About toddhelton

Todd Lynn Helton…he and his wife, Christy, have a daughter, Tierney Faith (9/24/02)…the Helton family resides in Brighton, Colo., along with their chocolate labs, Abby and Greeley…a 92 graduate of Knox Central (Tenn.) High School, he lettered in baseball and football…was a Baseball America prep All-American during his senior season of 92, batting .655 (51-for-78)…in December of 2003, Helton presented the Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year Award for the state of Colorado to Lovelands Jeff Byers…Todd himself was a Gatorade Player of the Year in Tennessee for both baseball and football…was named the Boy Scouts Man of the Year for Tennessee in 2004…received the 2002 Humanitarian Award at the Sports Fans Choice Awards presented by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame…was the recipient of the Rockies Roberto Clemente Award in both 2000 and 2002…participates in the Rockies Care Share Program and makes visits to The Childrens Hospital…asks fans to donate $25 to his Autographs For a Cause, program and mails them a signed picture in return…in October of 2002, Helton and a few other big leaguers were invited to join President George W. Bush for dinner at the White House…his teammates named him their club player representative in 1998, the first time the Rockies have named a rookie to that role…following his rookie season, the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame named him its 1998 Professional Athlete of the Year…was enshrined into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame in July of 2003…Todd played for the Peoria Javelinas in 1996…signed by Ty Coslow.