ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Rockies great Todd Helton spent part of his morning checking out Broncos Training Camp on Friday.
It’s the first day of a big weekend for the former first baseman.
This Sunday the Rockies will retire his No. 17 jersey. He will be the first player in franchise history to receive the honor.
After welcoming their guest the Broncos got back to work. They are preparing for Sunday second preseason game against the 49ers in San Francisco.
Helton has a special tie to the team. He and Peyton Manning were teammates on the football team at the University of Tennessee and are great friends.
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