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How many gnome bobbleheads are too many gnome bobbleheads?

That’s a good question for the Colorado Rockies’ promotional department. Because the Rockies are giving away nine personalized gnome bobbleheads this season.

I’m not sure if that’s a major league record, but if you know of a better way to celebrate franchise icon Todd Helton’s jersey retirement, I’d like to hear it.

Bobbleheads are the giveaway standard, and I’ve heard of gnome giveaways, I think, but this marriage of the two seems like an overkill. Then again, it is Colorado, where . . .

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Currently Founding Editor/Columnist at The Athletic Chicago. Jon was with TMR from 2003-15, including Executive Editor 2008-15.