High on The Rockies

Trailing in the National League West, Colorado's klutzy expansion team is tops in the hearts of fervid Rocky Mountain fans

What is the sound of 100,000 feet stomping? Like an avalanche rumble, like T. rexes jogging, like a subway roaring through your bedroom. You hear that sound a lot -- you feel it in the fillings of your teeth -- at Denver's Mile High Stadium. The thunder begins in the dollar seats in left center, then spreads like the flu until the place seems ready to implode.

The Colorado Rockies must be in town.

! The new team may be twentysomething games out of first place in the National League West, but it is has won the hearts of Rocky Mountain...

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