clearly one of the best all-around players in the league."
"A few people
in the organization didn't like his attitude. They thought he was too
I liked him as a hitter from the first time I saw him."
you locked up Jimmy Edmonds in a cage for a day and told him he couldn't
play in the game that night, he' find a way to get out of that cage."
"He's in a league
of his own. He's got to be the greatest center fielder ever."
"Jim is fun to watch,
but not when you’re the one who is hitting."
"I've seen Jim
make a dozen plays where you just say, 'Wow, that's amazing.' He has
such a beautiful
swing. He has that flair."
"He's not one
to throw chrome on it, but he'll make it look tough. He's capable of
with a catch because he's so good."
"He has so much
talent, if you challenge him to do something, to make more contact
or go the other
way, he's the kind of guy who accepts that challenge and applies himself."
"We always thought he
was a natural, pure hitter—one of those guys who could fall out
of bed, go to the ballpark and get a couple of hits."
"When healthy, this guy is a very productive player. This is a guy who can hit in the middle of the lineup."
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