23 2 5 9 1 6 2 7 152 2 5 1 144 8 6 1 5 29 79%
2000 COL NL 26 6000 59% 77% 30% 346 97% 0 1332 78 1230 24 132 144 97 32 3 11 7 0 5 2 6 143 1 7 2 127 13 16 7 9 24 88%
2001 COL NL 27 6042 64% 76% 28% 279 97% 5 1303 78 1203 21 90 120 77 24 4 5 2 0 0 2 0 139 2 6 4 129 14 8 4 4 25 80%
2002 COL NL 28 5958 61% 78% 30% 320 98% 1 1442 91 1346 6 187 43 11 23 1 7 7 0 6 1 5 138 2 3 2 129 8 9 2 7 14 93%
2003 COL NL 29 6136 57% 79% 34% 393 94% 1 1421 90 1316 14 142 156 96 35 4 4 11 0 7 4 9 149 3 6 2 134 12 14 3 11 35 83%
2004 COL NL 30 6015 60% 78% 32% 323 97% 1 1356 78 1250 29 121 144 90 25 2 12 4 1 0 3 2 130 2 5 3 119 12 11 4 6 34 97%
2005 COL NL 31 5550 59% 77% 32% 305 96% 1 1238 75 1136 27 120 119 75 25 2 10 5 2 1 2 3 136 2 2 2 121 9 14 7 7 23 91%
2006 COL NL 32 5544 56% 78% 34% 281 96% 3 1367 69 1283 14 125 87 55 18 3 4 4 1 0 3 1 156 3 1 0 146 6 10 0 10 18 78%
2007 COL NL 33 5715 58% 78% 34% 315 97% 1 1448 81 1350 17 137 95 69 16 1 4 2 0 1 1 2 153 3 0 1 140 6 13 6 7 19 100%
2008 COL NL 34 3126 59% 78% 36% 170 97% 1 830 40 769 21 73 57 37 15 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 79 3 2 2 72 7 7 3 4 10 80%
2009 COL NL 35 5434 55% 75% 34% 270 96% 3 1349 57 1257 35 116 96 74 11 2 4 3 0 1 2 2 115 1 3 0 106 3 9 4 5 19 95%
2010 COL NL 36 4027 61% 75% 32% 190 93% 1 932 43 864 25 70 77 49 17 1 2 8 2 6 0 6 116 3 3 4 108 11 8 4 4 19 100%
2011 COL NL 37 4218 56% 76% 33% 247 96% 2 985 40 912 34 103 104 78 18 2 0 3 1 1 1 1 110 7 1 4 101 13 9 2 7 13 85%
2012 COL NL 38 2542 59% 77% 32% 107 94% 0 566 20 514 30 34 57 39 7 0 4 2 1 1 0 1 53 1 1 0 51 2 2 0 2 12 92%
2013 COL NL 39 3990 59% 78% 35% 180 95% 1 941 29 889 23 63 92 70 12 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 96 2 1 4 89 8 7 0 7 12 100%
17 Seasons 81894 59% 77% 32% 4410 95% 25 18988 1025 17596 363 1753 1645 1088 337 31 79 79 12 42 25 52 2028 41 58 35 1861 153 160 52 107 348 90%
MLB Averages 58% 76% 31% 93% 82%
Lg PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1997 COL NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 6 5 0 2 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 5 4 0 18 9 50.0% 7 2 11.1% 0 408 64% 79% 36% 46 35%
1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 6 5 0 2 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 5 4 0 18 9 50.0% 7 2 11.1% 0 408 64% 79% 36% 46 35%
MLB Averages 63.5% 2.4% 58% 76% 40% 47%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1997 COL NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 33.3% 2 0 0.0% 0 72 63% 78% 35% 6 33%
1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 33.3% 2 0 0.0% 0 72 63% 78% 35% 6 33%
MLB Averages 46.2% 2.4% 58% 76% 40% 50%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

All-Star Games
2000 *
2001 (1B)
2002 (1B)
2003 (1B)
2004 *

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2000 NL (5, 44%)
2001 NL (9, 20%)
2002 NL (19, 1%)
2003 NL (7, 17%)
2004 NL (16, 2%)
2009 NL (13, 6%)
0.90 Career Shares (285th)

Gold Gloves
2001 NL (1B)
2002 NL (1B)
2004 NL (1B)
All multiple winners

Silver Sluggers
2000 NL (1B)
2001 NL (1B)
2002 NL (1B)
2003 NL (1B)
All multiple winners

Putoutss c a p y
2000 NL  1,326 (1st)
2001 NL  1,302 (3rd)
2002 NL  1,357 (1st)
2003 NL  1,418 (1st)
2004 NL  1,356 (2nd)
2005 NL  1,237 (3rd)
2006 NL  1,367 (2nd)
2007 NL  1,448 (2nd)
2009 NL  1,349 (3rd)
Career  18,905 (15th)

Total Zone Runss c a p y
2000 NL  18 (3rd)
Career  105 (42nd)

Def. Games as 1B s c a p y
2000 NL  160 (1st)
2001 NL  157 (3rd)
2002 NL  156 (2nd)
2003 NL  159 (2nd)
2004 NL  153 (3rd)
2005 NL  144 (4th)
2006 NL  145 (5th)
2007 NL  153 (3rd)
Career  2,178 (5th)

Putouts as 1B s c a p y
2000 NL  1,326 (1st)
2001 NL  1,302 (3rd)
2002 NL  1,357 (1st)
2003 NL  1,418 (1st)
2004 NL  1,356 (2nd)
2005 NL  1,237 (3rd)
2006 NL  1,367 (2nd)
2007 NL  1,448 (2nd)
2009 NL  1,349 (3rd)
Career  18,889 (13th)

Assists as 1B s c a p y
1998 NL  146 (1st)
2000 NL  149 (1st)
2001 NL  120 (3rd)
2002 NL  113 (3rd)
2003 NL  156 (1st)
2004 NL  144 (1st)
2005 NL  120 (2nd)
2011 NL  104 (3rd)
2013 NL  92 (5th)
Career  1,726 (2nd)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1999 NL  9 (4th)
2003 NL  11 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as 1B s c a p y
1998 NL  156 (1st)
1999 NL  152 (1st)
2000 NL  143 (1st)
2001 NL  139 (2nd)
2002 NL  138 (1st)
2003 NL  149 (1st)
2004 NL  130 (2nd)
2005 NL  136 (2nd)
2006 NL  156 (1st)
2007 NL  153 (2nd)
2011 NL  110 (4th)
Career  2,028 (3rd)

Total Zone Runs as 1B s c a p y
1998 NL  9 (2nd)
2000 NL  18 (1st)
2001 NL  7 (1st)
2002 NL  11 (1st)
2003 NL  7 (4th)
2004 NL  10 (2nd)
2007 NL  13 (2nd)
2009 NL  10 (3rd)
2010 NL  3 (5th)
2011 NL  13 (1st)
Career  106 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as 1Bs c a p y
1998 NL  9.76 (2nd)
2000 NL  9.84 (2nd)
2002 NL  9.86 (3rd)
2003 NL  10.35 (2nd)
2004 NL  10.22 (2nd)
2005 NL  9.93 (5th)
2006 NL  10.29 (2nd)
2007 NL  10.39 (1st)
2008 NL  11.16 (1st)
2009 NL  10.20 (2nd)
2010 NL  9.58 (4th)
2011 NL  9.92 (2nd)
2013 NL  10.21 (3rd)
Career  10.00 (24th)

Range Factor/Game as 1B s c a p y
2000 NL  9.22 (3rd)
2001 NL  9.06 (3rd)
2002 NL  9.42 (2nd)
2003 NL  9.90 (1st)
2004 NL  9.80 (2nd)
2005 NL  9.42 (2nd)
2006 NL  10.03 (2nd)
2007 NL  10.09 (1st)
2008 NL  10.95 (1st)
2009 NL  9.70 (3rd)
2011 NL  9.15 (4th)
2013 NL  9.39 (2nd)

Fielding % as 1B s c a p y
2000 NL  .995 (3rd)
2001 NL  .999 (1st)
2002 NL  .995 (4th)
2004 NL  .997 (1st)
2005 NL  .996 (2nd)
2006 NL  .997 (1st)
2007 NL  .999 (1st)
2009 NL  .998 (2nd)
2011 NL  .997 (1st)
2013 NL  .998 (1st)
Career  .996 (6th)

Salary s c a p y
2006 NL  $16,600,000 (3rd)
2007 NL  $16,600,000 (1st)
2008 NL  $16,600,000 (3rd)
2009 NL  $16,600,000 (9th)
2010 NL  $17,775,000 (9th)
2011 NL  $20,275,000 (2nd)

Oldest s c a p y
2013 NL  born 1973-08-20 (3rd)

                           

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