By Manny Randhawa / for Sports on Earth

DENVER — “I can’t ever remember playing first.”

By “can’t ever remember,” Ian Desmond was referring to his entire baseball life — tee-ball, Little League, everything.

Naturally, there’s been a lot of curiosity surrounding the Rockies’ decision to sign the 31-year-old shortstop-turned-outfielder to a five-year, $70 million contract to play first base in 2017. And when the club introduced him at Coors Field on Tuesday, the first base subject dominated the press conference.

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