Colorado’s Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. If you were born and raised in Colorado you don’t have much but what you do have is two of the best in their day and a third who has recently come into his own.


All-Time Players


Rich Gossage, RHP

Goose Gossage

Colorado Springs, CO

Teams: Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners

Awards: 2008 Hall of Fame inductee, 9-time All-Star


Roy Halladay, RHP

Roy Halladay

Denver, CO

Teams: Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies

Awards: 2003 AL CY Young, 2010 NL CY Young, 8-time All-Star


Active Players


Mark Melancon, RHP

Mark Melancon

Wheat Ridge, CO

Teams: New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates

Awards: 2-time All-Star



All places of birth based on


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