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Jeff LaRoche, a former minor league pitcher, comes from a family with a long baseball tradition. LaRoche left baseball to become a police officer and is working with the Steamboat Springs Police Department.

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LaRoche brings pro baseball ties to Steamboat

It was 2003, and LaRoche was with the Colorado Rockies in spring training. It was his Crash Davis moment. He even references the classic baseball movie "Bull Durham" when thinking about those days.


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