Todd Helton's No. 3 was retired on Jan. 30, 2008

Helton's individual accolades at Tennessee include being named a three-time All-America, the 1995 National and Southeastern Conference Player of the Year and the 1995 SEC Male Athlete of the Year. His dominant batting and pitching prowess powered the Vols to three straight NCAA Mideast Regionals, back-to-back SEC titles in 1994 and 1995 as well as the 1995 NCAA College World Series.

He finished his three-year career as UT's all-time leader in 12 different offensive statistical categories and still holds the school mark for home runs (38) and RBI (238). On the mound, he posted 19 wins, a 2.24 ERA and a school-record 23 saves. He amazingly threw 47 2/3 scoreless innings against 26 teams in 1994, another UT record.

Todd Helton Jersey Retirement Press Release

Phil Garner's No. 18 was retired on Feb. 19, 2009.

Garner is from Jefferson City, Tenn., and played second base for the Vols from 1968-70. He started his major league career with Oakland in 1973 and played with the A's through 1976. From 1977-81 Garner played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and was part of the 1979 Pittsburgh team that won the World Series. He continued playing professional baseball until 1988.

Garner began his career as a manager with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1992. He coached there for eight seasons then joined the Detroit Tigers from 2000-02. Garner then coached the Houston Astros from 2004-07, leading the club to the 2005 World Series.



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