1. The Tale of a Little Leaguer Trying Out for the Big Leagues

    It is every young boy’s dream to become a professional athlete when he gets older. For me, it was baseball. Baseball wasn’t merely a game or a sport that I idolized — it was a lifestyle and passion...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 4 years ago 287 reads 2 comments

  2. Colorado Rockies Lose President, Foundation of What Team Represents

    The Colorado Rockies lost their foundation Tuesday morning. Everything the organization represents was developed from President Keli McGregor, who tragically passed away Tuesday in his hotel room in Salt Lake City...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 4 years ago 239 reads 0 comments

  3. Opening Day 2011 Fills Fans with Euphoric Emotions: Baseball Is Back

    One-hundred and forty-nine days of withdrawal between Brian Wilson’s strikeout on Nov. 1 and C.C. Sabathia’s opening pitch at Yankee Stadium today. It begins in New York, but where will it end? Magic begins...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 4 years ago 109 reads 5 comments

  4. A Tribute to My Grandpa, Forever a New York Yankee

    My Grandpa was a lover to those close to him and a fighter against the disease that eventually took him away from his loved ones. He was an avid baseball fan, a man of courage and faith and mostly, a caring, supportive and loving grandpa to me...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 4 years ago 490 reads 5 comments

  5. Wiffleball: A Child's Game

    They say baseball brings out the child in them. Even as we grow older, however, some of our childhood pastimes don’t fade out of the spotlight. I grew up spending every summer hour from dawn to dusk in my backyard...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about almost 5 years ago 147 reads 4 comments

  6. A Look Back On My First Baseball Game

    July 23. It’s a simple date, but today marks the 13-year anniversary of my first trip to Coors Field. Who knew it would transform my life and who knew the game would be so historical? To be honest, I don’t remember much about the game...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about almost 5 years ago 130 reads 2 comments

  7. The Colorado Rockies Must Trade for a Setup Man to Bolster Playoff Hopes

    With an improbable June and a stellar July so far, the Colorado Rockies are showing naysayers they are here to contend...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about almost 5 years ago 228 reads 11 comments

  8. College World Series Displays Excitement, Passion: Deserves More Respect

    It sure is a shame that college baseball doesn’t attract more attention. Most would consider March Madness more entertaining than the NBA Finals, and fans plan their holidays around each year’s college football bowl games...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 5 years ago 169 reads 11 comments

  9. Baseball: A Game for Fathers and Sons

    Baseball truly is something special. It’s more than a simple sport or even a game. Baseball involves feelings and emotions, and in result, can create a special bond between a father and a son...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 5 years ago 339 reads 36 comments

  10. Rockies' Magical Ride Hits Nine

    Pinch me, I must be dreaming. Everything seems to be working out perfectly for the Rockies. It’s like all of a sudden, something clicked and the light turned on...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  11. Happy Mother's Day to a Baseball Mom

    My youth baseball coach used to tell my team there were no girls allowed in baseball. The opposite sex wasn’t allowed on the field, in the dugout, or anywhere else that could potentially take our focus away from the game being played...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 5 years ago 190 reads 0 comments

  12. Even Manny Ramirez Haters Hate to See Him Fall

    I do not like Manny Ramirez. I think he’s lazy. I don’t like his persona while playing the game. He’s greedy in my opinion. And now, he’s a cheater...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 5 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  13. Colorado Rockies Need To Put Best Eight on the Field Despite Their Status

    There is no question in any fan’s mind that the Rockies desperately need to turn things around. Yes, it’s early in the season, but this isn’t exactly the quick start we all were looking for...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about 5 years ago 22 reads 5 comments

  14. Series Recap: Colorado Rockies-Arizona Diamondbacks

    Last year it took seven games before the Rockies got their second win of the season. It took three tries before the team won its first series. 2009 is a new story...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 98 reads 4 comments

  15. 2009 Brings Optimism For Colorado Rockies Fan

    With the 2009 season upon us, I couldn’t help but pull out my personal copy of 21 Days: The Rockies Run for the Pennant...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  16. Opening Day Fills Fans with Euphoric Emotions: Baseball Is Back

    April 5, 2009. One-hundred and fifty-eight days of withdrawal between Brad Lidge’s strikeout to win it all at Citizen’s Bank Ballpark on Oct. 29 and the opening pitch in the very same stadium...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 139 reads 10 comments

  17. Don Baylor's Coaching Brings Power to Colorado Rockies' Lineup

    Opening Weekend is upon us at last. But baseball season right around the corner brings uncertainties for each ballclub...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 305 reads 0 comments

  18. Colorado Rockies Have Dynamic Duo Late In Games

    It was a difficult decision. One that couldn’t be made until four simple days before Opening Day. But nonetheless, it’s becoming a reoccurring decision for the Rockies organization lately...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 68 reads 4 comments

  19. Huston Street Claims Rockies' Closer Role

    One of the biggest questions facing the Colorado Rockies coming into spring training has been answered. Manager Clint Hurdle will announce this afternoon that Huston Street has beat out Manny Corpas for the club’s closer role...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 145 reads 1 comments

  20. Colorado Rockies Can't Focus On Tough April Schedule

    It seems like the most recent trend in Colorado sports is to complain. We all are aware of the Jay Cutler saga, but now the Denver sports pages are beginning to be filled with articles ...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  21. Rockies' Helton Returns to Old Form This Spring

    September 18, 2007 Bottom of the ninth, two strikes, two outs. With the Rockies barely clinging to any chance of a playoff run, Todd Helton did what was necessary...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 9 reads 3 comments

  22. Colorado Rockies Remain Aggressive on Bases

    They’re not a team made up of speed, but they’re showing aggressiveness. “What you don't want to see is to have this type of program in spring training and then drop back to Plan B in the regular season," manger Clint Hurdle said...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 104 reads 2 comments

  23. Colorado Rockies Have Plenty of Depth: Now Is the Time To Trade Garrett Atkins

    Trade Garrett Atkins? Many probably think I’m crazy for this statement. Perhaps I am. After trading away the club’s star player (Matt Holliday) and losing the best ...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 382 reads 17 comments

  24. A Day At HoHoKam Park

    To begin, I apologize that this is a bit outdated. It may be a recap written a week after the fact, but nonetheless, it’s a recap of the first spring training game of my adolescent years...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 61 reads 1 comments

  25. Spring Training Guide: Colorado Rockies

    Baseball fans will experience 158 days of withdrawal between the Philadelphia Phillies’ initial World Series clinch and the time that the opening pitch is thrown to begin the 2009 season...

    Nic Hallisey Written by Nic Hallisey about over 5 years ago 268 reads 2 comments