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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Colorado Rockies welcome Vic Fangio to Denver with perfect tweet

Vic Fangio

The Colorado Rockies welcomed Vic Fangio to Denver with a perfect tweet on Thursday night.

Fangio was hired as head coach of the Denver Broncos this week following a lengthy career as an assistant coach. One thing that’s been circulating about the 60-year-old is how his presence in a city coincides with success for the local MLB team. He shared something about that during his introductory press conference:

The Rockies took note and sent a funny tweet about the “Vic Fangio Championship Baseball Streak.”

Fangio’s streak is pretty wild. The Houston Astros went to the World Series in Fangio’s final year with the Texans; the San Francisco Giants won the World Series in three of the five years Fangio was in the Bay Area (one at Stanford, four with the 49ers); and the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in over 100 years during Fangio’s second year with the Bears.

Did we mention that the Rockies have never won a World Series? Maybe now will be their time. The Broncos are hoping Fangio will bring similar success to them too, by the way.

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