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PHOTOS: Atwater, Baylor and Foote headline Colorado Sports Hall of Fame-Class of 2013

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  • DENVER - JANUARY 6: Defender Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche skates on the ice during the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Pepsi Center on January 6, 2004 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Blue Jackets 6-0. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
  • DALLAS - JANUARY 10: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche rests against the wall during the game against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on January 10, 2004 in Dallas, Texas. Colorado defeated Dallas 4-2. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, : Denver Broncos defender Steve Atwater (R) breaks up a pass intended for Keenan McCartell (L) of the Jacksonville Jaguars 27 December in the second half of their AFC Wild Card game at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. The Broncos won the game 42-17 . AFP PHOTO/Jeff HAYNES (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco 49ers All-Pro wide receiver Jerry Rice (L) lands on his left knee in the end zone after catching a second quarter touchdown pass from quarterback Steve Young as Denver Broncos Steve Atwater (C) and cornerback Darrien Gordon defend during their15 December game in San Francisco. Rice came back from ligament surgery on the same knee 15 weeks ago to play in the Monday night game but fractured his kneecap on this play. The injury will keep Rice out of the N
  • 6 Dec 1998: Safety Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos in action during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 35-31.
  • 17 Jan 1999: Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos kneels on the sidelines during the AFC Championship Game against the New York Jets at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Jets 23-10. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport
  • 19 Oct 1997: Safety Steve Atwater of the Denver Broncos (right) tries to bring down wide receiver Tim Brown of the Oakland Raiders (center) during a game at the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won the game 28-25.
  • 29 Nov 1998: Linebacker John Mobley #51 and safety Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos in action against running back Kenny Bynum #43 of the San Diego Chargers during a game at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Broncos defeated the Chargers 31-16. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck /Allsport
  • SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 12: Safety Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos runs on the field during a pre season game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on August 12, 1994 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 20-3. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO - DECEMBER 24: Full safety Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos celebrates during a game against the San Diego Chargers at Jack Murphy Stadium on December 24, 1989 in San Diego, California. The Chargers won 19-16. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 3: Safeties Dennis Smith #49 and Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos team up for a tackle during pre season game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on August 3, 1992 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 13-7. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 12: Safety Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos runs on the field during a pre season game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on August 12, 1994 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 20-3. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 15: San Francisco 49'ers wide-receiver Jerry Rice (L) hauls in a catch for his first touchdown catch as Denver Broncos safety Steve Atwater tries to defend 15 December in San Francisco. It was Rice's first touchdown catch after undergoing major knee surgery early in the season. (Photo credit should read ANDY KUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
  • PITTSBURGH, UNITED STATES: Pittsburgh Steelers player Yancey Thigpen (L) goes up for a pass attempt from Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart between Denver Broncos defenders Steve Atwater (27) and Ray Crockett during the first half of the AFC Championship game in Pittsburgh, PA 11 January. Crockett intercepted the pass in the end zone. AFP PHOTO/Tim CLARY (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - AUGUST 28: Colorado Rockies Larry Walker (C) argues a strike three call to end the sixth inning with home plate umpire Michael Winters (R) as Manager Don Baylor (L) tries to intervene during their game against the Chicago Cubs 28 August at Coors Field in Denver, CO. Cubs won 10-5. AFP PHOTO Doug COLLIER (Photo credit should read DOUG COLLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 21: Denver Broncos Steve Atwater (C) and Trevor Pryce (R) celebrate Atwater's interception during the first half of their game against the San Diego Chargers 21 December at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. The Broncos won 38-3. AFP PHOTO Doug COLLIER (Photo credit should read DOUG COLLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 6 Oct 1996: Running back Leonard Russell #42 of the San Diego Chargers hangs onto the football as he is hit at the line of scrimmage by defensive lineman Michael Dean Perry #95, Dan Williams #90, and Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos during a carry
  • 22 Sep 1996: Running back Marcus Allen #32 of the Kansas City Chiefs covers up the football as he is up ended by a host of defenders lead by Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos while running with the football during a carry in the Chiefs 17-14 victory
  • 10 Dec 1995: Wide Receiver Brian Blades #89 of the Seattle Seahawks avoids defensive back Steve Atwater of the Denver Broncos during the Seahawks 31-27 win at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello/ALLSPORT
  • 9 Jan 1994: ETHAN HORTON RECEIVES A 9 YARD TOUCHDOWN PASS FROM LOS ANGELES RAIDERS QUARTERBACK JEFF HOSTETLER AS THE DENVER BRONCOS STEVE ATWATER ATTEMPTS TO TACKLE. THE TOUCHDOWN CAME AT 9:17 IN THE FIRST QUARTER TO MAKE THE SCORE 7-0 RAIDERS.
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 1: Don Baylor #25, manager of the Colorado Rockies, during introductions of a baseball game on April 1, 1993 at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 1: Don Baylor#25, manager of the Colorado Rockies , before a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on June1, 1996 at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 1: Don Baylor #25, manager of the Colorado Rockies, during introductions of a baseball game on April 1, 1993 at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - MAY 1: Don Baylor #25 of the Colorado Rockies before a baseball game against the New York Mets on May 1, 1997 at Shea Stadium in New York, New York. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
  • 24 Aug 1998: Safety Steve Atwater #27b and cornerback Ray Corckett #39 of the Denver Broncos confer during a pre-season game against the Green Bay Packers at the Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Packers 34-31. Mandatory Cre
  • 13 Sep 1997: Eddie Kennison #88 of the St. Louis Rams in action as Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos looks on during a game at the Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Rams 35-14. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport
  • 6 Dec 1998: Quarterback Rich Gannon #12 of the Kansas City Chiefs in action against safety Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos during the game at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 35-31.
  • 24 Sep 1995: Defensive back Steve Atwater of the Denver Broncos (right) joins a pile-up during a game against the San Diego Chargers at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. The Chargers won the game, 17-6. Mandatory Credit: Jed Jacobsohn /Alls
  • 16 Nov 1997: Safety Steve Atwater #27 and kicker Jason Elam #1 of the Denver Broncos celebrate after a field goal during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs won the game 24-22. Mandatory Credit
  • 9 Nov 1997: Safety Steve Atwater of the Denver Broncos runs with the ball during a game against the Carolina Panthers at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos won the game 34-0. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport
  • 25 Jan 1998: Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos celebrates against the Green Packers during Super Bowl XXXII at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Denver Broncos defeated the Green Bay Packers 31-24. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons /Alls
  • 11 Jan 1998: Defensive back Steve Atwater of the Denver Broncos stands on the field during a playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Denver won the game 24-21.
  • 7 Sep 1998: Safety Steve Atwater #27 and cornerback Ray Crockett #39 of the Denver Broncos in action during the game against the New England Patriots at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 27-21. Mandatory Credit: Bri
  • DENVER - NOVEMBER 15: Defenseman and team captain Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the St. Louis Blues at the Pepsi Center on November 15, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Blues 6-3. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 15: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 15, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - DECEMBER 23: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche has some words for Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild as linesmen Lonnie Cameron #74 and Mark Wheler #56 intervene at the Pepsi Center on December 23, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - DECEMBER 23: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche gets in the face of Martin Havlat #24 of the Minnesota Wild as referee Steve Kozari intervenes at the Pepsi Center on December 23, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 7: Matt Duchene #9 and Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate a goal by Duchene in the second period against the Chicago Blackhawks during both team's season openers at the Pepsi Center on October 7, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)
  • Dallas Stars v Colorado Avalanche Caption: DENVER - SEPTEMBER 28: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche takes a shot as Krys Barch #13 of the Dallas Stars defends during preseason NHL action at the Pepsi Center on September 28, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 15: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 15, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 7: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche gets tangled up with Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks during both team's season openers at the Pepsi Center on October 7, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)
  • LAKE ORION, MI - JULY 12: Steve Jones watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the 2012 Senior United States Open at Indianwood Golf and Country Club on July 12, 2012 in Lake Orion, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
  • GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 07: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Jobing.com Arena on February 7, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • LAKE ORION, MI - JULY 13: Steve Jones watches his drive on the sixth hole during the second round of the 2012 Senior United States Open at Indianwood Golf and Country Club on July 13, 2012 in Lake Orion, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
  • LAKE ORION, MI - JULY 13: Steve Jones watches his drive on the sixth hole during the second round of the 2012 Senior United States Open at Indianwood Golf and Country Club on July 13, 2012 in Lake Orion, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JANUARY 20: Colin Wilson #33 of the Nashville Predators takes a shot over the defense of Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on January 20, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JANUARY 10: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on during a break in the action against the Detroit Red Wings at the Pepsi Center on January 10, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Red Wings 5-4. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 07: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche hits Martin Hanzal #11 of the Phoenix Coyotes at the Jobing.com Arena on February 7, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JANUARY 20: Colin Wilson #33 of the Nashville Predators controls the puck against the defense of Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on January 20, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • Denver Broncos defensive back Steve Atwater competes in a flag-football legends game during 2005 Pro Bowl week in Ko Olina, Honolulu February 11, 2005. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - MARCH 04: A fan shows a sign of support of Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche as the team warms up to face the Vancouver Canucks at the Pepsi Center on March 4, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX - APRIL 08: Coach Don Baylor of the Colorado Rockies looks on during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 8, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Rockies defeated the Diamondbacks 9-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 26: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up before playing the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 26, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
  • 22 Sep 1996: Running back Marcus Allen #32 of the Kansas City Chiefs covers up the football as he is grabbed from behind by defensive back Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos during a carry in the Chiefs 17-14 victory over the Broncos at Arrowhead Sta
  • 13 Dec 1998: Running back Gary Brown #33 of the New York Giants in action against safety Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos during the game at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Broncos 21-16.
  • DENVER - MARCH 04: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Vancouver Canucks at the Pepsi Center on March 4, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche went on to defeat the Canucks 2-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • 17 Nov 1996: Defensive back Steve Atwater #27 of the Denver Broncos returns an interception during the Broncos 34-8 win over the New England Patriots at Foxboro Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello/Allsport
  • SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 2: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche holds up hand to show that he was cut while being high sticked by Michael Frolik (not pictured) of the Florida Panthers on December 2, 2009 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Avalanche 6-5. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - NOVEMBER 04: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche defends against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Pepsi Center on November 4, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Coyotes 4-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - SEPTEMBER 22: Adam Foote #52, captain of the Colorado Avalanche, warms up prior to facing the Los Angeles Kings during preseason NHL action at the Pepsi Center on September 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - SEPTEMBER 22: Adam Foote #52, captain of the Colorado Avalanche, stretches during warm up prior to facing the Los Angeles Kings during preseason NHL action at the Pepsi Center on September 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Kings defeated the Avalanche 4-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - JULY 25: Batting coach Don Baylor #25 of the Colorado Rockies looks out from the dugout during their game against the San Francisco Giants during their game on July 25, 2009 at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - MAY 31: Coach Don Baylor #25 and manager Jim Tracy #4 of the Colorado Rockies watch the action against the San Diego Padres during MLB action at Coors Field on May 31, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies 5-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - OCTOBER 03: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche battle for position with Alexandre Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on October 3, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER - OCTOBER 1: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to the game against the San Jose at the Pepsi Center on October 1, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
    
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DENVER- Former Denver Broncos safety Steve Atwater, former Colorado Avalanche captain Adam Foote and former Colorado Rockies manager Don Baylor will be inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.

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