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Ticket, please? Rockies fan hangs with snowman at Coors Field (video)


Thankfully, baseball was indeed played on Tuesday at Coors Field in Denver. A doubleheader, even, as Monday’s tilt between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting New York Mets had been canceled due to a spring snowstorm.

All hands were on deck Tuesday morning at the Rockies snowbound ballpark, from the team’s owner to its mascot, shoveling snow and cleaning up the joint so two ball games could be played.

Despite the efforts of the Rockies organization to get Coors Field in tip-top shape, remnants of the snowstorm must have still been present inside the ballpark, as a Rockies fan named Drew utilized some snow to build himself a nattily attired companion to take in the wintry wonderland of springtime baseball in Colorado.

The snowman’s name? MLB Cut 4 writes that he goes by CarSnow Gonzalez. Presumably named after Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez. You know, with “snow” instead of “los.”

CarSnow Gonzalez and Drew were treated to a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday. After a two-hour weather delay, the Rockies took the first game 8-4 — with CarSnow’s on-field counterpart hitting a home run — and completed the sweep in the second game, winning in 10 innings by the score of 9-8.

I just hope Drew shared his snacks with CarSnow. So long as the snowman chipped in on the cost of the tasty ballpark fare. Just because he’s a snowman doesn’t mean he shouldn’t have to contribute.