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2001 Colorado Rockies
Major league affiliations
2001 information
Owner(s) Jerry McMorris
Manager(s) Buddy Bell
Local television KWGN-TV
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
(George Frazier, Dave Armstrong)
Local radio KOA (AM)
(Wayne Hagin, Jeff Kingery)
(Antonio Guevara)

The Colorado Rockies' 2001 season was the 9th for the Rockies. They tried to win the National League West. Buddy Bell was their manager. They played home games at Coors Field. They finished with a record of 73-89, last in the NL West.



Regular season

  • Rockies pitcher Jason Jennings became the first pitcher since 1901 to throw a shutout and hit a Home Run in his first Major League game.[5]

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Arizona Diamondbacks 92 70 -- .568
San Francisco Giants 90 72 2.0 .556
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 6.0 .531
San Diego Padres 79 83 13.0 .488
Colorado Rockies 73 89 19.0 .451

Notable transactions

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Cliff Brumbaugh (May 30)
    • Brent Butler (Jul 4)
    • Mario Encarnacion (Aug 26)
    • Juan Uribe (Apr 8)
  • Pitchers:
    • Shawn Chacon (Apr 29)
    • Tim Christman (Apr 21)
    • Jason Jennings (Aug 23) [11]


2001 Colorado Rockies
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
José Ortiz 53 204 52 .255 13 35
Mario Encarnación 20 62 14 .226 0 3


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League Chris Cron
AA Carolina Mudcats Southern League Ron Gideon
A Salem Avalanche Carolina League Dave Collins
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Joe Mikulik
Short-Season A Tri-City Dust Devils Northwest League Stu Cole
Rookie Casper Rockies Pioneer League P. J. Carey



  1. ^ Todd Hollandsworth page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Brooks Kieschnick page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Denny Neagle page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Roberto Kelly page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.372, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  6. ^ Ubaldo Jiménez page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Brent Mayne page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Kimera Bartee page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Alex Ochoa page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ José Ortiz page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007


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