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David Bote debuts for Cubs in Colorado


Last updated 4/25/2018 at Noon

Photo by Bruce Warren David Bote signs autographs for fans at Coors Field before his major league debut.

David Bote drove the second pitch he saw to the wall in right-center for the Chicago Cubs Saturday night at Coors Field, marking his major league debut with a double.

Bote is the son of long-time Niwot High School baseball coach Bob Bote, and the younger Bote pointed with both arms to his parents and the 32 family members and friends seated on the third-base side of Coors Field. The moment was not lost on the Colorado Rockies’ television crew, who interviewed Bob and Therese Bote during a break in the action.

Asked what it was like, Therese responded, “A dream.” Bob noted that David...

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