Chris Chrisman

  • joined Dec 15, 2011
  • last login Apr 17, 2014
  • posts 32
  • comments 357

I'm a native Oklahoman who's lived in Denver since 2001. Season-ticket holder since 2006, bench bat for Purple Row since 2012.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Colorado Rockies
  • NCAAF Oklahoma Sooners
User Blog

At the Ballpark: Rockies vs. White Sox, 4/8

Observations from, on, and about the new addition to Coors Field.

At the Ballpark: Rockies vs. White Sox, 4/7

Observations from a win at Coors Field.

What I saw at the ballpark, March 18

A fan's uninteresting observations from Spring Training.

What I saw at the ballpark: Rockies vs. Padres

A fan's uninteresting observations from spring training.

Ballpark review: Cubs Park, Mesa, AZ

Reviewing the new Cubs complex in Arizona

What I saw at the ballpark: March 15

A fan's uninteresting observations on spring training.

A night at the ballpark with Franklin Morales

One fan's uninteresting observations from Spring Training about Franklin Morales.

What to know about the minor league lawsuit

Ten questions, with ten answers, about the legal challenge to minor league salaries.

A-Rod and the Last Chance Saloon

With the arbitrator's ruling yesterday, he's running out of options and time.

Sunday Rockpile: There's baseball somewhere

It's a big world, and baseball is being played in it right now.

Remembering Oliver Marcelle

One of the game's greatest players, Oliver "The Ghost" Marcelle, came to rest in Denver.

Thursday Off-Topic

Please rank the following Elvises (Elvi? Elvae?) in terms of awesomeness: 1.  Elvis Costello 2.  Elvis Andrus 3.  Elvis Presley 4.  Elvis Dumervil 5.  Elvis Grbac (Hint: I've already...

Thursday Rockpile: "Denver, Colorado. Hello."

I'm going full Larry King style for today's Rockpile. If you're too young to remember Larry King's insanely rambling USA Today column, or even who Larry King is, well, that's your loss. Walt...

Biogenesis Scandal: A-Rod goes on offense

As the A-Rod saga rolls on, the Purple Row Legal Team has everything you need to know about the latest round of litigation.


Thoughts on A-Rod, Dempster and due process

Since last night's kerfuffle between Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Dempster, I've seen the view expressed that what Dempster did was justified, and that any vigilantism visited upon A-Rod by opposing...

Baseball, Biogenesis and the Law

Ten questions, with ten answers, on yesterday's suspensions, from Purple Row's resident lawyer, Chris Chrisman.

Baseball before Coors Field in Denver

Denver has over a century of baseball history hidden all around us. Here's a brief tour of the city's old ballparks.

What to take from the Rockies' win over Team USA

Quick thoughts on the Rockies-USA game from a spectator.

Thoughts on the 3/5 Rockies-Cubs Game

Quick thoughts from yesterday's Rockies/Cubs game from a spectator.

Friends in low places?

The Rockies believe working low in the strike zone will improve their fortunes. At least one bit of evidence from last year, however, suggests otherwise.

NL West offseason in review: Los Angeles Dodgers

Happiness can't be bought, but it can be rented. And the Dodgers have the assets to be very happy in 2013.

First-Pitch Strikes for a Last-Place Team

Rockies starters trailed the league in first-pitch strikes last year. Will that change, and should it change, in 2013?

Weiss should follow the path of the late Weaver

This morning, Bryan wrote about his thoughts on how the Rockies should apply the late Earl Weaver's strategy to their club. Now, chrischrisman chimes in with his take on what the Rockies’ new skipper can learn from the Master.

Part 3: Where to stay, eat and drink

Since the ushers won’t let you sleep at the ballparks, here are some ideas on where to stay, as well as things to do when you’re away from baseball.

Part 2: Breaking down the ballparks

When the Rockies moved to Salt River Fields, they finally had a Spring Training facility to match the grandeur of Coors Field. But old or new, each Cactus League park has something great to offer—warm weather and baseball.

Part 1: Highlights on the schedule

Next month, 15 major league teams—including the Rockies—will be just a 90-minute flight from Denver. Here’s Part 1 of a 3-part series on taking advantage of the Cactus League.

Wednesday Off-Topic

Off Topic goes here...

Wednesday Rockpile: "D-FENCE!"

Football fads like The Wave should be verboten at Coors Field, but shouting for the defense would be a welcome exception.

Wednesday Off Topic

Off topic goes here...

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