15 years ago today, the Colorado Rockies were playing games in Spring Training at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, Arizona. It had been their spring training home since they had become a franchise 12 years earlier. Previously, the Cleveland Indians called the facility home for spring training but its primary use was (and still is) for the University of Arizona Wildcats baseball team.
The Rockies looked like they’d be one of the worst teams in the National League as they were mired in a long stretch of losing baseball. The last season in which they played over .